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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.02% 3.45% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 13.81% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 15
Median daily rate £405 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -14.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £30.25 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £32.25 £37.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 210 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.13% 25.00% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 155 141
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £62.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Degree.

1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.76%) Windows
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.80%) Banking
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) CAD
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) HND
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.84%) C#
7 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) TIBCO

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 4 (7.84%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.84%) Siemens NX
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.96%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (3.92%) 3G
3 2 (3.92%) 4G
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) BGP-4
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) GGSN
4 1 (1.96%) GSM
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) Modbus
4 1 (1.96%) MPLS
4 1 (1.96%) OSPF
4 1 (1.96%) RNC
4 1 (1.96%) UTRAN
4 1 (1.96%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.96%) NuGet
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Local Government
5 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.92%) Billing
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Military
7 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
2 5 (9.80%) Architect
2 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) R Developer
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) CSS
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) HTML5
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) WCF
2 2 (3.92%) WPF
2 2 (3.92%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) COM+
3 1 (1.96%) CSS3
3 1 (1.96%) DCOM
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) CESG
4 2 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) CAD
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.84%) SDLC
6 4 (7.84%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Validation
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) Business Development
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) R
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) VB6
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) HND
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.92%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
4 2 (3.92%) CLAS
4 2 (3.92%) HNC
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ACCA
5 1 (1.96%) CIMA
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) RMADS
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.96%) FINREP
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Nessus
1 2 (3.92%) Nmap
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.88%) Huawei
4 2 (3.92%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (3.92%) Nokia
4 2 (3.92%) Qualys
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Siemens
5 1 (1.96%) Teradata
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £370 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago