The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South West / Devon
Rank 31 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.70% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 0.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.91% +107.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 247 179 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.37% 97.28% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 127 120
Median daily rate £375 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Devon

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Devon

Applications Support
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 Applications Support within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Exeter 0 7 - -
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Applications Support 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 Applications Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) VBScript
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Ant
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) AIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Kerberos
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
1 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) Domain Models
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Applications Support 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 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Ant
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) AIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Domain Models
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
1 8 (88.89%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat