Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 24 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.

Consultant
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 25 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.25% 5.93% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 6.04% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Exeter median daily rate £425 £230 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.78% -34.29% +62.79%
10th Percentile £375 £185 £300
90th Percentile £459 £375 £400
Devon median daily rate £431 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +72.50% -28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate £41.00 - -
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -21.90% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 287 265 270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 98.15% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 173 177
Exeter median daily rate £400 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -2.88% -0.71%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £214
90th Percentile £525 £467 £488
Devon median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Exeter median hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.85% -8.45% +173.08%
10th Percentile £26.30 £17.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £107.50 £40.95
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% -12.22% +40.63%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Exeter

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Exeter

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Exeter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Exeter

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Consultant 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 Exeter region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kanban
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (30.00%) Coaching
1 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (30.00%) Serverless
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Linux

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
1 3 (30.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Coaching
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kanban
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker