The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 9 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 29 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 31.18% 8.79% 8.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.12% 10.88% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 16
Median daily rate £325 £440 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +44.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 193 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 91.40% 80.75% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 118 104
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 19
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.01% +32.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £15.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Dorset over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 13 £425 -8.10% 6
Poole - 11 £325 - 9
Wimborne - 2 £210 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
5 12 (24.49%) JSON
6 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.45%) JSP
6 11 (22.45%) Servlets
6 11 (22.45%) Struts
7 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.29%) J2EE
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle
9 6 (12.24%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
9 6 (12.24%) Web Services
9 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
10 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (10.20%) Banking
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.20%) QA

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.04%) Kentico
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.16%) Data Lake
4 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) OLAP
4 4 (8.16%) OLTP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (8.16%) Pentaho
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data
7 1 (2.04%) GIS
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
7 1 (2.04%) QGIS
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) JUnit
2 4 (8.16%) Mockito
3 3 (6.12%) ERwin
3 3 (6.12%) JMeter
3 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.12%) MagicDraw
3 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.20%) Banking
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) CSS
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) REST
3 12 (24.49%) JSON
4 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
4 11 (22.45%) JSP
4 11 (22.45%) Servlets
4 11 (22.45%) Spring
4 11 (22.45%) Struts
5 7 (14.29%) J2EE
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.16%) Lucene
8 3 (6.12%) .NET
8 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) SOAP
8 3 (6.12%) XML
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Graphic Design
1 4 (8.16%) iPhone
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.16%) Reference Data
1 4 (8.16%) Taxonomies
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) TDD
2 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
3 6 (12.24%) SDLC
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
5 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.16%) Data Management
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Load Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Reference Data Management
5 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) COBOL
5 1 (2.04%) ES6
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Informatica
3 2 (4.08%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago