The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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.

Developer
South West / Devon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 136 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 40.60% 35.45% 27.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.11% 37.14% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 39
Median daily rate £400 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £195 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +144.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 323 210 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.42% 95.45% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 117 123
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Devon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Devon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Devon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Devon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Devon

Developer
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 Developer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 73 £432 +37.14% 13
Plymouth +2 53 £400 - 3
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 95 (46.34%) Java
2 80 (39.02%) HTML
3 78 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 78 (38.05%) CSS
4 77 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (26.34%) SQL
6 48 (23.41%) Python
7 41 (20.00%) Spring
8 39 (19.02%) Web Services
8 39 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (18.54%) Security Cleared
10 36 (17.56%) Open Source
10 36 (17.56%) C#
11 35 (17.07%) Test Automation
11 35 (17.07%) Jenkins
12 30 (14.63%) REST
12 30 (14.63%) AngularJS
12 30 (14.63%) .NET
13 29 (14.15%) SC Cleared
14 27 (13.17%) MVC
15 25 (12.20%) Maven
16 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
16 24 (11.71%) CSS3
16 24 (11.71%) HTML5
17 23 (11.22%) JUnit
17 23 (11.22%) Spring Boot
18 22 (10.73%) BPSS Clearance
18 22 (10.73%) Front End Development
18 22 (10.73%) Linux
18 22 (10.73%) Unix

Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (1.95%) CMS
4 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.46%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.98%) Apache
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) Jetty
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.83%) OpenShift
3 10 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Internet
2 4 (1.95%) HTTP
2 4 (1.95%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.27%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.95%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.46%) Power BI
10 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.98%) QGIS
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.49%) HBase
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.20%) Maven
3 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
4 23 (11.22%) JUnit
5 12 (5.85%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.39%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (2.93%) Subversion
8 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.98%) Toad
11 1 (0.49%) Ant
11 1 (0.49%) Gradle
11 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.49%) JIRA
11 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.49%) Selenium
11 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (1.95%) Advertising
1 4 (1.95%) Finance
2 2 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.49%) Back Office
3 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.49%) Games
3 1 (0.49%) Local Government
3 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (39.02%) HTML
2 78 (38.05%) CSS
3 41 (20.00%) Spring
4 39 (19.02%) Web Services
5 30 (14.63%) .NET
5 30 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 30 (14.63%) REST
6 24 (11.71%) CSS3
6 24 (11.71%) HTML5
7 23 (11.22%) Spring Boot
8 21 (10.24%) ASP.NET
8 21 (10.24%) XML
9 19 (9.27%) JSON
10 15 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (6.83%) Dojo
11 14 (6.83%) XHTML
12 13 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (5.85%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.85%) SQLAlchemy
14 10 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) Cloud Native
3 9 (4.39%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.93%) User Experience
6 5 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.44%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.44%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.73%) Linux
1 22 (10.73%) Unix
2 11 (5.37%) Mac OS
3 8 (3.90%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (17.56%) Open Source
4 35 (17.07%) Test Automation
5 27 (13.17%) MVC
6 22 (10.73%) Front End Development
7 20 (9.76%) Microservices
8 19 (9.27%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.27%) Translating Business Requirements
8 19 (9.27%) UML
9 18 (8.78%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.32%) Coaching
11 13 (6.34%) Web Development
12 12 (5.85%) Content Management
12 12 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.37%) DevOps
13 11 (5.37%) OWASP
13 11 (5.37%) Pair Programming
13 11 (5.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (46.34%) Java
2 78 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 54 (26.34%) SQL
4 48 (23.41%) Python
5 36 (17.56%) C#
6 7 (3.41%) Delphi
7 6 (2.93%) Ruby
7 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.95%) C
9 4 (1.95%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.98%) C++
10 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (8.78%) Degree
5 4 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.98%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.24%) QA
2 14 (6.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.44%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.46%) WCAG
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.76%) Docker
2 11 (5.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Kibana
2 3 (1.46%) logstash
3 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle
2 9 (4.39%) Google
2 9 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.39%) Talend
3 7 (3.41%) Nintex
4 5 (2.44%) IBM
4 5 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe
5 2 (0.98%) Mapbox
5 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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