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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 208 173 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.88% 23.86% 22.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.41% 26.29% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 133 119
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
852 658 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.73% 90.76% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 450 397
Average daily rate £385 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 177 (42.24%) JavaScript
2 150 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (35.08%) HTML
4 125 (29.83%) SQL
5 119 (28.40%) jQuery
6 111 (26.49%) PHP
7 105 (25.06%) CSS
8 91 (21.72%) HTML5
9 90 (21.48%) Java
10 88 (21.00%) MySQL
11 83 (19.81%) .NET
12 77 (18.38%) Zend
13 76 (18.14%) Linux
13 76 (18.14%) MVC
14 73 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (16.95%) C#
16 70 (16.71%) Doctrine
17 62 (14.80%) Finance
18 61 (14.56%) SQL Server
19 57 (13.60%) ASP.NET
20 53 (12.65%) Git (software)
21 52 (12.41%) Web Services
21 52 (12.41%) Software Engineering
22 51 (12.17%) Apache
23 48 (11.46%) CentOS
24 47 (11.22%) PHPUnit
25 45 (10.74%) TDD
26 43 (10.26%) Zend Framework
27 42 (10.02%) Oracle
27 42 (10.02%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (12.17%) Apache
2 23 (5.49%) CMS
3 16 (3.82%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.58%) SAS
4 15 (3.58%) Node.js
5 9 (2.15%) Drupal
6 8 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.95%) JBoss
11 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.72%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.72%) Kentico
12 2 (0.48%) Mule
12 2 (0.48%) WordPress
12 2 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (2.63%) MS Office
1 11 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.48%) Edge Animate
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) BASE24
3 1 (0.24%) Exstream
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.63%) HTTP
2 4 (0.95%) WAN
3 3 (0.72%) Internet
3 3 (0.72%) ATM
3 3 (0.72%) LAN
4 2 (0.48%) DVB
4 2 (0.48%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.00%) MySQL
2 61 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.97%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.63%) MS Access
10 11 (2.63%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.15%) OLAP
12 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.91%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (1.67%) Essbase
13 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 53 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 47 (11.22%) PHPUnit
3 22 (5.25%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.53%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.58%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.10%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.63%) Maven
8 10 (2.39%) JUnit
9 9 (2.15%) FitNesse
10 7 (1.67%) Ant
11 6 (1.43%) JIRA
11 6 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.43%) Subversion
11 6 (1.43%) Hudson
12 5 (1.19%) PVCS
12 5 (1.19%) Selenium
13 4 (0.95%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 2 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 62 (14.80%) Finance
2 26 (6.21%) Banking
3 16 (3.82%) Marketing
3 16 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.63%) Electronics
5 10 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.91%) Retail
7 3 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (35.08%) HTML
2 119 (28.40%) jQuery
3 105 (25.06%) CSS
4 91 (21.72%) HTML5
5 83 (19.81%) .NET
6 70 (16.71%) Doctrine
7 57 (13.60%) ASP.NET
8 52 (12.41%) Web Services
9 43 (10.26%) Zend Framework
10 42 (10.02%) CSS3
11 37 (8.83%) Spring
12 31 (7.40%) RESTful
13 30 (7.16%) XML
14 26 (6.21%) JSON
15 24 (5.73%) J2EE
15 24 (5.73%) Symfony
16 21 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (4.77%) AngularJS
18 16 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (3.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.01%) Open Source
2 13 (3.10%) User Experience
3 12 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.86%) DTV
4 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.19%) iPhone
6 4 (0.95%) iPad
6 4 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.95%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.72%) Tandem
7 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.72%) EFT
7 3 (0.72%) W3C
7 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.48%) Animation
8 2 (0.48%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.14%) Linux
2 48 (11.46%) CentOS
3 23 (5.49%) UNIX
4 19 (4.53%) Windows
5 17 (4.06%) Android
6 16 (3.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.72%) Fedora
8 2 (0.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.14%) MVC
3 73 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (12.41%) Software Engineering
5 45 (10.74%) TDD
6 37 (8.83%) OO
7 35 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (8.11%) Scrum
9 27 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 27 (6.44%) Mentoring
10 24 (5.73%) Refactoring
10 24 (5.73%) Automated Testing
11 23 (5.49%) Web Development
12 21 (5.01%) ETL
13 16 (3.82%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.58%) OOP
15 14 (3.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 177 (42.24%) JavaScript
2 125 (29.83%) SQL
3 111 (26.49%) PHP
4 90 (21.48%) Java
5 71 (16.95%) C#
6 23 (5.49%) VBA
7 22 (5.25%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.53%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.30%) PHP5
10 9 (2.15%) C++
10 9 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.19%) C
11 5 (1.19%) Scala
11 5 (1.19%) Ruby
12 4 (0.95%) Perl
12 4 (0.95%) Python
12 4 (0.95%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) VB6
13 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (9.07%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.15%) Degree
4 4 (0.95%) HND
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.48%) HNC
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) SSCP
6 1 (0.24%) MCITP
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) HL7
2 2 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (18.38%) Zend
2 42 (10.02%) Oracle
3 37 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.58%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.58%) SAP
5 8 (1.91%) Teradata
5 8 (1.91%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.91%) Google
6 7 (1.67%) Sencha
7 4 (0.95%) New Relic
7 4 (0.95%) HP
8 3 (0.72%) Adobe
8 3 (0.72%) IBM
8 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.72%) Tableau
8 3 (0.72%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.48%) Remedy
9 2 (0.48%) Telerik
9 2 (0.48%) Facebook
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