Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 139 178 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 29.89% 30.32% 26.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.82% 36.55% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 109 80
Devon median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £276 £309 £288
90th Percentile £510 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.45% -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% +1.91%

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 388 487 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.44% 82.96% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 308 227
Devon median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £188
90th Percentile £515 £500 £468
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 45
Devon median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.71% -12.50% +125.35%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.33 £13.35
90th Percentile £41.78 £46.95 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +10.00% -4.11%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +1 103 £350 -19.35% 32
Plymouth -6 14 £488 +12.59% 31
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 38 (27.34%) TDD
2 37 (26.62%) Java
2 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
2 37 (26.62%) BDD
3 33 (23.74%) Scrum
4 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
5 29 (20.86%) Test Automation
6 28 (20.14%) SQL
7 26 (18.71%) C#
7 26 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (17.27%) .NET
8 24 (17.27%) Python
8 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
9 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
10 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (14.39%) RESTful
11 20 (14.39%) Web Services
12 17 (12.23%) HTML
13 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
14 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.07%) CSS
15 14 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (10.07%) Waterfall
15 14 (10.07%) Unit Testing
16 13 (9.35%) Integration Testing
16 13 (9.35%) Coaching
16 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
17 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.32%) SaaS
5 6 (4.32%) Serverless
6 4 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.16%) GitHub
7 3 (2.16%) npm
8 2 (1.44%) G Suite
8 2 (1.44%) Trello
9 1 (0.72%) NuGet
9 1 (0.72%) Office 365
9 1 (0.72%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) SMS
2 4 (2.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) RDBMS
2 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.88%) Big Data
3 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.91%) NUnit
3 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.04%) JUnit
4 7 (5.04%) Maven
5 6 (4.32%) JIRA
6 4 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.16%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.47%) Finance
1 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.72%) Law
2 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (51.08%) Developer
2 25 (17.99%) Analyst
3 24 (17.27%) Java Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Business Analyst
5 17 (12.23%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.35%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.63%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.47%) React Developer
9 8 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Tester
10 7 (5.04%) AWS Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (5.04%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Automation Tester
12 5 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) .NET
2 20 (14.39%) RESTful
2 20 (14.39%) Web Services
3 17 (12.23%) HTML
4 14 (10.07%) CSS
5 9 (6.47%) XML
6 8 (5.76%) JSON
6 8 (5.76%) React
7 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.04%) Spring
7 7 (5.04%) Spring Boot
8 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.32%) Node.js
9 5 (3.60%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.60%) Angular 2
9 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.16%) .NET Core
11 3 (2.16%) Doctrine
11 3 (2.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.88%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Unix
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.34%) TDD
2 37 (26.62%) BDD
3 33 (23.74%) Scrum
4 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
5 29 (20.86%) Test Automation
6 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.07%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.07%) Waterfall
9 13 (9.35%) Coaching
9 13 (9.35%) Integration Testing
10 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.91%) Microservices
12 10 (7.19%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.19%) Front End Development
12 10 (7.19%) MVC
12 10 (7.19%) Project Management
13 9 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (6.47%) SDLC
14 8 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.62%) Java
1 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
2 28 (20.14%) SQL
3 26 (18.71%) C#
4 24 (17.27%) Python
5 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.88%) PHP
9 3 (2.16%) C
9 3 (2.16%) ES6
10 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) AWK
11 1 (0.72%) Java 8
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (7.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (7.19%) AWS Certification
6 6 (4.32%) Degree
7 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) PMO
2 4 (2.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
1 4 (2.88%) Google
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.16%) Zend
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco