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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 26.87% 21.92% 27.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.61% 27.75% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 42
Median daily rate £433 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.06% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £388 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 173 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 82.39% 79.00% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 96 96
Median daily rate £400 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +4 45 £429 +18.34% 7
Exeter +3 41 £434 +32.51% 8
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 68 (35.79%) Test Automation
2 67 (35.26%) Java
3 49 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (25.26%) Security Cleared
5 44 (23.16%) HTML
5 44 (23.16%) CSS
6 43 (22.63%) Jenkins
7 32 (16.84%) Python
8 30 (15.79%) ISEB
8 30 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 30 (15.79%) SQL
8 30 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 30 (15.79%) Open Source
9 29 (15.26%) Software Testing
9 29 (15.26%) Scrum
10 24 (12.63%) Linux
10 24 (12.63%) ISTQB
10 24 (12.63%) QA
10 24 (12.63%) Front End Development
11 23 (12.11%) Mentoring
12 22 (11.58%) Spring
13 20 (10.53%) Vagrant
14 18 (9.47%) Cucumber
14 18 (9.47%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (9.47%) Ruby
15 17 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (8.42%) .NET
16 16 (8.42%) Git (software)
16 16 (8.42%) User Experience
16 16 (8.42%) DevOps

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 9 (4.74%) JBoss
2 8 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.68%) Apache
3 7 (3.68%) IIS
3 7 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.16%) Jetty
4 6 (3.16%) Mongrel
4 6 (3.16%) nginx
5 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.58%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.05%) InDesign
2 2 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Primavera
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.37%) OpenShift
3 11 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.68%) GitHub
6 6 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.63%) Google App Engine
7 5 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Office 365
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.37%) Internet
2 7 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.16%) HTTP
3 6 (3.16%) SSL
4 5 (2.63%) DHCP
4 5 (2.63%) DNS
4 5 (2.63%) FTP
4 5 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.05%) Power BI
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (22.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 18 (9.47%) Cucumber
4 16 (8.42%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.89%) Selenium
6 12 (6.32%) JUnit
6 12 (6.32%) Maven
7 11 (5.79%) Spock
8 10 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.74%) Hudson
10 6 (3.16%) Travis CI
11 5 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.05%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.05%) Calabash
12 2 (1.05%) JIRA
12 2 (1.05%) Subversion
12 2 (1.05%) TestRail
12 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (4.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Local Government
3 2 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (40.53%) Developer
2 31 (16.32%) Analyst
3 28 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.95%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.42%) Designer
6 14 (7.37%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Test Analyst
6 14 (7.37%) UX Designer
7 13 (6.84%) Test Leader
8 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.79%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) Tester
11 9 (4.74%) AWS Developer
11 9 (4.74%) Test Manager
12 8 (4.21%) Automation Tester
12 8 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.21%) Test Specialist
12 8 (4.21%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.16%) CSS
1 44 (23.16%) HTML
2 22 (11.58%) Spring
3 16 (8.42%) .NET
4 14 (7.37%) Web Services
5 12 (6.32%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.79%) Spring Boot
6 11 (5.79%) SQLAlchemy
7 10 (5.26%) J2EE
7 10 (5.26%) JSON
7 10 (5.26%) REST
8 9 (4.74%) CSS3
8 9 (4.74%) GWT
8 9 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (4.74%) Struts
9 8 (4.21%) HTML5
9 8 (4.21%) RESTful
10 6 (3.16%) Dojo
10 6 (3.16%) Spring MVC
10 6 (3.16%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) User Experience
2 13 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.79%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 5 (2.63%) Linked Data
5 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.05%) RIA
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.63%) Linux
2 15 (7.89%) Unix
3 9 (4.74%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Windows
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.79%) Test Automation
2 49 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (15.79%) Open Source
4 29 (15.26%) Scrum
4 29 (15.26%) Software Testing
5 24 (12.63%) Front End Development
6 23 (12.11%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.42%) DevOps
8 15 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (7.89%) Microservices
8 15 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (7.89%) UML
9 14 (7.37%) Kanban
9 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.84%) MVC
10 13 (6.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 12 (6.32%) Coaching
11 12 (6.32%) Prototyping
12 11 (5.79%) SDLC
12 11 (5.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.26%) Java
2 32 (16.84%) Python
3 30 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.79%) SQL
4 18 (9.47%) Ruby
5 13 (6.84%) C#
6 11 (5.79%) Groovy
7 4 (2.11%) C
8 2 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (25.26%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.79%) ISEB
2 30 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.63%) ISTQB
4 18 (9.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (4.74%) Degree
7 5 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.11%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.58%) PMP
10 2 (1.05%) APMP
10 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) PgMP
11 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.63%) QA
2 12 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.63%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.05%) PMO
4 2 (1.05%) WCAG
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.42%) Docker
1 16 (8.42%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) Xen
4 3 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.21%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (7.37%) Google
1 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.68%) IBM
3 6 (3.16%) VMware
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle
4 5 (2.63%) Talend
5 4 (2.11%) Adobe
6 3 (1.58%) IFS
6 3 (1.58%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.05%) Nintex
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago