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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 37.37% 25.37% 19.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.12% 38.64% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 11
Average daily rate £433 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
Agile Software Development
Devon

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
82 88 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 82.83% 65.67% 61.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 23 23
Average daily rate £415 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £518 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 40 (45.98%) Scrum
2 38 (43.68%) Security Cleared
3 36 (41.38%) JIRA
4 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
5 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
6 26 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (28.74%) SQL
8 24 (27.59%) Java
9 20 (22.99%) Oracle
10 18 (20.69%) PL/SQL
11 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.54%) XML
12 16 (18.39%) ISO 9001
12 16 (18.39%) ISO 14001
12 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
13 15 (17.24%) BDD
13 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database
13 15 (17.24%) HTML
14 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (16.09%) Toad
15 13 (14.94%) Data Modelling
16 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
16 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.34%) Maven
17 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
17 9 (10.34%) Selenium
17 9 (10.34%) IntelliJ
17 9 (10.34%) CSS
17 9 (10.34%) Web Services
17 9 (10.34%) RESTful

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.90%) Redis
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) JIRA
2 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
4 14 (16.09%) Toad
5 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.34%) IntelliJ
6 9 (10.34%) Maven
6 9 (10.34%) Selenium
7 7 (8.05%) Spock
8 3 (3.45%) Capybara
9 2 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.30%) NUnit
9 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.15%) Grunt
10 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.30%) Back Office
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Database Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.49%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) DBA
7 8 (9.20%) PHP Developer
7 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Tester
9 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Lead Tester
10 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (5.75%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) XML
2 15 (17.24%) HTML
3 9 (10.34%) CSS
3 9 (10.34%) RESTful
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) Zend Framework
5 6 (6.90%) Doctrine
6 5 (5.75%) .NET
6 5 (5.75%) HTML5
6 5 (5.75%) JSON
7 3 (3.45%) Ajax
7 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.45%) CSS3
7 3 (3.45%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 3 (3.45%) XHTML
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.30%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.30%) REST
8 2 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Replication
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Android
2 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) Scrum
2 15 (17.24%) BDD
3 13 (14.94%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.75%) Functional Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) OOP
8 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.60%) Project Management
8 4 (4.60%) SDLC
8 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL
9 3 (3.45%) OO
9 3 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) Groovy
5 8 (9.20%) PHP
6 6 (6.90%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (43.68%) Security Cleared
2 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 5 (5.75%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) ISO 14001
1 16 (18.39%) ISO 9001
2 8 (9.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (5.75%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Fluentd
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) Zend
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe