Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Lead Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 46 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.44% 0.20% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.21% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Devon median daily rate £425 - £370
10th Percentile £413 - £342
90th Percentile £438 - £385
South West median daily rate £460 £431 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +16.55% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 411 474 444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.13% 96.15% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 270 270
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.17%
10th Percentile £165 £142 £168
90th Percentile £589 £563 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 40
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +109.79% -17.82%
10th Percentile £9.63 £12.91 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.88 £47.85 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -10.91% -11.29%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Devon

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Devon

Lead 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 Lead Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 2 £425 - 2
Lead Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Lead 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 Lead Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Talend

Lead 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Talend