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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 56 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.53% 2.06% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.15% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 28
Median daily rate £425 £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
825 882 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 97.17% 95.45% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 652 566
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 48
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.74 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) jQuery
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) OO
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Spring
8 7 (25.93%) Ruby
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) JUnit
9 6 (22.22%) SAP
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) Electronics
9 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (22.22%) Marketing
9 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (18.52%) BDD
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.70%) Liferay
2 1 (3.70%) Sakai
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQLite
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Mockito
2 4 (14.81%) PhantomJS
3 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) Xcode
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) Spring
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
7 3 (11.11%) JPA
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) JSP
7 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 3 (11.11%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
7 3 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Android Development
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Sencha
3 1 (3.70%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago