Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.11% 16.97% 26.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.10% 17.95% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 31
Cheltenham median daily rate £473 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.10% +1.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £238
90th Percentile £550 £441 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £44.10
% change year-on-year -11.76% -22.90% +10.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 116 156 196
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.45% 94.55% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 88 110
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £370 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -4.82% -5.76%
10th Percentile £247 £261 £105
90th Percentile £600 £545 £538
Gloucestershire median daily rate £384 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.10 £39.80
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.35 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -35.29% +33.86%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Cheltenham

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 19 February 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) Confluence
7 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) JUnit
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (19.05%) EJB
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) JSF
7 4 (19.05%) CentOS
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) EasyMock
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Wiki
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
1 4 (19.05%) EasyMock
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) EJB
2 4 (19.05%) JSF
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) EDI
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LESS
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) React
5 1 (4.76%) Sass
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) CentOS
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Assembla
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau