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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 44.22% 12.50% 12.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.10% 13.33% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 90 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.88% 93.75% 98.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 38
Average daily rate £413 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £11.63 £26.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £41.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 March 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 30 March 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 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 49 (44.55%) Security Cleared
4 48 (43.64%) DV Cleared
4 48 (43.64%) Java
5 44 (40.00%) OO
6 41 (37.27%) Subversion
6 41 (37.27%) Python
7 38 (34.55%) Perl
8 36 (32.73%) HTML
8 36 (32.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 36 (32.73%) ClearCase
9 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (29.09%) SQL
11 31 (28.18%) Release Management
11 31 (28.18%) Bash Shell
12 30 (27.27%) C++
13 29 (26.36%) Ruby
14 27 (24.55%) Scrum
15 26 (23.64%) PHP
16 25 (22.73%) OOD
17 24 (21.82%) .NET
18 23 (20.91%) J2EE
18 23 (20.91%) CSS
18 23 (20.91%) Maven
19 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 21 (19.09%) MySQL
20 21 (19.09%) C#
20 21 (19.09%) UNIX
21 20 (18.18%) SQL Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (4.55%) IIS
1 5 (4.55%) Drupal
2 4 (3.64%) Mule
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.09%) 3G
2 10 (9.09%) 2G
2 10 (9.09%) 2.5G
2 10 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 10 (9.09%) SDH
3 9 (8.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.91%) Modbus
4 1 (0.91%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) MySQL
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.55%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (37.27%) Subversion
2 36 (32.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (32.73%) ClearCase
3 23 (20.91%) Maven
4 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (17.27%) Apache Ivy
5 19 (17.27%) Ant
6 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.36%) NUnit
6 7 (6.36%) MSTest
7 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.73%) JUnit
10 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.91%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) HTML
2 24 (21.82%) .NET
3 23 (20.91%) J2EE
3 23 (20.91%) CSS
4 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
5 17 (15.45%) Web Services
6 12 (10.91%) Spring
7 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.09%) STL
8 10 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 10 (9.09%) XML
9 8 (7.27%) WCF
9 8 (7.27%) jQuery
9 8 (7.27%) HTML5
10 7 (6.36%) REST
10 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.45%) XSLT
11 6 (5.45%) Apache Camel
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.82%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) GIS
4 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.91%) Social Network
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) UNIX
2 15 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) OO
3 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (28.18%) Release Management
5 27 (24.55%) Scrum
6 25 (22.73%) OOD
7 19 (17.27%) MVC
8 13 (11.82%) TDD
9 11 (10.00%) BDD
10 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
12 8 (7.27%) User Stories
13 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.45%) JVM Tuning
14 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.55%) SOA
15 5 (4.55%) UML
15 5 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
15 5 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (4.55%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 48 (43.64%) Java
3 41 (37.27%) Python
4 38 (34.55%) Perl
5 32 (29.09%) SQL
6 31 (28.18%) Bash Shell
7 30 (27.27%) C++
8 29 (26.36%) Ruby
9 26 (23.64%) PHP
10 21 (19.09%) C#
11 17 (15.45%) Lua
12 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.73%) VB
16 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
16 2 (1.82%) C
17 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (44.55%) Security Cleared
2 48 (43.64%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) Sun Certification
4 10 (9.09%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago