The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.54% 4.15% 12.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 6.40% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Average daily rate
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£333 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £369 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.21% 64.77% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 73 56
Average daily rate £350 £323 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 7 £300 - 5
Taunton -18 6 £388 +19.23% 3
Bridgwater - 3 - - 2
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Street - - - - 4
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) BDD
5 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
5 9 (20.93%) Java
6 8 (18.60%) Retail
7 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
8 6 (13.95%) .NET
8 6 (13.95%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) UML
8 6 (13.95%) CSS
8 6 (13.95%) Web Development
8 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Change Control
8 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
9 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) ISEB
10 4 (9.30%) Process Management
10 4 (9.30%) Change Management
10 4 (9.30%) SVG

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) CouchDB
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) MSTest
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Junior
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) SVG
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Batik
2 4 (9.30%) Akka
2 4 (9.30%) Play Framework
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) XHTML
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) WinForms
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) RMADS
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) SOA
1 10 (23.26%) Scrum
1 10 (23.26%) BDD
2 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Web Development
3 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.95%) UML
3 6 (13.95%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.30%) Process Management
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
5 4 (9.30%) User Stories
6 3 (6.98%) OWASP
6 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) ISEB
4 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CISSP
5 3 (6.98%) CEH
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9000
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Apple
2 1 (2.33%) Zend
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 25 days ago