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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.56% 25.42% 26.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.21% 28.30% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 15
Average daily rate
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£399 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £323 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Developer
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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
141 106 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.92% 89.83% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 35
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) .NET
3 38 (35.19%) Java
3 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 38 (35.19%) Security Cleared
4 34 (31.48%) C#
4 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
5 33 (30.56%) HTML
5 33 (30.56%) SQL
5 33 (30.56%) DV Cleared
6 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 29 (26.85%) Python
8 28 (25.93%) Subversion
9 25 (23.15%) OO
10 24 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (21.30%) Perl
11 23 (21.30%) ClearCase
12 22 (20.37%) Scrum
12 22 (20.37%) CSS
13 21 (19.44%) Web Services
14 19 (17.59%) C++
15 18 (16.67%) MVC
15 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (15.74%) Release Management
16 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
16 17 (15.74%) Ruby
16 17 (15.74%) UNIX
17 16 (14.81%) PHP
17 16 (14.81%) MySQL
18 15 (13.89%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (7.41%) IIS
2 5 (4.63%) Mule
2 5 (4.63%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) 3G
1 10 (9.26%) 2G
1 10 (9.26%) 2.5G
1 10 (9.26%) Wireshark
1 10 (9.26%) SDH
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) MySQL
3 14 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (4.63%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Subversion
2 24 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 23 (21.30%) ClearCase
4 14 (12.96%) Ant
4 14 (12.96%) Maven
4 14 (12.96%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (10.19%) MSTest
5 11 (10.19%) NUnit
6 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (6.48%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (6.48%) Selenium
8 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.93%) FinalBuilder
10 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
3 1 (0.93%) Avionics
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) .NET
2 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 33 (30.56%) HTML
4 22 (20.37%) CSS
5 21 (19.44%) Web Services
6 14 (12.96%) J2EE
6 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.19%) XML
8 11 (10.19%) REST
9 10 (9.26%) STL
10 8 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (6.48%) XSL
11 7 (6.48%) SOAP
11 7 (6.48%) COM+
12 6 (5.56%) ADO.NET
12 6 (5.56%) WSDL
12 6 (5.56%) XML Schema
12 6 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
1 10 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.93%) GIS
2 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) UNIX
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.15%) OO
3 22 (20.37%) Scrum
4 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (16.67%) MVC
5 17 (15.74%) Release Management
6 13 (12.04%) OOD
7 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.41%) TDD
9 7 (6.48%) BDD
9 7 (6.48%) User Stories
9 7 (6.48%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.56%) JVM Tuning
11 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.63%) CQRS
11 5 (4.63%) Mobile First
11 5 (4.63%) Software Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (4.63%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) Java
1 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.48%) C#
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 29 (26.85%) Python
5 23 (21.30%) Perl
6 19 (17.59%) C++
7 17 (15.74%) Ruby
7 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
8 16 (14.81%) PHP
9 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
9 13 (12.04%) Lua
10 8 (7.41%) VB
10 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
11 7 (6.48%) VB6
12 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.93%) C
14 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.56%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) Sun Certification
4 7 (6.48%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
6 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 10 (9.26%) Sun
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) webMethods
5 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
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