The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 259 158 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.29% 24.05% 16.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.50% 25.69% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 96 118
Average daily rate £325 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 615 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.52% 93.61% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 369 600
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
South West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - - - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 157 (35.20%) JavaScript
2 148 (33.18%) CSS
3 143 (32.06%) HTML
4 135 (30.27%) PHP
5 129 (28.92%) SQL
6 112 (25.11%) .NET
7 111 (24.89%) MVC
8 109 (24.44%) SQL Server
9 103 (23.09%) jQuery
10 87 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (18.61%) C#
12 72 (16.14%) Java
13 68 (15.25%) ASP.NET
13 68 (15.25%) Zend
14 67 (15.02%) Scrum
15 63 (14.13%) Microsoft
16 59 (13.23%) MySQL
16 59 (13.23%) Web Development
17 55 (12.33%) Finance
18 51 (11.43%) Web Services
19 49 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
20 48 (10.76%) Node.js
21 47 (10.54%) Backbone.js
21 47 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 46 (10.31%) HTML5
23 45 (10.09%) TDD
24 42 (9.42%) OO
24 42 (9.42%) Drupal
25 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
26 39 (8.74%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 48 (10.76%) Node.js
2 42 (9.42%) Drupal
3 23 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.69%) Apache
6 11 (2.47%) CMS
7 10 (2.24%) SAS
8 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.57%) WordPress
10 6 (1.35%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.90%) Mule
13 3 (0.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.24%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.67%) Windchill
4 3 (0.67%) CATIA
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) BASE24
2 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) Internet
2 5 (1.12%) Intranet
3 4 (0.90%) HTTP
4 3 (0.67%) NAS
5 2 (0.45%) ATM
5 2 (0.45%) DVB
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.23%) MySQL
3 47 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.30%) MongoDB
5 32 (7.17%) NoSQL
6 31 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (6.73%) Relational Database
8 29 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (6.28%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.02%) CouchDB
13 9 (2.02%) MS Access
14 7 (1.57%) QlikView
14 7 (1.57%) OLAP
15 5 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.90%) PowerCenter
16 4 (0.90%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 16 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.36%) JUnit
3 13 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.69%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.69%) Subversion
5 9 (2.02%) Selenium
6 8 (1.79%) Maven
6 8 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.35%) JBehave
7 6 (1.35%) JIRA
8 5 (1.12%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.12%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.90%) jMock
10 3 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.67%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.45%) Xcode
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.45%) Moq
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 55 (12.33%) Finance
2 20 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.36%) Banking
4 9 (2.02%) Marketing
5 6 (1.35%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.90%) Publishing
7 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
9 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (33.18%) CSS
2 143 (32.06%) HTML
3 112 (25.11%) .NET
4 103 (23.09%) jQuery
5 68 (15.25%) ASP.NET
6 51 (11.43%) Web Services
7 47 (10.54%) Backbone.js
8 46 (10.31%) HTML5
9 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (6.95%) XML
10 31 (6.95%) Ajax
11 30 (6.73%) CSS3
12 29 (6.50%) Spring
13 27 (6.05%) JSF
14 26 (5.83%) LAMP
14 26 (5.83%) Zend Framework
15 25 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (4.93%) Symfony
17 20 (4.48%) CodeIgniter
17 20 (4.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.16%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.93%) Open Source
3 15 (3.36%) Digital Media
4 11 (2.47%) DTV
5 9 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.12%) MPEG
6 5 (1.12%) IPTV
7 4 (0.90%) Streaming Video
7 4 (0.90%) W3C
7 4 (0.90%) iPhone
8 3 (0.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.45%) Tandem
9 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.45%) EFT
9 2 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.28%) Linux
2 15 (3.36%) UNIX
3 9 (2.02%) Windows
4 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.22%) CentOS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.22%) Fedora
5 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.89%) MVC
2 87 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (15.02%) Scrum
4 59 (13.23%) Web Development
5 49 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (10.09%) TDD
7 42 (9.42%) OO
8 33 (7.40%) ETL
9 22 (4.93%) Software Engineering
10 19 (4.26%) OOP
11 18 (4.04%) BDD
12 15 (3.36%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.91%) Data Modelling
14 9 (2.02%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (2.02%) Kanban
14 9 (2.02%) OOD
14 9 (2.02%) UML
14 9 (2.02%) SEO
14 9 (2.02%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.20%) JavaScript
2 135 (30.27%) PHP
3 129 (28.92%) SQL
4 83 (18.61%) C#
5 72 (16.14%) Java
6 34 (7.62%) T-SQL
7 28 (6.28%) VBA
8 27 (6.05%) PHP5
9 14 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.91%) C++
10 13 (2.91%) Python
11 12 (2.69%) Scala
12 11 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.79%) Perl
14 7 (1.57%) C
14 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.35%) Ruby
16 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.12%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.24%) Degree
4 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.90%) WAI
1 4 (0.90%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) WCAG
2 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) NFS
Vendors
1 68 (15.25%) Zend
2 63 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.62%) Oracle
4 9 (2.02%) hybris
5 8 (1.79%) Twitter
6 7 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.57%) SAP
6 7 (1.57%) Cognos
7 6 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.90%) IBM
8 4 (0.90%) Informatica
8 4 (0.90%) NetApp
8 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.67%) Tableau
9 3 (0.67%) Teradata
10 2 (0.45%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.45%) Google
10 2 (0.45%) HP
10 2 (0.45%) Facebook
11 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
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