The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.81% 23.81% 34.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 27.27% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 35
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £477 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 78 110 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.30% 87.30% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 175 316
Median daily rate £375 £330 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -19.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 24
Median hourly rate £17.35 £13.23 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% -68.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 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 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) MVVM
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
6 1 (7.69%) LAMP
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (7.69%) ESRI
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik
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