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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.43% 19.64% 10.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.78% 19.64% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £294 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £330 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.01 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
138 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.24% 100.00% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 23 32
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 29
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 50 (56.82%) DV Cleared
1 50 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (47.73%) Java
4 41 (46.59%) OO
5 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 39 (44.32%) Python
7 36 (40.91%) Perl
8 34 (38.64%) SQL
9 33 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 33 (37.50%) ClearCase
9 33 (37.50%) Subversion
9 33 (37.50%) Release Management
10 32 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (30.68%) Maven
11 27 (30.68%) C++
12 26 (29.55%) Bash Shell
13 24 (27.27%) PHP
14 22 (25.00%) HTML
14 22 (25.00%) Ruby
15 21 (23.86%) J2EE
15 21 (23.86%) Ant
15 21 (23.86%) UNIX
15 21 (23.86%) Apache Ivy
16 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
17 17 (19.32%) Spring
17 17 (19.32%) Lua
17 17 (19.32%) OOD
18 16 (18.18%) Linux
19 15 (17.05%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (4.55%) Drupal
2 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) 3G
2 4 (4.55%) SDH
2 4 (4.55%) 2G
2 4 (4.55%) 2.5G
2 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (1.14%) Modbus
3 1 (1.14%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 33 (37.50%) ClearCase
1 33 (37.50%) Subversion
2 27 (30.68%) Maven
3 21 (23.86%) Ant
3 21 (23.86%) Apache Ivy
4 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) HTML
2 21 (23.86%) J2EE
3 17 (19.32%) Spring
4 14 (15.91%) Web Services
5 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
6 11 (12.50%) CSS
7 9 (10.23%) .NET
8 8 (9.09%) XML
8 8 (9.09%) jQuery
9 7 (7.95%) HTML5
9 7 (7.95%) WCF
10 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
10 6 (6.82%) XSD
10 6 (6.82%) XSLT
10 6 (6.82%) DHTML
10 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.55%) STL
11 4 (4.55%) Apache Camel
12 3 (3.41%) CSS3
12 3 (3.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.55%) DTV
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.14%) Social Media
3 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.14%) Social Network
3 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) UNIX
2 16 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.59%) OO
3 33 (37.50%) Release Management
4 32 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (19.32%) OOD
6 14 (15.91%) Scrum
7 10 (11.36%) MVC
7 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.82%) BDD
9 6 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.68%) User Stories
11 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.41%) UML
13 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.27%) Web Design
13 2 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) Java
2 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 39 (44.32%) Python
4 36 (40.91%) Perl
5 34 (38.64%) SQL
6 27 (30.68%) C++
7 26 (29.55%) Bash Shell
8 24 (27.27%) PHP
9 22 (25.00%) Ruby
10 17 (19.32%) Lua
11 15 (17.05%) PL/SQL
12 9 (10.23%) C#
13 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
14 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
15 3 (3.41%) VB
16 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 1 (1.14%) C
16 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 50 (56.82%) DV Cleared
1 50 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.64%) Sun Certification
3 7 (7.95%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Sun
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) Infoflex
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
6 1 (1.14%) Informatica
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