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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.54% 15.65% 13.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.39% 17.14% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
141 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.92% 91.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 54 42
Average daily rate £425 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £16.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £42.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 47 (42.73%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
2 47 (42.73%) Security Cleared
3 43 (39.09%) DV Cleared
4 39 (35.45%) OO
4 39 (35.45%) Python
5 37 (33.64%) Subversion
6 34 (30.91%) HTML
7 33 (30.00%) Perl
8 32 (29.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 32 (29.09%) ClearCase
9 31 (28.18%) SQL
10 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (24.55%) Release Management
11 27 (24.55%) .NET
11 27 (24.55%) Scrum
12 26 (23.64%) C++
12 26 (23.64%) Bash Shell
13 25 (22.73%) Ruby
13 25 (22.73%) OOD
14 23 (20.91%) C#
14 23 (20.91%) PHP
14 23 (20.91%) MySQL
15 21 (19.09%) J2EE
15 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
15 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
15 21 (19.09%) CSS
15 21 (19.09%) Web Services
15 21 (19.09%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
2 4 (3.64%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
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 23 (20.91%) MySQL
2 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.55%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (33.64%) Subversion
2 32 (29.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 32 (29.09%) ClearCase
3 20 (18.18%) Maven
4 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
5 17 (15.45%) Ant
5 17 (15.45%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (6.36%) NUnit
6 7 (6.36%) MSTest
7 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.73%) JUnit
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.82%) Selenium
10 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Avionics
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) HTML
2 27 (24.55%) .NET
3 21 (19.09%) J2EE
3 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
3 21 (19.09%) CSS
3 21 (19.09%) Web Services
4 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (9.09%) XML
5 10 (9.09%) STL
6 9 (8.18%) Spring
6 9 (8.18%) REST
7 8 (7.27%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.27%) WCF
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.36%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (6.36%) HTML5
8 7 (6.36%) jQuery
9 6 (5.45%) XSLT
10 5 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.91%) DTV
3 1 (0.91%) GIS
3 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.91%) Social Network
3 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) UNIX
2 16 (14.55%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.45%) OO
3 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (24.55%) Release Management
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
5 25 (22.73%) OOD
6 19 (17.27%) MVC
7 12 (10.91%) TDD
8 11 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.09%) BDD
10 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.45%) User Stories
11 6 (5.45%) JVM Tuning
12 5 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.55%) CQRS
12 5 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (4.55%) SOA
12 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.73%) Java
1 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.45%) Python
3 33 (30.00%) Perl
4 31 (28.18%) SQL
5 26 (23.64%) C++
5 26 (23.64%) Bash Shell
6 25 (22.73%) Ruby
7 23 (20.91%) C#
7 23 (20.91%) PHP
8 15 (13.64%) Lua
9 11 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.73%) VB
13 2 (1.82%) C
13 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) Security Cleared
2 43 (39.09%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) Sun Certification
4 8 (7.27%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Sun
3 2 (1.82%) webMethods
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.91%) SAP
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