Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 134 164 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.64% 23.91% 26.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.43% 24.66% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 152
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £305 £298 £300
90th Percentile £563 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 £44.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +16.21% -2.00%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59% +19.01%

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 572 665 906
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.94% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 370 479
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.83% -4.50%
10th Percentile £231 £195 £230
90th Percentile £563 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 62
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +1.91% -
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.67% +10.29% +58.14%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Gloucester -2 49 £438 +2.94% 19
Cheltenham +6 37 £394 +13.31% 33
Cirencester -6 3 £350 +6.87% 5
Tewkesbury +5 2 £310 -11.43% 3
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 71 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.34%) .NET
2 42 (31.34%) SQL Server
3 39 (29.10%) C#
4 34 (25.37%) Java
4 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
5 32 (23.88%) SQL
6 31 (23.13%) Finance
7 30 (22.39%) Scrum
7 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
8 27 (20.15%) CSS
9 25 (18.66%) Teradata
9 25 (18.66%) HTML
9 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
10 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
10 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
10 24 (17.91%) MVC
11 23 (17.16%) Oracle
12 21 (15.67%) Web Services
12 21 (15.67%) Linux
12 21 (15.67%) ETL
12 21 (15.67%) DataStage
12 21 (15.67%) IBM InfoSphere
13 20 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (13.43%) Banking
15 17 (12.69%) Migration
15 17 (12.69%) jQuery
15 17 (12.69%) Retail Banking
15 17 (12.69%) Web Development

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 14 (10.45%) Confluence
2 9 (6.72%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.97%) JBoss
4 7 (5.22%) IIS
5 5 (3.73%) CMS
5 5 (3.73%) SAS
6 2 (1.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) Kentico
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.48%) npm
4 4 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.67%) DataStage
2 21 (15.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 20 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.19%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.46%) MySQL
6 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.24%) DB2
10 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.24%) QualityStage
11 2 (1.49%) Power BI
11 2 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) JIRA
1 15 (11.19%) JUnit
2 11 (8.21%) Bitbucket
2 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.72%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.97%) Rational Team Concert
5 7 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.22%) EasyMock
6 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.24%) NUnit
8 2 (1.49%) MSTest
8 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.75%) Gradle
9 1 (0.75%) Hudson
9 1 (0.75%) JMeter
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 17 (12.69%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Advertising
6 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
7 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.34%) .NET
2 27 (20.15%) CSS
3 25 (18.66%) HTML
4 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
4 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.67%) Web Services
6 17 (12.69%) jQuery
7 16 (11.94%) J2EE
8 15 (11.19%) EJB
9 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.45%) JSF
9 14 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (9.70%) HTML5
11 11 (8.21%) JPA
11 11 (8.21%) XML
12 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (7.46%) Spring
13 9 (6.72%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.72%) REST
13 9 (6.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Wiki
3 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.48%) CentOS
3 6 (4.48%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.39%) Scrum
3 24 (17.91%) MVC
4 21 (15.67%) ETL
5 18 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.69%) Migration
6 17 (12.69%) Web Development
7 16 (11.94%) SDLC
8 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.96%) DevOps
10 11 (8.21%) Front End Development
10 11 (8.21%) OO
11 10 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.72%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (5.97%) Software Testing
13 8 (5.97%) TDD
13 8 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.10%) C#
2 34 (25.37%) Java
3 32 (23.88%) SQL
4 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.19%) C
6 11 (8.21%) PHP
6 11 (8.21%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.73%) C++
9 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.73%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.24%) Python
11 2 (1.49%) Java 8
11 2 (1.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.75%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) Teradata
2 23 (17.16%) Oracle
3 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.97%) IBM
5 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.48%) Zend
7 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.24%) Infragistics
8 3 (2.24%) Netezza
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 3 (2.24%) Telerik
9 2 (1.49%) Cognos
9 2 (1.49%) Google
9 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.49%) Tableau
10 1 (0.75%) Apple
10 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.75%) RedGate
10 1 (0.75%) Twitter