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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 44 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.47% 2.33% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.10% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
254 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 74.93% 75.00% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 83 57
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -5 4 £600 +71.42% 3
Barnstaple - 1 - - 2
Exeter - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Delphi
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) zOS
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Delphi
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
Barnstaple, Devon
University of Exeter
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