The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 35.71% 25.55% 28.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.23% 26.12% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 10
Average daily rate £433 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.56% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.08 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 134 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 95.92% 97.81% 98.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 28
Average daily rate £415 £240 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.91% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.00 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) JIRA
2 35 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 31 (36.47%) Scrum
5 29 (34.12%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
7 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
8 22 (25.88%) Java
9 21 (24.71%) HTML
10 20 (23.53%) Oracle
10 20 (23.53%) CSS
11 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
13 16 (18.82%) .NET
14 15 (17.65%) C#
14 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
15 14 (16.47%) ISO 14001
15 14 (16.47%) XML
15 14 (16.47%) ISO 9001
15 14 (16.47%) Toad
15 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (15.29%) Data Modelling
17 11 (12.94%) Replication
17 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (12.94%) Performance Monitoring
17 11 (12.94%) BDD
18 10 (11.76%) MVC
18 10 (11.76%) PHP
18 10 (11.76%) SQL Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 3 (3.53%) ArcGIS
1 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Jetty
3 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.06%) Redis
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) MS Access
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 35 (41.18%) JIRA
2 14 (16.47%) Toad
3 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.59%) IntelliJ
3 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.59%) Maven
4 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 7 (8.24%) Spock
5 3 (3.53%) NUnit
6 2 (2.35%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.18%) Grunt
General
1 2 (2.35%) Back Office
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) CSS
3 16 (18.82%) .NET
4 14 (16.47%) XML
5 8 (9.41%) HTML5
5 8 (9.41%) Web Services
5 8 (9.41%) Zend Framework
6 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.06%) CSS3
7 6 (7.06%) Doctrine
8 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.88%) jQuery
8 5 (5.88%) RESTful
9 4 (4.71%) Ajax
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.71%) XHTML
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.53%) JSON
10 3 (3.53%) REST
11 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Replication
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Android
1 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Scrum
3 13 (15.29%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.94%) BDD
4 11 (12.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (11.76%) MVC
6 8 (9.41%) Automation Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Front End Development
9 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.53%) SDLC
10 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.35%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.35%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.88%) Java
4 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
5 15 (17.65%) C#
6 10 (11.76%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) Groovy
8 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) Delphi
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) ISO 14001
1 14 (16.47%) ISO 9001
2 9 (10.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Fluentd
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Zend
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe