The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.93% 20.41% 36.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 21.28% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £630 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
51 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.07% 95.92% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 89
Median daily rate £370 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.86%) C++
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
9 5 (17.86%) Java EE
9 5 (17.86%) Open Source
10 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
10 4 (14.29%) HTML5
10 4 (14.29%) Big Data
10 4 (14.29%) AngularJS

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Anypoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Hudson
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.86%) Java EE
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.29%) EJB
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) OO
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 3 (10.71%) MapReduce
5 3 (10.71%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.14%) VC++
9 1 (3.57%) Lua
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (3.57%) VB6
9 1 (3.57%) XPath
9 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Zend