Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Java Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 7 21
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 74 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.18% 13.21% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 13.96% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 25
Devon median daily rate £400 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.51% +5.18% -
10th Percentile £382 £325 £310
90th Percentile £486 £516 £491
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £41.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year -0.36% +6.88% -10.20%

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 429 530 466
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.66% 94.64% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 306 281
Devon median daily rate £369 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £185
90th Percentile £522 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 48
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +40.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.00 £51.53
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +0.92%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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 -22 14 £425 -5.56% 3
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (41.67%) Coaching
4 10 (41.67%) Microservices
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
6 7 (29.17%) AWS Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (29.17%) Spring Boot
6 7 (29.17%) JUnit
6 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (29.17%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Maven
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Serverless
7 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) UML

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (25.00%) Serverless
5 4 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (8.33%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
1 7 (29.17%) JUnit
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Spring
1 7 (29.17%) Spring Boot
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (41.67%) Coaching
3 10 (41.67%) Microservices
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Data Development
6 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) UML
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) Critical Thinking
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) AWS Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google