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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.34% 16.52% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.42% 19.07% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 5
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£327 £328 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -28.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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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
104 194 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 89.66% 86.61% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 162 14
Average daily rate £435 £350 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -23.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 60 (92.31%) .NET
2 45 (69.23%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
4 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
5 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
6 27 (41.54%) .NET Framework
7 24 (36.92%) SQL
7 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
8 23 (35.38%) Scrum
9 18 (27.69%) Workflow
10 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
10 16 (24.62%) WPF
11 15 (23.08%) MVC
12 14 (21.54%) CMS
12 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
12 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
12 14 (21.54%) GIS
12 14 (21.54%) Retail
12 14 (21.54%) ISEB
12 14 (21.54%) SOA
12 14 (21.54%) Web Services
12 14 (21.54%) UML
12 14 (21.54%) CRM
12 14 (21.54%) SAP
12 14 (21.54%) Content Management
12 14 (21.54%) Change Control
13 13 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (20.00%) VB
13 13 (20.00%) ITIL
13 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 14 (21.54%) CMS
2 8 (12.31%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
1 14 (21.54%) Retail
2 9 (13.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 40 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Architect
4 13 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.08%) WPF Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Designer
8 1 (1.54%) UX Designer
8 1 (1.54%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Head of IT
8 1 (1.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (1.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (92.31%) .NET
2 27 (41.54%) .NET Framework
3 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
4 16 (24.62%) WPF
5 14 (21.54%) Web Services
6 12 (18.46%) Entity Framework
7 8 (12.31%) WF
7 8 (12.31%) HTML
7 8 (12.31%) CSS
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.69%) WCF
10 2 (3.08%) JSP
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.54%) HTML5
11 1 (1.54%) CSS3
11 1 (1.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.54%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
1 14 (21.54%) GIS
2 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
2 23 (35.38%) Scrum
3 18 (27.69%) Workflow
4 15 (23.08%) MVC
5 14 (21.54%) SOA
5 14 (21.54%) UML
5 14 (21.54%) CRM
5 14 (21.54%) Content Management
5 14 (21.54%) Change Control
6 13 (20.00%) ITIL
6 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (20.00%) Information Security
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.62%) Web Development
10 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.08%) TDD
11 2 (3.08%) Web Design
11 2 (3.08%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) C#
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) VB
4 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) ISEB
4 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Veeam
4 1 (1.54%) Zerto
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik