The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 18.87% 16.36% 24.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.41% 17.14% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 25
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 105 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 92.45% 95.45% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 80
Median daily rate £390 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £9.19 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.08% -42.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Gloucester

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Gloucester

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Gloucester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 13 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) C#
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) .NET
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.95%) DevOps
9 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.95%) MVC
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.82%) Banking
11 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (10.26%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) .NET
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) HTML5
5 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) XML
9 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.13%) JMS
9 2 (5.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Scrum
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.26%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 3 (7.69%) Kanban
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Process Management
5 2 (5.13%) RAD
5 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) HNC
5 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Basel II
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Unisys
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) OpenText
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com