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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 56 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.84% 11.69% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.88% 12.00% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 5
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£425 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
137 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.57% 97.40% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 30
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 23
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
3 51 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 46 (45.10%) Java
4 46 (45.10%) OO
5 43 (42.16%) Python
6 39 (38.24%) Perl
7 37 (36.27%) SQL
7 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 36 (35.29%) ClearCase
8 36 (35.29%) Subversion
8 36 (35.29%) Release Management
9 33 (32.35%) HTML
10 30 (29.41%) C++
10 30 (29.41%) Bash Shell
11 28 (27.45%) Maven
12 27 (26.47%) PHP
13 26 (25.49%) Ruby
14 23 (22.55%) J2EE
15 22 (21.57%) Ant
15 22 (21.57%) UNIX
15 22 (21.57%) Scrum
15 22 (21.57%) Apache Ivy
16 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
16 21 (20.59%) CSS
17 20 (19.61%) OOD
18 19 (18.63%) MySQL
18 19 (18.63%) .NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.90%) Drupal
2 3 (2.94%) Mule
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.88%) 3G
2 6 (5.88%) 4G
2 6 (5.88%) 2G
2 6 (5.88%) 2.5G
2 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 6 (5.88%) SDH
3 1 (0.98%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.98%) Modbus
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) MySQL
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.90%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 36 (35.29%) ClearCase
1 36 (35.29%) Subversion
2 28 (27.45%) Maven
3 22 (21.57%) Ant
3 22 (21.57%) Apache Ivy
4 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.86%) MSTest
5 7 (6.86%) NUnit
6 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.92%) Electronics
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.35%) HTML
2 23 (22.55%) J2EE
3 21 (20.59%) CSS
4 19 (18.63%) .NET
5 18 (17.65%) Web Services
6 16 (15.69%) Spring
7 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
8 12 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.82%) jQuery
9 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (7.84%) HTML5
10 8 (7.84%) WCF
10 8 (7.84%) XML
11 7 (6.86%) XSLT
11 7 (6.86%) Spring MVC
11 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.86%) Apache Camel
11 7 (6.86%) REST
12 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) DTV
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.98%) Social Network
4 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.98%) Social Media
4 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) UNIX
2 18 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) OO
3 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (35.29%) Release Management
5 22 (21.57%) Scrum
6 20 (19.61%) OOD
7 17 (16.67%) MVC
8 15 (14.71%) TDD
9 13 (12.75%) BDD
10 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.84%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.86%) User Stories
13 5 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.90%) CQRS
13 5 (4.90%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (4.90%) SOA
13 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
14 4 (3.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 46 (45.10%) Java
3 43 (42.16%) Python
4 39 (38.24%) Perl
5 37 (36.27%) SQL
6 30 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 30 (29.41%) C++
7 27 (26.47%) PHP
8 26 (25.49%) Ruby
9 18 (17.65%) Lua
10 16 (15.69%) C#
11 14 (13.73%) PL/SQL
12 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.94%) VB
15 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 51 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) Sun Certification
4 9 (8.82%) OCPJP
5 4 (3.92%) VCP4
6 3 (2.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Sun
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Infoflex
5 1 (0.98%) Cognos
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
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