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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 41 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.91% 0.96% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.33% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
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- £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
233 226 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.61% 72.44% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 77
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £298 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 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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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
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
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