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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 228 169 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.85% 28.12% 22.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.41% 30.95% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 122 122
Average daily rate
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£375 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £45.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
934 546 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.59% 90.85% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 367 495
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 October 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 October 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 185 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 144 (33.18%) PHP
4 143 (32.95%) HTML
5 118 (27.19%) SQL
6 116 (26.73%) jQuery
7 114 (26.27%) Zend
8 107 (24.65%) CSS
9 91 (20.97%) MVC
10 89 (20.51%) MySQL
11 83 (19.12%) Java
12 82 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (18.89%) HTML5
13 78 (17.97%) Linux
14 75 (17.28%) .NET
15 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
16 69 (15.90%) C#
16 69 (15.90%) Finance
17 57 (13.13%) ASP.NET
18 51 (11.75%) Web Services
18 51 (11.75%) Zend Framework
19 50 (11.52%) Unit Testing
19 50 (11.52%) Software Engineering
20 49 (11.29%) CentOS
21 48 (11.06%) PHPUnit
22 47 (10.83%) Scrum
23 46 (10.60%) Apache
24 44 (10.14%) Spring
25 43 (9.91%) TDD
26 39 (8.99%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 46 (10.60%) Apache
2 17 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.23%) SAS
4 14 (3.23%) CMS
5 13 (3.00%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.30%) Drupal
7 8 (1.84%) Node.js
8 6 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.69%) IIS
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.69%) Confluence
11 2 (0.46%) Kentico
11 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) Exstream Dialogue
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.76%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.92%) Shopify
3 3 (0.69%) BASE24
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.84%) SaaS
4 7 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) WAN
2 3 (0.69%) Intranet
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) ATM
2 3 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.46%) DVB
4 1 (0.23%) Telnet
4 1 (0.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (20.51%) MySQL
2 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 18 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.07%) MS Access
10 9 (2.07%) OLAP
10 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.61%) Essbase
11 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.38%) Hazelcast
12 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 48 (11.06%) PHPUnit
2 28 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.46%) Cucumber
5 13 (3.00%) Selenium
6 12 (2.76%) JUnit
7 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.07%) Maven
8 9 (2.07%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.84%) WATIR
9 8 (1.84%) Subversion
9 8 (1.84%) JMeter
10 7 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.38%) JIRA
11 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.38%) Hudson
11 6 (1.38%) Ant
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 69 (15.90%) Finance
2 31 (7.14%) Banking
3 21 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.61%) Marketing
5 16 (3.69%) Electronics
6 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (0.69%) Law
8 3 (0.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (32.95%) HTML
2 116 (26.73%) jQuery
3 107 (24.65%) CSS
4 82 (18.89%) HTML5
5 75 (17.28%) .NET
6 57 (13.13%) ASP.NET
7 51 (11.75%) Web Services
7 51 (11.75%) Zend Framework
8 44 (10.14%) Spring
9 39 (8.99%) Symfony
9 39 (8.99%) CSS3
10 28 (6.45%) XML
11 19 (4.38%) RESTful
12 18 (4.15%) JSON
12 18 (4.15%) REST
13 17 (3.92%) Ajax
14 16 (3.69%) Sass
15 15 (3.46%) J2EE
15 15 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.07%) Open Source
2 17 (3.92%) DTV
3 14 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.00%) User Experience
5 10 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) iPhone
9 4 (0.92%) iPad
9 4 (0.92%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.69%) EFT
10 3 (0.69%) W3C
10 3 (0.69%) Replication
10 3 (0.69%) Tandem
10 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.46%) Animation
11 2 (0.46%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.97%) Linux
2 49 (11.29%) CentOS
3 22 (5.07%) UNIX
4 14 (3.23%) Android
5 12 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.30%) Fedora
6 10 (2.30%) Windows
7 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.97%) MVC
3 82 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (11.52%) Unit Testing
4 50 (11.52%) Software Engineering
5 47 (10.83%) Scrum
6 43 (9.91%) TDD
7 39 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.45%) OO
9 24 (5.53%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.30%) ETL
11 21 (4.84%) Web Development
12 17 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (3.46%) Programme Management
14 15 (3.46%) OOP
15 14 (3.23%) Refactoring
15 14 (3.23%) Automated Testing
16 13 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 144 (33.18%) PHP
3 118 (27.19%) SQL
4 83 (19.12%) Java
5 69 (15.90%) C#
6 33 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 29 (6.68%) PHP5
8 27 (6.22%) VBA
9 15 (3.46%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.30%) Ruby
10 10 (2.30%) C++
11 8 (1.84%) C
11 8 (1.84%) Python
12 7 (1.61%) Scala
13 6 (1.38%) VB
13 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.46%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (0.46%) HNC
4 2 (0.46%) HND
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.69%) HL7
2 2 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (26.27%) Zend
2 32 (7.37%) Oracle
2 32 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.30%) SAP
4 20 (4.61%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.07%) Teradata
7 8 (1.84%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.92%) Google
8 4 (0.92%) Remedy
8 4 (0.92%) HP
9 3 (0.69%) IBM
9 3 (0.69%) hybris
10 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.46%) Tableau
10 2 (0.46%) Facebook
10 2 (0.46%) Informatica
10 2 (0.46%) Adobe
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg
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