The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Devon / Exeter
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 28.48% 29.33% 28.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.96% 35.48% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 5
Median daily rate £361 £419 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +5.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £314 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £479 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.95%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 123 62 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 81.46% 82.67% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 24
Median daily rate £375 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Exeter.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Exeter over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Exeter

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 31 (44.29%) Java
1 31 (44.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.43%) ISEB
3 15 (21.43%) Spring
3 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 13 (18.57%) Selenium
4 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Oracle
4 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
4 13 (18.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (17.14%) Groovy
5 12 (17.14%) Scrum
6 11 (15.71%) HTML
6 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
6 11 (15.71%) Spock
7 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 10 (14.29%) .NET
7 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.43%) CSS
9 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.00%) Microservices
10 7 (10.00%) REST
10 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (10.00%) Open Source

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (4.29%) Confluence
1 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) InDesign
2 2 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) GitHub
1 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Selenium
2 11 (15.71%) Spock
3 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.00%) Maven
5 6 (8.57%) Toad
6 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.71%) Gradle
7 4 (5.71%) JIRA
7 4 (5.71%) JUnit
8 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.86%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.86%) Calabash
10 1 (1.43%) Ant
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 4 (5.71%) Back Office
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Test Specialist
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
7 7 (10.00%) Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Designer
9 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) UX Designer
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Spring
2 11 (15.71%) HTML
3 10 (14.29%) .NET
4 8 (11.43%) CSS
5 7 (10.00%) REST
6 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.14%) jQuery
6 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.71%) CSS3
7 4 (5.71%) HTML5
7 4 (5.71%) JSON
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.29%) WCF
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 3 (4.29%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
2 12 (17.14%) Scrum
3 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
3 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.00%) Microservices
4 7 (10.00%) Open Source
5 6 (8.57%) MVC
6 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.14%) UML
7 4 (5.71%) BDD
8 3 (4.29%) Kanban
8 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.29%) OO
8 3 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.29%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) Groovy
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) COBOL
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (44.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.43%) ISEB
3 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 13 (18.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.71%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Black Duck
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Exeter, Devon
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