The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 128 166 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.01% 36.64% 20.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.89% 37.90% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 111 59
Median daily rate £400 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £44.10 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
443 438 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.94% 96.69% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 246 185
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 52
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.10 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 28 £325 -23.52% 18
Gloucester +2 19 £435 +8.75% 6
Cirencester - 4 £325 - 2
Stroud - 1 £350 - 1
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 131 (55.27%) Security Cleared
2 113 (47.68%) Java
3 107 (45.15%) DV Cleared
4 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (35.02%) JavaScript
5 57 (24.05%) SQL
6 49 (20.68%) C
7 47 (19.83%) HTML
8 46 (19.41%) Oracle
9 41 (17.30%) CSS
9 41 (17.30%) Web Services
10 38 (16.03%) Unix
11 35 (14.77%) C++
11 35 (14.77%) SC Cleared
12 31 (13.08%) C#
13 29 (12.24%) .NET
13 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
14 28 (11.81%) Linux
14 28 (11.81%) Scrum
15 27 (11.39%) XML
16 26 (10.97%) Finance
16 26 (10.97%) Spring
17 25 (10.55%) J2EE
17 25 (10.55%) Relational Database
18 24 (10.13%) JBoss
19 23 (9.70%) UML
19 23 (9.70%) Perl
19 23 (9.70%) PHP
19 23 (9.70%) Eclipse
19 23 (9.70%) Hibernate

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.13%) JBoss
2 20 (8.44%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.91%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.80%) Confluence
5 9 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.80%) GlassFish
6 8 (3.38%) Apache
6 8 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.95%) Mule
7 7 (2.95%) Mule ESB
7 7 (2.95%) Node.js
8 6 (2.53%) Drupal
8 6 (2.53%) WordPress
9 4 (1.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.84%) SAS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Boomi
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) ASN.1
1 2 (0.84%) Internet
1 2 (0.84%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) AMQP
2 1 (0.42%) LDAP
2 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.55%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.28%) MySQL
4 21 (8.86%) Hadoop
5 18 (7.59%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.38%) Big Data
6 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.38%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.11%) OrientDB
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.69%) MS Access
9 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Eclipse
2 22 (9.28%) Maven
3 19 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.75%) JIRA
5 13 (5.49%) Subversion
5 13 (5.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (4.64%) Protractor
7 10 (4.22%) ClearCase
8 9 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.80%) Eclipse RCP
9 8 (3.38%) Ant
9 8 (3.38%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (3.38%) JUnit
10 7 (2.95%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.53%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.53%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.53%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (10.97%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.49%) Marketing
4 12 (5.06%) Electronics
5 11 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.83%) HTML
2 41 (17.30%) CSS
2 41 (17.30%) Web Services
3 29 (12.24%) .NET
4 27 (11.39%) XML
5 26 (10.97%) Spring
6 25 (10.55%) J2EE
7 23 (9.70%) Hibernate
7 23 (9.70%) jQuery
8 20 (8.44%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.75%) Apache Camel
10 14 (5.91%) JPA
11 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.49%) HTML5
11 13 (5.49%) Java EE
12 12 (5.06%) EJB
12 12 (5.06%) JSON
12 12 (5.06%) Middleware
13 11 (4.64%) REST
13 11 (4.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.38%) Ergonomics
1 8 (3.38%) Visualisation
2 7 (2.95%) VHDL
3 6 (2.53%) Wiki
4 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.27%) W3C
7 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.84%) Physics
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.42%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.03%) Unix
2 28 (11.81%) Linux
3 8 (3.38%) Windows
4 3 (1.27%) AIX
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Debian
6 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.81%) Scrum
3 23 (9.70%) UML
4 21 (8.86%) OO
5 20 (8.44%) DevOps
5 20 (8.44%) MVC
6 19 (8.02%) TDD
7 18 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.17%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.75%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (5.49%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.06%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.06%) Release Management
11 12 (5.06%) Web Development
12 11 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (4.22%) BDD
13 10 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.80%) Integration Testing
14 9 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.68%) Java
2 83 (35.02%) JavaScript
3 57 (24.05%) SQL
4 49 (20.68%) C
5 35 (14.77%) C++
6 31 (13.08%) C#
7 23 (9.70%) Perl
7 23 (9.70%) PHP
8 17 (7.17%) Python
9 16 (6.75%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.91%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.64%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.80%) Lua
12 9 (3.80%) Ruby
13 7 (2.95%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.11%) Scala
14 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.11%) VC++
15 4 (1.69%) JCL
15 4 (1.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 131 (55.27%) Security Cleared
2 107 (45.15%) DV Cleared
3 35 (14.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) Degree
4 5 (2.11%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.84%) ISEB
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) MCAD
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) MCPD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) WAI
3 1 (0.42%) Basel II
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.84%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (19.41%) Oracle
2 12 (5.06%) IBM
3 11 (4.64%) SAP
3 11 (4.64%) webMethods
4 10 (4.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.80%) Sybase
6 5 (2.11%) Sun
7 4 (1.69%) Zend
8 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.27%) Teradata
9 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.84%) HP
9 2 (0.84%) OpenText
9 2 (0.84%) Rally
9 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.84%) Telerik
10 1 (0.42%) Google
10 1 (0.42%) RedGate
10 1 (0.42%) Twitter
10 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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