Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

SOLID Principles
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -
Contract jobs citing SOLID 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.65% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.20% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Devon median daily rate £320 £327 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +6.51% -
10th Percentile £310 £314 £304
90th Percentile £386 £341 £311
South West median daily rate £525 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +23.53% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

SOLID is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 393 500 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.62% 87.87% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 299 229
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £185
90th Percentile £526 £550 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +47.21% -33.03%
10th Percentile £9.15 £21.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.88 £46.75 £51.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Devon

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Devon

SOLID
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 SOLID within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 £320 -2.14% 3
SOLID
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for SOLID.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) Redux
3 1 (33.33%) npm
3 1 (33.33%) Yarn
3 1 (33.33%) NgRx

SOLID
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 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) npm
2 1 (33.33%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) NgRx
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Redux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ES6
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian