Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Engineer
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 54 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.20% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Devon median daily rate £250 £494 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +52.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £494 £313
90th Percentile £275 £494 £338
South West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.75 £50.09
% change year-on-year +0.98% -18.64% +8.29%

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 485 453 542
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 97.42% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 274 393
Devon median daily rate £400 £345 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -7.51% +6.57%
10th Percentile £147 £170 £220
90th Percentile £563 £494 £521
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 27
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.87% -5.95% +39.30%
10th Percentile £12.91 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.00 £44.35
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.12% +70.00%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Devon

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Devon

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 January 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 +6 1 £250 -49.39%
Java Engineer
South West

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot

Java Engineer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian