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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 39 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.89% 27.52% 36.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.47% 29.70% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 16
Average daily rate
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£398 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £343 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
128 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.81% 92.66% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 31
Average daily rate £393 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £21.15 £28.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
3 34 (33.66%) .NET
4 32 (31.68%) C#
5 30 (29.70%) DV Cleared
6 29 (28.71%) Java
7 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
7 28 (27.72%) SQL
7 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
8 25 (24.75%) Python
8 25 (24.75%) Subversion
9 23 (22.77%) HTML
10 21 (20.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
11 20 (19.80%) Perl
11 20 (19.80%) OO
11 20 (19.80%) ClearCase
12 19 (18.81%) Finance
13 18 (17.82%) C++
13 18 (17.82%) Web Services
14 16 (15.84%) MVC
14 16 (15.84%) UNIX
15 15 (14.85%) Oracle
15 15 (14.85%) Release Management
15 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
16 14 (13.86%) Scrum
17 13 (12.87%) Maven
17 13 (12.87%) Ruby

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) Mule
3 2 (1.98%) Node.js
4 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.93%) SDH
2 7 (6.93%) 3G
2 7 (6.93%) 2G
2 7 (6.93%) 2.5G
2 7 (6.93%) Wireshark
3 6 (5.94%) 4G
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (4.95%) MySQL
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.99%) MS Access
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Subversion
2 21 (20.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 20 (19.80%) ClearCase
4 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (12.87%) Ant
5 13 (12.87%) Maven
5 13 (12.87%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (6.93%) Selenium
7 7 (6.93%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.96%) NUnit
9 4 (3.96%) MSTest
10 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.99%) FinalBuilder
11 1 (0.99%) Xcode
11 1 (0.99%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.99%) Grunt
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.99%) German Language
2 1 (0.99%) Avionics
2 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) .NET
2 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.77%) HTML
4 18 (17.82%) Web Services
5 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
6 11 (10.89%) CSS
7 10 (9.90%) XML
7 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (7.92%) XSL
9 8 (7.92%) COM+
10 7 (6.93%) J2EE
10 7 (6.93%) ADO.NET
10 7 (6.93%) WSDL
10 7 (6.93%) XML Schema
10 7 (6.93%) WCF
10 7 (6.93%) STL
11 6 (5.94%) Middleware
12 5 (4.95%) OC4J
12 5 (4.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
1 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) UNIX
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) OO
3 16 (15.84%) MVC
4 15 (14.85%) Release Management
4 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.86%) Scrum
6 12 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.91%) OOD
8 6 (5.94%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.94%) Software Delivery
9 5 (4.95%) User Stories
9 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
11 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.97%) DevOps
11 3 (2.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) C#
2 29 (28.71%) Java
3 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 28 (27.72%) SQL
4 25 (24.75%) Python
5 20 (19.80%) Perl
6 18 (17.82%) C++
7 13 (12.87%) Ruby
7 13 (12.87%) PHP
7 13 (12.87%) T-SQL
7 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
8 12 (11.88%) Lua
9 10 (9.90%) VB
10 9 (8.91%) VB6
11 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.99%) C
14 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.95%) OCPJP
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Sun
4 4 (3.96%) webMethods
5 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.98%) MuleSoft
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