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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.48% 2.44% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 3.48% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
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£600 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
241 115 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 76.27% 70.12% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 87 73
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 28
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
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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 -3 7 £600 +71.42% 1
Barnstaple - 3 - -
Exeter - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Sun
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Delphi
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) zOS
5 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
5 4 (36.36%) Product Management
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
5 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 4 (36.36%) Product Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Delphi
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
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