The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 126 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.33% 25.00% 20.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.10% 26.43% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 71
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
433 227 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.93% 94.58% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 123 258
Average daily rate £355 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 32
Average hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.75 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
South West

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 36 £430 +43.33% 7
Cheltenham 0 33 £405 +15.71% 16
Cirencester - 12 £225 - 4
Tewkesbury - 4 - - 2
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - - 3
Tetbury - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 47 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 46 (23.00%) Linux
3 42 (21.00%) C#
3 42 (21.00%) PHP
3 42 (21.00%) Security Cleared
4 41 (20.50%) Java
4 41 (20.50%) OO
5 39 (19.50%) .NET
6 38 (19.00%) SQL
6 38 (19.00%) jQuery
7 36 (18.00%) JavaScript
8 34 (17.00%) CSS
9 33 (16.50%) Python
10 32 (16.00%) Perl
10 32 (16.00%) HTML
10 32 (16.00%) Oracle
11 31 (15.50%) Finance
12 28 (14.00%) MySQL
13 25 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 24 (12.00%) DV Cleared
14 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
15 22 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.50%) Windows
17 20 (10.00%) Web Services
18 19 (9.50%) C++
19 18 (9.00%) Hibernate
19 18 (9.00%) Spring
19 18 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
20 17 (8.50%) VB.NET
20 17 (8.50%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (8.00%) Apache
1 16 (8.00%) Drupal
2 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.50%) IIS
4 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.00%) SAS
5 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.00%) Node.js
6 4 (2.00%) Exstream Dialogue
7 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Zimbra
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.00%) Exstream
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.00%) SNMP
1 14 (7.00%) SSH
2 9 (4.50%) Internet
3 5 (2.50%) SMTP
4 4 (2.00%) HTTP
5 3 (1.50%) AMQP
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.00%) MySQL
3 18 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.50%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.00%) DTS
12 4 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.50%) MS Access
13 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.50%) Big Data
14 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Maven
2 15 (7.50%) Subversion
3 13 (6.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (6.00%) ClearCase
5 9 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.50%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.50%) Ant
6 7 (3.50%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.00%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.50%) JIRA
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.50%) JUnit
11 1 (0.50%) Toad
11 1 (0.50%) Selenium
11 1 (0.50%) Xcode
11 1 (0.50%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (15.50%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Marketing
3 11 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.50%) Electronics
4 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.50%) .NET
2 38 (19.00%) jQuery
3 34 (17.00%) CSS
4 32 (16.00%) HTML
5 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (10.00%) Web Services
7 18 (9.00%) Hibernate
7 18 (9.00%) Spring
8 14 (7.00%) J2EE
9 11 (5.50%) HTML5
10 10 (5.00%) XML
11 9 (4.50%) RSS
11 9 (4.50%) SAML
11 9 (4.50%) RESTful
12 8 (4.00%) Ajax
12 8 (4.00%) SOAP
13 6 (3.00%) Yii
13 6 (3.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (3.00%) Symfony
13 6 (3.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Open Source
2 9 (4.50%) DTV
3 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.00%) Clustering
4 4 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.00%) Social Media
5 2 (1.00%) Replication
5 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
6 1 (0.50%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) CCTV
6 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.50%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.50%) iSeries
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.00%) Linux
2 21 (10.50%) Windows
3 15 (7.50%) UNIX
4 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.50%) Solaris
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.50%) OO
2 22 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (7.50%) Problem Management
3 15 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (6.50%) Scrum
4 13 (6.50%) DevOps
5 11 (5.50%) MVC
5 11 (5.50%) Release Management
6 10 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (5.00%) ETL
7 9 (4.50%) Programme Management
7 9 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.00%) Kanban
9 7 (3.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.50%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (3.50%) TDD
10 6 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.00%) Project Management
10 6 (3.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.00%) C#
1 42 (21.00%) PHP
2 41 (20.50%) Java
3 38 (19.00%) SQL
4 36 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 33 (16.50%) Python
6 32 (16.00%) Perl
7 25 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 19 (9.50%) C++
9 17 (8.50%) VB.NET
10 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.50%) C
12 9 (4.50%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.50%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.00%) VBA
15 5 (2.50%) VB
15 5 (2.50%) Ruby
16 4 (2.00%) SELCOPY
16 4 (2.00%) Lua
16 4 (2.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 42 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.00%) Degree
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.00%) Varnish
3 4 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.00%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (16.00%) Oracle
2 17 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.50%) SAP
4 9 (4.50%) Zend
5 7 (3.50%) JBoss
5 7 (3.50%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.00%) Informatica
7 4 (2.00%) HP
8 3 (1.50%) Telerik
9 2 (1.00%) PTC
9 2 (1.00%) MKS
9 2 (1.00%) Sybase
10 1 (0.50%) Cognos
10 1 (0.50%) EMC
10 1 (0.50%) CA
10 1 (0.50%) Sun
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago