Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 19 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 35 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 33.88% 35.00% 43.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.67% 44.87% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 74
Taunton median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £249 £213 £313
90th Percentile £431 £460 £400
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +31.25% -6.43% +18.75%

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86 78 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 71.07% 78.00% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 147
Taunton median daily rate £350 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -7.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £144 £173 £304
90th Percentile £430 £489 £471
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.07% -3.38% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -3.85% -14.75%
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Taunton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Taunton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 23 (56.10%) Scrum
2 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
4 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Hadoop
6 10 (24.39%) .NET
6 10 (24.39%) User Experience
7 9 (21.95%) Big Data
7 9 (21.95%) Linux
7 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 9 (21.95%) BDD
8 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.51%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.07%) Wireframes
9 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.63%) CentOS
10 6 (14.63%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
10 6 (14.63%) Apache Spark
11 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 5 (12.20%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Hadoop
2 9 (21.95%) Big Data
3 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Grunt
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Designer
2 10 (24.39%) UI Designer
2 10 (24.39%) UI/UX Designer
2 10 (24.39%) UX Designer
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) NumPy
5 3 (7.32%) Pandas
5 3 (7.32%) SciPy
5 3 (7.32%) WCF
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
6 2 (4.88%) Keras
6 2 (4.88%) ModSecurity
7 1 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Scrum
2 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.95%) BDD
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.07%) Wireframes
6 6 (14.63%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (12.20%) Typography
7 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 4 (9.76%) Information Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
9 3 (7.32%) Information Management
9 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.32%) SIEM
9 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) Dart
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.32%) ESRI
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) SAP