Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 149 217 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.61% 23.41% 30.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.15% 25.23% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 126 185
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% +7.38%
10th Percentile £270 £311 £263
90th Percentile £563 £569 £500
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.12% -29.36% +20.33%
10th Percentile £35.25 £32.00 £41.38
90th Percentile £58.75 £36.00 £55.71
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £33.25 £41.52
% change year-on-year +27.82% -19.92% +3.80%

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 617 860 977
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 92.77% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 485 586
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £180 £202
90th Percentile £500 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 84 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -29.97% +42.80%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.36 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.66 £45.55 £49.38
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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 56 £425 -5.56% 4
Cheltenham -3 21 £370 +5.71% 10
Tewkesbury 0 8 £400 +18.52% 1
Cirencester -7 2 £300 -7.69% 2
Filton - 2 £325 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 63 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (40.27%) SQL
3 54 (36.24%) Java
4 39 (26.17%) JavaScript
5 38 (25.50%) Security Cleared
6 36 (24.16%) Finance
7 34 (22.82%) C#
8 30 (20.13%) MVC
9 28 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (18.12%) HTML
10 27 (18.12%) CSS
10 27 (18.12%) XML
11 25 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (16.11%) Web Services
13 23 (15.44%) .NET
14 22 (14.77%) J2EE
14 22 (14.77%) ETL
14 22 (14.77%) Teradata
14 22 (14.77%) DV Cleared
15 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
16 19 (12.75%) IBM InfoSphere
17 18 (12.08%) Scrum
18 17 (11.41%) Oracle
19 16 (10.74%) C
19 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio
20 15 (10.07%) SAP
20 15 (10.07%) DataStage
20 15 (10.07%) Spring
21 14 (9.40%) Banking
21 14 (9.40%) JSON

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 (6.04%) Mule
1 9 (6.04%) Mule ESB
2 8 (5.37%) SAS
3 7 (4.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.70%) WordPress
4 4 (2.68%) Sitefinity
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.01%) Apache
5 3 (2.01%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.01%) CMS
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) Drupal
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.01%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.75%) IBM InfoSphere
4 15 (10.07%) DataStage
5 8 (5.37%) MySQL
6 6 (4.03%) Big Data
6 6 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.01%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.03%) JMeter
4 6 (4.03%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.03%) Maven
4 6 (4.03%) Selenium
4 6 (4.03%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.36%) JIRA
6 4 (2.68%) Subversion
7 3 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.01%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.01%) MSI
7 3 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.01%) WiX
8 2 (1.34%) Ant
8 2 (1.34%) ProC
8 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 36 (24.16%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Banking
3 13 (8.72%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.37%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Electronics
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.12%) CSS
1 27 (18.12%) HTML
1 27 (18.12%) XML
2 24 (16.11%) Web Services
3 23 (15.44%) .NET
4 22 (14.77%) J2EE
5 15 (10.07%) Spring
6 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.40%) JSON
7 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.38%) jQuery
8 11 (7.38%) XSD
9 8 (5.37%) SOAP
10 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (4.70%) HTML5
10 7 (4.70%) React
11 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.03%) Java EE
11 6 (4.03%) SAP PI
11 6 (4.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.01%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Linux
2 12 (8.05%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) AIX
3 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.13%) MVC
3 25 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (14.77%) ETL
5 18 (12.08%) Scrum
6 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.71%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.71%) Migration
7 10 (6.71%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.04%) TDD
8 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.37%) OOP
9 8 (5.37%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.37%) Web Development
10 7 (4.70%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.70%) Validation
11 6 (4.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.27%) SQL
2 54 (36.24%) Java
3 39 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.82%) C#
5 16 (10.74%) C
6 14 (9.40%) C++
7 11 (7.38%) Python
8 10 (6.71%) PHP
9 9 (6.04%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.36%) XPath
10 5 (3.36%) XQuery
11 4 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.01%) XAML
13 2 (1.34%) Perl
13 2 (1.34%) VBA
13 2 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (25.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.77%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Ansible
1 2 (1.34%) Plesk
2 1 (0.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Teradata
2 17 (11.41%) Oracle
3 15 (10.07%) SAP
4 9 (6.04%) IBM
5 8 (5.37%) Google
5 8 (5.37%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.36%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.01%) ESRI
9 2 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.34%) Netezza
9 2 (1.34%) webMethods
10 1 (0.67%) Dell
10 1 (0.67%) EMC
10 1 (0.67%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.67%) Tableau
10 1 (0.67%) Zend