Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 103 96
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.54% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Bristol median daily rate £490 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £351 £305 £413
90th Percentile £532 £431 £438
South West median daily rate £475 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.59% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1860 1653 1656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.05% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1172 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £525 £545 £533
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Bristol

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Bristol

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in Bristol

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Bristol

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Applications 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 Applications Developer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Cognos
3 6 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) EPoS
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (16.67%) PhoneGap
1 2 (16.67%) React
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle