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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South West / Devon
Rank 28 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.19% 2.99% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 3.08% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Median daily rate £275 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.59
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.39%

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
260 260 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.30% 97.01% 97.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 194 121
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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 +15 9 £220 -37.14%
Exeter -2 5 £275 - 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 27 (87.10%) HTML
2 26 (83.87%) CSS
3 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (74.19%) C#
4 23 (74.19%) .NET
5 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 17 (54.84%) MVC
6 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (51.61%) WCF
6 16 (51.61%) Web Services
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (38.71%) WPF
8 12 (38.71%) REST
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (35.48%) OOD
9 11 (35.48%) OO
10 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
10 9 (29.03%) SDLC
11 8 (25.81%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) XHTML
12 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 4 (12.90%) jQuery
13 4 (12.90%) TDD
13 4 (12.90%) ITIL
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
13 4 (12.90%) SOAP
13 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server

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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) HTML
2 26 (83.87%) CSS
3 23 (74.19%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (51.61%) WCF
5 16 (51.61%) Web Services
6 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (38.71%) REST
6 12 (38.71%) WPF
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.13%) XHTML
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
9 4 (12.90%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (9.68%) CSS3
10 3 (9.68%) Flask
10 3 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (9.68%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) OOD
4 9 (29.03%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) EAI
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) WCAG
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin