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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.00% 40.51% 20.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.71% 41.29% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 18
Median daily rate £325 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £478 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
101 155 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.07% 98.10% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 105 50
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 12 (23.53%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) PHP
6 11 (21.57%) HTML
7 10 (19.61%) C++
7 10 (19.61%) MySQL
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 8 (15.69%) Linux
9 8 (15.69%) Unix
9 8 (15.69%) webMethods
10 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.73%) Middleware
10 7 (13.73%) SOAP
10 7 (13.73%) jQuery
11 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
11 6 (11.76%) REST
11 6 (11.76%) XML
11 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Ergonomics
11 6 (11.76%) QA
11 6 (11.76%) Drupal
12 5 (9.80%) JIRA
12 5 (9.80%) Web Development

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 6 (11.76%) Drupal
2 5 (9.80%) WordPress
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) MS Access
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.88%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) jQuery
3 7 (13.73%) Middleware
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
4 6 (11.76%) REST
4 6 (11.76%) XML
5 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) OpenCL
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.92%) EJB
7 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.92%) Kendo UI
7 2 (3.92%) XForms
7 2 (3.92%) XSD
7 2 (3.92%) XSL
7 2 (3.92%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Ergonomics
1 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.84%) VHDL
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
1 8 (15.69%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 5 (9.80%) Web Development
5 4 (7.84%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Open Source
6 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.92%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.92%) Release Management
7 2 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 11 (21.57%) PHP
5 10 (19.61%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) C
7 4 (7.84%) C#
7 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.88%) VB
8 3 (5.88%) VB6
8 3 (5.88%) VC++
9 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) XPath
9 2 (3.92%) XQuery
10 1 (1.96%) Lua
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) Python
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCAD
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSD
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) webMethods
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Rally
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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