Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 18 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.

Web Services
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 -24 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 62 60 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.16% 3.45% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.07% 12.10% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 82
Bristol median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £300
90th Percentile £574 £575 £600
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 - £100.00
10th Percentile £43.25 - £95.00
90th Percentile £49.75 - £105.00
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £55.00
% change year-on-year +101.91% -57.23% -71.05%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 560 496 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.56% 28.52% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 373 395
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £513 £525 £519
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Bristol

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Bristol

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Bristol

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) REST
4 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 18 (29.03%) HTML
5 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
6 17 (27.42%) SOAP
7 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (22.58%) Maven
8 14 (22.58%) CSS
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 12 (19.35%) .NET
10 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
10 12 (19.35%) Microservices
11 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 11 (17.74%) Windows
12 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
12 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.13%) Spring
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (14.52%) SOA
13 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 9 (14.52%) JUnit
13 9 (14.52%) J2EE
14 8 (12.90%) XML
14 8 (12.90%) Python
14 8 (12.90%) Banking
14 8 (12.90%) HTML5
14 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (11.29%) Selenium

Web Services
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 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) Mule
2 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Drupal
4 1 (1.61%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) DHCP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.23%) IPsec
2 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.23%) SMS
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) Power BI
5 1 (1.61%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) Maven
3 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 9 (14.52%) JUnit
6 7 (11.29%) JIRA
6 7 (11.29%) Selenium
6 7 (11.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.45%) Ant
7 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.84%) Gerrit
8 3 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.84%) TestNG
8 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.84%) Xcode
9 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) REST
2 18 (29.03%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) SOAP
4 14 (22.58%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) jQuery
6 12 (19.35%) .NET
7 10 (16.13%) Spring
8 9 (14.52%) J2EE
9 8 (12.90%) HTML5
9 8 (12.90%) XML
10 7 (11.29%) JMS
11 6 (9.68%) CSS3
11 6 (9.68%) JSP
12 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.06%) EJB
12 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.06%) JSON
13 4 (6.45%) Apache Camel
13 4 (6.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.06%) Unix
5 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Microservices
3 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.52%) SOA
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.68%) API Testing
7 6 (9.68%) SDLC
7 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 5 (8.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) ETL
9 4 (6.45%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.45%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.84%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (4.84%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) Python
5 7 (11.29%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.23%) F#
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) CISM
1 2 (3.23%) CISSP
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (3.23%) OSCP
1 2 (3.23%) SANS
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) GDPR
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) IAG
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Rancher
2 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) New Relic
3 3 (4.84%) Pegasus
3 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.84%) Talend
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) webMethods
5 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) Progress
5 1 (1.61%) Rockwell
5 1 (1.61%) Software AG