The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Devon
Rank 20 20 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.46% 6.63% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.52% 7.98% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Median daily rate £450 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

Software Engineering 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 226 163 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 85.93% 83.16% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 120 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -34.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Devon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Devon

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Exeter -5 15 £450 +4.04% 1
Plymouth -3 2 £357 -10.81% 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (33.33%) SaaS
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) IaaS
6 6 (25.00%) PaaS
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) MFC
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Validation
8 4 (16.67%) Qt
8 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 3 (12.50%) Groovy
9 3 (12.50%) Release Management

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) SaaS
2 6 (25.00%) IaaS
2 6 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Spock
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Algorithm Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Rollout Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) MFC
2 4 (16.67%) Qt
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Flask
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) Grails
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
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