The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.34 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -
Software 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
134 124 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 96.40% 94.66% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 74 32
Average daily rate £400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Average hourly rate £12.45 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £20.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) CSS3
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) IPv4
7 2 (14.29%) IPv6
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) STL
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) IPv4
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) GCC
1 1 (7.14%) GDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) HTML5
1 11 (78.57%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) STL
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Business Development
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) VMware
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter