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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 241 227 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.17% 27.02% 22.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.04% 29.14% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -2.85%
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
830 779 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.57% 92.74% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 556 284
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £69.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 2 £375 -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 180 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 141 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (30.86%) .NET
4 131 (29.50%) HTML
5 119 (26.80%) CSS
6 111 (25.00%) SQL
7 107 (24.10%) C#
8 103 (23.20%) SQL Server
9 101 (22.75%) MVC
10 91 (20.50%) jQuery
11 80 (18.02%) ASP.NET
12 76 (17.12%) Java
13 67 (15.09%) Web Services
14 65 (14.64%) Finance
15 63 (14.19%) TDD
16 60 (13.51%) Git (software)
16 60 (13.51%) HTML5
17 58 (13.06%) PHP
18 57 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
19 54 (12.16%) AngularJS
20 48 (10.81%) Scrum
21 44 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
22 42 (9.46%) Node.js
23 41 (9.23%) Apple iOS
24 40 (9.01%) Microsoft
25 38 (8.56%) MySQL
25 38 (8.56%) CMS
26 37 (8.33%) CSS3
27 36 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (9.46%) Node.js
2 38 (8.56%) CMS
3 25 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.63%) Umbraco
4 16 (3.60%) Drupal
4 16 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (2.93%) SAS
6 9 (2.03%) Apache
7 6 (1.35%) Liferay
7 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.13%) Mule
8 5 (1.13%) IIS
8 5 (1.13%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.68%) WordPress
10 2 (0.45%) Kentico
10 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.45%) Confluence
10 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Project
3 4 (0.90%) MS Office
4 3 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (5.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) MoSes
4 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.48%) SaaS
4 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) Force.com
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.18%) HTTP
2 6 (1.35%) Internet
3 3 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (8.56%) MySQL
4 26 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.93%) MS Access
9 12 (2.70%) SQLite
10 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.13%) PowerCenter
15 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.86%) Subversion
3 16 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.15%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.15%) Selenium
6 10 (2.25%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.25%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.80%) Grunt
8 7 (1.58%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (1.13%) JIRA
11 4 (0.90%) Maven
11 4 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.90%) Mocha
11 4 (0.90%) gulp
12 3 (0.68%) GitLab
12 3 (0.68%) Mechanoid
12 3 (0.68%) Robolectric
12 3 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 65 (14.64%) Finance
2 33 (7.43%) Marketing
3 26 (5.86%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.41%) Electronics
5 23 (5.18%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.83%) Banking
7 8 (1.80%) Retail
8 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (30.86%) .NET
2 131 (29.50%) HTML
3 119 (26.80%) CSS
4 91 (20.50%) jQuery
5 80 (18.02%) ASP.NET
6 67 (15.09%) Web Services
7 60 (13.51%) HTML5
8 54 (12.16%) AngularJS
9 44 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (8.33%) CSS3
11 28 (6.31%) Sass
12 25 (5.63%) Backbone.js
12 25 (5.63%) XML
12 25 (5.63%) .NET Framework
13 20 (4.50%) Spring
13 20 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (4.05%) RESTful
15 17 (3.83%) Ajax
15 17 (3.83%) SOAP
16 15 (3.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.18%) DTV
2 22 (4.95%) User Experience
3 21 (4.73%) Visualisation
4 20 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.25%) iPad
7 10 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.03%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.80%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.35%) iPhone
11 5 (1.13%) GIS
12 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.90%) Economics
13 3 (0.68%) FMCG
14 2 (0.45%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.45%) NHS
14 2 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 28 (6.31%) Linux
3 21 (4.73%) Android
4 12 (2.70%) Windows
5 10 (2.25%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.80%) CentOS
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.68%) UNIX
9 2 (0.45%) Fedora
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (22.75%) MVC
3 63 (14.19%) TDD
4 57 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (10.81%) Scrum
6 36 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 35 (7.88%) OO
8 31 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 31 (6.98%) iOS Development
9 30 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.53%) Web Development
11 27 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.08%) ETL
12 26 (5.86%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (5.41%) Web Design
14 23 (5.18%) Programme Management
14 23 (5.18%) Content Management
14 23 (5.18%) BDD
15 20 (4.50%) Migration
15 20 (4.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 180 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 111 (25.00%) SQL
3 107 (24.10%) C#
4 76 (17.12%) Java
5 58 (13.06%) PHP
6 34 (7.66%) Ruby
7 28 (6.31%) T-SQL
8 27 (6.08%) VBA
9 21 (4.73%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.83%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.15%) PHP5
12 13 (2.93%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.70%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.03%) Python
14 9 (2.03%) C
15 4 (0.90%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.68%) XAML
16 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.93%) Degree
3 7 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.13%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.03%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) Basel II
3 1 (0.23%) JTAG
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) yum
1 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.11%) Oracle
3 28 (6.31%) SAP
4 21 (4.73%) Zend
5 17 (3.83%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.35%) Informatica
7 6 (1.35%) Appcelerator
8 5 (1.13%) hybris
8 5 (1.13%) Cognos
8 5 (1.13%) ESRI
8 5 (1.13%) Teradata
9 4 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.90%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.90%) Google
10 3 (0.68%) Tableau
10 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.45%) Apple
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