Period
to 3 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
South West > Bristol
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 138 211 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 17.53% 11.23% 12.15%
As % of the General category 46.15% 30.89% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 153 194
Median daily rate £525 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £625 £538
South West median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.92 £15.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.70% -9.94% -11.92%
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.96 £14.00
% change year-on-year +47.06% +6.86% -3.45%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 299 683 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.99% 36.35% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 428 510
Median daily rate £475 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.62% +6.91%
10th Percentile £296 £296 £265
90th Percentile £625 £600 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.38 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.37% -6.40% +32.26%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.61 £15.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £48.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +3.80%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 58 (42.03%) Programme Management
1 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Finance
2 56 (40.58%) SAP
3 55 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (39.13%) Manufacturing
4 54 (39.13%) Electronics
4 54 (39.13%) Telecoms
4 54 (39.13%) Marketing
4 54 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (23.91%) Middleware
5 33 (23.91%) SOA
5 33 (23.91%) TDD
6 31 (22.46%) RESTful
6 31 (22.46%) SOAP
7 30 (21.74%) Web Services
8 29 (21.01%) XML
8 29 (21.01%) JSON
9 27 (19.57%) Java
9 27 (19.57%) Apache Camel
10 25 (18.12%) XSLT
10 25 (18.12%) XPath
11 24 (17.39%) Maven
11 24 (17.39%) Swagger
11 24 (17.39%) WireMock
12 21 (15.22%) Oracle
12 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
13 20 (14.49%) Azure
13 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
13 20 (14.49%) Mule

Public Sector
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 20 (14.49%) Mule
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle Service Bus
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 20 (14.49%) Red Hat Fuse
2 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) Apache
3 2 (1.45%) nginx
3 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.49%) Azure
2 11 (7.97%) Office 365
3 9 (6.52%) AWS
4 4 (2.90%) GitHub
5 2 (1.45%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.45%) Yammer
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.72%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) LAN
2 4 (2.90%) WAN
3 3 (2.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.17%) VoIP
4 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) BGP
5 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.72%) IPsec
5 1 (0.72%) OSPF
5 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) MS Access
2 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.45%) SSDT
3 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) GIS
3 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Power BI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.39%) Maven
2 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.62%) JIRA
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.17%) GitLab
5 2 (1.45%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.45%) MSI
5 2 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (40.58%) Finance
2 54 (39.13%) Electronics
2 54 (39.13%) Manufacturing
2 54 (39.13%) Marketing
2 54 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
4 3 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Police
Job Titles
1 43 (31.16%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (10.14%) Lead Developer
6 13 (9.42%) Integration Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Integration Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Architect
9 8 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) Middleware
2 31 (22.46%) RESTful
2 31 (22.46%) SOAP
3 30 (21.74%) Web Services
4 29 (21.01%) JSON
4 29 (21.01%) XML
5 27 (19.57%) Apache Camel
6 25 (18.12%) XSLT
7 24 (17.39%) Swagger
7 24 (17.39%) WireMock
8 9 (6.52%) Node.js
9 7 (5.07%) .NET
9 7 (5.07%) Express
9 7 (5.07%) React
9 7 (5.07%) REST
10 5 (3.62%) Spring
10 5 (3.62%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.90%) .NET Core
12 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) NHS
6 2 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.45%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.87%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.72%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (42.03%) Programme Management
2 55 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
4 33 (23.91%) SOA
4 33 (23.91%) TDD
5 16 (11.59%) Service Management
6 13 (9.42%) DevOps
6 13 (9.42%) ITIL
6 13 (9.42%) Migration
6 13 (9.42%) Scrum
7 11 (7.97%) Project Management
8 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.07%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.35%) Case Management
11 6 (4.35%) ITSM
11 6 (4.35%) Project Delivery
11 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.57%) Java
2 25 (18.12%) XPath
3 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.07%) C#
5 3 (2.17%) Java 8
5 3 (2.17%) SQL
6 2 (1.45%) C
7 1 (0.72%) Groovy
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.62%) Degree
5 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.45%) CISMP
6 2 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) CCDP
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ECDL
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.45%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.45%) GDPR
2 2 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.45%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.45%) NCSC
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) GLP
3 1 (0.72%) GxP
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
2 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) Ansible
2 5 (3.62%) Terraform
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (40.58%) SAP
2 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle
3 20 (14.49%) Talend
3 20 (14.49%) WSO2
4 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco
5 2 (1.45%) Concur
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) ILOG
6 1 (0.72%) Sparx
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau
6 1 (0.72%) VMware