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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 23.47% 21.88% 18.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.57% 31.01% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 19
Median daily rate £340 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £305 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
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
175 158 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.16% 70.54% 87.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 82 96
Median daily rate £359 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.48% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.91 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Exeter -3 22 £328 -18.12% 9
Plymouth -4 7 £369 -1.66%
Torquay - 2 £338 -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 61 (48.03%) Java
2 53 (41.73%) Security Cleared
3 51 (40.16%) Scrum
4 48 (37.80%) SC Cleared
5 38 (29.92%) HTML
6 35 (27.56%) BDD
7 34 (26.77%) RESTful
7 34 (26.77%) Web Services
8 32 (25.20%) SQL
8 32 (25.20%) Cucumber
9 30 (23.62%) JIRA
9 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
10 27 (21.26%) CSS
10 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
11 24 (18.90%) QA
12 23 (18.11%) Test Automation
13 21 (16.54%) ISO 9001
13 21 (16.54%) ISO 14001
14 20 (15.75%) TDD
14 20 (15.75%) Python
14 20 (15.75%) C#
15 19 (14.96%) Degree
16 18 (14.17%) Ruby
17 16 (12.60%) Web Development
18 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
18 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
18 15 (11.81%) OO
19 14 (11.02%) C
19 14 (11.02%) Groovy
20 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 (7.09%) SAS
2 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 2 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.57%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) RDBMS
1 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (25.20%) Cucumber
2 30 (23.62%) JIRA
3 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.87%) IntelliJ
5 10 (7.87%) Maven
6 8 (6.30%) Capybara
6 8 (6.30%) Spock
7 7 (5.51%) NUnit
7 7 (5.51%) Subversion
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.57%) Toad
10 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Back Office
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (57.48%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.17%) Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Tester
5 13 (10.24%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Java Web Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Software Tester
9 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 6 (4.72%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Database Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.92%) HTML
2 34 (26.77%) RESTful
2 34 (26.77%) Web Services
3 27 (21.26%) CSS
4 9 (7.09%) XML
5 8 (6.30%) .NET
5 8 (6.30%) Gherkin
6 7 (5.51%) Spring
7 5 (3.94%) HTML5
8 4 (3.15%) WinForms
9 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.36%) CSS3
9 3 (2.36%) REST
9 3 (2.36%) WPF
10 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.57%) jQuery
10 2 (1.57%) JSON
10 2 (1.57%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.09%) Replication
3 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) iPad
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Blog
6 1 (0.79%) BYOD
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Scrum
2 35 (27.56%) BDD
3 23 (18.11%) Test Automation
4 20 (15.75%) TDD
5 16 (12.60%) Web Development
6 15 (11.81%) OO
6 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.45%) Front End Development
8 12 (9.45%) Functional Testing
8 12 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.66%) Automation Testing
9 11 (8.66%) Build Automation
9 11 (8.66%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (7.87%) DevOps
10 10 (7.87%) ITIL
11 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (7.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.03%) Java
2 32 (25.20%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.75%) C#
4 20 (15.75%) Python
5 18 (14.17%) Ruby
6 14 (11.02%) C
6 14 (11.02%) Groovy
7 12 (9.45%) C++
8 9 (7.09%) MATLAB
8 9 (7.09%) Objective-C
8 9 (7.09%) R
9 5 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) Delphi
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 53 (41.73%) Security Cleared
2 48 (37.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) QA
2 21 (16.54%) ISO 14001
2 21 (16.54%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Apple
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) IFS
4 1 (0.79%) VMware