The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.91% 1.69% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.77% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 14
Median daily rate £488 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
Senior 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
723 793 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.51% 95.77% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 576 656
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 26 (49.06%) E-Commerce
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.74%) .NET
4 19 (35.85%) C#
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
5 18 (33.96%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) Web Services
6 17 (32.08%) TDD
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (30.19%) Mobile App
7 16 (30.19%) MySQL
8 15 (28.30%) SQL
8 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
9 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
9 13 (24.53%) iOS Development
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
9 13 (24.53%) SQLite
10 12 (22.64%) MVC
10 12 (22.64%) Android Development
10 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (22.64%) Android
11 11 (20.75%) REST
11 11 (20.75%) Scrum
11 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
11 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (18.87%) SOAP
13 9 (16.98%) Objective-C
13 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.66%) OpenROAD
2 3 (5.66%) WordPress
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Moodle
3 2 (3.77%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Google Play
3 5 (9.43%) TestFlight
4 2 (3.77%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) MySQL
3 13 (24.53%) SQLite
4 9 (16.98%) Big Data
5 8 (15.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
5 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (9.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (9.43%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.66%) Ingres
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.89%) MS Access
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Mechanoid
2 5 (9.43%) Robolectric
2 5 (9.43%) Robotium
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) Grunt
4 2 (3.77%) gulp
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) Web Services
4 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
5 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
6 11 (20.75%) REST
7 10 (18.87%) SOAP
8 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.32%) Node.js
10 5 (9.43%) ActionBarSherlock
10 5 (9.43%) Cocoa
10 5 (9.43%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (7.55%) JSON
11 4 (7.55%) React
11 4 (7.55%) WCF
12 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.66%) HTML5
12 3 (5.66%) XML
13 2 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.09%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.77%) SCORM
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
2 12 (22.64%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) E-Commerce
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) TDD
4 13 (24.53%) iOS Development
5 12 (22.64%) Android Development
5 12 (22.64%) MVC
6 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.09%) High Availability
8 8 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (15.09%) Usability Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Web Design
9 7 (13.21%) OOP
10 6 (11.32%) Open Source
11 5 (9.43%) BDD
11 5 (9.43%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Apple Swift
4 9 (16.98%) Objective-C
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Xamarin
2 5 (9.43%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.89%) OpenText
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik