The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 33 41 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 36 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.55% 1.12% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 1.23% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 4
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£413 £363 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £453 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 488 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.43% 91.21% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 316 486
Average daily rate £365 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bristol region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bristol region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 32 (66.67%) PHP
2 30 (62.50%) Zend
3 25 (52.08%) MVC
4 20 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 15 (31.25%) Symfony
6 13 (27.08%) Java
7 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.75%) SQL
8 9 (18.75%) PHP5
8 9 (18.75%) Zend Framework
9 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.58%) C#
10 7 (14.58%) HTML
10 7 (14.58%) .NET
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.50%) CSS
11 6 (12.50%) jQuery
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (10.42%) VB
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
13 4 (8.33%) Finance
13 4 (8.33%) TDD
13 4 (8.33%) SOAP
13 4 (8.33%) OO
13 4 (8.33%) SharePoint

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Drupal
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) xUnit.net
3 1 (2.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Symfony
2 9 (18.75%) Zend Framework
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) .NET
5 6 (12.50%) CSS
5 6 (12.50%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) SOAP
6 4 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) Apache CXF
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.25%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) Ajax
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (4.17%) J2EE
8 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) MVC
2 20 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security
8 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) BDD
9 1 (2.08%) Analytics
9 1 (2.08%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) PHP
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) PHP5
4 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.25%) C
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Zend
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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