The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 63 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.34% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.36% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £313 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +8.33%
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
821 834 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.82% 95.64% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 603 534
Median daily rate £364 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 52
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Google
8 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) GWT
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) JBoss
8 5 (22.73%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Unix
9 4 (18.18%) Linux

Software 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 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Broadband
1 2 (9.09%) DVB
1 2 (9.09%) HbbTV
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) GWT
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) Dojo
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
2 2 (9.09%) IPTV
2 2 (9.09%) MPEG
2 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) Build Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) OIPF
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
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