The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 260 184 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.54% 20.96% 22.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.41% 21.88% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 149 158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £9.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+361.11% -75.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
855 841 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.85% 95.79% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 620 611
Median daily rate £375 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 43
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £27.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 27 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 209 (45.43%) JavaScript
2 162 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (34.78%) HTML
4 146 (31.74%) CSS
5 142 (30.87%) .NET
6 111 (24.13%) C#
7 108 (23.48%) MVC
8 107 (23.26%) SQL
9 104 (22.61%) SQL Server
10 101 (21.96%) AngularJS
11 84 (18.26%) TDD
12 77 (16.74%) Java
12 77 (16.74%) jQuery
13 74 (16.09%) Finance
14 70 (15.22%) ASP.NET
15 65 (14.13%) Scrum
16 58 (12.61%) Microsoft
17 56 (12.17%) HTML5
18 52 (11.30%) Web Development
19 50 (10.87%) Git (software)
20 49 (10.65%) Web Services
21 46 (10.00%) E-Commerce
21 46 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
22 42 (9.13%) REST
23 41 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
23 41 (8.91%) SharePoint
23 41 (8.91%) PHP
23 41 (8.91%) Front End Development
24 40 (8.70%) Spring
25 39 (8.48%) MySQL

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.30%) CMS
3 17 (3.70%) Drupal
4 15 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.83%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.61%) IIS
7 10 (2.17%) Mule
8 9 (1.96%) WordPress
9 8 (1.74%) Mule ESB
9 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.52%) NServiceBus
11 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (1.09%) Apache
12 5 (1.09%) Liferay
12 5 (1.09%) OpenROAD
12 5 (1.09%) SAS
13 3 (0.65%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Simulink
4 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.43%) Magento
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.39%) GitHub
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.30%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.09%) Google Play
6 4 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Heroku
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.74%) Internet
2 6 (1.30%) HTTP
3 3 (0.65%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.48%) MySQL
3 29 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.26%) SQLite
7 14 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.30%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.57%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.26%) JUnit
3 15 (3.26%) Maven
3 15 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.83%) Cucumber
4 13 (2.83%) Subversion
4 13 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.74%) Grunt
5 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.74%) Mockito
6 6 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.09%) Capybara
7 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.09%) Mechanoid
7 5 (1.09%) Robolectric
7 5 (1.09%) Robotium
8 4 (0.87%) NuGet
8 4 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 74 (16.09%) Finance
2 27 (5.87%) Marketing
2 27 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.70%) Electronics
3 17 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.83%) Banking
5 6 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.43%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Legal
7 2 (0.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (34.78%) HTML
2 146 (31.74%) CSS
3 142 (30.87%) .NET
4 101 (21.96%) AngularJS
5 77 (16.74%) jQuery
6 70 (15.22%) ASP.NET
7 56 (12.17%) HTML5
8 49 (10.65%) Web Services
9 42 (9.13%) REST
10 41 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (8.70%) Spring
12 39 (8.48%) CSS3
12 39 (8.48%) SOAP
13 36 (7.83%) RESTful
14 34 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (7.17%) JSON
16 28 (6.09%) Sass
17 26 (5.65%) React
18 25 (5.43%) WCF
19 18 (3.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.30%) User Experience
2 28 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.13%) Visualisation
5 10 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.52%) Social Media
7 6 (1.30%) iPhone
7 6 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.09%) W3C
9 4 (0.87%) Blog
9 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.87%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.43%) iPad
11 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.43%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.87%) Apple iOS
2 21 (4.57%) Unix
3 20 (4.35%) Android
4 17 (3.70%) Linux
4 17 (3.70%) Windows
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.48%) MVC
3 84 (18.26%) TDD
4 65 (14.13%) Scrum
5 52 (11.30%) Web Development
6 46 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 41 (8.91%) Front End Development
8 33 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (6.52%) OO
9 30 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (5.87%) iOS Development
10 27 (5.87%) Software Engineering
10 27 (5.87%) Unit Testing
11 24 (5.22%) SDLC
12 23 (5.00%) BDD
13 22 (4.78%) ETL
14 21 (4.57%) Integration Testing
15 18 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (3.91%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 209 (45.43%) JavaScript
2 111 (24.13%) C#
3 107 (23.26%) SQL
4 77 (16.74%) Java
5 41 (8.91%) PHP
6 24 (5.22%) Python
6 24 (5.22%) Ruby
7 21 (4.57%) Objective-C
8 20 (4.35%) Apple Swift
9 18 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.04%) VBA
11 10 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.96%) C++
12 9 (1.96%) Scala
12 9 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.87%) ABAP
14 4 (0.87%) Perl
14 4 (0.87%) VB
15 3 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.04%) Degree
4 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.65%) Ansible
2 3 (0.65%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Graylog
Vendors
1 58 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.09%) Oracle
3 25 (5.43%) Sitecore
4 23 (5.00%) SAP
5 10 (2.17%) Adobe
6 8 (1.74%) Cognos
6 8 (1.74%) Tableau
7 6 (1.30%) Google
8 5 (1.09%) Zend
9 4 (0.87%) ATG
9 4 (0.87%) hybris
9 4 (0.87%) Telerik
9 4 (0.87%) Teradata
10 3 (0.65%) IBM
11 2 (0.43%) OpenText
11 2 (0.43%) Pega
11 2 (0.43%) Sencha
12 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.22%) Talend
12 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
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