Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.54% 1.05% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.15% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £463 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +39.10% +101.52%
10th Percentile £415 £368 £308
90th Percentile £445 £525 £438
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year - +28.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 618 872 948
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 91.79% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 489 572
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £204
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 62
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.25 £27.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.27% -21.99% +28.18%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.63 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.63 £44.45 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +37.50%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 - -
Gloucester -2 3 £430 +14.67%
Applications Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) XPath
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (50.00%) XSD
4 5 (50.00%) XSL
4 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) XQuery
4 5 (50.00%) XForms
4 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XForms
2 5 (50.00%) XSD
2 5 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) XPath
1 5 (50.00%) XQuery
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata