The median contractor rate for a Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 25 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.92% 31.65% 43.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 33.78% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 51
Median daily rate - £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 48 74 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.31% 93.67% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 90
Median daily rate £350 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -1.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.25 £40.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) JMS
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) EJB
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Anypoint
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) EJB
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
4 3 (21.43%) JMS
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
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