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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.53% 3.77% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.33% 5.00% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 2
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£327 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £305 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £345 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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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
83 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 78.30% 75.47% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 13
Average daily rate £348 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 53 (82.81%) Scrum
2 49 (76.56%) C#
3 47 (73.44%) SQL
3 47 (73.44%) Security Cleared
4 40 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 39 (60.94%) .NET
6 38 (59.38%) Unit Testing
7 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (32.81%) SOA
10 20 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
12 18 (28.13%) TDD
13 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
13 15 (23.44%) Code Coverage
13 15 (23.44%) K2 blackpearl
14 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
15 13 (20.31%) ISEB
16 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
16 11 (17.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (15.63%) BDD
17 10 (15.63%) SpecFlow
17 10 (15.63%) Gherkin
18 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
18 8 (12.50%) MVC
18 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 7 (10.94%) Back Office

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 15 (23.44%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.63%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (10.94%) Back Office
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
2 36 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Information Architect
10 1 (1.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) .NET
2 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (15.63%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (3.13%) HTML
8 2 (3.13%) LINQ
8 2 (3.13%) WCF
8 2 (3.13%) CSS
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.56%) JSP
9 1 (1.56%) Web Services
9 1 (1.56%) WPF
9 1 (1.56%) WF
9 1 (1.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.56%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) RMADS
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) Scrum
2 38 (59.38%) Unit Testing
3 21 (32.81%) SOA
4 18 (28.13%) TDD
5 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
5 15 (23.44%) Code Coverage
6 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
8 10 (15.63%) BDD
9 8 (12.50%) MVC
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 6 (9.38%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.25%) OWASP
13 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance
13 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.25%) User Stories
14 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 3 (4.69%) Test Management
15 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) C#
2 47 (73.44%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (73.44%) Security Cleared
2 40 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) ISEB
3 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
4 11 (17.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) CISSP
6 4 (6.25%) CEH
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) SAP
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