Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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 > Somerset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 115 108 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.14% 23.33% 31.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.26% 31.76% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 80 141
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +9.85%
10th Percentile £280 £233 £313
90th Percentile £500 £450 £450
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 34
Somerset median hourly rate £47.75 £41.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.46% -4.09% +22.14%
10th Percentile £38.88 £40.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.20 £45.90
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year -12.12% -3.51% +22.14%

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 380 340 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.46% 73.43% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 187 338
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +8.21%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £502 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 55 64
Somerset median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.40 £15.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +41.82%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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
Bath 0 42 £420 +20.00% 12
Taunton 0 33 £325 -7.14% 2
Yeovil -7 4 - -
Frome - 3 £325 -
Street 0 2 £500 -
Clevedon - 2 £300 - 1
Templecombe - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 45 (39.13%) Scrum
2 40 (34.78%) Java
3 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (31.30%) Test Automation
5 30 (26.09%) C#
6 29 (25.22%) SQL
7 28 (24.35%) Jenkins
8 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
8 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
9 24 (20.87%) .NET
10 23 (20.00%) CSS
11 22 (19.13%) HTML
11 22 (19.13%) Spring
11 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
12 21 (18.26%) Maven
12 21 (18.26%) MVC
13 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 20 (17.39%) TDD
14 19 (16.52%) Python
15 18 (15.65%) Web Development
15 18 (15.65%) Gradle
16 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
17 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
18 15 (13.04%) Groovy
18 15 (13.04%) jQuery
18 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
18 15 (13.04%) Ant
18 15 (13.04%) DevOps
19 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
20 13 (11.30%) Linux

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 (5.22%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) Mule
3 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.74%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.22%) GitHub
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Algolia
3 1 (0.87%) npm
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) SMS
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.35%) Big Data
3 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (24.35%) Jenkins
2 26 (22.61%) Git (software)
3 21 (18.26%) Maven
4 18 (15.65%) Gradle
5 15 (13.04%) Ant
6 12 (10.43%) Bitbucket
6 12 (10.43%) Cucumber
6 12 (10.43%) Selenium
7 11 (9.57%) TeamCity
8 9 (7.83%) Eclipse
8 9 (7.83%) JIRA
8 9 (7.83%) Subversion
8 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.22%) JUnit
10 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.35%) ScriptRunner
12 4 (3.48%) Cobertura
12 4 (3.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
1 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 9 (7.83%) Electronics
3 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) French Language
6 1 (0.87%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Developer
2 17 (14.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Consultant
4 12 (10.43%) Java Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Designer
5 10 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.70%) UI Designer
5 10 (8.70%) UI/UX Designer
5 10 (8.70%) UX Designer
6 9 (7.83%) Architect
7 8 (6.96%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) .NET
2 23 (20.00%) CSS
3 22 (19.13%) HTML
3 22 (19.13%) Spring
4 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
5 15 (13.04%) jQuery
6 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.43%) REST
7 12 (10.43%) SOAP
7 12 (10.43%) Web Services
8 11 (9.57%) React
8 11 (9.57%) RESTful
9 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.70%) JSON
10 7 (6.09%) J2EE
10 7 (6.09%) XML
11 6 (5.22%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.22%) Node.js
12 5 (4.35%) D3.js
12 5 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) User Experience
2 5 (4.35%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.61%) RIA
4 3 (2.61%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.87%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) CentOS
2 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.74%) VMS
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) Scrum
2 36 (31.30%) Test Automation
3 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.26%) MVC
5 20 (17.39%) TDD
6 18 (15.65%) Web Development
7 15 (13.04%) DevOps
7 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Project Management
10 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
11 10 (8.70%) User Stories
11 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.83%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (7.83%) BDD
12 9 (7.83%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (6.96%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) Java
2 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
3 30 (26.09%) C#
4 29 (25.22%) SQL
5 19 (16.52%) Python
6 15 (13.04%) Groovy
7 9 (7.83%) C++
8 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.48%) Kotlin
10 4 (3.48%) Scala
11 3 (2.61%) Jython
11 3 (2.61%) Ruby
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.61%) VBScript
12 1 (0.87%) Ada
12 1 (0.87%) C
12 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.87%) PHP
12 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) CISM
3 6 (5.22%) CISSP
3 6 (5.22%) CLAS
3 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) HND
3 6 (5.22%) IISP
4 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Docker
2 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) vCloud
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Ansible
2 6 (5.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.35%) Rancher
4 3 (2.61%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.87%) Mesos
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
6 1 (0.87%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) hybris
2 9 (7.83%) SAP
3 7 (6.09%) VMware
4 6 (5.22%) ATG
4 6 (5.22%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.35%) Citrix
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle
7 3 (2.61%) CA
7 3 (2.61%) HP
7 3 (2.61%) Sencha
8 2 (1.74%) Luciad