Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Academic Degree
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -18
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.79% 7.38% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.42% 26.77% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 9
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% -21.52%
10th Percentile £328 £164 £254
90th Percentile £532 £463 £394
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £42.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.20 £50.48 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.73% +14.10% +4.00%

Degree 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 191 127 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.28% 27.55% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 61 116
Devon median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £163 £248
90th Percentile £525 £514 £511
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 6
Devon median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +17.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33.25 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.85 £70.50 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Devon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Devon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Devon over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Devon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Devon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Devon over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Devon

Degree
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 Degree within the Devon region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Plymouth -3 20 £370 -7.50%
Exeter +3 18 £450 +5.88% 4
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 18 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (43.59%) CSS
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (38.46%) Workflow
3 15 (38.46%) Content Management
3 15 (38.46%) Document Management
3 15 (38.46%) Enterprise Content Management
3 15 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (38.46%) Nintex
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) SMS
7 8 (20.51%) Java
7 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
8 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.38%) User Experience
9 6 (15.38%) Python
10 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (10.26%) SDLC
11 4 (10.26%) Feasibility Study
11 4 (10.26%) Data Management
11 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management

Degree
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 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 15 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) HBase
1 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Legal
1 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
8 2 (5.13%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) CSS
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.26%) JRuby
3 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) Dojo
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) JPA
4 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
3 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.38%) User Experience
5 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.56%) NHS
7 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Content Management
1 15 (38.46%) Document Management
1 15 (38.46%) Enterprise Content Management
1 15 (38.46%) Workflow
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (10.26%) Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) ERP
4 4 (10.26%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.26%) SDLC
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Psychology
5 3 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) R
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.26%) HND
5 3 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.56%) ISEB
7 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Nintex
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft