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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.16% 1.63% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 2.25% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate £433 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
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
235 222 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 85.14% 72.31% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 113 110
Average daily rate £388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £12.88 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 11 £433 - 2
Plymouth - 3 - -
Paignton - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (44.44%) Groovy
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) Maven
5 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) ISO 14001
5 7 (38.89%) IntelliJ
5 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
5 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Spock
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) RESTful
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) IntelliJ
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) Maven
3 7 (38.89%) Spock
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Groovy
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) VB6
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO 14001
1 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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