Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 73 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.33% 1.80% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.87% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 29
Bristol median daily rate £475 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £363
90th Percentile £553 £525 £480
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £44.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% +17.47% -

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 1646 1768 1691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.42% 96.40% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1249 1227
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £237
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 75 74
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £46.30 £47.85 £42.20
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.29% +60.00% +11.84%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 21 July 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 13 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
6 5 (21.74%) GitHub
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Blog
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (17.39%) Ember.js

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 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) GitHub
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Firebase
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
3 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (13.04%) LAMP
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) OAuth
5 2 (8.70%) OpenID
6 1 (4.35%) Django
6 1 (4.35%) Dojo
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blog
1 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) CQRS
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 3 (13.04%) API Development
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) QMS
8 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) ES6
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) hybris
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Informatica
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Pega
1 1 (4.35%) Talend
1 1 (4.35%) webMethods