Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 116 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 28.00% 25.27% 43.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.41% 30.61% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 214
Devon median daily rate £410 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £307 £291 £313
90th Percentile £600 £525 £535
South West median daily rate £410 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +5.81% -0.64% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +1.15% -
10th Percentile £34.25 £18.64 £41.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.44 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% -3.49% +22.86%

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 419 379 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.80% 82.57% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 239 370
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 18
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £23.28 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.12% -37.09% +40.95%
10th Percentile £22.15 £10.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

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 January 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 17 January 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 +2 82 £410 +17.14% 30
Plymouth -5 17 £432 +9.59% 6
Torquay - 1 £525 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 45 (32.14%) Java
2 30 (21.43%) Web Services
3 29 (20.71%) Scrum
4 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
6 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
7 21 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
8 19 (13.57%) SQL
8 19 (13.57%) HTML
8 19 (13.57%) .NET
9 18 (12.86%) CSS
9 18 (12.86%) JIRA
10 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
10 17 (12.14%) Python
10 17 (12.14%) DevOps
11 16 (11.43%) Linux
11 16 (11.43%) C#
12 15 (10.71%) RESTful
12 15 (10.71%) Unit Testing
12 15 (10.71%) Spring
13 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 14 (10.00%) Coaching
14 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (9.29%) XML
14 13 (9.29%) RDBMS
14 13 (9.29%) TDD
15 12 (8.57%) SMS
15 12 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (8.57%) Jenkins

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 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.29%) Confluence
2 6 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.86%) JBoss
3 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.86%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (7.86%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (7.86%) Serverless
3 6 (4.29%) SaaS
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.86%) IaaS
5 4 (2.86%) PaaS
6 3 (2.14%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.43%) npm
7 2 (1.43%) Office 365
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) GitHub
8 1 (0.71%) Heroku
8 1 (0.71%) Slack
8 1 (0.71%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) SMS
2 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) LAN
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.29%) RDBMS
3 10 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.86%) DB2
7 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.71%) Biml
8 1 (0.71%) Clusterpoint
8 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) JIRA
2 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.57%) Maven
5 4 (2.86%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.86%) Subversion
5 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.14%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.14%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.14%) JUnit
6 3 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.14%) NUnit
6 3 (2.14%) Protractor
7 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.43%) Gradle
7 2 (1.43%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Marketing
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (47.14%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 14 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.57%) Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
6 10 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Architect
7 9 (6.43%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (6.43%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Automation Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Agile Coach
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) Web Services
2 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 19 (13.57%) HTML
3 18 (12.86%) CSS
4 15 (10.71%) RESTful
4 15 (10.71%) Spring
5 13 (9.29%) XML
6 7 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.57%) Struts
8 4 (2.86%) EJB
8 4 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.86%) Java EE
8 4 (2.86%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.14%) .NET Core
9 3 (2.14%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.14%) JSON
9 3 (2.14%) LESS
9 3 (2.14%) Node.js
9 3 (2.14%) Sass
10 2 (1.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) User Experience
3 5 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.43%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (2.86%) CentOS
2 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Scrum
2 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
3 17 (12.14%) DevOps
4 15 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 14 (10.00%) Coaching
6 13 (9.29%) TDD
7 12 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (7.86%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (7.86%) Open Source
8 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.14%) Migration
9 10 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 9 (6.43%) Kanban
10 9 (6.43%) Microservices
10 9 (6.43%) Project Management
11 8 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.71%) Front End Development
11 8 (5.71%) MVC
12 7 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.14%) Java
2 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.57%) SQL
4 17 (12.14%) Python
5 16 (11.43%) C#
6 5 (3.57%) Ruby
7 4 (2.86%) C
7 4 (2.86%) Groovy
7 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.14%) ES6
8 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.14%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.43%) C++
9 2 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.86%) ISEB
6 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.43%) CCNP
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.43%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 5 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 4 (2.86%) Ansible
2 4 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) SELinux
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.57%) Nintex
3 4 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco
4 2 (1.43%) HP
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) hybris
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore