The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.25% 2.19% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 2.28% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £51.03 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.86% +7.42%  

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 331 219 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.50% 96.05% 98.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 124 128
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +8 10 £400 -
Plymouth -19 5 £445 +34.33%
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (26.92%) Information Management
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Local Government
4 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (11.54%) Contract Management
5 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (11.54%) Docker
5 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) SAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) Jetty
1 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) Boomi
5 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) NX-OS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TACACS
2 1 (3.85%) Telepresence
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Information Management
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Contract Management
4 3 (11.54%) Kanban
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Use Case
5 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) IFS
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.85%) VMware