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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Devon
Rank 27 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.30% 5.66% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 6.58% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £480 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +14.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%

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
176 228 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 83.02% 86.04% 70.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 181 100
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -13 2 £480 +10.92% 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) MFC
3 6 (46.15%) Device Driver
3 6 (46.15%) Validation
3 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) Qt
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) AMQP
5 2 (15.38%) MQTT
5 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) JTAG
6 1 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Migration

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) AMQP
2 2 (15.38%) MQTT
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithm Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) MFC
1 6 (46.15%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Grails
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) BDD
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) C
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle