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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 63 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.39% 25.00% 21.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.08% 26.47% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 77
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 £440 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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
406 238 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.98% 94.44% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 126 270
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 35 £430 +7.50% 7
Cheltenham 0 29 £415 +27.69% 18
Cirencester - 12 £225 - 4
Tewkesbury - 4 - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - - 3
Tetbury - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (23.40%) Linux
3 41 (21.81%) C#
4 40 (21.28%) PHP
5 38 (20.21%) .NET
6 37 (19.68%) OO
7 36 (19.15%) SQL
7 36 (19.15%) jQuery
8 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
9 34 (18.09%) Java
9 34 (18.09%) Security Cleared
10 33 (17.55%) CSS
11 32 (17.02%) HTML
11 32 (17.02%) Finance
12 31 (16.49%) Perl
12 31 (16.49%) Python
13 30 (15.96%) Oracle
14 26 (13.83%) MySQL
15 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
15 24 (12.77%) Bash Shell
16 21 (11.17%) Windows
17 19 (10.11%) Web Services
18 18 (9.57%) UNIX
18 18 (9.57%) C++
18 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
19 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
19 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (9.04%) DV Cleared
19 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.51%) Apache
1 16 (8.51%) Drupal
2 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.26%) SAS
4 7 (3.72%) IIS
5 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.13%) Exstream Dialogue
7 4 (2.13%) Node.js
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.06%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) Zimbra
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.13%) Exstream
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) SNMP
1 14 (7.45%) SSH
2 10 (5.32%) Internet
3 5 (2.66%) SMTP
4 4 (2.13%) HTTP
5 2 (1.06%) AMQP
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.83%) MySQL
3 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.13%) DTS
10 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.60%) Essbase
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.60%) MS Access
11 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.60%) Big Data
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Subversion
1 13 (6.91%) Maven
2 11 (5.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (5.32%) ClearCase
4 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.19%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (3.19%) Ant
5 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.60%) JIRA
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.06%) WebSpeed
8 2 (1.06%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.53%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.53%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.53%) Xcode
9 1 (0.53%) JUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (17.02%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Marketing
3 11 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.79%) Electronics
4 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.21%) .NET
2 36 (19.15%) jQuery
3 33 (17.55%) CSS
4 32 (17.02%) HTML
5 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
6 19 (10.11%) Web Services
7 15 (7.98%) Hibernate
7 15 (7.98%) Spring
8 12 (6.38%) J2EE
9 11 (5.85%) XML
9 11 (5.85%) HTML5
10 9 (4.79%) Ajax
10 9 (4.79%) RESTful
10 9 (4.79%) RSS
11 8 (4.26%) SOAP
12 6 (3.19%) XSLT
12 6 (3.19%) MSMQ
12 6 (3.19%) SAML
12 6 (3.19%) Symfony
12 6 (3.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Open Source
2 9 (4.79%) DTV
3 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) CCTV
6 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.53%) W3C
6 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.40%) Linux
2 21 (11.17%) Windows
3 18 (9.57%) UNIX
4 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.66%) Solaris
6 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.68%) OO
2 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (7.98%) Problem Management
5 14 (7.45%) Scrum
6 13 (6.91%) DevOps
7 11 (5.85%) MVC
8 10 (5.32%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (4.79%) Programme Management
9 9 (4.79%) ETL
9 9 (4.79%) Release Management
10 8 (4.26%) Kanban
11 7 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.72%) TDD
11 7 (3.72%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.72%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (3.19%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.19%) Project Management
13 5 (2.66%) Web Development
13 5 (2.66%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.81%) C#
2 40 (21.28%) PHP
3 36 (19.15%) SQL
4 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 34 (18.09%) Java
6 31 (16.49%) Perl
6 31 (16.49%) Python
7 24 (12.77%) Bash Shell
8 18 (9.57%) C++
9 16 (8.51%) VB.NET
10 15 (7.98%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.85%) C
12 7 (3.72%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.19%) VBA
14 5 (2.66%) VB
15 4 (2.13%) Ruby
15 4 (2.13%) REXX
15 4 (2.13%) JCL
15 4 (2.13%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.04%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.19%) Varnish
3 4 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (15.96%) Oracle
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.79%) Business Objects
4 9 (4.79%) SAP
4 9 (4.79%) Zend
5 5 (2.66%) Informatica
5 5 (2.66%) JBoss
6 4 (2.13%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) Telerik
8 2 (1.06%) MKS
8 2 (1.06%) PTC
8 2 (1.06%) Sybase
9 1 (0.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.53%) Cognos
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.53%) CA
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
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