Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £449 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Java Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 69 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.98% 6.03% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.61% 6.17% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 23
Devon median daily rate £449 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +1.18% +6.92%
10th Percentile £325 £364 £321
90th Percentile £519 £496 £498
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £46.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -11.98% +8.72% -9.47%

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 547 454 557
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 97.84% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 275 352
Devon median daily rate £394 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -2.86% -3.98%
10th Percentile £185 £171 £219
90th Percentile £538 £485 £515
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -3.66% +26.15%
10th Percentile £13.99 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.88 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Devon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Devon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Devon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Devon

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Devon

Java 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 Java Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 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
Exeter +10 44 £459 +6.19% 1
Plymouth - 16 £460 -
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.72%) Spring
4 25 (36.23%) Linux
5 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 23 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
7 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (31.88%) Web Services
8 20 (28.99%) XML
8 20 (28.99%) Struts
9 18 (26.09%) HTML
10 17 (24.64%) Subversion
10 17 (24.64%) Hibernate
11 16 (23.19%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (21.74%) Spring Boot
13 14 (20.29%) Maven
13 14 (20.29%) MongoDB
13 14 (20.29%) REST
14 13 (18.84%) Microservices
14 13 (18.84%) Open Source
14 13 (18.84%) CentOS
14 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
14 13 (18.84%) Java EE
14 13 (18.84%) DB2
14 13 (18.84%) EJB
14 13 (18.84%) JBoss
14 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
14 13 (18.84%) IBM

Java 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 13 (18.84%) JBoss
1 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
1 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.80%) GlassFish
3 4 (5.80%) JCAPS
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.14%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) MongoDB
2 13 (18.84%) DB2
3 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.70%) Neo4j
4 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.35%) HBase
6 3 (4.35%) Redis
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 17 (24.64%) Subversion
4 14 (20.29%) Maven
5 12 (17.39%) JUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Gradle
7 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.45%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.45%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.45%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.45%) YourKit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) Spring
2 22 (31.88%) Web Services
3 20 (28.99%) Struts
3 20 (28.99%) XML
4 18 (26.09%) HTML
5 17 (24.64%) Hibernate
6 15 (21.74%) Spring Boot
7 14 (20.29%) REST
8 13 (18.84%) EJB
8 13 (18.84%) Java EE
9 12 (17.39%) CSS
9 12 (17.39%) JAX-RS
10 11 (15.94%) SOAP
11 9 (13.04%) Dropwizard
11 9 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (10.14%) GWT
12 7 (10.14%) JPA
12 7 (10.14%) XSD
13 6 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Cloud Native
2 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) CentOS
2 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Unix
4 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
3 16 (23.19%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (18.84%) Microservices
4 13 (18.84%) Open Source
5 12 (17.39%) Coaching
6 10 (14.49%) UML
7 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.59%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) Build Automation
8 7 (10.14%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (10.14%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Web Design
9 6 (8.70%) Web Development
10 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.80%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) C
4 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) IBM
2 7 (10.14%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle