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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
South West / Bristol
Rank 45 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3  
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.13% 5.38% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 22.12% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 28
Median daily rate £375 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £389 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.37% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +32.81%  

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 185 217 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.13% 24.33% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 155 130
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £39.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +212.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) ISEB
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.29%) User Experience
6 6 (12.24%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
8 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.16%) Workflow

Degree
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 4 (8.16%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Siemens NX
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Modbus
2 1 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Local Government
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.16%) User Researcher
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Governance Manager
6 2 (4.08%) IT Governance Manager
6 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Project Governance Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) HTML5
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) WPF
4 1 (2.04%) COM+
4 1 (2.04%) DCOM
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) CESG
6 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
6 2 (4.08%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
3 6 (12.24%) SDLC
4 5 (10.20%) Information Security
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
5 4 (8.16%) Information Management
5 4 (8.16%) SOA
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) VBScript
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) R
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (8.16%) CISM
3 4 (8.16%) CISSP
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.08%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) CISA
5 2 (4.08%) CLAS
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) APMP
6 1 (2.04%) CITP
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) IIBA
6 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) RMADS
3 1 (2.04%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
1 2 (4.08%) Nmap
1 2 (4.08%) WSUS
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.08%) Dell
3 2 (4.08%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (4.08%) NetApp
3 2 (4.08%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (4.08%) Qualys
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.04%) ESRI
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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