The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 112 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 40.58% 18.57% 31.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.79% 19.13% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 18 39
Average daily rate £389 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £297 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -16.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 298 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 97.10% 97.07% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 139 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +82.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Devon region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +10 49 £381 +19.14% 4
Exeter +1 36 £433 +38.40% 10
Exmouth - 6 £333 -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 124 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (45.41%) SQL
3 78 (37.68%) HTML
4 73 (35.27%) Git (software)
5 66 (31.88%) Java
6 48 (23.19%) JIRA
7 46 (22.22%) Scrum
8 44 (21.26%) JavaScript
9 43 (20.77%) Subversion
10 42 (20.29%) CSS
11 38 (18.36%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
12 37 (17.87%) Oracle
13 32 (15.46%) Python
14 30 (14.49%) C#
14 30 (14.49%) .NET
15 28 (13.53%) OO
16 26 (12.56%) TDD
16 26 (12.56%) Relational Database
16 26 (12.56%) Disclosure Scotland
17 25 (12.08%) Web Services
17 25 (12.08%) Unix
17 25 (12.08%) Linux
17 25 (12.08%) PL/SQL
18 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
19 22 (10.63%) Data Modelling
19 22 (10.63%) SC Cleared
19 22 (10.63%) QA
20 21 (10.14%) REST
20 21 (10.14%) Oracle Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.21%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.45%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.97%) Drupal
6 2 (0.97%) IIS
6 2 (0.97%) Node.js
6 2 (0.97%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Jetty
7 1 (0.48%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.36%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.14%) Oracle Database
5 20 (9.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (7.25%) DB2
6 15 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (7.25%) Neo4j
6 15 (7.25%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.86%) Redis
9 5 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.97%) MS Access
12 2 (0.97%) MySQL
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (35.27%) Git (software)
2 48 (23.19%) JIRA
3 43 (20.77%) Subversion
4 18 (8.70%) Toad
5 17 (8.21%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.28%) IntelliJ
6 13 (6.28%) Maven
7 11 (5.31%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.35%) Selenium
9 8 (3.86%) Spock
10 7 (3.38%) NUnit
11 5 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.93%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.93%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 5 (2.42%) Finance
2 4 (1.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.48%) Advertising
3 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.68%) HTML
2 42 (20.29%) CSS
3 30 (14.49%) .NET
4 25 (12.08%) Web Services
5 21 (10.14%) REST
6 20 (9.66%) SOAP
6 20 (9.66%) XML
7 18 (8.70%) EJB
7 18 (8.70%) Struts
8 16 (7.73%) RESTful
9 15 (7.25%) Hibernate
9 15 (7.25%) JAX-RS
10 11 (5.31%) HTML5
11 10 (4.83%) jQuery
11 10 (4.83%) Zend Framework
12 9 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.86%) CSS3
13 8 (3.86%) Doctrine
13 8 (3.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.76%) Replication
2 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.42%) Linked Data
4 5 (2.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.45%) NHS
5 3 (1.45%) Statistics
5 3 (1.45%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.08%) Linux
1 25 (12.08%) Unix
2 16 (7.73%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.22%) Scrum
3 28 (13.53%) OO
4 26 (12.56%) TDD
5 22 (10.63%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.18%) BDD
6 19 (9.18%) Front End Development
7 18 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (7.73%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 15 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (7.25%) Web Design
10 14 (6.76%) Coaching
10 14 (6.76%) OOD
10 14 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (6.76%) Software Testing
11 13 (6.28%) MVC
11 13 (6.28%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (6.28%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (45.41%) SQL
2 66 (31.88%) Java
3 44 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.46%) Python
5 30 (14.49%) C#
6 25 (12.08%) PL/SQL
7 17 (8.21%) PHP
8 16 (7.73%) Ruby
9 11 (5.31%) C++
10 8 (3.86%) C
10 8 (3.86%) Groovy
11 6 (2.90%) Delphi
11 6 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.90%) VC++
12 4 (1.93%) Perl
12 4 (1.93%) PL/1
13 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.80%) Degree
4 8 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 22 (10.63%) QA
3 19 (9.18%) ISO 14001
3 19 (9.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.86%) Fluentd
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (17.87%) Oracle
2 18 (8.70%) IBM
3 10 (4.83%) Zend
4 9 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.42%) Talend
6 3 (1.45%) Cognos
7 2 (0.97%) Adobe
7 2 (0.97%) Apple
7 2 (0.97%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.48%) webMethods
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