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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 51 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.05% 33.33% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.98% 35.42% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 7
Average daily rate £463 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £365 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £495 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
91 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.79% 94.12% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 90 27
Average daily rate £425 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
4 14 (26.42%) .NET
5 13 (24.53%) C#
6 12 (22.64%) Finance
7 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 11 (20.75%) Java
8 10 (18.87%) HTML
8 10 (18.87%) Unix
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
9 9 (16.98%) Web Services
9 9 (16.98%) MVC
10 8 (15.09%) PHP
10 8 (15.09%) CSS
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.21%) Middleware
11 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (11.32%) REST
12 6 (11.32%) webMethods
12 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
12 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (11.32%) C++
12 6 (11.32%) XML
12 6 (11.32%) SOAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Drupal
3 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Documaker
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) OLAP
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) OLTP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.77%) Babel
5 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.77%) Grunt
5 2 (3.77%) JSUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.89%) Maven
6 1 (1.89%) RSpec
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
5 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.21%) Middleware
6 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.32%) REST
6 6 (11.32%) SOAP
6 6 (11.32%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
7 5 (9.43%) WCF
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.77%) D3.js
9 2 (3.77%) Express
9 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.77%) lodash
9 2 (3.77%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Ergonomics
1 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) AIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) MVC
3 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.43%) OO
4 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) ETL
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.66%) TDD
6 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 6 (11.32%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) ES6
7 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 2 (3.77%) XPath
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) MCAD
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCPD
5 1 (1.89%) MCSD
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) webMethods
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
4 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Rally
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago