Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 29.37% 12.61% 24.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.34% 13.27% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 27
Cheltenham median daily rate £394 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £275
90th Percentile £550 £425 £545
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.10
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%

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 134 113 187
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 94.96% 90.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 86
Cheltenham median daily rate £415 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -5.08% -13.24%
10th Percentile £255 £115 £216
90th Percentile £561 £475 £544
Gloucestershire median daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year - -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 15
Cheltenham median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -34.52% -0.59%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.48 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.63 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £35.75 £42.25
% change year-on-year -20.28% -15.38% +3.05%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 23 (54.76%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) MVC
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 12 (28.57%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) DevOps
8 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 8 (19.05%) OO
8 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (16.67%) CentOS
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (16.67%) EasyMock
9 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (16.67%) Confluence
9 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
9 7 (16.67%) EJB
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) HTML
9 7 (16.67%) JUnit
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) OOD
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat

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 7 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 7 (16.67%) EasyMock
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
1 7 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (4.76%) MSTest
3 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
4 7 (16.67%) EJB
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (16.67%) JSF
4 7 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
5 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.76%) Angular 2
8 2 (4.76%) CSS3
8 2 (4.76%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) Kendo UI
8 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) CentOS
2 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) MVC
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
4 11 (26.19%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.67%) OOD
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
10 2 (4.76%) Bimodal
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) Coaching
10 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) ETL
10 2 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) ES6
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) Assembla
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau