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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 17 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.14% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
146 223 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 69.52% 69.69% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 140 157
Median daily rate £375 £351 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £38.85 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Plymouth - 9 £500 - 1
Exeter +3 2 - - 2
Paignton - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) C
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) QA
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Groovy
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) Velocity
6 4 (17.39%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
7 3 (13.04%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) AMQP
2 2 (8.70%) MQTT
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum Master
3 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Software QA Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Velocity
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) MFC
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) CESG
1 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Line Management
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) API Integration
9 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Groovy
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Delphi
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
6 1 (4.35%) PL/1
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CLAS
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle