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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 1 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.00% 37.25% 13.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 68.57% 44.19% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 13
Median daily rate £285 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £345 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £741
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
35 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.00% 84.31% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 59
Median daily rate £280 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 44 (81.48%) C#
2 41 (75.93%) .NET
3 36 (66.67%) Scrum
4 34 (62.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (50.00%) BDD
6 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
6 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
8 16 (29.63%) Kanban
9 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 15 (27.78%) QA
9 15 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
11 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.22%) WPF
12 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
13 11 (20.37%) MVC
13 11 (20.37%) Gherkin
14 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (18.52%) Pair Programming
15 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
15 9 (16.67%) Line Management
16 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (14.81%) Cucumber

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 6 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) QGIS
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 34 (62.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
3 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.96%) Selenium
6 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.70%) Sahi
7 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.70%) WATIR
8 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.85%) NUnit
8 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) C# Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
5 5 (9.26%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Web Applications Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 12 (22.22%) WPF
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.37%) Gherkin
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.70%) PostGIS
6 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Middleware
7 1 (1.85%) Velocity
7 1 (1.85%) WF
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Scrum
2 27 (50.00%) BDD
3 20 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 16 (29.63%) Kanban
4 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 15 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.93%) TDD
7 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
9 10 (18.52%) Pair Programming
10 9 (16.67%) Line Management
10 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
13 6 (11.11%) Web Development
14 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
15 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
15 4 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 7 (12.96%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
1 3 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Cloudera