Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 59 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.93% 13.41% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.48% 17.82% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 28
Dorset median daily rate £416 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +4.51% +16.87%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £195
90th Percentile £494 £544 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +24.44%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 241 331 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.42% 75.23% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 239 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £231
90th Percentile £503 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +3 37 £416 +4.06% 13
Poole +7 7 £275 -41.18% 12
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) Finance
5 15 (25.42%) MVC
5 15 (25.42%) Scrum
6 14 (23.73%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) HTML
6 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
7 13 (22.03%) C#
8 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (20.34%) Web Services
9 10 (16.95%) SOAP
9 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) C
9 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
9 10 (16.95%) CSS
9 10 (16.95%) Spring
9 10 (16.95%) jQuery
9 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
10 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
10 9 (15.25%) Linux
10 9 (15.25%) OO
10 9 (15.25%) Ingres
11 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
11 8 (13.56%) JIRA
11 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.56%) Hibernate

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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
1 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) npm
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) 4G
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Ingres
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.56%) JIRA
4 6 (10.17%) Gradle
5 5 (8.47%) Maven
5 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.78%) Grunt
6 4 (6.78%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.78%) webpack
7 3 (5.08%) NUnit
7 3 (5.08%) Toad
8 2 (3.39%) FxCop
8 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
8 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.78%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Integration Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 13 (22.03%) .NET
3 12 (20.34%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.95%) CSS
4 10 (16.95%) jQuery
4 10 (16.95%) SOAP
4 10 (16.95%) Spring
5 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
6 8 (13.56%) Thymeleaf
7 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
7 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
7 7 (11.86%) WCF
8 6 (10.17%) CSS3
9 5 (8.47%) RESTful
10 4 (6.78%) HTML5
10 4 (6.78%) REST
10 4 (6.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) iPad
2 5 (8.47%) W3C
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) MVC
1 15 (25.42%) Scrum
2 14 (23.73%) TDD
3 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.25%) OO
5 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) BDD
7 6 (10.17%) Data Extraction
7 6 (10.17%) MVVM
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) System Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Web Development
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.78%) Migration
10 3 (5.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) C
6 3 (5.08%) ECMAScript
7 2 (3.39%) Ada
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Grafana
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.69%) Kibana
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Guidewire
2 3 (5.08%) OpenText
3 2 (3.39%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) EMC
4 1 (1.69%) Isilon
4 1 (1.69%) NetApp
4 1 (1.69%) SolidFire
4 1 (1.69%) Splunk