Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 17 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.

Developer
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 107 116 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 34.41% 42.18% 34.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.90% 42.96% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 79
Exeter median daily rate £450 £324 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.00% -13.20% -6.16%
10th Percentile £318 £217 £284
90th Percentile £535 £500 £517
Devon median daily rate £425 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +32.81% -14.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Exeter median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +67.05% +49.65%
10th Percentile £37.50 £31.25 £19.23
90th Percentile £40.50 £33.75 £19.68
Devon median hourly rate £39.50 £38.25 £19.46
% change year-on-year +3.27% +96.61% +49.65%

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 290 270 290
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 98.18% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 187
Exeter median daily rate £380 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -2.88% -0.71%
10th Percentile £138 £176 £215
90th Percentile £525 £472 £488
Devon median daily rate £381 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +12.13% -2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Exeter median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% +12.07% +114.81%
10th Percentile £23.90 £12.60 £13.88
90th Percentile £43.05 £94.50 £40.78
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £19.46
% change year-on-year +77.22% +1.52% +19.72%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Exeter

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Exeter

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Exeter over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Exeter

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 58 (54.21%) Java
2 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.64%) Web Services
4 33 (30.84%) Spring
5 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (26.17%) Python
7 25 (23.36%) DevOps
8 21 (19.63%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (19.63%) Serverless
9 20 (18.69%) Coaching
10 18 (16.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (15.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (15.89%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (15.89%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (14.95%) Open Source
12 16 (14.95%) HTML
12 16 (14.95%) CSS
13 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
13 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
14 14 (13.08%) Spring Boot
14 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
14 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
15 13 (12.15%) Maven
15 13 (12.15%) .NET
15 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.15%) Microservices
16 12 (11.21%) HTML5
16 12 (11.21%) CSS3
16 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
16 12 (11.21%) SQL

Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.74%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.74%) JCAPS
3 3 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.80%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.93%) Jetty
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (19.63%) AWS Lambda
2 21 (19.63%) Serverless
3 17 (15.89%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (15.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.54%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.93%) LTE
2 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.87%) Big Data
7 2 (1.87%) HBase
7 2 (1.87%) Power BI
7 2 (1.87%) Redis
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
1 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.15%) Maven
3 12 (11.21%) JUnit
4 4 (3.74%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) FxCop
6 1 (0.93%) Gradle
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.93%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.93%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.93%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.93%) YourKit
General
1 1 (0.93%) Advertising
1 1 (0.93%) Banking
1 1 (0.93%) Electronics
1 1 (0.93%) Publishing
1 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) Web Services
2 33 (30.84%) Spring
3 16 (14.95%) CSS
3 16 (14.95%) HTML
4 14 (13.08%) Spring Boot
5 13 (12.15%) .NET
6 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.21%) CSS3
6 12 (11.21%) HTML5
7 11 (10.28%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (9.35%) SOAP
9 9 (8.41%) Hibernate
10 8 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (7.48%) REST
10 8 (7.48%) XML
11 7 (6.54%) GWT
11 7 (6.54%) Struts
11 7 (6.54%) XSD
12 6 (5.61%) Dojo
12 6 (5.61%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.48%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) DevOps
3 20 (18.69%) Coaching
4 18 (16.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (14.95%) Open Source
6 13 (12.15%) Microservices
7 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.35%) MVC
8 10 (9.35%) UML
9 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.48%) TDD
10 7 (6.54%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (6.54%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.67%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.67%) Scrum
12 4 (3.74%) BPEL
12 4 (3.74%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.74%) Web Development
13 3 (2.80%) Kanban
13 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) Python
3 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.21%) SQL
5 11 (10.28%) C#
6 8 (7.48%) Ruby
7 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.80%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
1 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.41%) Degree
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.80%) Kibana
2 3 (2.80%) logstash
3 2 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Google
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) WSO2
4 1 (0.93%) Xamarin