The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £404 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 22 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.

Application Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 1.89% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.03% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £404 £418 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +32.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

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 319 444 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.85% 93.28% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 245 272
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) AMQP
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (27.27%) GoogleTest

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 (27.27%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) AMQP
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) dBASE
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
1 3 (27.27%) CMake
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) GoogleTest
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (9.09%) Valgrind
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Google