Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 20 September 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 Software Developer
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.21% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.07% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Devon median daily rate £550 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £525 £413 £232
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
South West median daily rate £550 £438 £325
% change year-on-year +25.71% +34.62% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 440 561 457
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 95.25% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 341 273
Devon median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £189 £225 £185
90th Percentile £500 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 45
Devon median hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.14% +7.69% +66.86%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.34 £10.70
90th Percentile £40.00 £46.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +10.00%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Devon

Senior Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Developer in Devon

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 £550 -
Senior Software Developer
South West

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) GCP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Senior Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GCP