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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 39 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.63% 1.82% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 1.90% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 16
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
852 840 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.73% 95.78% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 620 620
Median daily rate £375 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 43
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £27.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
2 19 (41.30%) Web Services
3 18 (39.13%) TDD
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Apple iOS
5 15 (32.61%) iOS Development
6 14 (30.43%) SQLite
7 11 (23.91%) Apple Swift
7 11 (23.91%) Android Development
7 11 (23.91%) Android
7 11 (23.91%) SOAP
7 11 (23.91%) Objective-C
8 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
8 10 (21.74%) REST
9 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (19.57%) MySQL
9 9 (19.57%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) Usability Testing
10 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
10 8 (17.39%) AngularJS

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 (10.87%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.52%) OpenROAD
2 3 (6.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Moodle
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) TestFlight
3 5 (10.87%) Google Play
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQLite
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 9 (19.57%) MySQL
4 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (13.04%) CouchDB
6 3 (6.52%) Ingres
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.17%) Big Data
8 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.17%) MS Access
8 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Mechanoid
2 5 (10.87%) Robolectric
2 5 (10.87%) Robotium
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Grunt
4 2 (4.35%) gulp
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) SOAP
3 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) REST
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 7 (15.22%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (13.04%) Cocoa
8 5 (10.87%) ActionBarSherlock
8 5 (10.87%) Node.js
8 5 (10.87%) React
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.70%) JSON
9 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.52%) LAMP
10 3 (6.52%) Symfony
10 3 (6.52%) WCF
10 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.39%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.35%) SCORM
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
3 18 (39.13%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) iOS Development
5 11 (23.91%) Android Development
6 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) Usability Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.87%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) OOP
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
11 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 4 (8.70%) SOA
11 4 (8.70%) SOLID
12 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Apple Swift
2 11 (23.91%) Objective-C
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Google
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) OpenText
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Sencha
4 1 (2.17%) Zend