The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Devon region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South West / Devon
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.77% 3.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Median daily rate £248 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
- +10.07%

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
205 256 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.70% 96.60% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 194 131
Median daily rate £330 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Devon region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Software Developer
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 Developer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Plymouth +17 5 £220 -29.60%
Exeter -4 3 £275 +4.76% 3
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (73.08%) CSS
5 14 (53.85%) MVC
5 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 13 (50.00%) WCF
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) WPF
8 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (38.46%) REST
9 9 (34.62%) OO
9 9 (34.62%) OOD
9 9 (34.62%) SDLC
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
12 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
12 5 (19.23%) TDD
13 4 (15.38%) Scrum
13 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (15.38%) ITIL
13 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (11.54%) SOAP
14 3 (11.54%) XHTML
14 3 (11.54%) VB.NET

Software Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (50.00%) WCF
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (38.46%) REST
6 10 (38.46%) WPF
7 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (11.54%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) PhoneGap
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 3 (11.54%) XHTML
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) OOD
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Microservices
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 14001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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