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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 74 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.03% 35.78% 35.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.91% 37.82% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 41
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
256 193 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.97% 94.61% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 114 100
Average daily rate £338 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 9
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.22 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.19% -53.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £128.80 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 0 54 £375 - 20
Plymouth 0 5 £315 -30.00% 4
Torquay - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 70 (46.98%) Java
2 63 (42.28%) HTML
3 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
4 51 (34.23%) CSS
5 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (22.82%) SQL
6 34 (22.82%) Spring
7 32 (21.48%) HTML5
8 30 (20.13%) .NET
9 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
10 26 (17.45%) Maven
10 26 (17.45%) C#
11 24 (16.11%) Web Services
11 24 (16.11%) XML
11 24 (16.11%) JUnit
12 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
12 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
12 23 (15.44%) CSS3
13 22 (14.77%) REST
14 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
14 20 (13.42%) JSON
14 20 (13.42%) MVC
15 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
17 17 (11.41%) Web Development
18 16 (10.74%) NoSQL
19 15 (10.07%) MongoDB
20 14 (9.40%) jQuery
21 13 (8.72%) JAX-RS
21 13 (8.72%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.04%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.37%) Liferay
3 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.68%) CMS
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.34%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.34%) Drupal
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) Jetty
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Summit
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) HTTPS
2 8 (5.37%) Internet
3 7 (4.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.74%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.34%) Big Data
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.45%) Maven
2 24 (16.11%) JUnit
3 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.05%) JIRA
5 9 (6.04%) Subversion
6 8 (5.37%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.70%) Spock
8 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.36%) Toad
9 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.67%) Xcode
12 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.67%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.67%) gulp
12 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.67%) AccuRev
General
1 4 (2.68%) Finance
1 4 (2.68%) Banking
2 2 (1.34%) Marketing
2 2 (1.34%) Electronics
3 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.67%) Back Office
3 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.28%) HTML
2 51 (34.23%) CSS
3 34 (22.82%) Spring
4 32 (21.48%) HTML5
5 30 (20.13%) .NET
6 24 (16.11%) Web Services
6 24 (16.11%) XML
7 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
7 23 (15.44%) CSS3
8 22 (14.77%) REST
9 20 (13.42%) JSON
9 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
10 14 (9.40%) jQuery
11 13 (8.72%) JAX-RS
12 12 (8.05%) Hibernate
13 11 (7.38%) RESTful
14 10 (6.71%) Dojo
15 9 (6.04%) SOAP
16 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (4.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) Linked Data
2 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.36%) Android
3 5 (3.36%) AIX
4 4 (2.68%) Linux
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.67%) UNIX
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.42%) MVC
3 17 (11.41%) Web Development
4 11 (7.38%) Migration
5 7 (4.70%) Scrum
5 7 (4.70%) BDD
6 6 (4.03%) Automation Testing
6 6 (4.03%) Mobile Development
6 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.03%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.36%) Multithreading
7 5 (3.36%) TDD
7 5 (3.36%) Automated Testing
7 5 (3.36%) OOP
8 4 (2.68%) Workflow
8 4 (2.68%) Data Management
8 4 (2.68%) Android Development
8 4 (2.68%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.01%) SDLC
9 3 (2.01%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) Java
2 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.82%) SQL
4 26 (17.45%) C#
5 13 (8.72%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.04%) VB
7 7 (4.70%) XQuery
7 7 (4.70%) XPath
8 6 (4.03%) Groovy
9 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.68%) VBScript
10 4 (2.68%) PHP
10 4 (2.68%) Python
10 4 (2.68%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.01%) Ruby
11 3 (2.01%) C++
11 3 (2.01%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.34%) C
12 2 (1.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Degree
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) ISO 9001
1 11 (7.38%) ISO 14001
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 4 (2.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.01%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.01%) Actuate
3 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.34%) Adobe
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Google
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago