The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Software Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.82% 1.28% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.31% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £430 £550 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +35.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  

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 351 457 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.16% 97.23% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 229 268
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £526 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Gloucestershire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 - 3 £430 - 3
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms

Software 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago