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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 68 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.37% 21.77% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.85% 27.41% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 7
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£400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
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
207 197 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 77.24% 79.44% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 82
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £31.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +62.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £51.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
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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
Exeter +9 31 £398 +9.65% 5
Plymouth 0 30 £400 +6.66% 2
Sidmouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Honiton - - - -
Barnstaple - - - - 7
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 55 (46.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (41.53%) SC Cleared
3 40 (33.90%) Java
4 22 (18.64%) JIRA
5 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
5 21 (17.80%) Web Services
6 20 (16.95%) ISO 9001
6 20 (16.95%) ISO 14001
6 20 (16.95%) Summit
7 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
8 18 (15.25%) HTML
9 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
9 16 (13.56%) User Stories
10 14 (11.86%) Spring
10 14 (11.86%) SQL
10 14 (11.86%) Project Management
11 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
11 13 (11.02%) Degree
12 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
12 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
12 12 (10.17%) PL/SQL
12 12 (10.17%) Oracle
12 12 (10.17%) CSS
13 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
13 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
13 11 (9.32%) Maven
13 11 (9.32%) Line Management
14 10 (8.47%) Spock
14 10 (8.47%) NoSQL
14 10 (8.47%) Linked Data

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.69%) Apache
1 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.85%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.39%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (16.95%) Summit
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Internet
2 4 (3.39%) RNC
2 4 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.39%) ATM
2 4 (3.39%) GSM
2 4 (3.39%) SDH
2 4 (3.39%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.47%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.54%) Big Data
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (18.64%) JIRA
2 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.32%) Maven
5 10 (8.47%) Spock
6 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (5.93%) IntelliJ
8 6 (5.08%) Selenium
9 4 (3.39%) JUnit
10 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.54%) Subversion
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 31 (26.27%) Analyst
3 26 (22.03%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.78%) Database Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Tester
7 7 (5.93%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.93%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.39%) GUI Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Designer
10 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Field Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) Web Services
2 18 (15.25%) HTML
3 14 (11.86%) Spring
4 12 (10.17%) CSS
5 10 (8.47%) XML
6 9 (7.63%) HTML5
6 9 (7.63%) RESTful
6 9 (7.63%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (7.63%) Apache Camel
7 8 (6.78%) JSON
7 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.78%) CSS3
8 4 (3.39%) Dojo
8 4 (3.39%) .NET
9 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.54%) Visualforce
10 2 (1.69%) WinForms
11 1 (0.85%) LAMP
11 1 (0.85%) Middleware
11 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.47%) Linked Data
3 9 (7.63%) Open Source
4 6 (5.08%) RIA
5 5 (4.24%) User Experience
6 4 (3.39%) CESG
6 4 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) RMADS
8 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) Animation
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) CentOS
3 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) zOS
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) VME
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
2 16 (13.56%) User Stories
3 14 (11.86%) Project Management
4 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
5 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.32%) Line Management
6 10 (8.47%) Scrum
7 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.63%) BDD
7 9 (7.63%) TDD
7 9 (7.63%) Software Testing
7 9 (7.63%) Automation Testing
8 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.93%) OO
9 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.08%) Web Development
10 6 (5.08%) Change Management
11 4 (3.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.39%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.39%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.90%) Java
2 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.86%) SQL
4 12 (10.17%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.63%) Groovy
6 7 (5.93%) Python
6 7 (5.93%) C#
7 6 (5.08%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Delphi
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (46.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (41.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 10 (8.47%) ISEB
5 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) ISO 9001
1 20 (16.95%) ISO 14001
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.39%) Salt
3 4 (3.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) SELinux
4 2 (1.69%) logstash
4 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle
2 9 (7.63%) HP
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (3.39%) Ericsson
4 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.85%) ICL
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