Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 148 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.33% 25.34% 21.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.07% 32.43% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 98 76
Somerset median daily rate £428 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £356 £293 £224
90th Percentile £575 £500 £453
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.10% +31.25% -5.60%
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +10.75% -9.64% -0.95%

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 422 407 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 86.48% 78.12% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 268 189
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £234 £159 £194
90th Percentile £538 £511 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 55
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £42.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.01% +28.03% -21.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £13.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £42.80
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 17 November 2018.

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
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 17 November 2018. 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
Bath 0 60 £419 -0.30% 22
Taunton 0 49 £475 +28.38% 23
Yeovil +4 10 £450 -5.26% 3
Street +3 6 £445 -11.00% 5
Clevedon 0 1 £388 +29.17% 3
Bridgwater - 1 £325 -
Portishead - 1 £600 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 56 (37.84%) Scrum
2 45 (30.41%) C#
3 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
4 37 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (22.30%) .NET
6 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
7 31 (20.95%) Java
8 29 (19.59%) SQL
9 28 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (18.24%) Linux
10 27 (18.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (15.54%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
13 20 (13.51%) Software Engineering
13 20 (13.51%) Ansible
14 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
15 17 (11.49%) BDD
16 16 (10.81%) DevOps
16 16 (10.81%) Hadoop
17 15 (10.14%) C++
17 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
17 15 (10.14%) OO
18 14 (9.46%) Firewall
18 14 (9.46%) LDAP
18 14 (9.46%) Unix
18 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
18 14 (9.46%) CSS
18 14 (9.46%) HTML
18 14 (9.46%) Active Directory

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 3 (2.03%) JBoss
1 3 (2.03%) Mule
2 2 (1.35%) Apache
2 2 (1.35%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.35%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.03%) Route 53
4 2 (1.35%) Apigee
4 2 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.68%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) Firewall
1 14 (9.46%) Kerberos
1 14 (9.46%) Network Security
1 14 (9.46%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (4.73%) Bluetooth
2 7 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.78%) GIS
4 7 (4.73%) Big Data
5 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.03%) MySQL
8 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.38%) MSTest
6 5 (3.38%) NUnit
6 5 (3.38%) Selenium
6 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.70%) JMeter
8 3 (2.03%) Maven
8 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.35%) JIRA
9 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.35%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.68%) Subversion
10 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (6.76%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.73%) Electronics
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
3 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (31.76%) Developer
2 15 (10.14%) Java Developer
2 15 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 14 (9.46%) Test Leader
4 13 (8.78%) Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) Automation Test Lead
7 9 (6.08%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.08%) Scrum Master
8 8 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Active Directory Expert
10 5 (3.38%) Subject Matter Expert
11 4 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.30%) .NET
2 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
2 14 (9.46%) CSS
2 14 (9.46%) HTML
2 14 (9.46%) LDAP
3 11 (7.43%) Spring
4 10 (6.76%) REST
5 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.73%) .NET Core
6 7 (4.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.73%) Gherkin
7 6 (4.05%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (3.38%) HTML5
8 5 (3.38%) JSON
8 5 (3.38%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Core
9 4 (2.70%) React
9 4 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.05%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.24%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) CentOS
2 14 (9.46%) Unix
3 8 (5.41%) Windows
4 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.84%) Scrum
2 37 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (18.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (15.54%) Continuous Deployment
5 20 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.49%) BDD
7 16 (10.81%) DevOps
8 15 (10.14%) OO
9 13 (8.78%) SDLC
9 13 (8.78%) TDD
10 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.43%) MVC
11 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.08%) Security Testing
13 9 (6.08%) UML
14 8 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.41%) Migration
14 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.41%) C#
2 31 (20.95%) Java
3 29 (19.59%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.14%) C++
6 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.76%) Python
8 9 (6.08%) Go
9 8 (5.41%) C
10 6 (4.05%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.38%) Java 8
12 4 (2.70%) Scala
13 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.35%) Delphi
15 1 (0.68%) Ruby
15 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) Degree
3 12 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) CLAS
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) Ansible
2 4 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.03%) Terraform
4 2 (1.35%) Kibana
4 2 (1.35%) logstash
4 2 (1.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.73%) SAP
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle
5 4 (2.70%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.70%) Cramer
6 3 (2.03%) hybris
7 2 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Civica
8 1 (0.68%) ESRI
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO