Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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.

System Developer
England > South West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 200 202
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.14% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
South West median daily rate £600 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +6.18% +23.15%
England median daily rate £613 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +44.12% +6.18% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.25 £30.24 -
% change year-on-year -6.57% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 6,057 5,290 5,209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 95.52% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,797 3,244 3,241
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £218
90th Percentile £613 £550 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 301 257
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the South West

Systems Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Developer in the South West

Systems Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Developer in the South West

Systems Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Devon -7 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £600 - 4
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, Systems Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (57.14%) Brand Management
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Deep Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Science
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Brand Management
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Science
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Deep Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared