Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Internet
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 66 63
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3 +33
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 2.62% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 18.37% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 29
Bristol median daily rate £330 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -31.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £270 £144 £327
90th Percentile £400 £405 £448
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% -15.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Bristol median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £55.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% -27.93% +270.00%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.48 £18.95
90th Percentile £13.40 £46.00 £95.65
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +83.33%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 308 245 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.82% 14.28% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 168 114
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.26% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.25 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) MCSA
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) MCITP
5 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Wiki

Internet
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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (5.26%) 4G
3 1 (5.26%) BGP-4
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) GPRS
3 1 (5.26%) GSM
3 1 (5.26%) LTE
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Node B
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) PSTN
3 1 (5.26%) RNC
3 1 (5.26%) UMTS
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PC Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PC Support
4 2 (10.53%) PC Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Ajax
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
1 3 (15.79%) MCSA
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro