Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Principal Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 June 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.

Principal Engineer
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +50
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +41.54% - -

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 487 568 398
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.95% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 353 258
Devon median daily rate £388 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +7.43% -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £188
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 32
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +39.13% +51.32%
10th Percentile £11.04 £13.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £45.00 £51.45
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -25.97% +2.67% +85.78%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Devon

Principal Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Principal Engineer in Devon

Principal 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 Principal Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 June 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 - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
South West

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Principal 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 Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform

Principal 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform