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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 26 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.29% - 20.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% - 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
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 £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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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
131 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.37% 73.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 25 10
Average daily rate £420 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) OWASP
4 3 (25.00%) IaaS
4 3 (25.00%) RMADS
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP