The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 190 251 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.09% 26.53% 24.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.96% 28.72% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 217 96
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 874 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.21% 92.39% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 597 367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bristol region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 159 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 130 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (31.19%) SQL
4 122 (30.20%) HTML
5 104 (25.74%) Java
6 92 (22.77%) CSS
7 90 (22.28%) .NET
8 88 (21.78%) jQuery
9 82 (20.30%) PHP
9 82 (20.30%) MVC
10 79 (19.55%) SQL Server
11 78 (19.31%) HTML5
12 76 (18.81%) C#
13 65 (16.09%) Git (software)
14 58 (14.36%) MySQL
15 52 (12.87%) ASP.NET
16 51 (12.62%) Web Services
16 51 (12.62%) Finance
17 46 (11.39%) Linux
17 46 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (10.15%) Oracle
18 41 (10.15%) Zend
19 38 (9.41%) TDD
19 38 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (8.66%) Microsoft
20 35 (8.66%) OO
21 34 (8.42%) CSS3
21 34 (8.42%) Doctrine
22 33 (8.17%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.92%) CMS
2 27 (6.68%) Node.js
3 23 (5.69%) Apache
4 18 (4.46%) Drupal
5 17 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.71%) Umbraco
7 13 (3.22%) SAS
8 9 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.24%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.24%) WordPress
11 4 (0.99%) Liferay
11 4 (0.99%) Mule
12 3 (0.74%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.50%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.50%) Confluence
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.73%) MS Project
3 5 (1.24%) MS Office
4 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.50%) GitHub
5 2 (0.50%) Force.com
6 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.92%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) DVB
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 58 (14.36%) MySQL
3 38 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.21%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (3.22%) MS Access
9 13 (3.22%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.24%) OLAP
13 5 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.99%) Redis
14 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.94%) Subversion
3 22 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.95%) PHPUnit
5 11 (2.72%) Selenium
6 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 8 (1.98%) Maven
8 7 (1.73%) JIRA
9 6 (1.49%) JUnit
10 4 (0.99%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.74%) Xcode
11 3 (0.74%) RSpec
12 2 (0.50%) GitLab
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.50%) NUnit
13 1 (0.25%) Log4Net
General
1 51 (12.62%) Finance
2 24 (5.94%) Marketing
3 15 (3.71%) Banking
3 15 (3.71%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.22%) Electronics
4 13 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (30.20%) HTML
2 92 (22.77%) CSS
3 90 (22.28%) .NET
4 88 (21.78%) jQuery
5 78 (19.31%) HTML5
6 52 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 51 (12.62%) Web Services
8 34 (8.42%) CSS3
8 34 (8.42%) Doctrine
9 33 (8.17%) XML
10 28 (6.93%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (6.68%) RESTful
12 26 (6.44%) Spring
13 23 (5.69%) J2EE
14 22 (5.45%) Backbone.js
15 21 (5.20%) Zend Framework
16 18 (4.46%) Symfony
17 17 (4.21%) SOAP
17 17 (4.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.95%) Visualisation
2 19 (4.70%) Open Source
3 14 (3.47%) DTV
4 11 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.98%) User Experience
5 8 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.24%) GIS
7 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.99%) iPad
9 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.74%) FMCG
9 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.39%) Linux
2 23 (5.69%) CentOS
3 18 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.21%) Windows
5 10 (2.48%) Android
6 7 (1.73%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.49%) UNIX
8 3 (0.74%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.30%) MVC
3 46 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (9.41%) TDD
5 35 (8.66%) OO
6 31 (7.67%) Scrum
7 29 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 29 (7.18%) Software Engineering
8 27 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.69%) Web Development
9 23 (5.69%) Migration
9 23 (5.69%) ETL
10 21 (5.20%) Unit Testing
11 20 (4.95%) Content Management
12 19 (4.70%) Web Design
13 18 (4.46%) CRM
14 16 (3.96%) Data Migration
15 15 (3.71%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.71%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (3.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 159 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 126 (31.19%) SQL
3 104 (25.74%) Java
4 82 (20.30%) PHP
5 76 (18.81%) C#
6 26 (6.44%) Ruby
6 26 (6.44%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.20%) PHP5
9 15 (3.71%) VBA
10 12 (2.97%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.24%) VB
13 4 (0.99%) XAML
14 3 (0.74%) Python
14 3 (0.74%) Perl
14 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.50%) Scala
15 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.98%) Degree
4 4 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) HND
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) MCITP
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) SSCP
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.24%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 41 (10.15%) Oracle
1 41 (10.15%) Zend
2 35 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.21%) SAP
4 15 (3.71%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.98%) Appcelerator
7 7 (1.73%) Sencha
8 6 (1.49%) Google
9 5 (1.24%) ESRI
9 5 (1.24%) hybris
10 4 (0.99%) New Relic
10 4 (0.99%) Informatica
10 4 (0.99%) Teradata
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.74%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.50%) CODA
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