Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 54 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 60 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.50% 2.98% 4.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 13.75% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 51
Bristol median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £308 £197 £310
90th Percentile £491 £585 £438
South West median daily rate £394 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -7.35% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £47.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +40.74% -7.28%
10th Percentile £26.25 £46.25 £29.68
90th Percentile £42.55 £48.75 £39.20
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -3.76% +18.52% -11.76%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 354 349 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.68% 21.66% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 237 292
Bristol median daily rate £403 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +4.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £227 £253 £251
90th Percentile £538 £613 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +22.95% -18.43%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.54 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £42.96
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.72% -2.47% +3.85%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Degree.

1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.33%) User Stories
7 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 10 (16.67%) HTML
8 9 (15.00%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 8 (13.33%) Microservices
9 8 (13.33%) Coaching
9 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.33%) System Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.33%) Scala
9 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (13.33%) BDD
9 8 (13.33%) Java
9 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.67%) SOAP
10 7 (11.67%) Web Services
10 7 (11.67%) XML
10 7 (11.67%) MySQL
10 7 (11.67%) Python
10 7 (11.67%) Project Management

Degree
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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) InVision
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) MPLS
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) CouchDB
1 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
1 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 5 (8.33%) Riak
4 1 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) git-flow
1 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 5 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (8.33%) Mocha
1 5 (8.33%) SonarQube
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Project Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Project Leader
7 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
8 5 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Junior
8 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (5.00%) User Researcher
10 2 (3.33%) Deployment Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Junior IT Manager
10 2 (3.33%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) Apache Wicket
2 7 (11.67%) Play Framework
2 7 (11.67%) REST
2 7 (11.67%) SOAP
2 7 (11.67%) Spring
2 7 (11.67%) Spring Boot
2 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) XML
3 6 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) DOM
4 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 5 (8.33%) SAX
4 5 (8.33%) Semantic UI
4 5 (8.33%) Servlets
4 5 (8.33%) XML Schema
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.33%) Robotics
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (21.67%) MVC
3 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.33%) User Stories
6 9 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) BDD
7 8 (13.33%) Coaching
7 8 (13.33%) Microservices
7 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 8 (13.33%) System Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) Scala
3 7 (11.67%) Groovy
3 7 (11.67%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) Ruby
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) VBA
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) ES6
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) GDPR
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Blue Prism
2 5 (8.33%) Automation Anywhere
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Capita
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Juniper
5 1 (1.67%) SAP