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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.12% 5.83% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.31% 8.33% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 1
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£328 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.82%
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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
67 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.72% 69.90% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 17
Average daily rate £600 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £461 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 45 (86.54%) C#
1 45 (86.54%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (55.77%) Unit Testing
4 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 28 (53.85%) Scrum
5 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
7 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 16 (30.77%) ISEB
9 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
9 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.00%) Web Services
10 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (23.08%) Code Coverage
12 11 (21.15%) SOA
12 11 (21.15%) VB
12 11 (21.15%) Workflow
13 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
13 10 (19.23%) GIS
13 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
13 10 (19.23%) CMS
13 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (19.23%) Information Security
13 10 (19.23%) Retail
13 10 (19.23%) Content Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (19.23%) CMS
2 9 (17.31%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Hudson
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
1 10 (19.23%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 33 (63.46%) .NET Developer
3 18 (34.62%) SQL Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Security Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (86.54%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
5 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) GIS
1 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Unit Testing
2 28 (53.85%) Scrum
3 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (23.08%) Code Coverage
6 11 (21.15%) SOA
6 11 (21.15%) Workflow
7 10 (19.23%) Information Security
7 10 (19.23%) Content Management
7 10 (19.23%) CRM
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
7 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 10 (19.23%) UML
7 10 (19.23%) Change Control
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) BDD
9 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.15%) VB
5 9 (17.31%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (30.77%) ISEB
4 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) ISO 9000
1 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
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