Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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.

Software Delivery
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 41 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.77% 2.00% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Devon median daily rate £515 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% - -
South West median daily rate £431 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - -

Software Delivery 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 398 426 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.05% 85.20% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 246 241
Devon median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £251 £203 £185
90th Percentile £599 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 37
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +61.12% -37.09%
10th Percentile £10.35 £21.22 £10.80
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.70 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Devon

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Delivery in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Devon

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in Devon

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 -4 5 £510 +27.50% 1
Software Delivery
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Local Government

Software Delivery
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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Coach
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Coach
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared