The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 175 54 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.08% 15.79% 29.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.80% 17.03% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 41 82
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +190.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £33.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 317 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.55% 92.69% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 162 207
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 £11.35 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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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
Cheltenham +7 65 £425 +41.66% 18
Gloucester +4 31 £400 +14.28% 16
Stroud - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 7
Berkeley - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 163 (49.10%) Security Cleared
2 125 (37.65%) Java
3 123 (37.05%) JavaScript
4 118 (35.54%) DV Cleared
5 114 (34.34%) SQL
5 114 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (29.22%) HTML
7 79 (23.80%) .NET
8 74 (22.29%) CSS
9 72 (21.69%) C#
10 71 (21.39%) Python
11 68 (20.48%) SQL Server
12 62 (18.67%) Web Services
13 56 (16.87%) C++
13 56 (16.87%) MVC
14 55 (16.57%) Scrum
15 51 (15.36%) Hibernate
15 51 (15.36%) J2EE
15 51 (15.36%) OO
15 51 (15.36%) SC Cleared
16 50 (15.06%) Oracle
17 49 (14.76%) XML
18 46 (13.86%) Linux
19 44 (13.25%) Subversion
20 43 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (12.95%) ASP.NET
21 41 (12.35%) Bash Shell
22 40 (12.05%) Perl
22 40 (12.05%) jQuery
23 39 (11.75%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (6.02%) JBoss
2 15 (4.52%) Mule
3 12 (3.61%) Node.js
4 11 (3.31%) StreamWeaver
5 8 (2.41%) IIS
6 6 (1.81%) Drupal
7 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.20%) Apache
8 4 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.90%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.31%) Wireshark
2 11 (3.31%) SDH
3 10 (3.01%) 3G
3 10 (3.01%) 2G
3 10 (3.01%) 2.5G
4 9 (2.71%) 4G
5 3 (0.90%) IPv4
5 3 (0.90%) IPv6
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.30%) Modbus
6 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.73%) MySQL
3 25 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 24 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (3.61%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.31%) Couchbase
10 10 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
17 1 (0.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (13.25%) Subversion
2 38 (11.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 38 (11.45%) ClearCase
3 30 (9.04%) Maven
4 27 (8.13%) Git (software)
5 20 (6.02%) Ant
5 20 (6.02%) Apache Ivy
6 19 (5.72%) JUnit
7 18 (5.42%) Visual Studio
8 14 (4.22%) Eclipse
8 14 (4.22%) SoapUI
9 13 (3.92%) MSTest
9 13 (3.92%) NUnit
9 13 (3.92%) JIRA
10 12 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.90%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.90%) GCC
General
1 33 (9.94%) Finance
2 8 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.11%) Marketing
4 6 (1.81%) Electronics
5 4 (1.20%) Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Avionics
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.22%) HTML
2 79 (23.80%) .NET
3 74 (22.29%) CSS
4 62 (18.67%) Web Services
5 51 (15.36%) J2EE
5 51 (15.36%) Hibernate
6 49 (14.76%) XML
7 43 (12.95%) ASP.NET
8 40 (12.05%) jQuery
9 38 (11.45%) Spring
10 34 (10.24%) HTML5
11 32 (9.64%) JPA
12 27 (8.13%) REST
13 24 (7.23%) CSS3
13 24 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (6.63%) Java EE
15 20 (6.02%) Spring MVC
15 20 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (5.72%) .NET Framework
17 18 (5.42%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.61%) Client/Server
2 11 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.01%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.41%) NHS
5 6 (1.81%) User Experience
5 6 (1.81%) DTV
6 4 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.20%) GIS
7 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) Social Network
8 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.86%) Linux
2 33 (9.94%) UNIX
3 21 (6.33%) Windows
4 10 (3.01%) Ubuntu
4 10 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.11%) Android
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.87%) MVC
3 55 (16.57%) Scrum
4 51 (15.36%) OO
5 43 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (11.75%) TDD
7 34 (10.24%) BDD
8 33 (9.94%) Release Management
9 30 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (8.13%) OOD
11 23 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.22%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.61%) UML
13 12 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.61%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (3.31%) CQRS
14 11 (3.31%) Progressive Enhancement
14 11 (3.31%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 125 (37.65%) Java
2 123 (37.05%) JavaScript
3 114 (34.34%) SQL
4 72 (21.69%) C#
5 71 (21.39%) Python
6 56 (16.87%) C++
7 41 (12.35%) Bash Shell
8 40 (12.05%) Perl
9 34 (10.24%) Ruby
10 33 (9.94%) PHP
11 30 (9.04%) C
12 25 (7.53%) PL/SQL
13 21 (6.33%) T-SQL
14 17 (5.12%) Lua
15 11 (3.31%) VB.NET
16 7 (2.11%) VB
17 5 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.20%) JCL
18 4 (1.20%) VBA
19 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (49.10%) Security Cleared
2 118 (35.54%) DV Cleared
3 51 (15.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.61%) Sun Certification
5 10 (3.01%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.81%) Degree
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.30%) Basel II
1 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Varnish
2 2 (0.60%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (15.06%) Oracle
2 14 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.61%) Sun
4 7 (2.11%) Cognos
5 6 (1.81%) SAP
6 5 (1.51%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.20%) Sybase
7 4 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (0.60%) Progress
9 1 (0.30%) VMware
9 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.30%) Tableau
9 1 (0.30%) Twitter
9 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.30%) Alteryx
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