The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -24.03%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 846 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.34% 94.63% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 598 589
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 41
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £80.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Bristol region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Bristol region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Applications Support 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 Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft