The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 204 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.12% 21.34% 22.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.39% 22.07% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 140
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 773 879 792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.20% 96.70% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 617 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £35.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.34% +152.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 185 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 147 (35.85%) HTML
2 147 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (33.17%) C#
3 136 (33.17%) CSS
4 132 (32.20%) .NET
5 90 (21.95%) MVC
6 87 (21.22%) SQL Server
7 84 (20.49%) SQL
8 82 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 78 (19.02%) Java
9 78 (19.02%) Finance
10 74 (18.05%) Microsoft
11 69 (16.83%) ASP.NET
12 66 (16.10%) HTML5
13 62 (15.12%) TDD
14 61 (14.88%) Front End Development
15 60 (14.63%) Scrum
15 60 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 52 (12.68%) CSS3
17 49 (11.95%) jQuery
18 42 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 40 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
20 39 (9.51%) Telecoms
20 39 (9.51%) Web Development
21 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
21 38 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (9.27%) REST
22 37 (9.02%) SAP
23 35 (8.54%) User Experience

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 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (3.17%) Drupal
4 12 (2.93%) Confluence
5 11 (2.68%) CMS
6 7 (1.71%) WordPress
7 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.22%) Apache
8 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.98%) SAS
9 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.73%) IIS
10 3 (0.73%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.49%) Kentico
11 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (5.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.71%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.71%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.22%) Magento
4 4 (0.98%) Maximo
5 3 (0.73%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.44%) GitHub
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.22%) Office 365
5 5 (1.22%) SaaS
6 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.98%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) HTTP
2 3 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Modbus
3 1 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) SSL
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (5.85%) MySQL
4 18 (4.39%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (2.93%) Big Data
7 12 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.22%) QlikView
13 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 60 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.37%) TeamCity
4 20 (4.88%) JIRA
5 14 (3.41%) Grunt
6 13 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (2.93%) Ant
8 11 (2.68%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.20%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.20%) Maven
10 7 (1.71%) gulp
10 7 (1.71%) Mocha
11 6 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.22%) JUnit
12 5 (1.22%) Subversion
13 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.98%) NUnit
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 78 (19.02%) Finance
2 39 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.80%) Marketing
4 27 (6.59%) Banking
5 25 (6.10%) Manufacturing
6 24 (5.85%) Electronics
7 16 (3.90%) Advertising
8 5 (1.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (35.85%) HTML
2 136 (33.17%) CSS
3 132 (32.20%) .NET
4 82 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 69 (16.83%) ASP.NET
6 66 (16.10%) HTML5
7 52 (12.68%) CSS3
8 49 (11.95%) jQuery
9 42 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (9.27%) REST
11 34 (8.29%) React
12 33 (8.05%) XML
13 32 (7.80%) Spring
14 30 (7.32%) WCF
15 29 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (6.83%) .NET Framework
17 23 (5.61%) Web Services
18 21 (5.12%) JSON
19 20 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.54%) User Experience
2 11 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.71%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.22%) iPad
5 4 (0.98%) AS400
5 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.73%) Animation
6 3 (0.73%) Blog
6 3 (0.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.49%) CMDB
7 2 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.24%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.24%) iPhone
8 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.88%) Linux
2 15 (3.66%) Unix
3 14 (3.41%) Windows
4 12 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.68%) Android
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (21.95%) MVC
3 62 (15.12%) TDD
4 61 (14.88%) Front End Development
5 60 (14.63%) Scrum
6 40 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (9.51%) Web Development
8 31 (7.56%) Unit Testing
9 29 (7.07%) CRM
10 24 (5.85%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (5.85%) Programme Management
11 23 (5.61%) Microservices
12 20 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.88%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (4.39%) BDD
14 18 (4.39%) DevOps
15 17 (4.15%) ETL
15 17 (4.15%) OO
16 16 (3.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 185 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 136 (33.17%) C#
3 84 (20.49%) SQL
4 78 (19.02%) Java
5 34 (8.29%) Python
6 25 (6.10%) PHP
7 21 (5.12%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.66%) C++
9 13 (3.17%) ABAP
9 13 (3.17%) Scala
10 11 (2.68%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.68%) Ruby
11 10 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.71%) ES6
12 7 (1.71%) VBA
13 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.98%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.98%) VB
14 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.73%) Degree
3 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.49%) MCDBA
4 2 (0.49%) MCITP
4 2 (0.49%) MCPD
4 2 (0.49%) MCSA
4 2 (0.49%) MCSD
4 2 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) LXC
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.02%) SAP
3 31 (7.56%) Oracle
4 13 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.93%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.95%) Adobe
7 8 (1.95%) Google
8 5 (1.22%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.98%) IBM
10 2 (0.49%) Apple
10 2 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.49%) hybris
10 2 (0.49%) Remedy
10 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) Telerik
10 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.24%) webMethods
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