The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 79 125 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.94% 27.72% 37.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.32% 28.94% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 124
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £44.10 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.80%  
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 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 312 432 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.55% 95.79% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 214 279
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £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 33 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 £12.00 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Gloucestershire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Gloucestershire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Gloucestershire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Gloucestershire

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 Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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 20 £400 -5.88% 3
Cirencester +1 8 £275 -15.38% 5
Cheltenham -11 1 - - 13
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 79 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.20%) Security Cleared
2 69 (39.20%) Java
2 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
3 56 (31.82%) Web Services
4 47 (26.70%) AngularJS
5 45 (25.57%) HTML
5 45 (25.57%) SQL
5 45 (25.57%) DV Cleared
6 42 (23.86%) CSS
7 39 (22.16%) .NET
7 39 (22.16%) C#
8 38 (21.59%) Oracle
8 38 (21.59%) Scrum
9 37 (21.02%) SQL Server
10 34 (19.32%) XML
10 34 (19.32%) MVC
11 32 (18.18%) J2EE
12 30 (17.05%) C
12 30 (17.05%) Finance
13 29 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (14.77%) HTML5
15 24 (13.64%) Python
16 23 (13.07%) Hibernate
16 23 (13.07%) JPA
16 23 (13.07%) SC Cleared
17 20 (11.36%) jQuery
17 20 (11.36%) JSON
18 19 (10.80%) SDLC
19 18 (10.23%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (6.82%) Mule
1 12 (6.82%) Mule ESB
1 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.25%) JBoss
2 11 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.98%) Confluence
4 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.27%) Apache
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.70%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (1.70%) IIS
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.14%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (5.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) AMQP
1 4 (2.27%) VoIP
1 4 (2.27%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.11%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.11%) MySQL
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.98%) DTS
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.27%) Big Data
9 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.27%) Redis
9 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.14%) dBASE
11 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) JIRA
2 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.25%) JUnit
4 10 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.41%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.84%) Ant
7 5 (2.84%) Maven
8 4 (2.27%) CMake
8 4 (2.27%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.27%) Subversion
9 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.70%) GoogleTest
9 3 (1.70%) Gradle
9 3 (1.70%) JMeter
9 3 (1.70%) Selenium
9 3 (1.70%) WiX
10 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.14%) PeopleTools
General
1 30 (17.05%) Finance
2 18 (10.23%) Electronics
3 17 (9.66%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.66%) Marketing
4 16 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.98%) Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.82%) Web Services
2 47 (26.70%) AngularJS
3 45 (25.57%) HTML
4 42 (23.86%) CSS
5 39 (22.16%) .NET
6 34 (19.32%) XML
7 32 (18.18%) J2EE
8 26 (14.77%) HTML5
9 23 (13.07%) Hibernate
9 23 (13.07%) JPA
10 20 (11.36%) jQuery
10 20 (11.36%) JSON
11 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET
11 18 (10.23%) Spring
12 17 (9.66%) RESTful
13 16 (9.09%) SOAP
14 14 (7.95%) CSS3
14 14 (7.95%) REST
15 13 (7.39%) .NET Framework
16 12 (6.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) User Experience
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.14%) Wiki
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.57%) FMCG
5 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.95%) Windows
2 13 (7.39%) Linux
3 12 (6.82%) Unix
4 6 (3.41%) Android
4 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.70%) CentOS
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.59%) Scrum
3 34 (19.32%) MVC
4 29 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.80%) SDLC
6 18 (10.23%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.82%) Integration Testing
8 12 (6.82%) OO
9 11 (6.25%) Front End Development
9 11 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (5.68%) CRM
10 10 (5.68%) DevOps
11 9 (5.11%) Software Testing
11 9 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.11%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.11%) Workflow
12 8 (4.55%) Web Development
13 7 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.20%) Java
1 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
2 45 (25.57%) SQL
3 39 (22.16%) C#
4 30 (17.05%) C
5 24 (13.64%) Python
6 14 (7.95%) C++
7 13 (7.39%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.25%) Perl
8 11 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.11%) PHP
11 5 (2.84%) Ruby
12 4 (2.27%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.27%) VC++
13 3 (1.70%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.14%) PeopleCode
14 2 (1.14%) SQR
15 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 69 (39.20%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.57%) DV Cleared
3 23 (13.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.70%) HNC
6 3 (1.70%) HND
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) Basel II
1 5 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Docker
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) CloudHub
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.57%) Kibana
1 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (21.59%) Oracle
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.09%) SAP
4 7 (3.98%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.84%) webMethods
5 5 (2.84%) Zend
6 4 (2.27%) Unisys
7 3 (1.70%) Google
7 3 (1.70%) IBM
7 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.57%) Kofax
9 1 (0.57%) OpenText
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.57%) Teradata
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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