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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 21.05% 24.05% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.15% 40.43% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -3.35%
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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
82 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 61.65% 59.49% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.23 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.90% +91.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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 56 (67.47%) Security Cleared
2 53 (63.86%) SC Cleared
3 25 (30.12%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) User Stories
5 19 (22.89%) JIRA
6 18 (21.69%) Summit
6 18 (21.69%) ISO 14001
6 18 (21.69%) ISO 9001
7 17 (20.48%) ISEB
8 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
8 16 (19.28%) Degree
9 15 (18.07%) Software Testing
9 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
9 15 (18.07%) HP
9 15 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (18.07%) Project Management
9 15 (18.07%) Scrum
10 14 (16.87%) HTML
10 14 (16.87%) CSS
11 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
11 13 (15.66%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (15.66%) HTML5
11 13 (15.66%) CSS3
12 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
12 12 (14.46%) Selenium
12 12 (14.46%) .NET
13 10 (12.05%) Photoshop
13 10 (12.05%) Fireworks
13 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
13 10 (12.05%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) JBoss
1 2 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Photoshop
1 10 (12.05%) Fireworks
1 10 (12.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (9.64%) MS Project
3 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) JIRA
2 15 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (14.46%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.61%) Spock
5 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 3 (3.61%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Developer
3 15 (18.07%) Tester
4 14 (16.87%) Project Manager
4 14 (16.87%) Business Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.43%) Designer
6 7 (8.43%) Web Designer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Database Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) HTML
1 14 (16.87%) CSS
2 13 (15.66%) HTML5
2 13 (15.66%) CSS3
3 12 (14.46%) .NET
4 6 (7.23%) RESTful
5 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.82%) Web Services
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.61%) Spring
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (3.61%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.20%) JSON
9 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.23%) RIA
4 3 (3.61%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Linux
1 2 (2.41%) CentOS
1 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) User Stories
2 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
3 15 (18.07%) Project Management
3 15 (18.07%) Scrum
3 15 (18.07%) Software Testing
3 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
4 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.05%) Web Development
5 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.64%) OO
7 7 (8.43%) Web Design
7 7 (8.43%) Usability Testing
7 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.43%) BDD
7 7 (8.43%) Information Architecture
8 6 (7.23%) Line Management
8 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) C#
5 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) Groovy
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (67.47%) Security Cleared
2 53 (63.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.48%) ISEB
4 16 (19.28%) Degree
5 13 (15.66%) ISTQB
6 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) ISO 9001
1 18 (21.69%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) yum
2 2 (2.41%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.41%) SELinux
2 2 (2.41%) logstash
2 2 (2.41%) Salt
2 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) HP
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.20%) BT