The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 1 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 30 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.39% 32.73% 26.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 66.67% 36.73% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 23
Median daily rate £290 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £465 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 72.58% 89.09% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 52
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 47 (82.46%) C#
2 43 (75.44%) .NET
3 40 (70.18%) Scrum
4 35 (61.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
6 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 23 (40.35%) BDD
8 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
8 20 (35.09%) Kanban
9 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
9 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (29.82%) QA
10 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
10 16 (28.07%) TDD
11 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
12 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
12 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.05%) Line Management
13 12 (21.05%) SpecFlow
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
15 10 (17.54%) WPF
15 10 (17.54%) NServiceBus
16 9 (15.79%) Gherkin
16 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (15.79%) MVC
16 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
17 8 (14.04%) SQL
17 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.54%) NServiceBus
2 5 (8.77%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
5 2 (3.51%) HBase
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) QGIS
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.77%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) NUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Web Applications Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 10 (17.54%) WPF
4 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.77%) WF
7 3 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (5.26%) HTML
8 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.51%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.75%) Middleware
9 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Scrum
2 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 23 (40.35%) BDD
4 20 (35.09%) Kanban
4 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
5 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
6 16 (28.07%) TDD
7 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
8 12 (21.05%) Line Management
9 9 (15.79%) MVC
10 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Test Planning
13 5 (8.77%) Web Development
13 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) C#
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
1 3 (5.26%) Oozie
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.75%) SAP