The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 55 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.59 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -5.88%
Software 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
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (55.56%) jQuery
5 14 (51.85%) .NET
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) MVC
6 13 (48.15%) CSS
7 12 (44.44%) C#
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
8 11 (40.74%) Web Services
9 10 (37.04%) TDD
10 9 (33.33%) Python
10 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (29.63%) OO
12 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
12 7 (25.93%) OOD
12 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
12 7 (25.93%) Java
12 7 (25.93%) Perl
12 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 7 (25.93%) High Availability
12 7 (25.93%) BDD
12 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (25.93%) Ruby
12 7 (25.93%) JSON
13 6 (22.22%) Marketing
13 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) Node.js
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (14.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Broadband
1 2 (7.41%) DVB
1 2 (7.41%) HbbTV
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 11 (40.74%) Web Services
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.93%) JSON
8 6 (22.22%) HTML5
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (14.81%) GWT
10 4 (14.81%) J2EE
10 4 (14.81%) XML
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (7.41%) Ajax
12 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 2 (7.41%) Dojo
13 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
1 2 (7.41%) IPTV
1 2 (7.41%) MPEG
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
1 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.93%) High Availability
5 7 (25.93%) OOD
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
9 3 (11.11%) Content Management
9 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
4 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) OIPF
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Google
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Sybase
4 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
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