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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 203 251 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.81% 29.19% 22.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.58% 31.38% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 217 88
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
826 800 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.81% 93.02% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 551 360
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 £270 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 43
Average hourly rate £15.13 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £30.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 162 (40.50%) JavaScript
2 130 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (31.75%) SQL
4 122 (30.50%) HTML
5 99 (24.75%) Java
6 91 (22.75%) jQuery
7 89 (22.25%) CSS
8 84 (21.00%) HTML5
9 80 (20.00%) PHP
9 80 (20.00%) .NET
10 78 (19.50%) MVC
11 70 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 66 (16.50%) C#
13 65 (16.25%) Git (software)
14 62 (15.50%) MySQL
15 51 (12.75%) Linux
16 50 (12.50%) Finance
17 48 (12.00%) ASP.NET
18 45 (11.25%) Zend
19 44 (11.00%) Web Services
20 43 (10.75%) Oracle
20 43 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 39 (9.75%) Doctrine
22 38 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (9.50%) TDD
22 38 (9.50%) Microsoft
22 38 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
23 35 (8.75%) CSS3
24 34 (8.50%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 (7.75%) Apache
2 26 (6.50%) CMS
3 25 (6.25%) Node.js
4 16 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.25%) SAS
5 13 (3.25%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.75%) Drupal
7 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.25%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.25%) WordPress
9 4 (1.00%) Mule
10 3 (0.75%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.50%) Liferay
11 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.50%) JBoss
11 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.00%) MS Office
3 7 (1.75%) MS Project
4 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.25%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 12 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) MoSes
3 1 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.75%) HTTP
2 3 (0.75%) Intranet
3 2 (0.50%) Internet
3 2 (0.50%) DVB
4 1 (0.25%) AMQP
4 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.50%) MySQL
3 39 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (3.25%) MS Access
12 12 (3.00%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.50%) OLAP
15 5 (1.25%) PowerCenter
16 4 (1.00%) QlikView
16 4 (1.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 65 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.00%) PHPUnit
3 25 (6.25%) Subversion
4 24 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.75%) Selenium
8 10 (2.50%) Maven
9 7 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (1.50%) JIRA
10 6 (1.50%) JUnit
11 4 (1.00%) Xcode
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.00%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.75%) Hudson
12 3 (0.75%) RSpec
12 3 (0.75%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.75%) Ant
12 3 (0.75%) PVCS
General
1 50 (12.50%) Finance
2 18 (4.50%) Marketing
3 17 (4.25%) Banking
4 14 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.00%) Electronics
5 12 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (30.50%) HTML
2 91 (22.75%) jQuery
3 89 (22.25%) CSS
4 84 (21.00%) HTML5
5 80 (20.00%) .NET
6 48 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 44 (11.00%) Web Services
8 39 (9.75%) Doctrine
9 35 (8.75%) CSS3
10 33 (8.25%) XML
11 28 (7.00%) Zend Framework
12 27 (6.75%) RESTful
13 26 (6.50%) Spring
13 26 (6.50%) AngularJS
14 25 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (5.00%) Backbone.js
15 20 (5.00%) J2EE
16 18 (4.50%) Ajax
17 17 (4.25%) JSON
18 15 (3.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.00%) Visualisation
1 20 (5.00%) Open Source
2 14 (3.50%) DTV
3 13 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.75%) User Experience
7 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.25%) GIS
9 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.00%) iPad
10 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.50%) MPEG
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.75%) Linux
2 31 (7.75%) CentOS
3 16 (4.00%) Windows
4 14 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.25%) Android
6 6 (1.50%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.50%) UNIX
7 3 (0.75%) Fedora
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (19.50%) MVC
3 43 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (9.50%) TDD
4 38 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (8.50%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.00%) OO
7 31 (7.75%) Scrum
8 29 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (5.75%) ETL
9 23 (5.75%) Migration
10 20 (5.00%) Web Design
11 19 (4.75%) Web Development
11 19 (4.75%) Unit Testing
12 18 (4.50%) Mentoring
13 17 (4.25%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.75%) Refactoring
14 15 (3.75%) Automated Testing
14 15 (3.75%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (40.50%) JavaScript
2 127 (31.75%) SQL
3 99 (24.75%) Java
4 80 (20.00%) PHP
5 66 (16.50%) C#
6 26 (6.50%) Ruby
7 25 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 23 (5.75%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.00%) PHP5
10 15 (3.75%) VBA
11 12 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.25%) VB
12 5 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.00%) XAML
14 3 (0.75%) Scala
14 3 (0.75%) Python
14 3 (0.75%) Perl
14 3 (0.75%) C++
15 2 (0.50%) VB6
15 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.00%) Degree
4 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.00%) HND
4 4 (1.00%) ISEB
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) SSCP
6 1 (0.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 45 (11.25%) Zend
2 43 (10.75%) Oracle
3 38 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.75%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.75%) SAP
5 7 (1.75%) Sencha
5 7 (1.75%) Appcelerator
6 6 (1.50%) Google
7 5 (1.25%) hybris
7 5 (1.25%) Informatica
7 5 (1.25%) ESRI
8 4 (1.00%) Teradata
8 4 (1.00%) New Relic
9 3 (0.75%) Tableau
9 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) CODA
10 2 (0.50%) Adobe
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