Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.50% 0.72% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 2.23% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Devon median daily rate £534 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.74% - -
South West median daily rate £433 £179 £113
% change year-on-year +141.96% +58.89% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Devon median hourly rate - - £125.00
South West median hourly rate - £110.00 £125.00
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +1036.36%

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 154 179 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.05% 32.19% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 118 66
Devon median daily rate £420 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +9.93% +3.57%
10th Percentile £190 £265 £169
90th Percentile £521 £520 £469
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 15
Devon median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.63% -15.79% +211.48%
10th Percentile £14.38 £32.50 £17.48
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.80 £52.89
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +28.33% -25.93%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Devon

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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 DBS Check within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -3 6 £498 +121.11%
Plymouth +15 1 £570 +62.86%
DBS Check
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Psychology
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple