Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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.

Web Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 93 96
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 1.00% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.05% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 10
Bristol median daily rate £363 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +5.88% +2.00%
10th Percentile £240 £283 £298
90th Percentile £505 £415 £380
South West median daily rate £375 £343 £320
% change year-on-year +9.49% +7.03% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £70.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
South West median hourly rate £70.00 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% +161.90% +133.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,979 1,805 1,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.20% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,325 1,225 1,157
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £536 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 80
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +53.13%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.13 £11.98
90th Percentile £61.10 £50.25 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +7.84%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Bristol

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Bristol

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Bristol

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Web Development
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
9 3 (17.65%) Use Case
9 3 (17.65%) Drupal
9 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 3 (17.65%) CMS
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio

Web 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.88%) PostCSS
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
6 3 (17.65%) React
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) Sass
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) API Design
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) ES6
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PHP 7
6 1 (5.88%) ES7
6 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) WooCommerce
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP