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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 214 204 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.43% 26.53% 24.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.26% 28.45% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 164 108
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.25 £45.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -9.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
815 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.04% 93.24% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 483 346
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 187 (42.21%) JavaScript
2 165 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (31.83%) HTML
4 126 (28.44%) SQL
5 117 (26.41%) Java
6 115 (25.96%) jQuery
7 111 (25.06%) PHP
8 96 (21.67%) CSS
8 96 (21.67%) HTML5
9 86 (19.41%) MySQL
10 82 (18.51%) .NET
10 82 (18.51%) MVC
11 81 (18.28%) Linux
12 78 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (17.16%) Zend
14 72 (16.25%) Git (software)
15 71 (16.03%) C#
16 64 (14.45%) Doctrine
17 60 (13.54%) SQL Server
18 56 (12.64%) ASP.NET
19 54 (12.19%) Finance
19 54 (12.19%) Web Services
19 54 (12.19%) Apache
20 53 (11.96%) Software Engineering
21 51 (11.51%) CentOS
22 48 (10.84%) Oracle
23 47 (10.61%) TDD
23 47 (10.61%) PHPUnit
24 45 (10.16%) Zend Framework
25 42 (9.48%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (12.19%) Apache
2 20 (4.51%) CMS
3 18 (4.06%) Node.js
4 17 (3.84%) SAS
5 15 (3.39%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.48%) Drupal
7 9 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.03%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.13%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.90%) JBoss
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.90%) WordPress
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.68%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.68%) Kentico
11 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
4 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.23%) MoSes
3 1 (0.23%) BASE24
3 1 (0.23%) Exstream
3 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.90%) SaaS
3 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.87%) HTTP
2 4 (0.90%) WAN
3 3 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) DVB
4 2 (0.45%) AMQP
5 1 (0.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.41%) MySQL
2 60 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (5.87%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.26%) MS Access
13 9 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.81%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.58%) Essbase
16 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (1.13%) QlikView
17 5 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 72 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.61%) PHPUnit
3 22 (4.97%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.74%) Subversion
4 21 (4.74%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.61%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.71%) Maven
8 10 (2.26%) JUnit
9 9 (2.03%) FitNesse
10 8 (1.81%) Selenium
11 7 (1.58%) Ant
12 6 (1.35%) Hudson
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.35%) JIRA
13 5 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (1.13%) PVCS
14 4 (0.90%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.68%) GitLab
General
1 54 (12.19%) Finance
2 22 (4.97%) Banking
3 15 (3.39%) Marketing
3 15 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.26%) Electronics
5 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (31.83%) HTML
2 115 (25.96%) jQuery
3 96 (21.67%) CSS
3 96 (21.67%) HTML5
4 82 (18.51%) .NET
5 64 (14.45%) Doctrine
6 56 (12.64%) ASP.NET
7 54 (12.19%) Web Services
8 45 (10.16%) Zend Framework
9 42 (9.48%) Spring
10 41 (9.26%) CSS3
11 35 (7.90%) RESTful
12 34 (7.67%) XML
13 26 (5.87%) J2EE
14 24 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (4.74%) JSON
16 19 (4.29%) AngularJS
17 17 (3.84%) Symfony
18 16 (3.61%) Ajax
18 16 (3.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.74%) Open Source
2 17 (3.84%) Visualisation
3 13 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.48%) DTV
4 11 (2.48%) User Experience
5 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.35%) iPad
7 5 (1.13%) iPhone
7 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.13%) GIS
7 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.68%) W3C
9 2 (0.45%) MPEG
9 2 (0.45%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.28%) Linux
2 51 (11.51%) CentOS
3 20 (4.51%) UNIX
4 18 (4.06%) Windows
5 17 (3.84%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.61%) Android
7 4 (0.90%) Fedora
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (18.51%) MVC
3 78 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (11.96%) Software Engineering
5 47 (10.61%) TDD
6 40 (9.03%) OO
7 39 (8.80%) Scrum
8 33 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 28 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 26 (5.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (5.42%) Automated Testing
11 24 (5.42%) Refactoring
12 21 (4.74%) Web Development
13 20 (4.51%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.84%) ETL
15 16 (3.61%) Web Design
16 13 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (2.93%) OOP
16 13 (2.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 187 (42.21%) JavaScript
2 126 (28.44%) SQL
3 117 (26.41%) Java
4 111 (25.06%) PHP
5 71 (16.03%) C#
6 23 (5.19%) VBA
7 21 (4.74%) Ruby
8 20 (4.51%) PHP5
9 19 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.84%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.03%) C++
12 8 (1.81%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.35%) VB
13 6 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.13%) Scala
14 5 (1.13%) Python
14 5 (1.13%) C
15 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.68%) VB6
15 3 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.16%) Degree
4 5 (1.13%) HND
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.45%) HNC
6 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCITP
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.68%) HL7
2 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (17.16%) Zend
2 48 (10.84%) Oracle
3 37 (8.35%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.39%) SAP
5 12 (2.71%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.81%) Teradata
6 8 (1.81%) Google
6 8 (1.81%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.58%) Sencha
8 5 (1.13%) Appcelerator
8 5 (1.13%) ESRI
9 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.90%) New Relic
10 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.68%) Tableau
10 3 (0.68%) Adobe
11 2 (0.45%) Remedy
11 2 (0.45%) HP
11 2 (0.45%) Informatica
11 2 (0.45%) Telerik
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