Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 159 153 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.11% 23.36% 23.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.20% 24.48% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 133
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £296 £270 £313
90th Percentile £570 £556 £575
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £51.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.74% -24.44%
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.54% +9.68% -6.04%

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 657 625 878
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 95.42% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 290 489
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.05% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £225
90th Percentile £563 £488 £575
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 72
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +18.18% -21.99%
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £44.48
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.66% +21.82% +9.45%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 0 59 £450 +5.88% 27
Cheltenham +5 35 £434 +17.23% 27
Cirencester - 10 £350 - 5
Tewkesbury -1 1 - - 3
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 83 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.85%) Java
3 54 (33.96%) Security Cleared
4 48 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 45 (28.30%) C#
6 44 (27.67%) SQL
7 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
8 39 (24.53%) Scrum
9 38 (23.90%) .NET
9 38 (23.90%) DV Cleared
10 33 (20.75%) CSS
11 30 (18.87%) Web Services
11 30 (18.87%) HTML
12 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
13 27 (16.98%) Finance
13 27 (16.98%) PHP
13 27 (16.98%) Oracle
14 25 (15.72%) J2EE
14 25 (15.72%) AngularJS
15 24 (15.09%) JUnit
15 24 (15.09%) Linux
16 23 (14.47%) ETL
17 22 (13.84%) C
17 22 (13.84%) MVC
17 22 (13.84%) SDLC
18 21 (13.21%) jQuery
19 20 (12.58%) MySQL
20 19 (11.95%) XML
20 19 (11.95%) Teradata
20 19 (11.95%) REST

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 15 (9.43%) JBoss
2 10 (6.29%) Confluence
3 7 (4.40%) IIS
4 6 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.14%) SAS
6 3 (1.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.89%) CMS
6 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) Kentico
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.66%) npm
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.89%) GitHub
5 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Serverless
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) SMS
2 2 (1.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.58%) MySQL
3 19 (11.95%) IBM InfoSphere
4 18 (11.32%) DataStage
5 16 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.52%) DB2
10 4 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.52%) QualityStage
11 3 (1.89%) Redis
11 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) JUnit
2 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.06%) JIRA
4 15 (9.43%) Rational Team Concert
5 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.66%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.40%) EasyMock
7 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.52%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.52%) Selenium
10 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.26%) JMeter
12 1 (0.63%) CMake
12 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.63%) jMock
12 1 (0.63%) Maven
12 1 (0.63%) Mockito
12 1 (0.63%) NUnit
12 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (16.98%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Banking
2 14 (8.81%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
5 2 (1.26%) Law
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.90%) .NET
2 33 (20.75%) CSS
3 30 (18.87%) HTML
3 30 (18.87%) Web Services
4 25 (15.72%) AngularJS
4 25 (15.72%) J2EE
5 21 (13.21%) jQuery
6 19 (11.95%) REST
6 19 (11.95%) XML
7 18 (11.32%) EJB
7 18 (11.32%) JPA
7 18 (11.32%) JSF
7 18 (11.32%) Node.js
8 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
8 17 (10.69%) Hibernate
8 17 (10.69%) React
9 15 (9.43%) JAXB
9 15 (9.43%) PrimeFaces
9 15 (9.43%) XSD
9 15 (9.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.52%) User Experience
3 3 (1.89%) CESG
3 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.89%) Wiki
4 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
4 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) Life Science
4 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Linux
2 7 (4.40%) Windows
3 4 (2.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.89%) CentOS
4 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.53%) Scrum
3 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.47%) ETL
5 22 (13.84%) MVC
5 22 (13.84%) SDLC
6 18 (11.32%) OO
7 17 (10.69%) Web Development
8 15 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (9.43%) Software Testing
8 15 (9.43%) Workflow
9 13 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.92%) Migration
11 11 (6.92%) OOD
12 9 (5.66%) DevOps
12 9 (5.66%) Front End Development
12 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.85%) Java
2 48 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 45 (28.30%) C#
4 44 (27.67%) SQL
5 27 (16.98%) PHP
6 22 (13.84%) C
7 12 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.03%) C++
9 8 (5.03%) Python
10 7 (4.40%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.77%) Java 8
12 5 (3.14%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.63%) Perl
14 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.90%) DV Cleared
3 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (16.98%) Oracle
2 19 (11.95%) Teradata
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.66%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.03%) Zend
6 5 (3.14%) IBM
7 4 (2.52%) Netezza
7 4 (2.52%) Twitter
8 3 (1.89%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.89%) Telerik
9 2 (1.26%) SAP
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) Infor
10 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.63%) Pega
10 1 (0.63%) RedGate
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore