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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.96% 19.00% 23.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.47% 21.99% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -5.33%
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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
85 191 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.63% 86.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 154 13
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 66 (85.71%) .NET
2 51 (66.23%) C#
3 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
4 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 33 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
6 32 (41.56%) Scrum
7 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 26 (33.77%) SQL
9 22 (28.57%) Workflow
10 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
10 19 (24.68%) ISEB
10 19 (24.68%) Web Services
10 19 (24.68%) UML
11 18 (23.38%) CRM
11 18 (23.38%) SOA
11 18 (23.38%) ITIL
11 18 (23.38%) SAP
11 18 (23.38%) GIS
11 18 (23.38%) Management Information System
11 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
11 18 (23.38%) CMS
11 18 (23.38%) Content Management
11 18 (23.38%) Change Control
12 17 (22.08%) Retail
12 17 (22.08%) Information Security
12 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
12 17 (22.08%) ISO 9000
13 16 (20.78%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (23.38%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
2 17 (22.08%) Retail
3 10 (12.99%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 42 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Architect
3 18 (23.38%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (20.78%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (2.60%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.30%) IT Programme Manager
10 1 (1.30%) Head of IT
10 1 (1.30%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Programme Manager
10 1 (1.30%) Analyst
10 1 (1.30%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (85.71%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 19 (24.68%) Web Services
5 16 (20.78%) WPF
6 12 (15.58%) Entity Framework
7 10 (12.99%) HTML
8 8 (10.39%) WF
8 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.39%) CSS
9 5 (6.49%) WCF
10 2 (2.60%) JSP
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.30%) SOAP
11 1 (1.30%) XML
11 1 (1.30%) HTML5
11 1 (1.30%) REST
11 1 (1.30%) CSS3
11 1 (1.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) GIS
1 18 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 32 (41.56%) Scrum
3 22 (28.57%) Workflow
4 19 (24.68%) UML
5 18 (23.38%) ITIL
5 18 (23.38%) CRM
5 18 (23.38%) SOA
5 18 (23.38%) Content Management
5 18 (23.38%) Change Control
6 17 (22.08%) Information Security
6 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
7 16 (20.78%) MVC
8 11 (14.29%) BDD
9 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.19%) ArchiMate
10 4 (5.19%) User Stories
11 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) C#
2 26 (33.77%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) VB
4 11 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
3 19 (24.68%) ISEB
4 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) ISO 9000
1 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) SAP
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Telerik
4 1 (1.30%) Veeam
4 1 (1.30%) Zerto