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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.76% 14.94% 18.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.24% 19.46% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 40
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £278 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £438 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +29.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.63 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £118.63 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 185 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.57% 76.76% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 399 537
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £940 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 125
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 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
Taunton +11 42 £388 -8.82% 9
Bath -2 13 £420 +12.00% 12
Yeovil -4 2 £475 -
Templecombe - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 79 (58.09%) Java
2 70 (51.47%) Scrum
3 58 (42.65%) Test Automation
4 50 (36.76%) C#
5 48 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 47 (34.56%) SQL
7 43 (31.62%) .NET
8 37 (27.21%) SC Cleared
9 36 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (24.26%) BDD
11 32 (23.53%) Hadoop
12 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
12 30 (22.06%) TDD
13 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
14 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
15 26 (19.12%) Ansible
16 25 (18.38%) Git (software)
17 24 (17.65%) Docker
17 24 (17.65%) DevOps
18 23 (16.91%) Spring
18 23 (16.91%) MVC
19 21 (15.44%) XML
19 21 (15.44%) UML
19 21 (15.44%) Maven
19 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (15.44%) Continuous Deployment
20 20 (14.71%) Unit Testing
20 20 (14.71%) Selenium
20 20 (14.71%) 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 10 (7.35%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.41%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.68%) nginx
3 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (2.94%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
5 3 (2.21%) JBoss
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.68%) IaaS
4 3 (2.21%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) Internet
2 5 (3.68%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.68%) LDAP
2 5 (3.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.76%) Apache Hive
4 15 (11.03%) Big Data
5 9 (6.62%) HBase
6 6 (4.41%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (3.68%) GIS
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.47%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.74%) QGIS
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
3 25 (18.38%) Git (software)
4 21 (15.44%) Maven
5 20 (14.71%) Eclipse
5 20 (14.71%) Selenium
6 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
7 13 (9.56%) JIRA
8 12 (8.82%) Ant
8 12 (8.82%) Visual Studio
9 11 (8.09%) Gradle
9 11 (8.09%) IntelliJ
10 9 (6.62%) SpecFlow
10 9 (6.62%) Subversion
10 9 (6.62%) Vagrant
11 8 (5.88%) Apache Buildr
11 8 (5.88%) jMock
11 8 (5.88%) JUnit
11 8 (5.88%) Mercurial
12 7 (5.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.68%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.68%) Electronics
3 5 (3.68%) Marketing
3 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Military
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (47.79%) Developer
2 28 (20.59%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.62%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) .NET
2 23 (16.91%) Spring
3 21 (15.44%) XML
4 20 (14.71%) Web Services
5 19 (13.97%) CSS
5 19 (13.97%) HTML
6 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 14 (10.29%) Hibernate
7 14 (10.29%) JPA
7 14 (10.29%) RESTful
8 13 (9.56%) JSP
9 12 (8.82%) SOAP
10 10 (7.35%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.35%) Ajax
11 9 (6.62%) Apache Camel
11 9 (6.62%) Gherkin
12 8 (5.88%) JSF
12 8 (5.88%) JSON
12 8 (5.88%) Struts
12 8 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) RIA
2 8 (5.88%) User Experience
3 7 (5.15%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.74%) Animation
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.74%) HTC Vive
6 1 (0.74%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Unix
3 5 (3.68%) CentOS
4 4 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.47%) Scrum
2 58 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 36 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
4 33 (24.26%) BDD
5 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
5 30 (22.06%) TDD
6 24 (17.65%) DevOps
7 23 (16.91%) MVC
8 21 (15.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (15.44%) UML
9 20 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 15 (11.03%) Open Source
10 15 (11.03%) Pair Programming
10 15 (11.03%) Web Development
11 14 (10.29%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.56%) Time Management
13 12 (8.82%) OO
13 12 (8.82%) User Stories
14 10 (7.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.09%) Java
2 50 (36.76%) C#
3 47 (34.56%) SQL
4 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.71%) C++
6 9 (6.62%) Ruby
7 6 (4.41%) Python
8 5 (3.68%) Ada
8 5 (3.68%) Dart
8 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.47%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) CISSP
3 6 (4.41%) CLAS
4 5 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.68%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (3.68%) ISEB
5 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.74%) Degree
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) IISP
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) HDFS
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) Ansible
2 7 (5.15%) Oozie
3 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Cloudera
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
3 12 (8.82%) ATG
4 7 (5.15%) hybris
5 5 (3.68%) Luciad
5 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 4 (2.94%) ESRI
6 4 (2.94%) VMware
7 3 (2.21%) Sybase
8 2 (1.47%) Sencha
9 1 (0.74%) BEA
9 1 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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