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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 228 215 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.70% 24.80% 26.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.60% 25.97% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 160 162
Average daily rate £350 £391 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £46.88 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.38 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.38 £49.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
826 828 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.72% 95.50% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 608 492
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 48
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (46.21%) JavaScript
2 167 (40.83%) SQL
3 162 (39.61%) HTML
4 150 (36.67%) CSS
5 143 (34.96%) SQL Server
6 118 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (26.65%) .NET
8 97 (23.72%) C#
9 93 (22.74%) MVC
10 76 (18.58%) AngularJS
11 70 (17.11%) Java
12 67 (16.38%) ETL
12 67 (16.38%) Microsoft
12 67 (16.38%) jQuery
13 65 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 64 (15.65%) HTML5
14 64 (15.65%) Finance
15 60 (14.67%) TDD
15 60 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
16 58 (14.18%) T-SQL
16 58 (14.18%) ASP.NET
17 48 (11.74%) Web Services
17 48 (11.74%) Front End Development
18 46 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
18 46 (11.25%) Scrum
19 44 (10.76%) Telecoms
19 44 (10.76%) CSS3
20 42 (10.27%) Web Development
20 42 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 40 (9.78%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (8.07%) Node.js
2 21 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 14 (3.42%) Apache
4 12 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.44%) CMS
6 10 (2.44%) IIS
7 9 (2.20%) JBoss
7 9 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.22%) Kentico
10 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.49%) SAS
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.24%) Liferay
13 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.98%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.98%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.98%) FastStats
3 3 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.42%) GitHub
3 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.98%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.91%) HTTP
2 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) Broadband
4 2 (0.49%) DVB
4 2 (0.49%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 65 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (7.33%) Relational Database
5 30 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (6.36%) MongoDB
7 25 (6.11%) MySQL
8 24 (5.87%) NoSQL
8 24 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (4.89%) MS Access
10 17 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.20%) Big Data
12 9 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.38%) JUnit
2 22 (5.38%) Subversion
3 17 (4.16%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.67%) Capybara
5 15 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.18%) git-flow
6 13 (3.18%) RSpec
7 12 (2.93%) Maven
7 12 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.44%) Grunt
10 9 (2.20%) gulp
11 7 (1.71%) webpack
12 6 (1.47%) JIRA
13 5 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.73%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (15.65%) Finance
2 44 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 35 (8.56%) Marketing
4 28 (6.85%) Electronics
5 27 (6.60%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.42%) Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Advertising
7 2 (0.49%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (39.61%) HTML
2 150 (36.67%) CSS
3 109 (26.65%) .NET
4 76 (18.58%) AngularJS
5 67 (16.38%) jQuery
6 64 (15.65%) HTML5
7 58 (14.18%) ASP.NET
8 48 (11.74%) Web Services
9 44 (10.76%) CSS3
10 37 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (6.85%) Sass
12 27 (6.60%) Spring
13 23 (5.62%) RESTful
13 23 (5.62%) Ruby on Rails
13 23 (5.62%) XML
14 22 (5.38%) React
15 21 (5.13%) Ajax
16 20 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (4.65%) .NET Framework
17 19 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.13%) User Experience
2 19 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 15 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.18%) Data Extraction
4 13 (3.18%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.73%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.73%) VLE
10 2 (0.49%) DTV
10 2 (0.49%) iPad
10 2 (0.49%) iPhone
10 2 (0.49%) IPTV
10 2 (0.49%) MPEG
10 2 (0.49%) NHS
10 2 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.85%) Linux
2 27 (6.60%) Unix
3 15 (3.67%) Mac OS X
4 13 (3.18%) Android
4 13 (3.18%) Windows
5 11 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (22.74%) MVC
3 67 (16.38%) ETL
4 60 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (14.67%) TDD
5 48 (11.74%) Front End Development
6 46 (11.25%) Scrum
7 42 (10.27%) Web Development
8 40 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 31 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 30 (7.33%) BDD
11 28 (6.85%) OO
12 27 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
12 27 (6.60%) Programme Management
13 26 (6.36%) Migration
13 26 (6.36%) Open Source
14 25 (6.11%) Data Migration
15 24 (5.87%) Web Design
16 18 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (4.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 189 (46.21%) JavaScript
2 167 (40.83%) SQL
3 97 (23.72%) C#
4 70 (17.11%) Java
5 58 (14.18%) T-SQL
6 33 (8.07%) Python
6 33 (8.07%) Ruby
7 24 (5.87%) VBA
8 21 (5.13%) PHP
9 16 (3.91%) Scala
10 12 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.93%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.20%) Perl
12 5 (1.22%) C++
13 4 (0.98%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.98%) VB
14 3 (0.73%) C
14 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.20%) Degree
2 9 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.69%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) OIPF
4 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (2.69%) yum
2 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.24%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 67 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.07%) Oracle
3 32 (7.82%) SAP
4 9 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.71%) Cognos
5 7 (1.71%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.71%) Teradata
5 7 (1.71%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.47%) Informatica
7 5 (1.22%) Google
8 4 (0.98%) Alterian
8 4 (0.98%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.98%) Siebel
8 4 (0.98%) Sybase
9 3 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.73%) Blackboard
9 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.73%) Zend
10 2 (0.49%) Apple
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £175 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £290 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + full expenses
Posted: 21 days ago
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G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 25 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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EE
Posted: 26 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
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