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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 154 142 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.92% 30.94% 28.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.77% 33.10% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 84 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £53.27 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
470 429 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.38% 93.46% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 213 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 27
Average hourly rate £17.25 £33.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +76.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.53 £57.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 0 38 £399 -1.48% 24
Gloucester +1 36 £425 +6.25% 16
Cirencester 0 5 £244 +8.33% 2
Filton - 1 £350 -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 133 (43.61%) Security Cleared
2 114 (37.38%) Java
3 107 (35.08%) DV Cleared
3 107 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (33.11%) SQL
5 89 (29.18%) C#
6 73 (23.93%) .NET
7 71 (23.28%) JavaScript
8 69 (22.62%) SQL Server
9 58 (19.02%) Finance
10 57 (18.69%) Oracle
11 55 (18.03%) HTML
11 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET
12 54 (17.70%) Python
13 49 (16.07%) Web Services
14 48 (15.74%) C++
15 43 (14.10%) MVC
16 42 (13.77%) UNIX
17 37 (12.13%) C
18 35 (11.48%) Perl
18 35 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (11.15%) J2EE
20 32 (10.49%) XML
20 32 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
20 32 (10.49%) SC Cleared
21 31 (10.16%) Subversion
21 31 (10.16%) OO
21 31 (10.16%) CSS
22 30 (9.84%) Microsoft
23 29 (9.51%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (4.59%) SAS
2 13 (4.26%) JBoss
3 10 (3.28%) IIS
4 9 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.97%) StreamWeaver
6 5 (1.64%) Mule
6 5 (1.64%) Node.js
7 3 (0.98%) WordPress
7 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.98%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.66%) CMS
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Documaker
2 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Agresso
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.62%) SDH
2 8 (2.62%) Wireshark
3 7 (2.30%) 3G
3 7 (2.30%) 2G
3 7 (2.30%) 2.5G
4 6 (1.97%) 4G
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.33%) Extranet
6 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.23%) MySQL
3 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.90%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.90%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.61%) BusinessObjects XI
9 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.62%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (10.16%) Subversion
2 28 (9.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 26 (8.52%) ClearCase
4 23 (7.54%) Git (software)
5 22 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (6.89%) Maven
7 19 (6.23%) Ant
7 19 (6.23%) Apache Ivy
8 17 (5.57%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.62%) JUnit
11 8 (2.62%) Selenium
11 8 (2.62%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.30%) JIRA
13 6 (1.97%) NUnit
13 6 (1.97%) MSTest
13 6 (1.97%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 58 (19.02%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Banking
3 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Games
5 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.64%) Electronics
5 5 (1.64%) Marketing
5 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Retail
7 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.93%) .NET
2 55 (18.03%) HTML
2 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET
3 49 (16.07%) Web Services
4 34 (11.15%) J2EE
5 32 (10.49%) XML
6 31 (10.16%) CSS
7 23 (7.54%) .NET Framework
8 21 (6.89%) Hibernate
9 19 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (5.90%) AngularJS
11 17 (5.57%) jQuery
12 15 (4.92%) WCF
13 13 (4.26%) Middleware
14 12 (3.93%) Spring
14 12 (3.93%) JPA
15 11 (3.61%) HTML5
15 11 (3.61%) SOAP
16 10 (3.28%) STL
16 10 (3.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
2 7 (2.30%) User Experience
3 6 (1.97%) NHS
4 5 (1.64%) DTV
5 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.31%) VHDL
5 4 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.66%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) Animation
8 1 (0.33%) GIS
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.77%) UNIX
2 26 (8.52%) Linux
3 22 (7.21%) Windows
4 6 (1.97%) Android
5 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) webOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.10%) MVC
3 35 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (10.16%) OO
5 28 (9.18%) Scrum
6 27 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (7.21%) Release Management
8 17 (5.57%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.25%) TDD
10 14 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (4.26%) DevOps
11 13 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (3.93%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (3.93%) Web Development
12 12 (3.93%) SDLC
13 11 (3.61%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.28%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.28%) OOD
15 8 (2.62%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (37.38%) Java
2 101 (33.11%) SQL
3 89 (29.18%) C#
4 71 (23.28%) JavaScript
5 54 (17.70%) Python
6 48 (15.74%) C++
7 37 (12.13%) C
8 35 (11.48%) Perl
9 29 (9.51%) T-SQL
10 26 (8.52%) PL/SQL
11 23 (7.54%) PHP
11 23 (7.54%) VB.NET
12 20 (6.56%) Bash Shell
13 19 (6.23%) Ruby
14 18 (5.90%) Lua
15 12 (3.93%) Shell Script
15 12 (3.93%) VB
16 11 (3.61%) VB6
17 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.31%) JCL
Qualifications
1 133 (43.61%) Security Cleared
2 107 (35.08%) DV Cleared
3 32 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.59%) Sun Certification
5 10 (3.28%) Degree
6 5 (1.64%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.98%) HNC
7 3 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.98%) Basel II
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (18.69%) Oracle
2 30 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.59%) Sun
4 12 (3.93%) Teradata
5 7 (2.30%) SAP
6 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.64%) webMethods
7 3 (0.98%) Sybase
7 3 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.66%) OpenText
8 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.33%) PayPal
9 1 (0.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.33%) Nintex
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) CA
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) ESRI
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
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