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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 50 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 28.25% 27.11% 28.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.59% 29.61% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £398 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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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
169 152 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 95.48% 91.57% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 99 44
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 60 (64.52%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 37 (39.78%) HTML
4 33 (35.48%) Spring
5 32 (34.41%) CSS
6 28 (30.11%) Maven
6 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (29.03%) JUnit
8 24 (25.81%) SQL
8 24 (25.81%) REST
9 20 (21.51%) HTML5
9 20 (21.51%) XML
9 20 (21.51%) JSON
10 17 (18.28%) Web Services
10 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
10 17 (18.28%) CSS3
10 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
11 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
11 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
12 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
12 15 (16.13%) JAX-RS
13 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
13 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
13 13 (13.98%) .NET
14 12 (12.90%) HTTPS
14 12 (12.90%) MVC
15 11 (11.83%) C#
15 11 (11.83%) Web Development
16 10 (10.75%) Migration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.45%) Liferay
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) LiveLink
3 2 (2.15%) Jetty
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
1 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Summit
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) HTTPS
2 7 (7.53%) Internet
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (30.11%) Maven
2 27 (29.03%) JUnit
3 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) Spock
6 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.08%) gulp
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) HTML
2 33 (35.48%) Spring
3 32 (34.41%) CSS
4 24 (25.81%) REST
5 20 (21.51%) JSON
5 20 (21.51%) HTML5
5 20 (21.51%) XML
6 17 (18.28%) Web Services
6 17 (18.28%) CSS3
6 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
7 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
8 15 (16.13%) JAX-RS
9 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
9 13 (13.98%) .NET
10 9 (9.68%) JAXB
11 8 (8.60%) Dojo
11 8 (8.60%) SOAP
12 7 (7.53%) XSLT
13 6 (6.45%) jQuery
13 6 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Linked Data
3 3 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
1 3 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.90%) MVC
3 11 (11.83%) Web Development
4 10 (10.75%) Migration
5 6 (6.45%) BDD
6 5 (5.38%) TDD
7 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Scrum
7 4 (4.30%) Automation Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.23%) Android Development
8 3 (3.23%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.23%) Data Management
8 3 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.15%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.15%) OOP
9 2 (2.15%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (64.52%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.81%) SQL
4 11 (11.83%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) XQuery
5 7 (7.53%) XPath
5 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Groovy
7 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.15%) VBScript
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) ISO 9001
1 10 (10.75%) ISO 14001
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle
2 3 (3.23%) Actuate
2 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.08%) Google
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
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