Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Consultant
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.95% 4.73% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 4.84% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 5
Devon median daily rate £438 £240 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.29% -31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £185 £300
90th Percentile £585 £383 £400
South West median daily rate £470 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.98% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.90% +20.69% +299.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 547 455 551
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 97.85% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 276 348
Devon median daily rate £388 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -3.98%
10th Percentile £185 £166 £218
90th Percentile £538 £484 £514
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -3.66% +26.15%
10th Percentile £13.99 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.88 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Devon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
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 Consultant within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 10 £425 +84.78%
Plymouth -6 4 £625 - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Kanban
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
2 3 (17.65%) Information Management
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (17.65%) Serverless
3 2 (11.76%) PMO
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
1 3 (17.65%) Serverless
2 1 (5.88%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Coaching
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps
1 3 (17.65%) Information Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kanban
1 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
1 3 (17.65%) Scrum
1 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (11.76%) PMO
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP