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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.17% 22.89% 26.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.50% 24.42% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 66 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
408 344 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.79% 93.73% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 194 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Cheltenham 0 64 £425 +41.66% 17
Gloucester -1 18 £375 - 9
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 149 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 132 (40.99%) Java
2 132 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (35.40%) DV Cleared
4 113 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 105 (32.61%) SQL
6 91 (28.26%) HTML
7 79 (24.53%) .NET
8 75 (23.29%) Web Services
9 74 (22.98%) C#
10 70 (21.74%) CSS
10 70 (21.74%) Python
11 69 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 60 (18.63%) J2EE
13 59 (18.32%) MVC
14 57 (17.70%) Scrum
15 51 (15.84%) Hibernate
15 51 (15.84%) ASP.NET
16 49 (15.22%) Oracle
17 44 (13.66%) XML
18 43 (13.35%) OO
19 42 (13.04%) C++
19 42 (13.04%) SC Cleared
20 40 (12.42%) Finance
20 40 (12.42%) Subversion
21 38 (11.80%) TDD
22 37 (11.49%) jQuery
23 36 (11.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
24 35 (10.87%) Perl
24 35 (10.87%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (6.83%) JBoss
2 15 (4.66%) Mule
3 11 (3.42%) Mule ESB
4 8 (2.48%) Node.js
5 7 (2.17%) StreamWeaver
6 6 (1.86%) Drupal
6 6 (1.86%) IIS
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.24%) Apache
8 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.93%) SAS
8 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.04%) SDH
2 13 (4.04%) Wireshark
3 12 (3.73%) 3G
3 12 (3.73%) 2G
3 12 (3.73%) 2.5G
4 11 (3.42%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.56%) MySQL
3 29 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.21%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.42%) Couchbase
7 11 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (12.42%) Subversion
2 36 (11.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 34 (10.56%) ClearCase
4 27 (8.39%) Maven
5 22 (6.83%) Git (software)
6 20 (6.21%) JUnit
7 18 (5.59%) Ant
7 18 (5.59%) Apache Ivy
8 17 (5.28%) Visual Studio
9 16 (4.97%) NUnit
9 16 (4.97%) MSTest
10 15 (4.66%) SoapUI
10 15 (4.66%) JIRA
11 12 (3.73%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.48%) Selenium
13 7 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.86%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.24%) Mockito
16 3 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 40 (12.42%) Finance
2 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.17%) Marketing
4 7 (2.17%) Electronics
5 6 (1.86%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.31%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.26%) HTML
2 79 (24.53%) .NET
3 75 (23.29%) Web Services
4 70 (21.74%) CSS
5 60 (18.63%) J2EE
6 51 (15.84%) Hibernate
6 51 (15.84%) ASP.NET
7 44 (13.66%) XML
8 37 (11.49%) jQuery
9 33 (10.25%) JPA
9 33 (10.25%) Spring
10 32 (9.94%) REST
11 29 (9.01%) HTML5
12 26 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (7.76%) .NET Framework
14 24 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (6.83%) SOAP
16 20 (6.21%) CSS3
16 20 (6.21%) JSF
17 19 (5.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.48%) User Experience
4 7 (2.17%) DTV
5 6 (1.86%) NHS
5 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.24%) GIS
6 4 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) Animation
9 1 (0.31%) Social Network
9 1 (0.31%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.87%) Linux
2 31 (9.63%) UNIX
3 23 (7.14%) Windows
4 10 (3.11%) Android
5 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.24%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.32%) MVC
3 57 (17.70%) Scrum
4 43 (13.35%) OO
5 38 (11.80%) TDD
6 34 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (10.56%) BDD
7 26 (8.07%) Release Management
8 25 (7.76%) OOD
9 23 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (5.28%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.04%) UML
13 12 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.42%) SOA
14 11 (3.42%) CQRS
14 11 (3.42%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 132 (40.99%) Java
2 113 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 105 (32.61%) SQL
4 74 (22.98%) C#
5 70 (21.74%) Python
6 42 (13.04%) C++
7 35 (10.87%) Perl
8 34 (10.56%) C
9 31 (9.63%) Bash Shell
10 28 (8.70%) Ruby
11 27 (8.39%) PHP
12 18 (5.59%) PL/SQL
13 17 (5.28%) Lua
14 15 (4.66%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
16 7 (2.17%) VB
17 6 (1.86%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
18 4 (1.24%) VB6
19 2 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 149 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 114 (35.40%) DV Cleared
3 42 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.73%) Sun Certification
5 9 (2.80%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.86%) Degree
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.31%) Basel II
1 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (1.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (15.22%) Oracle
2 18 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.73%) Sun
4 8 (2.48%) SAP
5 5 (1.55%) webMethods
6 4 (1.24%) Sybase
7 3 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.62%) Twitter
8 2 (0.62%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.62%) Cognos
8 2 (0.62%) IBM
8 2 (0.62%) Progress
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata
9 1 (0.31%) Nintex
9 1 (0.31%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.31%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) Alteryx
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