Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 35 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 33 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.07% 3.55% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 4.18% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 6
Devon median daily rate £475 £470 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +84.31% -36.25%
10th Percentile £407 £401 £233
90th Percentile £600 £490 £348
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +11.76% +17.24% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -26.67% +78.57%

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 469 431 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.21% 85.01% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 283 285
Devon median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £280 £217 £275
90th Percentile £570 £544 £488
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 18
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +37.04%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.10 £13.76
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.60 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.79% -2.50% +23.08%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -4 21 £475 +3.83% 1
Plymouth +19 6 £550 +15.79% 2
Customer Requirements
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 11 (33.33%) CISSP
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (33.33%) Legal
2 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (30.30%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Spring
4 8 (24.24%) Information Security
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 7 (21.21%) Coaching
6 6 (18.18%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Solaris
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) JBoss
9 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.09%) Remedy
9 3 (9.09%) Red Hat

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 (12.12%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
General
1 11 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
1 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Category Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Pandas
3 1 (3.03%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
2 6 (18.18%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Solaris
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Coaching
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) ETL
9 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Validation
9 1 (3.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 11 (33.33%) CISSP
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.09%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (3.03%) VMware