The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.11% 1.53% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.65% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
790 786 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.61% 92.80% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 540 357
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 £258 £243 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £30.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
4 16 (44.44%) PHP
5 14 (38.89%) Java
6 13 (36.11%) Zend
7 12 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (30.56%) Doctrine
9 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 10 (27.78%) Visualisation
9 10 (27.78%) HTML5
9 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 10 (27.78%) HTTP
9 10 (27.78%) Subversion
9 10 (27.78%) Web Design
9 10 (27.78%) Ruby
10 9 (25.00%) MVC
10 9 (25.00%) PHP5
11 8 (22.22%) Symfony
12 7 (19.44%) jQuery
13 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Open Source
13 6 (16.67%) Web Development
13 6 (16.67%) TDD
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) MySQL
14 5 (13.89%) CSS
14 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
14 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) GitLab
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Doctrine
2 10 (27.78%) HTML5
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) Symfony
4 7 (19.44%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) Zend Framework
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) RESTful
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) .NET
7 3 (8.33%) J2EE
7 3 (8.33%) LAMP
8 2 (5.56%) Ajax
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.56%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Visualisation
2 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (27.78%) Web Design
3 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 9 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Time Management
9 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) Ruby
5 9 (25.00%) PHP5
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SSCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Zend
2 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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