The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 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.

Software Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.18% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -1.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +10.71% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56%  

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 813 828 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.41% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 586 640
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £508 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £38.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bristol

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Bristol

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) Scrum
5 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (46.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (46.67%) Marketing
7 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 7 (46.67%) OO
7 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (46.67%) Electronics
7 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (46.67%) SAP
7 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (40.00%) OOD
8 6 (40.00%) SOAP

Software 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) GDB
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 6 (40.00%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) SOAP
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
9 3 (20.00%) Angular 2
9 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (6.67%) Durandal
10 1 (6.67%) Flask
10 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
10 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
5 6 (40.00%) OOD
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) API Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) SDET
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
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