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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.56% 19.47% 14.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.82% 22.45% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 8
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -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
134 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 99.26% 86.73% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 42 37
Average daily rate £425 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.71%) Java
3 43 (38.05%) JavaScript
4 41 (36.28%) Security Cleared
5 36 (31.86%) DV Cleared
6 34 (30.09%) .NET
7 33 (29.20%) Python
8 31 (27.43%) OO
8 31 (27.43%) SQL
8 31 (27.43%) Subversion
9 30 (26.55%) HTML
10 29 (25.66%) C#
10 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET
11 27 (23.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 26 (23.01%) Perl
12 26 (23.01%) ClearCase
13 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
13 25 (22.12%) Scrum
14 22 (19.47%) CSS
14 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (18.58%) J2EE
16 20 (17.70%) MVC
16 20 (17.70%) MySQL
16 20 (17.70%) PHP
16 20 (17.70%) Web Services
16 20 (17.70%) UNIX
16 20 (17.70%) Release Management
17 19 (16.81%) Bash Shell
17 19 (16.81%) Ruby
18 18 (15.93%) Maven

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (3.54%) IIS
1 4 (3.54%) Mule
1 4 (3.54%) Mule ESB
2 3 (2.65%) Drupal
3 2 (1.77%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.85%) 3G
2 10 (8.85%) 2G
2 10 (8.85%) 2.5G
2 10 (8.85%) Wireshark
2 10 (8.85%) SDH
3 9 (7.96%) 4G
4 1 (0.88%) Modbus
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.70%) MySQL
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.42%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Subversion
2 27 (23.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 26 (23.01%) ClearCase
4 18 (15.93%) Maven
5 17 (15.04%) Ant
5 17 (15.04%) Apache Ivy
6 11 (9.73%) MSTest
6 11 (9.73%) NUnit
7 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
8 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (6.19%) Selenium
9 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.65%) JUnit
12 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.88%) FinalBuilder
General
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.77%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) German Language
3 1 (0.88%) Avionics
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.09%) .NET
2 30 (26.55%) HTML
3 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET
4 22 (19.47%) CSS
5 21 (18.58%) J2EE
6 20 (17.70%) Web Services
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (9.73%) REST
9 10 (8.85%) STL
10 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
11 8 (7.08%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (6.19%) XML
12 7 (6.19%) SOAP
13 6 (5.31%) WCF
13 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.31%) Spring
13 6 (5.31%) jQuery
14 5 (4.42%) HTML5
14 5 (4.42%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Client/Server
1 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.88%) DTV
2 1 (0.88%) GIS
2 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (0.88%) Social Network
2 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) UNIX
2 8 (7.08%) Linux
3 5 (4.42%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.77%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.43%) OO
3 25 (22.12%) Scrum
4 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (17.70%) Release Management
5 20 (17.70%) MVC
6 14 (12.39%) OOD
7 12 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (9.73%) TDD
9 10 (8.85%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.96%) User Stories
11 8 (7.08%) BDD
12 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.31%) JVM Tuning
14 5 (4.42%) Mobile First
14 5 (4.42%) Progressive Enhancement
14 5 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (4.42%) CQRS
14 5 (4.42%) UML
14 5 (4.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) Java
2 43 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.20%) Python
4 31 (27.43%) SQL
5 29 (25.66%) C#
6 26 (23.01%) Perl
7 20 (17.70%) PHP
8 19 (16.81%) Ruby
8 19 (16.81%) Bash Shell
9 16 (14.16%) Lua
10 15 (13.27%) C++
11 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
12 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
13 5 (4.42%) VB
14 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
14 4 (3.54%) VB6
15 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.77%) C
16 2 (1.77%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (36.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (31.86%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) Sun Certification
4 9 (7.96%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Sun
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.54%) webMethods
5 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
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