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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 231 211 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.81% 26.74% 21.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.34% 28.55% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 172 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £366 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £35.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.64% -16.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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
845 739 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.41% 93.66% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 542 319
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 29 July 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.

1 174 (40.37%) JavaScript
2 138 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (31.55%) .NET
4 133 (30.86%) HTML
5 125 (29.00%) CSS
6 117 (27.15%) SQL
7 106 (24.59%) C#
8 104 (24.13%) SQL Server
9 92 (21.35%) MVC
10 87 (20.19%) jQuery
11 74 (17.17%) ASP.NET
12 70 (16.24%) TDD
13 67 (15.55%) Web Services
13 67 (15.55%) Finance
14 66 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (14.62%) Java
16 58 (13.46%) AngularJS
17 57 (13.23%) HTML5
18 50 (11.60%) Scrum
19 49 (11.37%) PHP
20 46 (10.67%) Git (software)
21 45 (10.44%) Apple iOS
21 45 (10.44%) Node.js
21 45 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
22 43 (9.98%) Microsoft
23 41 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
24 37 (8.58%) CMS
24 37 (8.58%) OO
24 37 (8.58%) CSS3
25 34 (7.89%) Marketing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 45 (10.44%) Node.js
2 37 (8.58%) CMS
3 26 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.80%) Umbraco
5 17 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (3.48%) Drupal
7 9 (2.09%) SAS
8 6 (1.39%) Apache
8 6 (1.39%) Liferay
9 5 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.16%) Mule
9 5 (1.16%) IIS
10 3 (0.70%) Kentico
11 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) nginx
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Office
2 4 (0.93%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.46%) Force.com
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.55%) HTTP
2 9 (2.09%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (7.42%) MySQL
4 32 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.57%) MongoDB
6 23 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.02%) SQLite
8 13 (3.02%) MS Access
8 13 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.16%) QlikView
13 5 (1.16%) PowerCenter
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.78%) Subversion
4 12 (2.78%) Selenium
5 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.55%) Jasmine
6 10 (2.32%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.09%) Grunt
8 7 (1.62%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.16%) JIRA
10 4 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.93%) Mocha
10 4 (0.93%) Robotium
10 4 (0.93%) Mechanoid
10 4 (0.93%) Robolectric
10 4 (0.93%) gulp
11 3 (0.70%) GitLab
General
1 67 (15.55%) Finance
2 34 (7.89%) Marketing
3 28 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.80%) Electronics
4 25 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.48%) Banking
6 8 (1.86%) Retail
7 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (31.55%) .NET
2 133 (30.86%) HTML
3 125 (29.00%) CSS
4 87 (20.19%) jQuery
5 74 (17.17%) ASP.NET
6 67 (15.55%) Web Services
7 58 (13.46%) AngularJS
8 57 (13.23%) HTML5
9 41 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (8.58%) CSS3
11 28 (6.50%) Sass
12 26 (6.03%) .NET Framework
13 24 (5.57%) Backbone.js
14 21 (4.87%) XML
14 21 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (4.18%) Spring
16 17 (3.94%) SOAP
17 16 (3.71%) REST
17 16 (3.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (3.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.03%) User Experience
2 25 (5.80%) DTV
3 18 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (2.32%) iPad
7 9 (2.09%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.09%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.86%) iPhone
8 8 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.16%) FMCG
10 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.93%) Economics
10 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) W3C
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) Handset
12 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.44%) Apple iOS
2 28 (6.50%) Linux
3 25 (5.80%) Android
4 14 (3.25%) Windows
5 12 (2.78%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (1.16%) CentOS
8 3 (0.70%) UNIX
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (21.35%) MVC
3 70 (16.24%) TDD
4 66 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (11.60%) Scrum
6 37 (8.58%) OO
7 34 (7.89%) ETL
7 34 (7.89%) iOS Development
8 31 (7.19%) E-Commerce
9 30 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.50%) Web Development
11 27 (6.26%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (6.03%) BDD
13 25 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (5.80%) Content Management
14 24 (5.57%) Programme Management
14 24 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (4.18%) Software Engineering
15 18 (4.18%) Migration
16 16 (3.71%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (40.37%) JavaScript
2 117 (27.15%) SQL
3 106 (24.59%) C#
4 63 (14.62%) Java
5 49 (11.37%) PHP
6 29 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.57%) VBA
8 23 (5.34%) Objective-C
9 19 (4.41%) Ruby
10 17 (3.94%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.02%) Apple Swift
12 12 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.55%) C
14 10 (2.32%) Python
14 10 (2.32%) PHP5
15 4 (0.93%) C++
15 4 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.70%) XAML
16 3 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.55%) Degree
3 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) 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 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.73%) Oracle
3 28 (6.50%) SAP
4 18 (4.18%) Zend
5 14 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.62%) Talend
7 6 (1.39%) Tableau
7 6 (1.39%) Informatica
8 5 (1.16%) Cognos
8 5 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.16%) Google
8 5 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.16%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.93%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.70%) hybris
10 3 (0.70%) Teradata
11 2 (0.46%) Apple
11 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
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