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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 176 198 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.84% 22.58% 26.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.63% 23.83% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 212
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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
853 831 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 94.75% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 594 580
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 40
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 April 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 178 (44.39%) JavaScript
2 173 (43.14%) SQL
3 148 (36.91%) HTML
4 138 (34.41%) CSS
5 134 (33.42%) SQL Server
6 118 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (28.18%) .NET
8 95 (23.69%) C#
9 94 (23.44%) MVC
10 78 (19.45%) Microsoft
10 78 (19.45%) AngularJS
11 72 (17.96%) Java
12 68 (16.96%) ASP.NET
13 66 (16.46%) Finance
14 62 (15.46%) ETL
15 55 (13.72%) TDD
16 54 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (13.22%) T-SQL
17 53 (13.22%) Web Development
18 48 (11.97%) Ruby
19 47 (11.72%) Scrum
19 47 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 47 (11.72%) jQuery
19 47 (11.72%) HTML5
20 43 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (10.72%) Relational Database
21 42 (10.47%) Git (software)
21 42 (10.47%) Oracle
22 41 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
23 40 (9.98%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (5.49%) Node.js
1 22 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.24%) CMS
3 13 (3.24%) Umbraco
4 12 (2.99%) Apache
5 11 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.24%) IIS
7 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.50%) JBoss
8 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.00%) Drupal
9 4 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.75%) Kentico
11 2 (0.50%) Mule
11 2 (0.50%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) Liferay
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (6.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.99%) GitHub
3 15 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.00%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.74%) HTTP
2 5 (1.25%) Internet
2 5 (1.25%) Intranet
2 5 (1.25%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.50%) Broadband
4 2 (0.50%) DVB
4 2 (0.50%) HbbTV
5 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (33.42%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (10.72%) Relational Database
4 41 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (6.98%) MongoDB
8 25 (6.23%) MySQL
9 24 (5.99%) NoSQL
10 19 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (4.49%) RDBMS
12 17 (4.24%) MS Access
13 15 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (3.49%) Big Data
15 13 (3.24%) Oracle Database
16 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
19 5 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 42 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.48%) JUnit
3 24 (5.99%) Cucumber
4 20 (4.99%) Capybara
4 20 (4.99%) Subversion
5 15 (3.74%) git-flow
5 15 (3.74%) RSpec
6 14 (3.49%) Grunt
6 14 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (3.24%) Maven
8 12 (2.99%) gulp
8 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.49%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.00%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.75%) JIRA
11 7 (1.75%) webpack
12 5 (1.25%) Mockito
12 5 (1.25%) Protractor
12 5 (1.25%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.25%) WATIR
General
1 66 (16.46%) Finance
2 30 (7.48%) Marketing
2 30 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.48%) Electronics
3 26 (6.48%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.74%) Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (36.91%) HTML
2 138 (34.41%) CSS
3 113 (28.18%) .NET
4 78 (19.45%) AngularJS
5 68 (16.96%) ASP.NET
6 47 (11.72%) HTML5
6 47 (11.72%) jQuery
7 43 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (9.98%) Web Services
9 34 (8.48%) Spring
10 33 (8.23%) CSS3
10 33 (8.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 30 (7.48%) Sass
12 27 (6.73%) REST
13 23 (5.74%) RESTful
14 22 (5.49%) .NET Framework
15 20 (4.99%) WCF
16 19 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (4.74%) React
17 18 (4.49%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.99%) Visualisation
2 23 (5.74%) User Experience
3 18 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.24%) Data Extraction
5 10 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.25%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.00%) VLE
9 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.75%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.75%) Social Media
10 2 (0.50%) Animation
10 2 (0.50%) Blog
10 2 (0.50%) DTV
10 2 (0.50%) iPhone
10 2 (0.50%) IPTV
10 2 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.23%) Unix
2 29 (7.23%) Linux
3 19 (4.74%) Windows
4 16 (3.99%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.49%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.00%) Android
8 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.50%) AIX
10 2 (0.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.44%) MVC
3 62 (15.46%) ETL
4 55 (13.72%) TDD
5 54 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (13.22%) Web Development
7 47 (11.72%) Scrum
8 40 (9.98%) Front End Development
9 35 (8.73%) Unit Testing
10 34 (8.48%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (7.73%) Migration
11 31 (7.73%) OO
12 28 (6.98%) Integration Testing
13 27 (6.73%) Data Migration
13 27 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
13 27 (6.73%) Web Design
14 26 (6.48%) Programme Management
15 25 (6.23%) BDD
15 25 (6.23%) Open Source
16 24 (5.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 178 (44.39%) JavaScript
2 173 (43.14%) SQL
3 95 (23.69%) C#
4 72 (17.96%) Java
5 53 (13.22%) T-SQL
6 48 (11.97%) Ruby
7 36 (8.98%) Python
8 26 (6.48%) VBA
9 21 (5.24%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.24%) Scala
11 13 (3.24%) PHP
12 8 (2.00%) C++
12 8 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.00%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.75%) Perl
13 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.00%) C
14 4 (1.00%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.24%) Degree
3 12 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.50%) OIPF
2 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.00%) yum
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (19.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.47%) Oracle
3 28 (6.98%) SAP
4 7 (1.75%) Cognos
4 7 (1.75%) Teradata
5 5 (1.25%) Nintex
5 5 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.00%) Blackboard
6 4 (1.00%) Google
6 4 (1.00%) Informatica
6 4 (1.00%) Sybase
7 3 (0.75%) IBM
7 3 (0.75%) Zend
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Apple
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) Netezza
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
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