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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 217 201 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.61% 23.62% 24.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.09% 25.51% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 163 96
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.83% -17.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
865 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.12% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 177 (41.36%) JavaScript
2 147 (34.35%) .NET
3 137 (32.01%) HTML
4 133 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (30.37%) CSS
6 116 (27.10%) SQL
7 115 (26.87%) C#
8 106 (24.77%) SQL Server
9 97 (22.66%) MVC
10 87 (20.33%) jQuery
11 69 (16.12%) ASP.NET
12 68 (15.89%) Finance
13 67 (15.65%) TDD
14 61 (14.25%) Web Services
15 60 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
16 56 (13.08%) AngularJS
17 54 (12.62%) Java
17 54 (12.62%) HTML5
18 48 (11.21%) Scrum
19 44 (10.28%) Apple iOS
20 43 (10.05%) Node.js
20 43 (10.05%) PHP
20 43 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
21 41 (9.58%) Git (software)
22 39 (9.11%) OO
23 38 (8.88%) Microsoft
24 37 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 37 (8.64%) CMS
24 37 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
24 37 (8.64%) Umbraco

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (10.05%) Node.js
2 37 (8.64%) CMS
2 37 (8.64%) Umbraco
3 20 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.27%) Drupal
6 9 (2.10%) SAS
7 6 (1.40%) Apache
7 6 (1.40%) Liferay
8 5 (1.17%) IIS
9 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.70%) Kentico
9 3 (0.70%) Mule
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.47%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.27%) SaaS
3 13 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) Force.com
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.80%) Internet
2 7 (1.64%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) DVB
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (7.71%) MySQL
6 25 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 18 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.04%) SQLite
9 13 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (3.04%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.80%) MS Access
11 11 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.10%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.17%) OLAP
15 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.70%) QlikView
16 3 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 41 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.80%) Selenium
4 10 (2.34%) Subversion
4 10 (2.34%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.34%) Jasmine
5 9 (2.10%) Grunt
5 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.40%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.17%) JIRA
8 5 (1.17%) Robotium
8 5 (1.17%) Mechanoid
8 5 (1.17%) Robolectric
9 4 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.93%) Mocha
9 4 (0.93%) gulp
10 3 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.70%) Behat
General
1 68 (15.89%) Finance
2 31 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.07%) Marketing
4 19 (4.44%) Electronics
4 19 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.97%) Banking
6 8 (1.87%) Retail
7 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (34.35%) .NET
2 137 (32.01%) HTML
3 130 (30.37%) CSS
4 87 (20.33%) jQuery
5 69 (16.12%) ASP.NET
6 61 (14.25%) Web Services
7 56 (13.08%) AngularJS
8 54 (12.62%) HTML5
9 37 (8.64%) CSS3
9 37 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (6.31%) Sass
11 24 (5.61%) .NET Framework
12 23 (5.37%) Backbone.js
12 23 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (3.50%) Spring
13 15 (3.50%) XML
14 14 (3.27%) REST
15 13 (3.04%) RESTful
16 12 (2.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.78%) User Experience
2 19 (4.44%) DTV
3 17 (3.97%) Digital Media
4 14 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.04%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.04%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.34%) iPad
7 10 (2.34%) iPhone
8 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.17%) FMCG
10 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.93%) Economics
11 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.70%) W3C
13 2 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.47%) NHS
13 2 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.28%) Apple iOS
2 31 (7.24%) Android
3 27 (6.31%) Linux
4 17 (3.97%) Windows
5 13 (3.04%) Windows Phone
6 9 (2.10%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (1.40%) UNIX
8 5 (1.17%) CentOS
9 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Fedora
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.66%) MVC
3 67 (15.65%) TDD
4 60 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (11.21%) Scrum
6 39 (9.11%) OO
7 34 (7.94%) ETL
7 34 (7.94%) Web Development
8 32 (7.48%) iOS Development
9 31 (7.24%) E-Commerce
10 30 (7.01%) Unit Testing
11 27 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.31%) BDD
12 23 (5.37%) Android Development
13 21 (4.91%) Content Management
14 20 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (4.44%) Software Engineering
16 18 (4.21%) Programme Management
17 16 (3.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 177 (41.36%) JavaScript
2 116 (27.10%) SQL
3 115 (26.87%) C#
4 54 (12.62%) Java
5 43 (10.05%) PHP
6 32 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.14%) VBA
7 22 (5.14%) Objective-C
8 15 (3.50%) Ruby
8 15 (3.50%) Python
9 13 (3.04%) Apple Swift
10 12 (2.80%) C
11 8 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.87%) PHP5
11 8 (1.87%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.40%) C++
13 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.93%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.87%) Degree
3 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) 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 (0.70%) yum
1 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.37%) Oracle
3 20 (4.67%) SAP
4 18 (4.21%) Zend
5 15 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.87%) Talend
6 8 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.64%) Tableau
7 7 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.40%) Google
9 5 (1.17%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.17%) Teradata
9 5 (1.17%) Cognos
10 4 (0.93%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.70%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.70%) Informatica
12 2 (0.47%) Siebel
12 2 (0.47%) Apple
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