Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Customer Requirements
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 24 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 26 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.23% 6.91% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 8.31% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 8
Devon median daily rate £475 £458 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +79.41% -36.25%
10th Percentile £185 £399 £214
90th Percentile £574 £494 £403
South West median daily rate £475 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.09% +102.19%

Customer Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 418 385 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.10% 83.15% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 241 371
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £207 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £521
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 18
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £23.28 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.12% -37.09% +40.95%
10th Percentile £22.15 £10.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -15.65% -6.37% +37.72%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Devon

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Devon

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Devon over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Devon

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 -5 17 £468 -0.53% 5
Plymouth - 6 £550 -
Customer Requirements
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 6 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) Solaris
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) SMS
6 5 (19.23%) CISSP
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) Legal
6 5 (19.23%) Information Security
6 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
6 5 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) JBoss
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy

Customer Requirements
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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SMS
General
1 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) AWS Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
2 6 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Solaris
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
2 8 (30.77%) Coaching
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (19.23%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree