The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 43 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.14% 1.29% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.38% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£400 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software 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
410 362 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.61% 93.06% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 189 120
Average daily rate £405 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 25
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.03 £44.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 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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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 -5 3 £440 - 5
Gloucester - 1 £350 - 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
6 3 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (17.65%) Node.js
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) XSL
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) WSDL
6 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
6 3 (17.65%) UML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
1 1 (5.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) XSL
4 3 (17.65%) WSDL
4 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) STL
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft