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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.66% 22.64% 16.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.54% 27.69% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 6
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£350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £311 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
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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
59 130 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 83.10% 81.76% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 109 25
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 52 (75.36%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) C#
3 30 (43.48%) Scrum
4 29 (42.03%) SQL
4 29 (42.03%) Unit Testing
5 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
6 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
7 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
8 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 20 (28.99%) HTML
10 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.09%) UML
12 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
13 16 (23.19%) MVC
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.19%) WPF
14 15 (21.74%) ITIL
15 14 (20.29%) ISEB
16 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
17 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (17.39%) Workflow
17 12 (17.39%) Oracle
18 11 (15.94%) Windows
18 11 (15.94%) IIS
18 11 (15.94%) Web Services
18 11 (15.94%) BDD
19 10 (14.49%) SOA
19 10 (14.49%) C++
19 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
20 9 (13.04%) Change Control

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (15.94%) IIS
2 9 (13.04%) CMS
3 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 35 (50.72%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (75.36%) .NET
2 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
3 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (28.99%) HTML
5 16 (23.19%) WPF
6 11 (15.94%) Web Services
7 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
8 9 (13.04%) CSS
9 8 (11.59%) WF
9 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.25%) WCF
11 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.45%) XML
12 1 (1.45%) JSP
12 1 (1.45%) SOAP
12 1 (1.45%) HTML5
12 1 (1.45%) jQuery
12 1 (1.45%) REST
12 1 (1.45%) CSS3
12 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) GIS
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Scrum
2 29 (42.03%) Unit Testing
3 18 (26.09%) UML
4 16 (23.19%) MVC
5 15 (21.74%) ITIL
6 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
7 12 (17.39%) Workflow
8 11 (15.94%) BDD
9 10 (14.49%) SOA
10 9 (13.04%) CRM
10 9 (13.04%) Content Management
10 9 (13.04%) Change Control
11 8 (11.59%) Refactoring
11 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
11 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.59%) Information Security
12 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
13 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.49%) C++
5 7 (10.14%) VB
6 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (20.29%) ISEB
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) ISO 9000
1 8 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Telerik
4 1 (1.45%) Veeam
4 1 (1.45%) Zerto
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