The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Application Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.98% 1.78% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.86% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £525 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +45.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £590 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +1.35% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 319 430 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.94% 95.77% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 215 275
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Gloucestershire

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Gloucestershire

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Gloucestershire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 3 £375 -31.81% 1
Applications Developer
South West

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Applications 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
5 8 (47.06%) User Experience
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) Python
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (23.53%) Docker
10 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
10 3 (17.65%) Ruby
10 3 (17.65%) Google
10 3 (17.65%) JIRA
10 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
10 3 (17.65%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
10 3 (17.65%) CMake
10 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
10 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (17.65%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) AMQP
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) dBASE
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
1 3 (17.65%) CMake
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.88%) Valgrind
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) JDBC
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) OpenText