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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.07% 32.00% 32.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.77% 34.29% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 22
Average daily rate
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£405 £356 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% +51.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
104 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.23% 93.33% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 40
Average daily rate £380 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) jQuery
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) PHP
4 11 (20.75%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) CSS
4 11 (20.75%) Finance
4 11 (20.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (16.98%) Web Services
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) ETL
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Perl
6 8 (15.09%) J2EE
6 8 (15.09%) UNIX
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Python
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (13.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (13.21%) RSS
7 7 (13.21%) ClearCase
7 7 (13.21%) Subversion
7 7 (13.21%) Maven
7 7 (13.21%) Release Management
7 7 (13.21%) Drupal
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (13.21%) Drupal
2 3 (5.66%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (13.21%) ClearCase
1 7 (13.21%) Subversion
1 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (7.55%) Ant
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) jQuery
2 11 (20.75%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) J2EE
5 7 (13.21%) RSS
6 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
6 6 (11.32%) Spring
6 6 (11.32%) HTML
7 4 (7.55%) .NET
7 4 (7.55%) HTML5
8 3 (5.66%) RESTful
8 3 (5.66%) Java EE
8 3 (5.66%) XML
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
8 3 (5.66%) Struts
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.77%) XSLT
9 2 (3.77%) REST
10 1 (1.89%) CSS3
10 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) UNIX
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ETL
1 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) OO
3 7 (13.21%) Release Management
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.66%) TDD
6 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
6 3 (5.66%) Kanban
7 1 (1.89%) High Availability
7 1 (1.89%) System Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Dependency Management
7 1 (1.89%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL
7 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.64%) PHP
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) Python
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.32%) C++
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 4 (7.55%) Lua
8 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) C
10 1 (1.89%) Delphi
10 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Varnish
1 6 (11.32%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Informatica
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Nimsoft
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) CA
5 1 (1.89%) MKS
5 1 (1.89%) PTC
5 1 (1.89%) Google
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