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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.51% 20.51% 12.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.29% 23.08% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£405 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £441 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
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
155 104 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.10% 88.89% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 50 43
Average daily rate £425 £300 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 May 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 72 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.67%) Java
3 49 (40.83%) JavaScript
4 46 (38.33%) Security Cleared
5 41 (34.17%) DV Cleared
5 41 (34.17%) Python
6 39 (32.50%) Subversion
6 39 (32.50%) OO
7 34 (28.33%) ClearCase
7 34 (28.33%) Perl
7 34 (28.33%) HTML
7 34 (28.33%) .NET
7 34 (28.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 32 (26.67%) SQL
9 28 (23.33%) C#
9 28 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (22.50%) Scrum
11 25 (20.83%) Ruby
11 25 (20.83%) Release Management
11 25 (20.83%) Bash Shell
12 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 23 (19.17%) CSS
13 23 (19.17%) Web Services
13 23 (19.17%) PHP
13 23 (19.17%) OOD
13 23 (19.17%) UNIX
14 22 (18.33%) J2EE
14 22 (18.33%) MySQL
15 21 (17.50%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.17%) Drupal
2 4 (3.33%) IIS
2 4 (3.33%) Mule ESB
2 4 (3.33%) Mule
3 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.83%) Wireshark
2 13 (10.83%) SDH
2 13 (10.83%) 3G
2 13 (10.83%) 2G
2 13 (10.83%) 2.5G
3 12 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.83%) Modbus
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.33%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (32.50%) Subversion
2 34 (28.33%) ClearCase
2 34 (28.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (17.50%) Maven
4 18 (15.00%) Ant
4 18 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.33%) NUnit
6 10 (8.33%) MSTest
7 6 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.00%) Selenium
8 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.50%) JUnit
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Games
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Avionics
3 1 (0.83%) German Language
3 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) HTML
1 34 (28.33%) .NET
2 28 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 23 (19.17%) CSS
3 23 (19.17%) Web Services
4 22 (18.33%) J2EE
5 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (10.83%) STL
7 11 (9.17%) REST
8 8 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.67%) Spring
8 8 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.67%) XML
8 8 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (6.67%) jQuery
9 7 (5.83%) WCF
9 7 (5.83%) SOAP
10 6 (5.00%) HTML5
11 5 (4.17%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Mobile App
1 13 (10.83%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.83%) Social Media
2 1 (0.83%) Social Network
2 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
2 1 (0.83%) GIS
2 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.17%) UNIX
2 12 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.50%) OO
3 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (22.50%) Scrum
5 25 (20.83%) Release Management
6 23 (19.17%) OOD
7 21 (17.50%) MVC
8 13 (10.83%) TDD
9 10 (8.33%) BDD
10 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.83%) User Stories
13 6 (5.00%) JVM Tuning
14 5 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
14 5 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (4.17%) CQRS
14 5 (4.17%) UML
14 5 (4.17%) SOA
15 4 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) Java
2 49 (40.83%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.17%) Python
4 34 (28.33%) Perl
5 32 (26.67%) SQL
6 28 (23.33%) C#
7 25 (20.83%) Ruby
7 25 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 23 (19.17%) PHP
9 21 (17.50%) C++
10 17 (14.17%) Lua
11 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
12 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.33%) VB
13 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.67%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.67%) C
15 2 (1.67%) VB6
16 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (38.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (34.17%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) Sun Certification
4 8 (6.67%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.17%) Degree
6 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle
2 11 (9.17%) Sun
3 4 (3.33%) webMethods
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago