Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 154 224 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.05% 34.25% 24.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.41% 40.58% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 148 70
Devon median daily rate £375 £436 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.94% +16.20% -
10th Percentile £285 £313 £300
90th Percentile £535 £541 £501
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £30.63 £33.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £45.00 £44.95
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.61% -1.78% +8.31%

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 423 552 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.28% 84.40% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 359 208
Devon median daily rate £385 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.42% +2.57%
10th Percentile £281 £268 £214
90th Percentile £538 £525 £482
South West median daily rate £413 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 27
Devon median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -12.50% +142.42%
10th Percentile £9.82 £11.62 £13.90
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 115 £375 -12.28% 23
Plymouth -2 19 £413 -8.33% 7
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 48 (31.17%) Java
2 46 (29.87%) Test Automation
3 39 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.08%) TDD
4 34 (22.08%) BDD
4 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (17.53%) Web Services
7 26 (16.88%) Scrum
7 26 (16.88%) RESTful
8 25 (16.23%) C#
8 25 (16.23%) PRINCE2
9 22 (14.29%) SQL
9 22 (14.29%) .NET
9 22 (14.29%) NUnit
10 21 (13.64%) Migration
10 21 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 19 (12.34%) Waterfall
12 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
13 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
13 16 (10.39%) Jenkins
13 16 (10.39%) SDLC
14 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
14 15 (9.74%) T-SQL
14 15 (9.74%) Python
14 15 (9.74%) Business Analysis
14 15 (9.74%) JSON
14 15 (9.74%) Cucumber
15 14 (9.09%) React

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 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
1 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.65%) SAS
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (4.55%) SaaS
5 5 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.25%) Serverless
6 4 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.60%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.95%) PaaS
7 3 (1.95%) Route 53
8 2 (1.30%) G Suite
8 2 (1.30%) GitHub
8 2 (1.30%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) SMS
2 7 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.49%) RDBMS
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) MySQL
6 4 (2.60%) Big Data
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (14.29%) NUnit
2 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.74%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.55%) JIRA
6 6 (3.90%) Selenium
7 5 (3.25%) MSTest
8 4 (2.60%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.30%) Gradle
10 2 (1.30%) Maven
11 1 (0.65%) JUnit
11 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.65%) TestNG
11 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.30%) Law
3 2 (1.30%) Legal
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (40.91%) Developer
2 37 (24.03%) Analyst
3 27 (17.53%) Business Analyst
4 21 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.39%) Tester
6 15 (9.74%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.79%) Automation Tester
8 10 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.84%) React Developer
10 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.90%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Transformation Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (3.25%) IT Analyst
12 5 (3.25%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.53%) Web Services
2 26 (16.88%) RESTful
3 22 (14.29%) .NET
4 15 (9.74%) JSON
5 14 (9.09%) React
6 13 (8.44%) XML
7 12 (7.79%) HTML
8 7 (4.55%) CSS
8 7 (4.55%) Spring
9 5 (3.25%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.60%) Node.js
10 4 (2.60%) Redux
11 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.95%) D3.js
11 3 (1.95%) Doctrine
11 3 (1.95%) REST
12 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.30%) jQuery
12 2 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Digital Media
1 7 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.90%) User Experience
3 4 (2.60%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.14%) Linux
2 7 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.87%) Test Automation
2 34 (22.08%) BDD
2 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (22.08%) TDD
3 26 (16.88%) Scrum
4 25 (16.23%) PRINCE2
5 21 (13.64%) Migration
6 19 (12.34%) Waterfall
7 16 (10.39%) SDLC
8 15 (9.74%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.44%) Open Source
10 12 (7.79%) OO
10 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 11 (7.14%) Project Management
11 11 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.49%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.49%) Microservices
13 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.84%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.17%) Java
2 39 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.23%) C#
4 22 (14.29%) SQL
5 15 (9.74%) Python
5 15 (9.74%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.55%) Java 8
7 5 (3.25%) PHP
8 3 (1.95%) Groovy
8 3 (1.95%) Ruby
8 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.30%) R
9 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.65%) AWK
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) AWS Certification
4 8 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.60%) ISEB
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (1.30%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) GCP
2 7 (4.55%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) GDPR
4 4 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 9 (5.84%) Ansible
3 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.65%) Packer
6 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (6.49%) Oracle
2 5 (3.25%) Google
2 5 (3.25%) Talend
3 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.95%) Zend
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco