Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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.

Web Services
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 55 45
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.35% 3.24% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 11.81% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 60
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £313
90th Percentile £533 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £67.50 £50.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +29.87% -30.00%

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 625 491 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.25% 27.45% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 325 375
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £263
90th Percentile £538 £516 £498
South West median daily rate £415 £388 £366
% change year-on-year +7.10% +5.80% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 £27.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +89.56% -49.18%
10th Percentile £47.20 £35.25 £21.60
90th Percentile £140.50 £73.75 £35.79
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -7.74%

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 19 September 2018.

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

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Services in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) CSS
3 22 (46.81%) REST
4 21 (44.68%) SOAP
4 21 (44.68%) HTML
5 20 (42.55%) Oracle
6 18 (38.30%) Java
7 15 (31.91%) XML
8 14 (29.79%) C#
8 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) CSS3
9 13 (27.66%) HTML5
9 13 (27.66%) Microservices
10 12 (25.53%) J2EE
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (25.53%) JMS
10 12 (25.53%) Spring
11 11 (23.40%) Banking
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
11 11 (23.40%) Maven
11 11 (23.40%) EJB
11 11 (23.40%) JSP
11 11 (23.40%) Unix
11 11 (23.40%) DHTML
12 10 (21.28%) Ant
12 10 (21.28%) TDD

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 9 (19.15%) Confluence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) DB2
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Maven
2 10 (21.28%) Ant
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
2 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
3 9 (19.15%) Artifactory
3 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
4 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.13%) FishEye
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (23.40%) Banking
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Backend Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) CSS
1 22 (46.81%) REST
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 21 (44.68%) SOAP
3 15 (31.91%) XML
4 14 (29.79%) .NET
5 13 (27.66%) CSS3
5 13 (27.66%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
6 12 (25.53%) J2EE
6 12 (25.53%) JMS
6 12 (25.53%) Spring
7 11 (23.40%) DHTML
7 11 (23.40%) EJB
7 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
7 11 (23.40%) JSP
8 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.02%) Middleware
9 7 (14.89%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) PKI
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Microservices
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) SOA
5 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.77%) Use Case
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) User Stories
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Java 8
7 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) SOQL
9 1 (2.13%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) OSCP
4 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) IAG
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) VMware