Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 40 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.14% 2.59% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 2.64% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Devon median daily rate £410 £381 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% -20.98% -
10th Percentile £366 £230 £369
90th Percentile £558 £435 £521
South West median daily rate £425 £456 £400
% change year-on-year -6.85% +14.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.61% - -

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 544 454 554
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 97.84% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 274 350
Devon median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -3.65%
10th Percentile £185 £164 £218
90th Percentile £538 £488 £514
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 28
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -8.14% +32.31%
10th Percentile £14.37 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £45.38 £50.88 £42.53
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Devon

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Devon

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Devon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Devon

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Devon

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Plymouth -2 12 £410 +36.67%
Exeter +6 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Document Management
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (50.00%) Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) Workflow
2 9 (50.00%) Nintex
3 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Microservices
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) Spring Boot
6 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
6 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
6 4 (22.22%) Cloud Native
6 4 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
6 4 (22.22%) GWT

Senior 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 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 10 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Spring Boot
4 4 (22.22%) GWT
4 4 (22.22%) Struts
5 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Native
3 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Document Management
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (22.22%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) OWASP
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Nintex
2 4 (22.22%) Google