The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 117 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 42.86% 17.42% 22.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.65% 24.22% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 19 35
Average daily rate £400 £485 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £272 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.98%
Agile Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 223 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 84.62% 71.94% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £12.88 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Devon region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Devon region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Devon region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +9 57 £375 -23.85% 3
Exeter +1 37 £433 +8.12% 5
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 72 (30.13%) Scrum
2 69 (28.87%) SQL
3 65 (27.20%) Java
4 63 (26.36%) Git (software)
5 62 (25.94%) Security Cleared
6 60 (25.10%) HTML
7 53 (22.18%) Cucumber
8 48 (20.08%) JIRA
9 46 (19.25%) Ruby
10 45 (18.83%) SC Cleared
11 39 (16.32%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (15.06%) Gherkin
12 36 (15.06%) Capybara
13 34 (14.23%) Jenkins
13 34 (14.23%) Subversion
14 32 (13.39%) Oracle
15 31 (12.97%) Linux
15 31 (12.97%) Microsoft
15 31 (12.97%) QA
16 29 (12.13%) MS Office
17 28 (11.72%) JavaScript
17 28 (11.72%) Software Testing
17 28 (11.72%) Disclosure Scotland
18 27 (11.30%) Relational Database
18 27 (11.30%) TDD
19 26 (10.88%) ITIL
19 26 (10.88%) BDD
20 25 (10.46%) Office 365
20 25 (10.46%) Web Services
20 25 (10.46%) Python

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.53%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (6.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (2.51%) nginx
5 5 (2.09%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.26%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.84%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) Jetty
7 2 (0.84%) Node.js
7 2 (0.84%) SAS
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (12.13%) MS Office
2 6 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.67%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.46%) Office 365
2 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.37%) HTTP
2 8 (3.35%) SSL
2 8 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.84%) DHCP
4 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) FTP
4 2 (0.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.32%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (11.30%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (6.28%) DB2
5 15 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.28%) Neo4j
6 14 (5.86%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.02%) Redis
8 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.84%) MS Access
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 63 (26.36%) Git (software)
2 53 (22.18%) Cucumber
3 48 (20.08%) JIRA
4 36 (15.06%) Capybara
5 34 (14.23%) Jenkins
5 34 (14.23%) Subversion
6 18 (7.53%) Toad
7 13 (5.44%) Selenium
8 10 (4.18%) IntelliJ
8 10 (4.18%) Maven
9 9 (3.77%) HP UFT
10 8 (3.35%) Spock
10 8 (3.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.67%) NUnit
12 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.42%) Grunt
General
1 8 (3.35%) Finance
2 5 (2.09%) Back Office
3 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 123 (51.46%) Developer
2 44 (18.41%) Analyst
3 34 (14.23%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.97%) Tester
5 24 (10.04%) Test Analyst
6 21 (8.79%) Database Developer
7 19 (7.95%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (7.53%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 14 (5.86%) Business Analyst
10 12 (5.02%) Administrator
10 12 (5.02%) DBA
10 12 (5.02%) Lead Test Analyst
10 12 (5.02%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.60%) Python Developer
12 10 (4.18%) Lead Tester
12 10 (4.18%) PHP Developer
12 10 (4.18%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 10 (4.18%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (3.77%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.10%) HTML
2 36 (15.06%) Gherkin
3 25 (10.46%) Web Services
4 24 (10.04%) CSS
5 19 (7.95%) XML
6 17 (7.11%) REST
6 17 (7.11%) RESTful
7 16 (6.69%) EJB
7 16 (6.69%) SOAP
7 16 (6.69%) Struts
8 15 (6.28%) Hibernate
8 15 (6.28%) JAX-RS
9 13 (5.44%) .NET
10 9 (3.77%) Zend Framework
11 8 (3.35%) Doctrine
11 8 (3.35%) HTML5
12 5 (2.09%) CSS3
12 5 (2.09%) jQuery
12 5 (2.09%) JSON
13 4 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.86%) User Experience
3 10 (4.18%) Replication
4 9 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.09%) Linked Data
6 5 (2.09%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.26%) Statistics
9 2 (0.84%) Psychology
10 1 (0.42%) BYOD
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.97%) Linux
2 21 (8.79%) Unix
3 16 (6.69%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.67%) CentOS
5 4 (1.67%) Fedora
6 3 (1.26%) Windows
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.13%) Scrum
2 28 (11.72%) Software Testing
3 27 (11.30%) TDD
4 26 (10.88%) BDD
4 26 (10.88%) ITIL
5 24 (10.04%) Coaching
5 24 (10.04%) Configuration Management
6 23 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 23 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 22 (9.21%) Mentoring
7 22 (9.21%) Time Management
8 20 (8.37%) OO
9 16 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.28%) Functional Testing
10 15 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (6.28%) Web Design
11 14 (5.86%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (5.86%) OOD
11 14 (5.86%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.87%) SQL
2 65 (27.20%) Java
3 46 (19.25%) Ruby
4 28 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.46%) Python
6 23 (9.62%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.02%) C#
8 10 (4.18%) PHP
9 9 (3.77%) Groovy
10 7 (2.93%) C
11 4 (1.67%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.84%) R
12 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (25.94%) Security Cleared
2 45 (18.83%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.79%) ISEB
4 15 (6.28%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (5.02%) Degree
7 9 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.97%) QA
2 28 (11.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (9.21%) ISO 14001
3 22 (9.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.09%) KVM
3 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.35%) Fluentd
1 8 (3.35%) Puppet
2 6 (2.51%) Ansible
2 6 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.09%) Ganglia
3 5 (2.09%) Graphite
3 5 (2.09%) Kibana
3 5 (2.09%) Nagios
3 5 (2.09%) Riemann
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (13.39%) Oracle
2 31 (12.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.11%) IBM
4 9 (3.77%) Zend
5 8 (3.35%) Talend
6 7 (2.93%) VMware
7 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
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