Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 163 186 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.11% 36.98% 37.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.15% 38.11% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 130 172
Devon median daily rate £405 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -7.50% +23.55%
10th Percentile £276 £215 £298
90th Percentile £550 £500 £528
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £23.28 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.34% -46.49% +35.94%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £41.75
90th Percentile £48.60 £41.11 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.50 £42.88
% change year-on-year +4.18% -7.87% +5.86%

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 507 488 521
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 97.02% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 296 386
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £158 £170 £246
90th Percentile £563 £535 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 23
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.87% +9.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.00 £42.00 £44.95
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

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 19 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Devon over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 February 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 0 106 £438 +9.38% 43
Plymouth +1 23 £373 +14.62% 18
Newton Abbot - 1 - - 2
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 67 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.74%) JavaScript
3 54 (33.13%) Java
4 45 (27.61%) HTML
4 45 (27.61%) CSS
5 39 (23.93%) SQL
6 38 (23.31%) C#
7 37 (22.70%) Web Services
8 34 (20.86%) .NET
9 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
10 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
10 30 (18.40%) Python
11 28 (17.18%) Linux
11 28 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
13 22 (13.50%) MVC
13 22 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (12.88%) AngularJS
14 21 (12.88%) Test Automation
14 21 (12.88%) Open Source
15 20 (12.27%) DevOps
15 20 (12.27%) Spring
16 19 (11.66%) TDD
17 18 (11.04%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (11.04%) Serverless
18 17 (10.43%) AWS CloudFormation
18 17 (10.43%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.43%) Amazon EC2
18 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
19 16 (9.82%) HTML5

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 17 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.45%) Apache
6 3 (1.84%) CMS
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.23%) Confluence
7 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.04%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (11.04%) Serverless
3 17 (10.43%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (10.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (5.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.07%) IaaS
6 5 (3.07%) PaaS
7 3 (1.84%) npm
7 3 (1.84%) SaaS
8 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.61%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) LTE
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.36%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.91%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.68%) MySQL
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.45%) Power BI
9 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.23%) Azkaban
11 2 (1.23%) GIS
11 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.23%) Redis
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.20%) JIRA
3 12 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.91%) Artifactory
4 8 (4.91%) NUnit
5 5 (3.07%) Gradle
6 4 (2.45%) Maven
6 4 (2.45%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.84%) Protractor
7 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.23%) Grunt
8 2 (1.23%) gulp
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) MSTest
8 2 (1.23%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) webpack
9 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 5 (3.07%) Finance
2 3 (1.84%) Retail
3 2 (1.23%) Advertising
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.61%) CSS
1 45 (27.61%) HTML
2 37 (22.70%) Web Services
3 34 (20.86%) .NET
4 21 (12.88%) AngularJS
5 20 (12.27%) Spring
6 16 (9.82%) HTML5
6 16 (9.82%) XML
7 14 (8.59%) CSS3
8 11 (6.75%) .NET Core
8 11 (6.75%) jQuery
8 11 (6.75%) JSON
9 10 (6.13%) RESTful
10 9 (5.52%) React
11 8 (4.91%) Node.js
12 7 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (3.07%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (3.07%) JSON Schema
13 5 (3.07%) Spring Boot
14 4 (2.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.18%) Linux
2 3 (1.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Android
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (13.50%) MVC
3 21 (12.88%) Open Source
3 21 (12.88%) Test Automation
4 20 (12.27%) DevOps
5 19 (11.66%) TDD
6 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
7 16 (9.82%) Workflow
8 15 (9.20%) Document Management
9 14 (8.59%) Content Management
9 14 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.59%) Enterprise Content Management
10 13 (7.98%) Coaching
11 12 (7.36%) Scrum
12 11 (6.75%) Front End Development
12 11 (6.75%) Microservices
13 10 (6.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (6.13%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (6.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.74%) JavaScript
2 54 (33.13%) Java
3 39 (23.93%) SQL
4 38 (23.31%) C#
5 30 (18.40%) Python
6 16 (9.82%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.13%) Groovy
7 10 (6.13%) Ruby
8 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.52%) PHP
9 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.07%) C
11 4 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.84%) C++
12 3 (1.84%) Delphi
13 2 (1.23%) ES6
13 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) QA
1 3 (1.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) Puppet
2 10 (6.13%) Ansible
3 6 (3.68%) Nagios
4 2 (1.23%) Oozie
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (8.59%) Nintex
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.07%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle
5 3 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) IBM