The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.82% 34.91% 25.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.37% 36.27% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 20
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £368 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.48 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.07% +7.07%
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 Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 97.30% 96.23% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 63
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucester region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Gloucester region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Gloucester region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Gloucester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 31 (73.81%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 21 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) Oracle
5 18 (42.86%) Unix
6 16 (38.10%) J2EE
7 15 (35.71%) JBoss
8 11 (26.19%) C++
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Swing
10 9 (21.43%) EJB
10 9 (21.43%) Sybase
10 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
10 9 (21.43%) GlassFish
10 9 (21.43%) SWT
10 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 9 (21.43%) Eclipse RCP
10 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
11 8 (19.05%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) JSON
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) C#
11 8 (19.05%) Python

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 15 (35.71%) JBoss
2 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
3 9 (21.43%) GlassFish
3 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 9 (21.43%) Eclipse RCP
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Hudson
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) EJB
3 9 (21.43%) Swing
3 9 (21.43%) SWT
4 8 (19.05%) JSON
5 7 (16.67%) Node.js
5 7 (16.67%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) D3.js
9 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (4.76%) XML
10 1 (2.38%) .NET
10 1 (2.38%) LAMP
10 1 (2.38%) SOAP
10 1 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Unix
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps
2 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.76%) Business Development
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) UML
4 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (2.38%) BDD
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) MapReduce
5 1 (2.38%) MVC
5 1 (2.38%) OO
5 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.38%) Scrum
5 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 8 (19.05%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Sybase
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Zend