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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 73 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 22.12% 15.38% 28.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.40% 17.14% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 32
Average daily rate
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£369 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
312 280 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.55% 89.74% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 187 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Exeter +2 35 £350 -11.94% 19
Plymouth +2 21 £475 +58.33% 7
Torquay 0 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 71 (52.59%) Java
2 51 (37.78%) HTML
3 47 (34.81%) SQL
4 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
6 39 (28.89%) CSS
7 30 (22.22%) REST
8 29 (21.48%) Spring
9 25 (18.52%) JUnit
10 24 (17.78%) .NET
10 24 (17.78%) Maven
11 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
11 22 (16.30%) XML
11 22 (16.30%) MongoDB
11 22 (16.30%) JSON
12 21 (15.56%) JAX-RS
13 20 (14.81%) HTML5
14 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
14 19 (14.07%) MVC
15 18 (13.33%) Oracle
15 18 (13.33%) Web Services
15 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET
16 17 (12.59%) SOAP
16 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
17 16 (11.85%) C#
18 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
18 15 (11.11%) CSS3
19 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
19 14 (10.37%) Web Development
20 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.93%) Liferay
3 7 (5.19%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.22%) CMS
6 2 (1.48%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.48%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.48%) Jetty
7 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
1 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Summit
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) HTTP
2 12 (8.89%) HTTPS
3 8 (5.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) MongoDB
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.44%) DB2
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.44%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.48%) Big Data
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) JUnit
2 24 (17.78%) Maven
3 13 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.41%) Subversion
5 9 (6.67%) JIRA
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.48%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.74%) gulp
9 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.74%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) HTML
2 39 (28.89%) CSS
3 30 (22.22%) REST
4 29 (21.48%) Spring
5 24 (17.78%) .NET
6 22 (16.30%) XML
6 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
6 22 (16.30%) JSON
7 21 (15.56%) JAX-RS
8 20 (14.81%) HTML5
9 18 (13.33%) Web Services
9 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 17 (12.59%) SOAP
11 15 (11.11%) CSS3
12 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.15%) jQuery
14 9 (6.67%) JAXB
15 8 (5.93%) Struts
15 8 (5.93%) EJB
16 7 (5.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Linked Data
1 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.48%) Statistics
4 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) Linux
2 11 (8.15%) UNIX
3 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.22%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.07%) MVC
3 14 (10.37%) Web Development
4 12 (8.89%) Migration
5 11 (8.15%) Automated Testing
6 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.93%) Scrum
7 8 (5.93%) SDLC
8 7 (5.19%) Web Design
9 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.44%) ETL
9 6 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (3.70%) TDD
11 4 (2.96%) Data Management
11 4 (2.96%) Workflow
12 3 (2.22%) Project Management
12 3 (2.22%) Android Development
12 3 (2.22%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.59%) Java
2 47 (34.81%) SQL
3 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.85%) C#
5 12 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.19%) XQuery
6 7 (5.19%) XPath
7 4 (2.96%) PHP
7 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.96%) VBScript
7 4 (2.96%) VB
7 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.48%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) ISO 9001
1 11 (8.15%) ISO 14001
2 10 (7.41%) QA
3 4 (2.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Oracle
2 8 (5.93%) IBM
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) Talend
5 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.22%) Actuate
5 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) webMethods
7 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.74%) Google
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