The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 68 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.36% 7.39% 19.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.66% 9.62% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 9 28
Average daily rate
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£330 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Agile Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 156 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.34% 76.85% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 113 77
Average daily rate £330 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £401 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.31 £31.90 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £21.06 £22.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £31.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Taunton +13 29 £320 +6.66% 7
Bath +5 12 £333 +7.25% 24
Bridgwater - 3 £380 - 1
Yeovil +2 2 £275 -
Street - 1 £350 -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 122 (75.31%) Scrum
2 99 (61.11%) C#
3 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
4 88 (54.32%) SQL
5 83 (51.23%) .NET
6 78 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 70 (43.21%) Unit Testing
8 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 53 (32.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (26.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 40 (24.69%) T-SQL
12 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
12 37 (22.84%) TDD
12 37 (22.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (20.99%) Automated Testing
14 31 (19.14%) SOA
15 29 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (17.28%) Code Coverage
16 28 (17.28%) Back Office
17 25 (15.43%) MVC
18 21 (12.96%) HTML
18 21 (12.96%) Java
18 21 (12.96%) CSS
19 20 (12.35%) BDD
19 20 (12.35%) K2 blackpearl
20 16 (9.88%) Software Testing
20 16 (9.88%) ISTQB
20 16 (9.88%) ISEB
21 15 (9.26%) Microsoft
21 15 (9.26%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (12.35%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (5.56%) Apache
2 9 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.47%) Drupal
4 3 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Node.js
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) IaaS
2 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) CouchDB
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.85%) MySQL
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 37 (22.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.26%) SpecFlow
3 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.56%) Selenium
5 5 (3.09%) JUnit
6 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.85%) Ant
8 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.23%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.23%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.62%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.62%) JMeter
9 1 (0.62%) Subversion
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) TestNG
9 1 (0.62%) EasyMock
General
1 28 (17.28%) Back Office
2 9 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.32%) Finance
4 5 (3.09%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (64.81%) Developer
2 71 (43.83%) .NET Developer
3 35 (21.60%) SQL Developer
4 14 (8.64%) Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.09%) Junior
10 5 (3.09%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Test Team Leader
11 4 (2.47%) Junior Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (51.23%) .NET
2 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 53 (32.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (26.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 21 (12.96%) HTML
5 21 (12.96%) CSS
6 15 (9.26%) Gherkin
7 14 (8.64%) jQuery
8 12 (7.41%) Web Services
9 11 (6.79%) JSP
9 11 (6.79%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (3.70%) HTML5
11 6 (3.70%) CSS3
12 5 (3.09%) WCF
12 5 (3.09%) Spring
12 5 (3.09%) LAMP
13 4 (2.47%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.47%) SVG
13 4 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
1 7 (4.32%) RMADS
2 4 (2.47%) User Experience
3 3 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 3 (1.85%) GIS
4 2 (1.23%) DTV
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) AS400
5 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (75.31%) Scrum
2 70 (43.21%) Unit Testing
3 37 (22.84%) TDD
4 34 (20.99%) Automated Testing
5 31 (19.14%) SOA
6 29 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (17.28%) Code Coverage
8 25 (15.43%) MVC
9 20 (12.35%) BDD
10 16 (9.88%) Software Testing
11 15 (9.26%) OO
12 14 (8.64%) Project Management
13 12 (7.41%) Web Development
14 9 (5.56%) User Stories
14 9 (5.56%) ITIL
15 8 (4.94%) Test Scripting
16 7 (4.32%) Information Assurance
16 7 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (4.32%) Risk Management
16 7 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.11%) C#
2 88 (54.32%) SQL
3 40 (24.69%) T-SQL
4 21 (12.96%) Java
5 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.32%) C++
7 4 (2.47%) Scala
8 3 (1.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.62%) PHP5
10 1 (0.62%) Groovy
10 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
2 78 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) ISEB
3 16 (9.88%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.70%) CISSP
6 6 (3.70%) CEH
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (1.85%) SAP
3 3 (1.85%) Google
4 2 (1.23%) Twitter
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) ATG
5 1 (0.62%) VMware
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 days ago