Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 June 2019 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 > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 102 126 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.36% 28.00% 33.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.72% 34.24% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 100 96
Somerset median daily rate £473 £445 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +14.84% -3.13%
10th Percentile £339 £356 £258
90th Percentile £705 £541 £477
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Somerset median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +3.61% -1.78%
10th Percentile £20.15 £43.00 £37.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £144.15 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% -1.78%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 332 368 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.79% 81.78% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 215
Somerset median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £200 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 42
Somerset median hourly rate £36.98 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -6.98% +4.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.25 £23.80
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.13 £53.63
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +0.63%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Taunton 0 32 £444 +0.85% 5
Bath -2 14 £385 -2.22% 16
Street 0 13 £550 +22.22%
Yeovil -2 9 £500 +42.86% 1
Portishead - 4 £271 -
Glastonbury - 3 £438 -
Bridgwater - 1 £475 - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 39 (38.24%) Java
1 39 (38.24%) Scrum
2 25 (24.51%) C#
2 25 (24.51%) Mentoring
3 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
4 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 21 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 19 (18.63%) Python
6 19 (18.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
6 19 (18.63%) DevOps
7 18 (17.65%) Docker
7 18 (17.65%) SQL
7 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 17 (16.67%) QA
9 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
10 15 (14.71%) hybris
10 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 15 (14.71%) Spring
11 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
12 13 (12.75%) HTML
12 13 (12.75%) Security Testing
12 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (12.75%) Coaching
13 12 (11.76%) Open Source
13 12 (11.76%) Information Security
14 11 (10.78%) CSS
14 11 (10.78%) Linux
14 11 (10.78%) Retail

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Appian
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) InVision
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.98%) Sketch
1 1 (0.98%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon S3
2 10 (9.80%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (9.80%) Serverless
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.98%) G Suite
5 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.98%) Mailgun
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Big Data
1 8 (7.84%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) GIS
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.80%) CircleCI
3 10 (9.80%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
3 10 (9.80%) Metasploit
3 10 (9.80%) Selenium
3 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.82%) Maven
5 7 (6.86%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.86%) jMock
5 7 (6.86%) JUnit
6 5 (4.90%) Ant
6 5 (4.90%) Apache Buildr
6 5 (4.90%) Gradle
6 5 (4.90%) IntelliJ
6 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.96%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 11 (10.78%) Retail
2 6 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) International Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) Tester
3 11 (10.78%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (7.84%) IT Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Data Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Hybris Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Architect
7 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Security Tester
8 5 (4.90%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Java Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Java Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) Spring
2 13 (12.75%) HTML
3 11 (10.78%) CSS
4 10 (9.80%) RESTful
5 9 (8.82%) JSF
5 9 (8.82%) XML
6 8 (7.84%) Gherkin
6 8 (7.84%) JSON
6 8 (7.84%) Struts
7 7 (6.86%) .NET
7 7 (6.86%) Ajax
7 7 (6.86%) Kafka
7 7 (6.86%) SOAP
8 5 (4.90%) JSP
8 5 (4.90%) Web Services
9 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.92%) Apache Flex
10 3 (2.94%) .NET Core
10 3 (2.94%) Java EE
10 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.98%) BYOD
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) Scrum
2 25 (24.51%) Mentoring
3 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
4 22 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 19 (18.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (18.63%) DevOps
7 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 13 (12.75%) Coaching
8 13 (12.75%) Security Testing
9 12 (11.76%) Information Security
9 12 (11.76%) Open Source
10 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.80%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.80%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.82%) MVC
11 9 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (6.86%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) Java
2 25 (24.51%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) Python
4 18 (17.65%) SQL
5 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.80%) Scala
7 3 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (1.96%) C
8 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.98%) Go
9 1 (0.98%) Java 8
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.94%) CISSP
5 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) CEH
6 2 (1.96%) CISA
6 2 (1.96%) CISM
6 2 (1.96%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.96%) GCIH
6 2 (1.96%) OSCP
7 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) GDPR
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) RMADS
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Terraform
2 10 (9.80%) Nessus
2 10 (9.80%) Nmap
2 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Satellite
2 10 (9.80%) WSUS
3 8 (7.84%) Ansible
4 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.96%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.98%) Kibana
6 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) hybris
2 10 (9.80%) BMC
2 10 (9.80%) HP
2 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.80%) Tripwire
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) ATG
6 2 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.98%) Civica
7 1 (0.98%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.98%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards