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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.86% 8.80% 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.68% 11.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 15 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 31 £332 +6.49%
Bath +7 14 £340 +11.47% 18
Yeovil - 9 £450 -
Bridgwater - 6 £380 - 4
Glastonbury -1 4 £450 -
Street - 4 £325 - 2
Wells - 1 £310 -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 116 (70.30%) Scrum
2 96 (58.18%) Security Cleared
3 92 (55.76%) C#
4 82 (49.70%) SC Cleared
5 79 (47.88%) SQL
6 74 (44.85%) .NET
7 59 (35.76%) Unit Testing
8 50 (30.30%) ASP.NET
9 40 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (23.64%) TDD
11 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
12 33 (20.00%) SOA
13 32 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (16.97%) T-SQL
16 27 (16.36%) BDD
17 24 (14.55%) MVC
17 24 (14.55%) HTML
17 24 (14.55%) CSS
18 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.33%) Back Office
20 21 (12.73%) Code Coverage
20 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (12.73%) Software Testing
21 20 (12.12%) Automated Testing
21 20 (12.12%) ISEB
21 20 (12.12%) Java
21 20 (12.12%) K2 blackpearl
22 19 (11.52%) ISTQB
23 17 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.12%) K2 blackpearl
2 10 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.85%) Apache
4 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.03%) Drupal
5 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.21%) Escenic
6 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.21%) CMS
6 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.21%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) IaaS
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.64%) MySQL
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.42%) CouchDB
4 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.48%) SpecFlow
3 9 (5.45%) Selenium
4 8 (4.85%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.03%) JUnit
6 4 (2.42%) MSTest
7 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 2 (1.21%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) JMeter
9 1 (0.61%) Subversion
9 1 (0.61%) TestNG
9 1 (0.61%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.61%) Mockito
9 1 (0.61%) eggPlant
General
1 22 (13.33%) Back Office
2 10 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.06%) Finance
3 5 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Electronics
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (56.97%) Developer
2 59 (35.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.15%) SQL Developer
4 16 (9.70%) Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Architect
8 6 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.64%) Tester
8 6 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.03%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Junior
9 5 (3.03%) Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (44.85%) .NET
2 50 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 40 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 24 (14.55%) HTML
5 24 (14.55%) CSS
6 16 (9.70%) jQuery
7 12 (7.27%) Gherkin
8 10 (6.06%) Web Services
9 9 (5.45%) JSP
9 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.85%) XML
11 7 (4.24%) LAMP
11 7 (4.24%) HTML5
11 7 (4.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (4.24%) CSS3
12 6 (3.64%) WCF
13 5 (3.03%) Spring
14 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.42%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.24%) RMADS
2 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.03%) User Experience
3 4 (2.42%) GIS
4 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.21%) DTV
6 1 (0.61%) AS400
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.21%) Windows
2 2 (1.21%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (70.30%) Scrum
2 59 (35.76%) Unit Testing
3 39 (23.64%) TDD
4 33 (20.00%) SOA
5 27 (16.36%) BDD
6 24 (14.55%) MVC
7 21 (12.73%) Code Coverage
7 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.73%) Software Testing
8 20 (12.12%) Automated Testing
9 16 (9.70%) Project Management
10 14 (8.48%) OO
11 12 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.27%) Web Development
12 11 (6.67%) ITIL
13 9 (5.45%) Test Management
14 8 (4.85%) Information Assurance
15 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
15 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
15 7 (4.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.76%) C#
2 79 (47.88%) SQL
3 28 (16.97%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.12%) Java
5 15 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.24%) PHP
7 6 (3.64%) Scala
8 4 (2.42%) C++
9 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 96 (58.18%) Security Cleared
2 82 (49.70%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.12%) ISEB
4 19 (11.52%) ISTQB
5 17 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (7.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.64%) CEH
7 6 (3.64%) CISSP
8 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) Oracle
3 5 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (1.21%) Twitter
4 2 (1.21%) Zend
4 2 (1.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Apple
5 1 (0.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
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