The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 35 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 28.93% 12.50% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.30% 22.22% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 65.29% 56.25% 59.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 50
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +93.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.98 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £175.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Exeter region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Exeter region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 50 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 47 (72.31%) SC Cleared
3 38 (58.46%) Java
4 24 (36.92%) JIRA
5 22 (33.85%) User Stories
6 19 (29.23%) ISO 14001
6 19 (29.23%) Summit
6 19 (29.23%) ISO 9001
7 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (26.15%) ISEB
9 16 (24.62%) HTML
9 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
10 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 15 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (23.08%) HP
11 13 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 13 (20.00%) Degree
11 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
12 12 (18.46%) Selenium
13 11 (16.92%) Spring
13 11 (16.92%) HTML5
13 11 (16.92%) Web Services
13 11 (16.92%) CSS
13 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
14 10 (15.38%) CSS3
14 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
14 10 (15.38%) Linked Data
14 10 (15.38%) Spock
14 10 (15.38%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) JBoss
1 2 (3.08%) Apache
1 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Photoshop
1 4 (6.15%) Fireworks
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Summit
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) JIRA
2 15 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (18.46%) Selenium
4 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
5 10 (15.38%) Spock
6 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
7 8 (12.31%) Maven
8 7 (10.77%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.15%) GUI Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Web Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
2 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 11 (16.92%) Spring
2 11 (16.92%) HTML5
3 10 (15.38%) CSS3
4 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.85%) Apache Camel
4 9 (13.85%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (13.85%) RESTful
5 4 (6.15%) Dojo
6 3 (4.62%) JSON
6 3 (4.62%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) XHTML
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) LAMP
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) J2EE
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.38%) Linked Data
3 6 (9.23%) RIA
4 5 (7.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Animation
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
1 2 (3.08%) CentOS
1 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) User Stories
2 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
3 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 10 (15.38%) OO
4 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 9 (13.85%) BDD
6 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Line Management
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 4 (6.15%) Web Development
9 4 (6.15%) Web Design
10 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.62%) UML
10 3 (4.62%) Usability Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Information Architecture
11 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.54%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) Groovy
4 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) XAML
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 47 (72.31%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) ISEB
4 13 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) ISO 9001
1 19 (29.23%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) yum
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) SELinux
2 2 (3.08%) logstash
2 2 (3.08%) Salt
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) HP
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft