Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 37 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.97% 3.14% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 3.30% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 18
Devon median daily rate £475 £431 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +79.69% -31.43%
10th Percentile £249 £373 £185
90th Percentile £525 £568 £383
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -21.90% -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -21.90% +20.69%

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 420 545 458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.90% 94.95% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 319 275
Devon median daily rate £373 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +13.24% -2.86%
10th Percentile £201 £184 £171
90th Percentile £525 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 44
Devon median hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.14% +77.22% +1.28%
10th Percentile £9.29 £13.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.75 £50.52
South West median hourly rate £38.29 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.50% +24.00% -9.09%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -6 3 £325 -23.53% 2
Plymouth +8 1 - -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Records Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SMS
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 (11.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Records Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) VMware