Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 137 169 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 25.37% 32.01% 39.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.35% 33.27% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 144
Devon median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £279 £255 £298
90th Percentile £550 £488 £484
South West median daily rate £400 £382 £363
% change year-on-year +4.64% +5.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 - £49.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £29.05
90th Percentile £47.50 - £51.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +6.17% -4.14% +15.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 520 508 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.21% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 315 312
Devon median daily rate £397 £376 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.37% +2.46%
10th Percentile £225 £215 £192
90th Percentile £538 £528 £480
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 34
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +64.95% +42.65%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.87 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.75 £42.00 £51.35
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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 6 months to 24 May 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 -1 97 £410 +2.50% 22
Plymouth +1 17 £375 +0.67% 20
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 69 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 50 (36.50%) C#
3 50 (36.50%) Java
4 41 (29.93%) .NET
5 39 (28.47%) SQL
6 30 (21.90%) HTML
6 30 (21.90%) CSS
6 30 (21.90%) Security Cleared
6 30 (21.90%) Test Automation
7 29 (21.17%) Web Services
8 28 (20.44%) TDD
9 27 (19.71%) Linux
9 27 (19.71%) MVC
10 26 (18.98%) T-SQL
11 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
12 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
12 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.87%) NUnit
14 19 (13.87%) BDD
15 18 (13.14%) Open Source
15 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
15 18 (13.14%) Spring
15 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
15 18 (13.14%) JIRA
16 17 (12.41%) Scrum
16 17 (12.41%) Python
17 16 (11.68%) XML
17 16 (11.68%) Relational Database

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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.65%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
4 2 (1.46%) WordPress
5 1 (0.73%) Drupal
5 1 (0.73%) nginx
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.57%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.57%) Amazon S3
3 9 (6.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.57%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (6.57%) Serverless
4 8 (5.84%) SaaS
5 5 (3.65%) IaaS
5 5 (3.65%) PaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.19%) npm
7 2 (1.46%) GitHub
7 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.46%) Trello
8 1 (0.73%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) Firewall
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.03%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.57%) MySQL
7 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.19%) Big Data
11 2 (1.46%) Azkaban
11 2 (1.46%) GIS
11 2 (1.46%) Power BI
11 2 (1.46%) Redis
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) NUnit
3 18 (13.14%) JIRA
4 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.84%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.38%) Gradle
7 5 (3.65%) Maven
7 5 (3.65%) MSTest
8 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.19%) Protractor
10 2 (1.46%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.46%) JUnit
10 2 (1.46%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.46%) Selenium
11 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Advertising
2 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Law
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.93%) .NET
2 30 (21.90%) CSS
2 30 (21.90%) HTML
3 29 (21.17%) Web Services
4 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
4 18 (13.14%) Spring
5 16 (11.68%) XML
6 15 (10.95%) RESTful
7 14 (10.22%) React
8 12 (8.76%) .NET Core
9 11 (8.03%) JSON
10 10 (7.30%) jQuery
10 10 (7.30%) Node.js
11 8 (5.84%) HTML5
12 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.38%) CSS3
12 6 (4.38%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (4.38%) JSON Schema
13 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.92%) Linked Data
3 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.46%) User Experience
4 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.73%) Fintech
4 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.73%) NHS
4 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Linux
2 6 (4.38%) Unix
3 1 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.90%) Test Automation
3 28 (20.44%) TDD
4 27 (19.71%) MVC
5 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.87%) BDD
7 18 (13.14%) Open Source
7 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
8 17 (12.41%) Scrum
9 16 (11.68%) Microservices
10 15 (10.95%) SOLID
11 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.03%) Coaching
13 10 (7.30%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (6.57%) Workflow
15 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.84%) ETL
15 8 (5.84%) OO
15 8 (5.84%) SDLC
15 8 (5.84%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
2 50 (36.50%) C#
2 50 (36.50%) Java
3 39 (28.47%) SQL
4 26 (18.98%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 10 (7.30%) Groovy
6 10 (7.30%) PHP
6 10 (7.30%) Ruby
7 9 (6.57%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.11%) Java 8
9 4 (2.92%) C++
9 4 (2.92%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.19%) Go
10 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.46%) ES6
12 1 (0.73%) C
12 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) Puppet
2 13 (9.49%) Ansible
3 6 (4.38%) Nagios
4 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Oracle
2 7 (5.11%) Nintex
3 6 (4.38%) Talend
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.92%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.92%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.19%) Google
6 3 (2.19%) Zend
7 1 (0.73%) Cognos
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.73%) SAP