Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for VirtualBox skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VirtualBox over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 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.

Oracle VM VirtualBox
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.58% - 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Devon median daily rate £423 - £475
10th Percentile £402 - £463
90th Percentile £445 - £488
South West median daily rate £423 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.40% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

VirtualBox is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 57 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.05% 16.98% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 47
Devon median daily rate £281 £402 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.04% +14.86% +72.84%
10th Percentile £159 £151 £153
90th Percentile £496 £490 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -62.20% +104.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £107.65 £40.03
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +2.63%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in Devon

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in Devon

VirtualBox
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 VirtualBox within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 - 3 £423 -
VirtualBox
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Heroku
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot

VirtualBox
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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Flask
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat