Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Statistics
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 108 99
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.63% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +183.02%
10th Percentile £294 £340 £256
90th Percentile £463 £452 £444
South West median daily rate £410 £433 £365
% change year-on-year -5.20% +18.49% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - -

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,748 1,567 1,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.24% 82.65% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,061 1,048
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 69
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £28.00 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.11% -0.53% +48.86%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.88 £49.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Bristol

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Bristol

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in Bristol

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Velocity
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Decision-Making
2 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Data Science
4 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics

Statistics
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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum Master
2 2 (15.38%) Data Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) BDD
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
1 4 (30.77%) Decision-Making
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Science
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP