The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 212 197 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.57% 23.45% 27.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.67% 24.08% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 149 209
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £274 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 795 818 886
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.90% 97.38% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 583 655
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 175 (42.27%) JavaScript
2 144 (34.78%) .NET
3 142 (34.30%) HTML
3 142 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (31.88%) CSS
5 129 (31.16%) C#
6 112 (27.05%) SQL
7 102 (24.64%) MVC
8 96 (23.19%) Finance
9 82 (19.81%) AngularJS
10 80 (19.32%) SQL Server
11 77 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 73 (17.63%) ASP.NET
13 63 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 58 (14.01%) jQuery
14 58 (14.01%) Scrum
15 56 (13.53%) HTML5
15 56 (13.53%) Front End Development
16 55 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (13.04%) Java
18 53 (12.80%) TDD
19 51 (12.32%) Git (software)
20 44 (10.63%) CSS3
20 44 (10.63%) CRM
21 43 (10.39%) React
22 41 (9.90%) Web Development
23 40 (9.66%) Marketing
24 38 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM
24 38 (9.18%) XML
24 38 (9.18%) REST

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 23 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (2.90%) Drupal
4 10 (2.42%) CMS
4 10 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.93%) Confluence
6 7 (1.69%) Apache
6 7 (1.69%) WordPress
7 5 (1.21%) IIS
7 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.97%) SAS
8 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.72%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.48%) Kentico
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.48%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (7.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.97%) Magento
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.48%) Maximo
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.42%) GitHub
4 7 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.21%) SaaS
6 4 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.72%) PaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.24%) Firebase
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.90%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Modbus
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) SSL
3 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (6.04%) MySQL
4 22 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.93%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.21%) QlikView
14 4 (0.97%) Big Data
14 4 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 51 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.97%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.07%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 15 (3.62%) JIRA
6 12 (2.90%) Grunt
7 9 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.93%) Ant
8 8 (1.93%) Maven
8 8 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.69%) gulp
10 6 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.45%) Mocha
10 6 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.21%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.72%) JUnit
13 3 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 96 (23.19%) Finance
2 40 (9.66%) Marketing
3 34 (8.21%) Electronics
4 33 (7.97%) Telecoms
5 32 (7.73%) Banking
5 32 (7.73%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Automotive
7 2 (0.48%) Local Government
7 2 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (34.78%) .NET
2 142 (34.30%) HTML
3 132 (31.88%) CSS
4 82 (19.81%) AngularJS
5 73 (17.63%) ASP.NET
6 63 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 58 (14.01%) jQuery
8 56 (13.53%) HTML5
9 44 (10.63%) CSS3
10 43 (10.39%) React
11 38 (9.18%) REST
11 38 (9.18%) XML
12 34 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (6.52%) JSON
14 27 (6.52%) SOAP
14 27 (6.52%) WCF
15 26 (6.28%) .NET Framework
15 26 (6.28%) Web Services
16 25 (6.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (7.49%) User Experience
3 8 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.45%) Blog
4 6 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.97%) iPad
6 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.48%) CMDB
8 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.48%) Social Media
9 1 (0.24%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.24%) Animation
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) EPoS
9 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.28%) Linux
2 14 (3.38%) Windows
3 9 (2.17%) Unix
4 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.97%) Android
5 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.64%) MVC
3 58 (14.01%) Scrum
4 56 (13.53%) Front End Development
5 55 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (12.80%) TDD
7 44 (10.63%) CRM
8 41 (9.90%) Web Development
9 32 (7.73%) Digital Marketing
9 32 (7.73%) Programme Management
10 25 (6.04%) Unit Testing
11 24 (5.80%) ETL
12 22 (5.31%) Microservices
12 22 (5.31%) Test Automation
13 18 (4.35%) DevOps
14 17 (4.11%) OO
15 16 (3.86%) BDD
15 16 (3.86%) Migration
16 15 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 175 (42.27%) JavaScript
2 129 (31.16%) C#
3 112 (27.05%) SQL
4 54 (13.04%) Java
5 37 (8.94%) Python
6 32 (7.73%) PHP
7 25 (6.04%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.62%) Scala
9 11 (2.66%) C++
10 10 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.17%) ES6
11 9 (2.17%) VBA
12 8 (1.93%) Ruby
13 6 (1.45%) VB
14 4 (0.97%) R
14 4 (0.97%) VB6
15 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (3.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.93%) Degree
4 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.24%) HNC
5 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.69%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) LXC
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Ansible
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.70%) SAP
3 32 (7.73%) Oracle
4 11 (2.66%) Google
5 9 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.93%) Tableau
7 6 (1.45%) IBM
8 5 (1.21%) Adobe
8 5 (1.21%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.21%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.97%) Epicor
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) Teradata
11 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.48%) Cognos
11 2 (0.48%) hybris
11 2 (0.48%) Nintex
11 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.48%) Zend
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