The median contractor rate for a Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South West / Devon
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 26.24% 39.80% 29.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.49% 40.63% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 59 29
Median daily rate £370 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £317 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 251 192 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.44% 97.96% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 139 116
Median daily rate £375 £390 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +13.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +106.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -2 38 £390 +11.42% 15
Plymouth -3 23 £339 -9.66% 11
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 74 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 64 (40.76%) Java
3 59 (37.58%) HTML
4 57 (36.31%) SQL
5 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (32.48%) CSS
7 48 (30.57%) C#
8 44 (28.03%) .NET
9 41 (26.11%) Spring
10 34 (21.66%) Security Cleared
11 30 (19.11%) Open Source
12 28 (17.83%) Oracle
12 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
13 26 (16.56%) ASP.NET
14 25 (15.92%) XML
14 25 (15.92%) MVC
15 24 (15.29%) Web Services
15 24 (15.29%) SC Cleared
16 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
17 22 (14.01%) REST
17 22 (14.01%) HTML5
17 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (13.38%) Git (software)
18 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (12.74%) CSS3
19 20 (12.74%) SharePoint
20 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
20 19 (12.10%) Hibernate
20 19 (12.10%) AngularJS
21 18 (11.46%) Docker

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 20 (12.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.18%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (2.55%) CMS
6 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) HTTP
1 7 (4.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.64%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.46%) Neo4j
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.27%) QGIS
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.64%) MySQL
12 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
2 21 (13.38%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (9.55%) Gradle
4 11 (7.01%) Toad
5 7 (4.46%) JUnit
5 7 (4.46%) Maven
6 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.91%) Subversion
7 2 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) Ant
8 1 (0.64%) Grunt
8 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.10%) Advertising
1 8 (5.10%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.58%) HTML
2 51 (32.48%) CSS
3 44 (28.03%) .NET
4 41 (26.11%) Spring
5 26 (16.56%) ASP.NET
6 25 (15.92%) XML
7 24 (15.29%) Web Services
8 22 (14.01%) HTML5
8 22 (14.01%) REST
9 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (12.74%) CSS3
11 19 (12.10%) AngularJS
11 19 (12.10%) Hibernate
12 18 (11.46%) Grails
13 15 (9.55%) jQuery
13 15 (9.55%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (9.55%) WCF
14 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.64%) SOAP
15 10 (6.37%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.82%) User Experience
4 5 (3.18%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.55%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Fintech
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Unix
2 8 (5.10%) Linux
3 7 (4.46%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.18%) Windows
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.11%) Open Source
3 25 (15.92%) MVC
4 17 (10.83%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (8.92%) Front End Development
5 14 (8.92%) Migration
6 13 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.37%) Scrum
9 10 (6.37%) Web Development
10 9 (5.73%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (5.73%) Web Design
11 8 (5.10%) Content Management
11 8 (5.10%) Microservices
11 8 (5.10%) OO
11 8 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.46%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (4.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 64 (40.76%) Java
3 57 (36.31%) SQL
4 48 (30.57%) C#
5 18 (11.46%) Groovy
6 16 (10.19%) Python
7 15 (9.55%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.55%) C
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.64%) COBOL
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (21.66%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.10%) Degree
4 8 (5.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.18%) ISO 14001
2 5 (3.18%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.91%) QA
3 3 (1.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (11.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) Oracle
2 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.18%) IBM
4 2 (1.27%) Mapbox
4 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.64%) Google
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago