The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Exeter region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.77% 3.39% 11.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 4.21% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £431 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £350 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 75.00% 80.51% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.39 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.63 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Devon

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) Dojo
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 14001
6 5 (33.33%) XQuery
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) Summit
7 4 (26.67%) XPath
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) RIA
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) MS Access
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Dojo
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) DHTML
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) JAXB
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) RIA
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) XQuery
3 4 (26.67%) XPath
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
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