The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Senior Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.46% 1.54% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.60% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.66%  

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 779 874 842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.00% 96.04% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 614 602
Median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 29
Median hourly rate £17.58 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (44.44%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) MVC
6 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) MySQL
8 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (29.63%) High Availability
8 8 (29.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
9 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (25.93%) Big Data
9 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (25.93%) Web Design
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) Banking
12 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
12 4 (14.81%) Scrum
12 4 (14.81%) SQL
13 3 (11.11%) XML

Senior 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 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (7.41%) GitHub
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
4 2 (7.41%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
3 7 (25.93%) Big Data
3 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) OAuth
6 2 (7.41%) OpenID
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.70%) Leaflet
7 1 (3.70%) Node.js
7 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) High Availability
4 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (25.93%) Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) API Development
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) ABAP
7 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.70%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Pega
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.70%) webMethods