Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 148 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.55% 28.52% 28.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.43% 33.18% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 98 99
Devon median daily rate £450 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -4.94%
10th Percentile £316 £300 £299
90th Percentile £650 £600 £577
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.80% -26.72%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -14.63% -4.84%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 421 446 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 90.15% 85.93% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 253 275
Devon median daily rate £408 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £258 £231 £190
90th Percentile £619 £572 £538
South West median daily rate £434 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +8.44% +6.17% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 31
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +97.37% -47.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.95 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.08% -18.00% -4.15%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Devon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Devon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Devon over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Devon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Devon

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 115 £425 - 41
Plymouth +4 32 £625 +56.25% 23
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 49 (29.52%) Java
2 38 (22.89%) Security Cleared
3 37 (22.29%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (21.08%) SC Cleared
5 34 (20.48%) Python
6 33 (19.88%) Scrum
7 31 (18.67%) JavaScript
8 30 (18.07%) TDD
9 29 (17.47%) PRINCE2
10 28 (16.87%) HTML
10 28 (16.87%) CSS
10 28 (16.87%) BDD
11 24 (14.46%) Test Automation
12 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (13.25%) Integration Testing
13 21 (12.65%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (11.45%) C#
14 19 (11.45%) JIRA
14 19 (11.45%) Service Design
15 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (10.24%) Git (software)
16 17 (10.24%) Creative Thinking
17 15 (9.04%) Web Services
17 15 (9.04%) Technical Architecture
18 14 (8.43%) Data Architecture
19 13 (7.83%) Kanban
19 13 (7.83%) Google Cloud Platform
20 12 (7.23%) .NET
20 12 (7.23%) Migration
20 12 (7.23%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.41%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.41%) SaaS
4 4 (2.41%) Trello
5 3 (1.81%) Serverless
6 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) npm
7 1 (0.60%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) DHCP
1 1 (0.60%) DNS
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) L2TP
1 1 (0.60%) MPLS
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) RDBMS
1 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) JIRA
2 17 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.22%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.61%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.01%) JUnit
5 5 (3.01%) Maven
5 5 (3.01%) Selenium
6 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.41%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.20%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.20%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.20%) Mockito
8 2 (1.20%) NUnit
8 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (6.02%) Finance
2 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.60%) Electronics
3 1 (0.60%) Local Government
3 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (36.75%) Developer
2 20 (12.05%) Analyst
3 19 (11.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Project Manager
4 18 (10.84%) Architect
5 15 (9.04%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.04%) Business Architect
6 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.83%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Lead Architect
8 8 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.22%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Tester
11 5 (3.01%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.01%) AWS Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.87%) CSS
1 28 (16.87%) HTML
2 15 (9.04%) Web Services
3 12 (7.23%) .NET
3 12 (7.23%) RESTful
4 8 (4.82%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.22%) FreeMarker
6 6 (3.61%) CSS3
7 5 (3.01%) Spring
8 4 (2.41%) .NET Core
8 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.41%) Dojo
8 4 (2.41%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.41%) HTML5
8 4 (2.41%) JSON
9 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.81%) Sass
9 3 (1.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.61%) User Experience
2 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.81%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.20%) Unix
2 2 (1.20%) VMS
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.88%) Scrum
2 30 (18.07%) TDD
3 29 (17.47%) PRINCE2
4 28 (16.87%) BDD
5 24 (14.46%) Test Automation
6 22 (13.25%) Integration Testing
7 19 (11.45%) Service Design
8 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.24%) Creative Thinking
10 15 (9.04%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (8.43%) Data Architecture
12 13 (7.83%) Kanban
13 12 (7.23%) Migration
13 12 (7.23%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.63%) Project Management
15 10 (6.02%) Open Source
15 10 (6.02%) Software Testing
15 10 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.52%) Java
2 34 (20.48%) Python
3 31 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.45%) C#
5 11 (6.63%) SQL
6 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.81%) C++
7 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.20%) C
8 2 (1.20%) Java 8
8 2 (1.20%) JPQL
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) Scala
9 1 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 35 (21.08%) SC Cleared
3 21 (12.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.82%) Degree
5 6 (3.61%) ISEB
6 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.81%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.81%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) PMO
3 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (2.41%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.60%) Cadence
3 1 (0.60%) Google
3 1 (0.60%) SAP