Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Senior Java Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.64% 1.09% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.15% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Devon median daily rate £425 £460 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +9.52% -1.18%
10th Percentile £413 £372 £399
90th Percentile £512 £556 £437
South West median daily rate £409 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -3.82% -1.16% +1.18%
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 412 524 470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.55% 95.27% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 290 289
Devon median daily rate £375 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% +11.07% -
10th Percentile £184 £157 £163
90th Percentile £532 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 40
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +95.80% -49.65%
10th Percentile £9.35 £14.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.60 £48.36
South West median hourly rate £35.63 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +29.55% +3.77% -11.75%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Devon

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Devon

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 -2 5 £425 -22.73% 1
Senior Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Microservices
6 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) UML
7 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (33.33%) Spring
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (33.33%) FreeMarker
7 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 3 (25.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working

Senior Java 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 3 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (16.67%) G Suite
3 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) FreeMarker
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 3 (25.00%) Leaflet
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Dojo
4 1 (8.33%) GWT
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google