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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 24.81% 25.81% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.29% 40.00% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
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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
84 40 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 63.16% 64.52% 54.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 45
Average daily rate £398 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.70% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +255.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 49 (68.06%) Security Cleared
2 46 (63.89%) SC Cleared
3 30 (41.67%) Java
4 23 (31.94%) User Stories
5 22 (30.56%) JIRA
6 19 (26.39%) ISO 14001
6 19 (26.39%) ISO 9001
6 19 (26.39%) Summit
7 17 (23.61%) ISEB
8 16 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 15 (20.83%) Degree
9 15 (20.83%) HP
9 15 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (19.44%) HTML
11 13 (18.06%) CSS
11 13 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
11 13 (18.06%) HTML5
12 12 (16.67%) CSS3
12 12 (16.67%) Selenium
13 10 (13.89%) OO
13 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
14 9 (12.50%) Project Management
14 9 (12.50%) Fireworks
14 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
14 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 9 (12.50%) Web Development
14 9 (12.50%) Scrum
14 9 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.78%) JBoss
1 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 9 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Summit
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) JIRA
2 15 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (16.67%) Selenium
4 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) Spock
6 5 (6.94%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.94%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
4 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Web Designer
6 5 (6.94%) Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) HTML
2 13 (18.06%) CSS
2 13 (18.06%) HTML5
3 12 (16.67%) CSS3
4 7 (9.72%) Web Services
4 7 (9.72%) RESTful
5 6 (8.33%) Spring
6 5 (6.94%) .NET
6 5 (6.94%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (6.94%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.17%) XML
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.39%) Middleware
9 1 (1.39%) LAMP
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.39%) J2EE
9 1 (1.39%) XHTML
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 9 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Linked Data
2 6 (8.33%) RIA
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Robotics
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Animation
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) CentOS
1 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) User Stories
2 16 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 10 (13.89%) OO
5 9 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (12.50%) Web Development
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
6 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.72%) Usability Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.72%) Information Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
8 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Line Management
8 6 (8.33%) Web Design
9 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.17%) UML
11 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.72%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) Groovy
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.78%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) XAML
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (68.06%) Security Cleared
2 46 (63.89%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) ISEB
4 15 (20.83%) Degree
5 13 (18.06%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) ISO 14001
1 19 (26.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Ansible
2 2 (2.78%) SELinux
2 2 (2.78%) logstash
2 2 (2.78%) Salt
2 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.78%) yum
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) BT