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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 43 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.75% 41.67% 30.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.45% 42.37% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Average daily rate
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£415 £285 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £405
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
109 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.16% 98.33% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 29 25
Average daily rate £375 £288 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +4.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.44 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.00
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 30 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 30 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 24 (36.92%) Java
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.23%) Oracle
4 19 (29.23%) Python
5 18 (27.69%) OO
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (27.69%) DV Cleared
6 17 (26.15%) Release Management
6 17 (26.15%) Perl
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 15 (23.08%) ClearCase
8 15 (23.08%) Subversion
9 14 (21.54%) Maven
10 13 (20.00%) PHP
11 12 (18.46%) Finance
12 11 (16.92%) Ant
12 11 (16.92%) UNIX
12 11 (16.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (16.92%) Apache Ivy
13 9 (13.85%) ETL
13 9 (13.85%) J2EE
13 9 (13.85%) CSS
13 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
13 9 (13.85%) Spring
13 9 (13.85%) jQuery
13 9 (13.85%) Lua
14 8 (12.31%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (4.62%) SAS
1 3 (4.62%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 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%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (23.08%) ClearCase
1 15 (23.08%) Subversion
2 14 (21.54%) Maven
3 11 (16.92%) Ant
3 11 (16.92%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Xcode
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) J2EE
1 9 (13.85%) CSS
1 9 (13.85%) Spring
1 9 (13.85%) jQuery
2 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 8 (12.31%) Web Services
3 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.23%) .NET
5 4 (6.15%) XML
6 3 (4.62%) RSS
6 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.62%) Struts
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.08%) XSD
7 2 (3.08%) XSL
7 2 (3.08%) XSLT
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.08%) DHTML
7 2 (3.08%) SOAP
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) DTV
1 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
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 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) OO
1 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Release Management
3 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.85%) ETL
5 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.62%) TDD
8 3 (4.62%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.08%) System Testing
9 2 (3.08%) BDD
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
9 2 (3.08%) MVC
10 1 (1.54%) Workflow
10 1 (1.54%) Migration
10 1 (1.54%) Scrum
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.23%) Python
5 17 (26.15%) Perl
6 13 (20.00%) PHP
7 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
7 9 (13.85%) Lua
8 8 (12.31%) C++
9 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
10 6 (9.23%) C#
11 5 (7.69%) Ruby
12 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
13 2 (3.08%) VB
14 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Sun Certification
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Varnish
1 3 (4.62%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Sun
2 6 (9.23%) Informatica
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) Infoflex
3 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) CA
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Zend
4 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
4 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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