Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.56% 6.36% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 6.67% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Exeter median daily rate £450 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £330 £316 £333
90th Percentile £475 £425 £438
Devon median daily rate £425 £416 £425
% change year-on-year +2.10% -2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Exeter median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Devon median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 328 210 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 93.45% 95.45% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 122 134
Exeter median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -12.75%
10th Percentile £208 £176 £200
90th Percentile £475 £463 £438
Devon median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.57% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 6
Exeter median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -46.90% +72.86%
10th Percentile £38.63 £10.80 £14.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £33.75 £40.00
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +71.05% +4.11%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 July 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 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Dojo
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) XHTML
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Dojo
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance