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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 211 168 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.89% 27.14% 24.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.62% 30.05% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 116 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £25.75 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £45.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
857 559 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.95% 90.31% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 371 510
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 £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 204 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (34.57%) PHP
3 154 (33.70%) HTML
4 150 (32.82%) JavaScript
5 125 (27.35%) SQL
6 122 (26.70%) CSS
7 120 (26.26%) Zend
8 113 (24.73%) jQuery
9 101 (22.10%) MVC
10 88 (19.26%) .NET
10 88 (19.26%) Java
11 87 (19.04%) MySQL
12 80 (17.51%) C#
13 75 (16.41%) Finance
14 71 (15.54%) SQL Server
14 71 (15.54%) HTML5
15 65 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (14.00%) Linux
17 63 (13.79%) ASP.NET
18 56 (12.25%) Web Services
19 53 (11.60%) Scrum
19 53 (11.60%) Unit Testing
20 51 (11.16%) TDD
21 48 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (10.50%) Zend Framework
22 46 (10.07%) Software Engineering
23 45 (9.85%) Symfony
24 44 (9.63%) Spring
25 40 (8.75%) CSS3
26 39 (8.53%) PHPUnit

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (7.00%) Apache
2 20 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.94%) Drupal
4 17 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.28%) SAS
5 15 (3.28%) CMS
6 14 (3.06%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.97%) Node.js
8 7 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.31%) Confluence
9 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.66%) IIS
10 3 (0.66%) Kentico
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) Mule
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 22 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.63%) MS Office
3 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) CATIA
6 1 (0.22%) Windchill
6 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.09%) Magento
3 4 (0.88%) Shopify
4 3 (0.66%) BASE24
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Exstream
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.75%) SaaS
4 7 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.09%) Intranet
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 3 (0.66%) ATM
3 3 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.44%) LAN
4 2 (0.44%) DVB
5 1 (0.22%) Telnet
5 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.04%) MySQL
2 71 (15.54%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.41%) MS Access
11 10 (2.19%) OLAP
12 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.75%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.53%) Essbase
14 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.31%) Hazelcast
15 6 (1.31%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (8.53%) PHPUnit
2 23 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.16%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 15 (3.28%) JUnit
5 13 (2.84%) Selenium
6 11 (2.41%) Subversion
7 9 (1.97%) JIRA
7 9 (1.97%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.75%) WATIR
8 8 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.75%) JMeter
9 6 (1.31%) Maven
10 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.66%) Ant
13 2 (0.44%) Hudson
13 2 (0.44%) Grunt
13 2 (0.44%) PhpStorm
General
1 75 (16.41%) Finance
2 31 (6.78%) Banking
3 24 (5.25%) Marketing
4 22 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.38%) Electronics
6 18 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.19%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (33.70%) HTML
2 122 (26.70%) CSS
3 113 (24.73%) jQuery
4 88 (19.26%) .NET
5 71 (15.54%) HTML5
6 63 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 56 (12.25%) Web Services
8 48 (10.50%) Zend Framework
9 45 (9.85%) Symfony
10 44 (9.63%) Spring
11 40 (8.75%) CSS3
12 30 (6.56%) XML
13 22 (4.81%) Ajax
14 18 (3.94%) Sass
14 18 (3.94%) RESTful
14 18 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (3.50%) REST
17 14 (3.06%) LESS
18 13 (2.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.81%) Open Source
2 20 (4.38%) DTV
3 15 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.19%) User Experience
4 10 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.09%) iPhone
6 5 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.88%) iPad
8 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.66%) Replication
8 3 (0.66%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.66%) Tandem
8 3 (0.66%) EFT
8 3 (0.66%) W3C
8 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.44%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.00%) Linux
2 37 (8.10%) CentOS
3 21 (4.60%) UNIX
4 11 (2.41%) Fedora
5 10 (2.19%) Android
6 9 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.31%) Windows
8 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (22.10%) MVC
3 65 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (11.60%) Unit Testing
4 53 (11.60%) Scrum
5 51 (11.16%) TDD
6 48 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (10.07%) Software Engineering
8 35 (7.66%) Web Development
9 34 (7.44%) OO
10 32 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 22 (4.81%) ETL
12 20 (4.38%) OOP
12 20 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (3.94%) Programme Management
13 18 (3.94%) BDD
14 15 (3.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (3.28%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 158 (34.57%) PHP
2 150 (32.82%) JavaScript
3 125 (27.35%) SQL
4 88 (19.26%) Java
5 80 (17.51%) C#
6 37 (8.10%) PHP5
7 36 (7.88%) T-SQL
8 32 (7.00%) VBA
9 13 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.41%) Ruby
11 10 (2.19%) Python
12 9 (1.97%) C++
12 9 (1.97%) C
12 9 (1.97%) Scala
13 7 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.31%) VB
15 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.44%) Perl
18 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.06%) Degree
4 2 (0.44%) HNC
4 2 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.66%) HL7
2 2 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 120 (26.26%) Zend
2 31 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.35%) Oracle
4 26 (5.69%) SAP
5 19 (4.16%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.75%) Teradata
7 8 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.75%) hybris
8 5 (1.09%) IBM
8 5 (1.09%) Remedy
9 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.88%) HP
10 2 (0.44%) Cognos
10 2 (0.44%) Facebook
10 2 (0.44%) Google
10 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.22%) Kalido
11 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.22%) Informatica
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago