Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 130 189 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.97% 23.08% 28.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.73% 24.84% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 129 151
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £249
90th Percentile £563 £563 £530
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £53.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -36.17% +33.16%
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -8.14% -8.27%

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 572 761 931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.26% 92.92% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 473 519
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £158 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.26 £45.88 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.12% +70.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 52 £438 -2.78% 17
Cheltenham 0 22 £459 +31.07% 34
Tewkesbury 0 4 £425 +30.77% 1
Cirencester -3 3 £300 +9.09% 9
Filton - 2 £325 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 68 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.62%) Java
3 41 (31.54%) SQL
4 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
5 32 (24.62%) Finance
6 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
6 29 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (20.77%) DV Cleared
8 24 (18.46%) ETL
8 24 (18.46%) HTML
8 24 (18.46%) CSS
8 24 (18.46%) IBM InfoSphere
9 22 (16.92%) Teradata
10 21 (16.15%) Banking
10 21 (16.15%) DataStage
11 20 (15.38%) Scrum
11 20 (15.38%) .NET
11 20 (15.38%) J2EE
11 20 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (14.62%) Oracle
12 19 (14.62%) Retail Banking
13 18 (13.85%) C#
14 17 (13.08%) Web Services
14 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (12.31%) Linux
16 15 (11.54%) C
16 15 (11.54%) Migration
17 14 (10.77%) MVC
17 14 (10.77%) XML
18 12 (9.23%) SAP

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 8 (6.15%) Mule
1 8 (6.15%) Mule ESB
2 6 (4.62%) SAS
3 5 (3.85%) Confluence
3 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.08%) WordPress
5 3 (2.31%) CMS
5 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (18.46%) IBM InfoSphere
3 21 (16.15%) DataStage
4 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.85%) Big Data
7 5 (3.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.31%) QlikView
9 3 (2.31%) SAS EBI
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.54%) DB2
10 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.38%) JIRA
3 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.85%) JMeter
3 5 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.85%) Selenium
3 5 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.08%) EasyMock
4 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.08%) JUnit
5 3 (2.31%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.54%) Ant
6 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.54%) MSI
6 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.54%) Subversion
6 2 (1.54%) WiX
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.77%) ProC
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Banking
3 19 (14.62%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Military
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) CSS
1 24 (18.46%) HTML
2 20 (15.38%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) J2EE
3 17 (13.08%) Web Services
4 14 (10.77%) XML
5 11 (8.46%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.69%) Spring
7 9 (6.92%) HTML5
7 9 (6.92%) XSD
8 8 (6.15%) JSON
9 7 (5.38%) React
9 7 (5.38%) SOAP
10 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.85%) CSS3
10 5 (3.85%) Middleware
10 5 (3.85%) SAP PI
11 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.31%) Wiki
3 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) Unix
2 7 (5.38%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.31%) AIX
4 3 (2.31%) CentOS
5 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) ETL
3 20 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (15.38%) Scrum
4 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.54%) Migration
6 14 (10.77%) MVC
7 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.15%) DevOps
8 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.38%) Front End Development
8 7 (5.38%) OO
8 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.38%) Web Development
9 6 (4.62%) TDD
9 6 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.85%) Data Integration
10 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.85%) Validation
10 5 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.62%) Java
2 41 (31.54%) SQL
3 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.85%) C#
5 15 (11.54%) C
6 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.69%) Python
8 7 (5.38%) C++
8 7 (5.38%) PHP
8 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.08%) XPath
10 4 (3.08%) XQuery
11 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.54%) ES6
12 2 (1.54%) Perl
12 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.77%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.77%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Teradata
2 19 (14.62%) Oracle
3 12 (9.23%) SAP
4 9 (6.92%) MuleSoft
5 8 (6.15%) IBM
6 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.08%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.08%) Google
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.31%) Tableau
9 2 (1.54%) Netezza
10 1 (0.77%) Assembla
10 1 (0.77%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.77%) Dell
10 1 (0.77%) EMC
10 1 (0.77%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.77%) Zend