The median contractor rate for a Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 128 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.51% 26.56% 31.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.94% 28.38% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 88
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 321 451 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.87% 93.57% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 250 267
Median daily rate £350 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 33
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 £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 -4 23 £425 -5.55% 8
Cheltenham -3 12 £325 - 6
Cirencester -4 3 £330 +20.00% 5
Tewkesbury - 2 £310 - 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 47 (32.64%) Java
5 45 (31.25%) C#
6 44 (30.56%) SQL
7 40 (27.78%) .NET
8 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
8 38 (26.39%) Web Services
9 37 (25.69%) HTML
9 37 (25.69%) MVC
10 35 (24.31%) CSS
11 33 (22.92%) AngularJS
12 31 (21.53%) Finance
13 30 (20.83%) XML
14 29 (20.14%) DV Cleared
15 27 (18.75%) C
16 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (15.28%) jQuery
18 20 (13.89%) Oracle
19 18 (12.50%) J2EE
19 18 (12.50%) Hibernate
19 18 (12.50%) Scrum
19 18 (12.50%) JPA
19 18 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (12.50%) SDLC
20 17 (11.81%) SC Cleared
20 17 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (11.81%) JSON
20 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET

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 9 (6.25%) JBoss
2 7 (4.86%) Confluence
2 7 (4.86%) Mule
2 7 (4.86%) Mule ESB
3 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.47%) Sitefinity
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.08%) Apache
6 3 (2.08%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
6 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) Drupal
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.69%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) AMQP
2 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.08%) VoIP
2 3 (2.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.56%) MySQL
7 7 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.17%) DTS
8 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.78%) Big Data
10 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.39%) dBASE
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 16 (11.11%) JIRA
2 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.86%) JUnit
5 5 (3.47%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.78%) Ant
7 3 (2.08%) CMake
7 3 (2.08%) GoogleTest
7 3 (2.08%) Maven
8 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.39%) Gradle
8 2 (1.39%) Hudson
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.39%) Selenium
8 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.64%) Marketing
3 10 (6.94%) Electronics
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.78%) .NET
2 38 (26.39%) Web Services
3 37 (25.69%) HTML
4 35 (24.31%) CSS
5 33 (22.92%) AngularJS
6 30 (20.83%) XML
7 22 (15.28%) jQuery
8 18 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 18 (12.50%) J2EE
8 18 (12.50%) JPA
9 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
9 17 (11.81%) JSON
10 16 (11.11%) HTML5
11 13 (9.03%) Spring
12 12 (8.33%) React
12 12 (8.33%) RESTful
13 11 (7.64%) REST
14 10 (6.94%) CSS3
14 10 (6.94%) Spring MVC
14 10 (6.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) User Experience
3 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) FMCG
5 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.64%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Linux
3 7 (4.86%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.69%) MVC
3 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.50%) Scrum
4 18 (12.50%) SDLC
5 12 (8.33%) OO
5 12 (8.33%) TDD
5 12 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
6 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (6.94%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.94%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.56%) Workflow
10 7 (4.86%) Front End Development
10 7 (4.86%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 47 (32.64%) Java
3 45 (31.25%) C#
4 44 (30.56%) SQL
5 27 (18.75%) C
6 15 (10.42%) C++
6 15 (10.42%) Python
7 13 (9.03%) T-SQL
8 11 (7.64%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.56%) PHP
9 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.47%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.47%) Perl
11 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.78%) Ruby
12 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.39%) XAML
14 1 (0.69%) Scala
14 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (3.47%) HNC
5 5 (3.47%) HND
6 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.69%) MCPD
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) Basel II
1 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) Kibana
1 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.94%) SAP
4 8 (5.56%) Google
5 6 (4.17%) Teradata
5 6 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.78%) Unisys
6 4 (2.78%) webMethods
7 2 (1.39%) ESRI
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.39%) Twitter
7 2 (1.39%) Zend
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.69%) Kofax
8 1 (0.69%) RedGate
8 1 (0.69%) Telerik
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 26 days ago