The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Software Developer
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.14% 2.44% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 2.63% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +23.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 153 76 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 96.23% 92.68% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 38
Median daily rate £368 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Exeter

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Exeter

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Exeter over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Exeter

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Dojo
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Software 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Dojo
5 1 (11.11%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared