The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 60 62
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 126 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.51% 18.03% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 86 75
Average daily rate £385 £367 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £46.88 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.41% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.70 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £35.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HNC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HNC.

1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification