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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 206 115 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.28% 21.58% 22.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.10% 23.66% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 78 107
Average daily rate
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£366 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £22.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £44.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 486 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.49% 91.18% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 314 481
Average daily rate £365 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 175 (38.63%) PHP
2 159 (35.10%) HTML
3 138 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 134 (29.58%) CSS
5 124 (27.37%) Zend
6 122 (26.93%) SQL
7 117 (25.83%) MVC
8 110 (24.28%) jQuery
9 103 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (19.21%) .NET
11 81 (17.88%) MySQL
12 80 (17.66%) Java
13 79 (17.44%) C#
13 79 (17.44%) SQL Server
14 67 (14.79%) HTML5
15 63 (13.91%) Finance
16 57 (12.58%) ASP.NET
17 56 (12.36%) Web Services
18 55 (12.14%) Scrum
19 53 (11.70%) TDD
20 49 (10.82%) Zend Framework
21 47 (10.38%) Symfony
22 44 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (9.49%) OO
24 41 (9.05%) Linux
24 41 (9.05%) Web Development
24 41 (9.05%) Unit Testing
25 38 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
26 37 (8.17%) PHP5
26 37 (8.17%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (6.84%) Drupal
2 25 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.97%) Node.js
4 16 (3.53%) Apache
5 13 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.43%) CMS
6 11 (2.43%) SAS
7 10 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.55%) WordPress
9 6 (1.32%) Confluence
10 5 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.44%) Kentico
11 2 (0.44%) IIS
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.22%) nginx
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) CATIA
3 3 (0.66%) Windchill
3 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
3 3 (0.66%) Shopify
3 3 (0.66%) BASE24
4 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.77%) SaaS
4 5 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) Intranet
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 3 (0.66%) ATM
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) DVB
5 1 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.88%) MySQL
2 79 (17.44%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.87%) CouchDB
6 13 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.43%) MS Access
8 10 (2.21%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.77%) OLAP
10 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 24 (5.30%) PHPUnit
2 18 (3.97%) Selenium
3 16 (3.53%) JUnit
4 13 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.43%) Subversion
6 9 (1.99%) WebDriver
6 9 (1.99%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.99%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.77%) JMeter
7 8 (1.77%) JIRA
8 7 (1.55%) WATIR
9 5 (1.10%) JBehave
10 4 (0.88%) Maven
10 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.66%) jMock
12 2 (0.44%) Moq
12 2 (0.44%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.44%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.22%) NUnit
General
1 63 (13.91%) Finance
2 22 (4.86%) Banking
3 19 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.53%) Marketing
5 14 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.87%) Electronics
7 6 (1.32%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (35.10%) HTML
2 134 (29.58%) CSS
3 110 (24.28%) jQuery
4 87 (19.21%) .NET
5 67 (14.79%) HTML5
6 57 (12.58%) ASP.NET
7 56 (12.36%) Web Services
8 49 (10.82%) Zend Framework
9 47 (10.38%) Symfony
10 36 (7.95%) Spring
11 33 (7.28%) CSS3
12 29 (6.40%) XML
13 26 (5.74%) LAMP
14 24 (5.30%) Ajax
14 24 (5.30%) Sass
15 23 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (4.64%) LESS
17 19 (4.19%) CodeIgniter
18 17 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (3.53%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.52%) Open Source
2 17 (3.75%) DTV
3 12 (2.65%) Digital Media
4 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.10%) IPTV
6 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.10%) MPEG
7 3 (0.66%) EFT
7 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
7 3 (0.66%) Replication
7 3 (0.66%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.66%) Tandem
7 3 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.22%) iPhone
9 1 (0.22%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.22%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.05%) Linux
2 21 (4.64%) CentOS
3 12 (2.65%) UNIX
4 9 (1.99%) Fedora
5 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.88%) Android
6 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.66%) Windows
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.83%) MVC
2 103 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (12.14%) Scrum
4 53 (11.70%) TDD
5 44 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (9.49%) OO
7 41 (9.05%) Web Development
7 41 (9.05%) Unit Testing
8 38 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (8.17%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.08%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.08%) ETL
11 22 (4.86%) BDD
12 16 (3.53%) OOP
13 15 (3.31%) Data Modelling
14 13 (2.87%) Process Management
15 12 (2.65%) Migration
15 12 (2.65%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.65%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (2.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 175 (38.63%) PHP
2 138 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 122 (26.93%) SQL
4 80 (17.66%) Java
5 79 (17.44%) C#
6 37 (8.17%) PHP5
7 36 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 30 (6.62%) VBA
9 17 (3.75%) Scala
10 15 (3.31%) Python
11 11 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.43%) Ruby
12 10 (2.21%) C++
12 10 (2.21%) C
13 8 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.55%) VB
15 4 (0.88%) Perl
16 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.44%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.43%) Degree
4 3 (0.66%) ISEB
4 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.88%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
Vendors
1 124 (27.37%) Zend
2 34 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.18%) Oracle
4 16 (3.53%) Business Objects
4 16 (3.53%) SAP
5 12 (2.65%) hybris
6 9 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.10%) Teradata
7 5 (1.10%) IBM
7 5 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.88%) Twitter
8 4 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.66%) HP
9 3 (0.66%) Remedy
10 2 (0.44%) Cognos
10 2 (0.44%) Facebook
10 2 (0.44%) Google
11 1 (0.22%) Tableau
11 1 (0.22%) CODA
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