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 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 12 1
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 77.78% 2.44% 32.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 85.71% 3.13% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 25
Median daily rate £388 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 49 32 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 90.74% 78.05% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 63
Median daily rate £388 £426 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +21.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £810 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 36 (61.02%) Test Automation
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 32 (54.24%) Scrum
4 31 (52.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (47.46%) Hadoop
7 27 (45.76%) .NET
8 26 (44.07%) C#
9 25 (42.37%) BDD
10 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
11 19 (32.20%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (23.73%) SQL
12 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) Ansible
13 13 (22.03%) Open Source
13 13 (22.03%) Apache Hive
13 13 (22.03%) Cloudera
13 13 (22.03%) TDD
14 12 (20.34%) Linux
15 11 (18.64%) Big Data
15 11 (18.64%) Docker
16 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (16.95%) MVC
17 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
17 9 (15.25%) Vagrant
17 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
18 8 (13.56%) HBase
18 8 (13.56%) WPF
18 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET

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 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.17%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.08%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) Kerberos
1 4 (6.78%) LDAP
1 4 (6.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) Hadoop
2 13 (22.03%) Apache Hive
3 11 (18.64%) Big Data
4 8 (13.56%) HBase
5 6 (10.17%) Apache Accumulo
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.08%) GIS
7 1 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.25%) Vagrant
3 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
5 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.78%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.08%) Maven
7 3 (5.08%) Sahi
7 3 (5.08%) WATIR
8 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (1.69%) Back Office
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Developer in Test
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.56%) WPF
3 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.78%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
7 2 (3.39%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.69%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) CentOS
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Test Automation
2 32 (54.24%) Scrum
3 31 (52.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (42.37%) BDD
5 19 (32.20%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (22.03%) Open Source
6 13 (22.03%) TDD
7 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.95%) MVC
8 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.86%) DevOps
9 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.47%) Analytics
11 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
11 5 (8.47%) Machine Learning
12 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.78%) User Stories
12 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) Dart
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (5.08%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) CLAS
3 3 (5.08%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Ansible
2 7 (11.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Cloudera
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) ESRI
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
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