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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.00% 5.48% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.58% 8.51% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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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
71 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.00% 64.38% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 15
Average daily rate £475 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 43 (87.76%) C#
2 41 (83.67%) .NET
3 34 (69.39%) SQL
4 33 (67.35%) Scrum
5 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 27 (55.10%) Unit Testing
6 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
8 25 (51.02%) Automated Testing
8 25 (51.02%) T-SQL
9 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
9 23 (46.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (38.78%) Code Coverage
11 15 (30.61%) ISEB
12 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 12 (24.49%) Web Services
14 11 (22.45%) SOA
14 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
15 10 (20.41%) Workflow
15 10 (20.41%) VB
16 9 (18.37%) ITIL
16 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
16 9 (18.37%) UML
16 9 (18.37%) SAP
16 9 (18.37%) ISO 9000
16 9 (18.37%) CRM
16 9 (18.37%) GIS
16 9 (18.37%) Management Information System

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (18.37%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
3 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) UX Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Security Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (83.67%) .NET
2 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (24.49%) Web Services
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) SOAP
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) GIS
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Scrum
2 27 (55.10%) Unit Testing
3 25 (51.02%) Automated Testing
4 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (38.78%) Code Coverage
5 11 (22.45%) SOA
6 10 (20.41%) Workflow
7 9 (18.37%) ITIL
7 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
7 9 (18.37%) UML
7 9 (18.37%) CRM
7 9 (18.37%) Information Security
7 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 9 (18.37%) Content Management
7 9 (18.37%) Change Control
8 7 (14.29%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) T-SQL
4 10 (20.41%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.61%) ISEB
4 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO 9000
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) SAP