Period
to 23 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 28 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.08% 5.63% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 5.81% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 28
Devon median daily rate £390 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.89% +12.43% +9.03%
10th Percentile £341 £390 £325
90th Percentile £650 £558 £491
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £61.50 - £41.25

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 501 534 495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 96.91% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 301
Devon median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +6.67% +0.54%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £209
90th Percentile £613 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 38
Devon median hourly rate £28.70 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.37% -2.67% +68.54%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.09 £11.23
90th Percentile £115.50 £48.15 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £36.98 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +57.34% -32.86% -6.67%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -3 17 £480 +1.05% 6
Plymouth - 3 £325 - 1
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
2 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
5 14 (43.75%) RDBMS
5 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 14 (43.75%) RESTful
5 14 (43.75%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
8 10 (31.25%) CSS3
8 10 (31.25%) Build Automation
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
9 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (21.88%) Microservices
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Dojo
11 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 6 (18.75%) Maven
11 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
11 6 (18.75%) JUnit
11 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.75%) Open Source
11 6 (18.75%) SonarQube
12 5 (15.63%) REST
12 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree

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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
1 4 (12.50%) WildFly
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
2 14 (43.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) JUnit
1 6 (18.75%) Maven
1 6 (18.75%) SonarQube
2 4 (12.50%) Checkstyle
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Liquibase
2 4 (12.50%) Mockito
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Gradle
3 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) CSS
1 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) RESTful
3 10 (31.25%) CSS3
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.88%) Dojo
6 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) Java EE
7 5 (15.63%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) Drools
8 4 (12.50%) FreeMarker
8 4 (12.50%) JAX-RS
8 4 (12.50%) JMS
8 4 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (12.50%) Spring
8 4 (12.50%) WireMock
9 3 (9.38%) Leaflet
10 2 (6.25%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
1 4 (12.50%) VMS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Build Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
5 7 (21.88%) Microservices
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
7 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) CQRS
8 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Java 8
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared