Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 184 120 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.06% 26.03% 36.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.02% 33.52% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 77 169
Devon median daily rate £429 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.27% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £302 £300 £300
90th Percentile £584 £525 £535
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +24.44%

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 497 358 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.59% 77.66% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 220 317
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £230 £185 £260
90th Percentile £550 £500 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 16
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.21% -33.50% +66.28%
10th Percentile £23.64 £11.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £46.63 £51.60 £42.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Devon over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 90 £438 +25.00% 9
Plymouth -1 57 £437 -3.00% 1
Torquay - 1 £525 - 1
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 54 (29.35%) Java
2 45 (24.46%) Scrum
3 36 (19.57%) Test Automation
4 35 (19.02%) Security Cleared
5 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 32 (17.39%) Jenkins
6 28 (15.22%) Python
7 27 (14.67%) Web Services
7 27 (14.67%) SC Cleared
7 27 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (14.13%) SQL
9 22 (11.96%) Coaching
10 21 (11.41%) SDLC
10 21 (11.41%) HTML
10 21 (11.41%) Spring
11 20 (10.87%) DevOps
12 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
12 19 (10.33%) CSS
12 19 (10.33%) Struts
13 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (9.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (9.24%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (9.24%) Serverless
14 17 (9.24%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (9.24%) Kanban
15 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2
15 16 (8.70%) Linux
15 16 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (8.15%) Continuous Deployment

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 12 (6.52%) JBoss
1 12 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 12 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.24%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (9.24%) AWS CloudFormation
2 17 (9.24%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (9.24%) Serverless
3 7 (3.80%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.17%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.09%) Office 365
5 2 (1.09%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Heroku
6 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) SMS
2 2 (1.09%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) LAN
2 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (6.52%) DB2
3 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.09%) Biml
7 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.09%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.54%) Clusterpoint
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.52%) Subversion
4 9 (4.89%) JUnit
4 9 (4.89%) Maven
4 9 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.72%) Hudson
7 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.09%) JIRA
8 2 (1.09%) NUnit
8 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.09%) TestRail
9 1 (0.54%) FxCop
9 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.54%) Selenium
9 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (5.43%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Retail
3 3 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Local Government
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (44.02%) Developer
2 39 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.48%) Analyst
4 26 (14.13%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.33%) AWS Developer
6 18 (9.78%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.61%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (7.61%) DevOps Developer
8 13 (7.07%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (7.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Automation Developer
9 12 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (5.98%) Architect
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Business Systems Analyst
12 9 (4.89%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (3.80%) SQL Analyst
14 6 (3.26%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.67%) Web Services
2 21 (11.41%) HTML
2 21 (11.41%) Spring
3 19 (10.33%) CSS
3 19 (10.33%) Struts
4 12 (6.52%) EJB
4 12 (6.52%) Java EE
4 12 (6.52%) RESTful
4 12 (6.52%) XML
5 10 (5.43%) .NET
5 10 (5.43%) Spring Boot
6 7 (3.80%) GWT
7 6 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.72%) REST
9 3 (1.63%) JSON
9 3 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.63%) SQLAlchemy
10 2 (1.09%) Dojo
10 2 (1.09%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.09%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.98%) User Experience
3 7 (3.80%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.26%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 3 (1.63%) RIA
8 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Linux
2 12 (6.52%) CentOS
2 12 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Unix
4 4 (2.17%) Windows
5 3 (1.63%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Scrum
2 36 (19.57%) Test Automation
3 22 (11.96%) Coaching
4 21 (11.41%) SDLC
5 20 (10.87%) DevOps
6 17 (9.24%) Kanban
7 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 15 (8.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (8.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (8.15%) Project Management
9 14 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.61%) Migration
9 14 (7.61%) Open Source
10 13 (7.07%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.07%) Microservices
11 11 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.98%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.43%) Software Delivery
13 9 (4.89%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.35%) Java
2 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.22%) Python
4 26 (14.13%) SQL
5 7 (3.80%) C#
5 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.72%) C
6 5 (2.72%) Ruby
7 3 (1.63%) C++
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) Delphi
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (19.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (6.52%) Degree
5 7 (3.80%) ISEB
6 4 (2.17%) HND
6 4 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.09%) CCNP
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) ISO 14001
3 4 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.63%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.80%) Docker
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.54%) Kibana
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (6.52%) IBM
2 11 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.80%) Google
4 5 (2.72%) Nintex
5 3 (1.63%) Citrix
5 3 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco
6 2 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Talend
7 1 (0.54%) Xamarin