The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South West / Devon
Rank 12 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.58% 9.18% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.04% 9.38% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £433 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 249 192 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.40% 97.96% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 139 115
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +106.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 21 £390 -9.82% 2
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (75.93%) Spring
3 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 24 (44.44%) Open Source
5 22 (40.74%) HTML
6 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 19 (35.19%) XML
7 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
7 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.33%) Groovy
8 18 (33.33%) Grails
8 18 (33.33%) SQL
9 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
10 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
11 15 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (27.78%) Docker
11 15 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (27.78%) Gradle
11 15 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (25.93%) Migration
13 13 (24.07%) CSS
13 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (24.07%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (20.37%) REST
14 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
15 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 8 (14.81%) CSS3
17 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
17 7 (12.96%) Neo4j

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.96%) Neo4j
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (27.78%) Gradle
4 7 (12.96%) JUnit
4 7 (12.96%) Maven
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) Spring
2 22 (40.74%) HTML
3 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
3 19 (35.19%) XML
4 18 (33.33%) Grails
5 15 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (24.07%) CSS
7 11 (20.37%) REST
8 8 (14.81%) CSS3
9 7 (12.96%) Dropwizard
9 7 (12.96%) HTML5
9 7 (12.96%) JAX-RS
9 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
10 5 (9.26%) Web Services
11 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.41%) Dojo
11 4 (7.41%) RESTful
12 3 (5.56%) FreeMarker
13 2 (3.70%) XHTML
14 1 (1.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Cloud Native
1 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
1 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
1 7 (12.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Open Source
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (25.93%) Migration
5 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
6 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) UML
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.41%) Microservices
9 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.41%) Web Development
10 3 (5.56%) Coaching
10 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) Groovy
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) BC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Google