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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 148 124 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.62% 27.07% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.64% 28.84% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 43
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£398 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.78% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £54.90 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
440 430 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.02% 93.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 210 126
Average daily rate £400 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.77 £44.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 July 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 31 July 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 -1 43 £399 -1.48% 14
Gloucester 0 29 £400 -11.11% 12
Cirencester 0 4 £263 +16.66% 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 141 (43.93%) Security Cleared
2 134 (41.74%) Java
3 122 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (36.76%) SQL
5 114 (35.51%) DV Cleared
6 91 (28.35%) JavaScript
7 89 (27.73%) C#
8 86 (26.79%) .NET
9 77 (23.99%) SQL Server
10 74 (23.05%) HTML
11 70 (21.81%) Web Services
12 66 (20.56%) ASP.NET
13 62 (19.31%) Oracle
13 62 (19.31%) Python
13 62 (19.31%) MVC
14 54 (16.82%) Finance
15 53 (16.51%) CSS
16 52 (16.20%) C++
17 51 (15.89%) J2EE
18 46 (14.33%) XML
18 46 (14.33%) Scrum
19 43 (13.40%) C
20 37 (11.53%) UNIX
20 37 (11.53%) Hibernate
21 36 (11.21%) SC Cleared
22 35 (10.90%) OO
23 34 (10.59%) Perl
23 34 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
23 34 (10.59%) TDD
24 33 (10.28%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (5.92%) JBoss
2 15 (4.67%) Mule
3 11 (3.43%) SAS
4 10 (3.12%) IIS
4 10 (3.12%) Mule ESB
5 4 (1.25%) StreamWeaver
6 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.93%) WordPress
6 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.93%) Node.js
7 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.31%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.43%) SDH
1 11 (3.43%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.43%) Wireshark
2 10 (3.12%) 3G
2 10 (3.12%) 2G
2 10 (3.12%) 2.5G
3 9 (2.80%) 4G
4 2 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.99%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.66%) MySQL
3 22 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (6.23%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.23%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (3.43%) Couchbase
9 11 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (2.80%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (9.66%) Subversion
2 28 (8.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 26 (8.10%) ClearCase
4 23 (7.17%) Maven
5 20 (6.23%) Git (software)
6 17 (5.30%) MSTest
6 17 (5.30%) Ant
6 17 (5.30%) NUnit
6 17 (5.30%) Apache Ivy
7 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.05%) JUnit
8 13 (4.05%) JIRA
9 12 (3.74%) Oracle APEX
9 12 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.74%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.12%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.49%) Selenium
11 8 (2.49%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.25%) Mockito
12 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (16.82%) Finance
2 11 (3.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.80%) Marketing
3 9 (2.80%) Electronics
3 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.49%) Games
5 5 (1.56%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (26.79%) .NET
2 74 (23.05%) HTML
3 70 (21.81%) Web Services
4 66 (20.56%) ASP.NET
5 53 (16.51%) CSS
6 51 (15.89%) J2EE
7 46 (14.33%) XML
8 37 (11.53%) Hibernate
9 31 (9.66%) .NET Framework
10 30 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (9.03%) jQuery
12 27 (8.41%) JPA
12 27 (8.41%) REST
13 23 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (6.85%) Spring
15 17 (5.30%) SOAP
16 16 (4.98%) JSF
16 16 (4.98%) AngularJS
17 15 (4.67%) EJB
17 15 (4.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.12%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.80%) DTV
4 6 (1.87%) NHS
4 6 (1.87%) User Experience
5 4 (1.25%) VHDL
5 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.62%) GIS
7 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.62%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.31%) Animation
8 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.31%) Physics
8 1 (0.31%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.53%) UNIX
2 33 (10.28%) Linux
3 18 (5.61%) Windows
4 7 (2.18%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) CentOS
5 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) webOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.31%) MVC
3 46 (14.33%) Scrum
4 35 (10.90%) OO
5 34 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (10.59%) TDD
6 28 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (7.79%) BDD
8 21 (6.54%) Release Management
9 17 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.98%) Software Engineering
10 16 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.36%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (4.36%) OOD
12 12 (3.74%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (3.43%) CQRS
13 11 (3.43%) SOA
13 11 (3.43%) Web Development
13 11 (3.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 134 (41.74%) Java
2 118 (36.76%) SQL
3 91 (28.35%) JavaScript
4 89 (27.73%) C#
5 62 (19.31%) Python
6 52 (16.20%) C++
7 43 (13.40%) C
8 34 (10.59%) Perl
9 25 (7.79%) PL/SQL
10 24 (7.48%) T-SQL
10 24 (7.48%) Bash Shell
11 23 (7.17%) PHP
12 22 (6.85%) Ruby
13 18 (5.61%) VB.NET
14 16 (4.98%) Lua
15 10 (3.12%) VB
16 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.80%) VB6
17 4 (1.25%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 141 (43.93%) Security Cleared
2 114 (35.51%) DV Cleared
3 36 (11.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.05%) Sun Certification
5 12 (3.74%) Degree
6 7 (2.18%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.93%) HNC
7 3 (0.93%) HND
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.93%) Basel II
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (5.30%) Puppet
2 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (19.31%) Oracle
2 19 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.05%) Sun
4 10 (3.12%) SAP
5 6 (1.87%) Teradata
6 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.56%) webMethods
7 3 (0.93%) Sybase
7 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) OpenText
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Nintex
9 1 (0.31%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.31%) PayPal
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.31%) Twitter
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos
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