The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering 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
Software Engineering
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.23% 1.34% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 1.90% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £399 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Software Engineering
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% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering 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 0 2 £398 - 4
Plymouth - 1 £400 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Cucumber
2 16 (69.57%) BDD
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Groovy
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) ISO 14001
8 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
8 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) Maven
8 7 (30.43%) JIRA
8 7 (30.43%) Spock
9 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) C
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) HTML

Software Engineering
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
3 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 7 (30.43%) Maven
3 7 (30.43%) Spock
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) RESTful
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) BDD
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Groovy
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) Delphi
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PL/1
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 14001
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
2 5 (21.74%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft