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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 22 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.29% 2.59% 7.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.23% 10.84% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 57
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 229 203 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 26.88% 23.91% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 159 227
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 23 (40.35%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (31.58%) REST
4 15 (26.32%) SOAP
5 14 (24.56%) XML
6 13 (22.81%) DevOps
7 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.05%) .NET
7 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) Linux
9 10 (17.54%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) Spring
10 9 (15.79%) C#
10 9 (15.79%) HTML
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.04%) CSS
11 8 (14.04%) Maven
12 7 (12.28%) Windows
12 7 (12.28%) XSLT
12 7 (12.28%) Oracle
12 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
12 7 (12.28%) Puppet
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
12 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing

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 (7.02%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Liferay
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.26%) Route 53
4 2 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) WebEx
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) PuTTY
3 2 (3.51%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) DB2
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) Maven
4 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
5 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 6 (10.53%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) Grunt
6 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.26%) Ant
7 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.51%) JUnit
8 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (3.51%) TestNG
8 2 (3.51%) Toad
General
1 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Tester
4 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) REST
2 15 (26.32%) SOAP
3 14 (24.56%) XML
4 12 (21.05%) .NET
5 9 (15.79%) HTML
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
7 7 (12.28%) XSLT
8 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.77%) Django
9 5 (8.77%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 5 (8.77%) Spring Boot
10 4 (7.02%) Ajax
10 4 (7.02%) HTML5
10 4 (7.02%) React
10 4 (7.02%) WCF
11 3 (5.26%) EJB
11 3 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Debian
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) DevOps
3 10 (17.54%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (10.53%) BDD
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) TDD
5 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.77%) Information Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) Microservices
6 5 (8.77%) MVC
6 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.02%) Release Management
7 4 (7.02%) SOA
7 4 (7.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) XPath
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) F#
8 2 (3.51%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CISMP
2 4 (7.02%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) GSEC
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) COBIT
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) Terraform
3 4 (7.02%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) vRealize
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Informatica
6 2 (3.51%) Teradata
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.75%) Facebook
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
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