The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 23.33% 23.13% 26.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.42% 23.48% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 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
106 132 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 88.33% 98.51% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 80 33
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £245 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
2 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (37.66%) HTML
4 27 (35.06%) CSS
5 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
6 24 (31.17%) Java
7 23 (29.87%) C#
8 21 (27.27%) Linux
9 20 (25.97%) .NET
9 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
10 17 (22.08%) HTML5
10 17 (22.08%) CSS3
10 17 (22.08%) SQL
11 15 (19.48%) MVC
12 14 (18.18%) jQuery
13 12 (15.58%) Java EE
14 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.29%) Python
14 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.99%) C++
15 10 (12.99%) Finance
15 10 (12.99%) Node.js
16 9 (11.69%) TDD
17 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
17 8 (10.39%) Web Services
17 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
18 7 (9.09%) Spring
18 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
19 6 (7.79%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 10 (12.99%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) Mule
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.60%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) IPv4
1 2 (2.60%) IPv6
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Maven
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) GCC
3 2 (2.60%) GDB
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 27 (35.06%) CSS
3 20 (25.97%) .NET
4 17 (22.08%) HTML5
4 17 (22.08%) CSS3
5 14 (18.18%) jQuery
6 12 (15.58%) Java EE
7 8 (10.39%) Web Services
8 7 (9.09%) Spring
8 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 6 (7.79%) STL
10 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.49%) Apache Camel
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.19%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.19%) JPA
12 3 (3.90%) RESTful
12 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) DTV
3 3 (3.90%) NHS
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.90%) UNIX
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) MVC
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.69%) TDD
4 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.79%) BDD
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Business Development
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.19%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.60%) Web Analytics
9 2 (2.60%) SEO
9 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (31.17%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) C#
4 17 (22.08%) SQL
5 11 (14.29%) Python
6 10 (12.99%) C++
7 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
3 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) SAP
2 3 (3.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Sybase
3 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.60%) Progress
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Sun
4 1 (1.30%) VMware