The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.74% 5.52% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.87% 7.58% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
Average daily rate £400 £308 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% +39.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 132 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.47% 72.93% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 90 56
Average daily rate £363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Average hourly rate £33.25 £19.39 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.48% +17.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.63 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 6 £431 +23.21% 1
Exmouth - - - - 1
Barnstaple - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 45 (75.00%) Scrum
2 30 (50.00%) Time Management
3 25 (41.67%) Kanban
4 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
7 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
8 12 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (18.33%) SOAP
9 11 (18.33%) Java
9 11 (18.33%) Dojo
10 10 (16.67%) QA
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) HTML
11 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 9 (15.00%) Degree
11 9 (15.00%) Alfresco
12 8 (13.33%) Windows
12 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
14 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (10.00%) Selenium
14 6 (10.00%) Intalio
14 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (10.00%) Summit
14 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
14 6 (10.00%) LoadRunner

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) Alfresco
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) DB2
3 3 (5.00%) MS Access
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.00%) Capybara
4 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Tester
3 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Automated Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Microstrategy Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) CSS
2 11 (18.33%) SOAP
2 11 (18.33%) Dojo
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) .NET
5 6 (10.00%) CSS3
6 5 (8.33%) HTML5
6 5 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.33%) JSON
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) JAXB
8 2 (3.33%) XSLT
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.33%) DHTML
8 2 (3.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) RIA
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Scrum
2 30 (50.00%) Time Management
3 25 (41.67%) Kanban
4 14 (23.33%) Performance Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.67%) BPEL
7 4 (6.67%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (6.67%) BPMN
7 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Document Management
8 3 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.33%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) XQuery
5 4 (6.67%) XPath
6 3 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) PL/1
7 2 (3.33%) Delphi
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Intalio
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.67%) Talend
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