Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Software Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.68% 0.43% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.46% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.15% -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 127 218 232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 86.39% 93.56% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 117 158
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.51%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £217
90th Percentile £563 £548 £506
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £399
% change year-on-year -3.23% -2.88% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 12
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +20.14%
10th Percentile £15.51 £11.10 £12.32
90th Percentile £54.75 £45.78 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £39.64
% change year-on-year +4.55% -30.62% +44.13%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Cheltenham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms

Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL