The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.00% 41.43% 31.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.84% 43.28% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 12
Average daily rate
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£405 £294 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £371 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.00% 95.71% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 29
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 22 (33.85%) Java
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 21 (32.31%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
3 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.15%) Python
5 16 (24.62%) OO
6 15 (23.08%) Perl
6 15 (23.08%) Release Management
6 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 14 (21.54%) Subversion
7 14 (21.54%) PHP
7 14 (21.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (21.54%) ClearCase
8 13 (20.00%) Finance
8 13 (20.00%) Maven
9 12 (18.46%) jQuery
10 11 (16.92%) CSS
10 11 (16.92%) Web Services
10 11 (16.92%) UNIX
10 11 (16.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (15.38%) J2EE
12 9 (13.85%) Ant
12 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
12 9 (13.85%) ETL
12 9 (13.85%) Linux
12 9 (13.85%) Spring
12 9 (13.85%) Apache Ivy

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) Drupal
2 3 (4.62%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Subversion
1 14 (21.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (21.54%) ClearCase
2 13 (20.00%) Maven
3 9 (13.85%) Ant
3 9 (13.85%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Xcode
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) jQuery
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
2 11 (16.92%) Web Services
3 10 (15.38%) J2EE
4 9 (13.85%) Spring
5 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
5 8 (12.31%) HTML
6 6 (9.23%) .NET
7 5 (7.69%) RSS
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) SOAP
9 3 (4.62%) Struts
9 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.08%) RESTful
10 2 (3.08%) REST
10 2 (3.08%) HTML5
10 2 (3.08%) Java EE
10 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.08%) DHTML
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) DTV
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) UNIX
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) OO
3 15 (23.08%) Release Management
3 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.85%) ETL
5 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.08%) BDD
8 2 (3.08%) System Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Kanban
8 2 (3.08%) Web Development
8 2 (3.08%) MVC
8 2 (3.08%) Scrum
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL
9 1 (1.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) Python
4 15 (23.08%) Perl
5 14 (21.54%) PHP
6 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
7 8 (12.31%) Lua
8 7 (10.77%) C++
9 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (9.23%) C#
10 5 (7.69%) Ruby
11 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.08%) VB
13 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 5 (7.69%) Varnish
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Informatica
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.69%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.62%) Infoflex
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Zend
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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