Period
to 18 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 241 300 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.02% 17.38% 12.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.55% 18.18% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 212 151
Bristol median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £214 £251 £206
90th Percentile £461 £474 £473
South West median daily rate £363 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Bristol median hourly rate £13.70 £13.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.36% +22.22% -71.15%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.38 £9.85
90th Percentile £45.00 £23.10 £16.38
South West median hourly rate £15.22 £13.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +14.58% -41.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,921 1,650 1,529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.60% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,321 1,088 1,040
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.31% +3.79%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £229
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 57 67
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -13.58% -34.68%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.90 £46.58
South West median hourly rate £36.30 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +59.56% -35.00% -6.67%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (25.31%) Finance
2 60 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.50%) SQL
4 45 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (17.01%) Microsoft
6 35 (14.52%) Test Automation
7 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (12.86%) SAP
8 31 (12.86%) Business Analysis
8 31 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (11.62%) ISEB
10 26 (10.79%) ISTQB
11 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (10.37%) Security Cleared
12 24 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (9.96%) Windows
12 24 (9.96%) Marketing
13 23 (9.54%) Programme Management
14 22 (9.13%) Manufacturing
14 22 (9.13%) Telecoms
15 21 (8.71%) Electronics
15 21 (8.71%) C#
15 21 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
16 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (7.88%) User Stories
16 19 (7.88%) Functional Testing
17 18 (7.47%) Office 365
17 18 (7.47%) Banking
18 17 (7.05%) Test Scripting
18 17 (7.05%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
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 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.66%) Confluence
2 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.66%) SPSS
5 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.47%) Office 365
2 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.24%) Intranet
2 3 (1.24%) Skype
3 2 (0.83%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.32%) Power BI
2 6 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.83%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.39%) JIRA
1 13 (5.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (4.98%) Selenium
3 11 (4.56%) SoapUI
4 8 (3.32%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.49%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.66%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.24%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.24%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.83%) JMeter
9 2 (0.83%) JUnit
9 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.83%) NUnit
9 2 (0.83%) TestRail
9 2 (0.83%) Toad
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 61 (25.31%) Finance
2 24 (9.96%) Marketing
3 22 (9.13%) Manufacturing
3 22 (9.13%) Telecoms
4 21 (8.71%) Electronics
5 18 (7.47%) Banking
6 15 (6.22%) Retail
7 8 (3.32%) Law
8 4 (1.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.56%) SOAP
1 11 (4.56%) Web Services
1 11 (4.56%) XML
2 9 (3.73%) .NET
2 9 (3.73%) Gherkin
2 9 (3.73%) HTML
3 3 (1.24%) REST
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) LAMP
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.07%) NHS
4 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.24%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.24%) Social Media
6 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.83%) iPhone
6 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) e-Health
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) LIMS
7 1 (0.41%) PACS
7 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.96%) Windows
2 15 (6.22%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.15%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.49%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.24%) Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.52%) Test Automation
4 31 (12.86%) Business Analysis
4 31 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (9.54%) Programme Management
8 21 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (7.88%) Functional Testing
9 19 (7.88%) User Stories
10 17 (7.05%) Scrum
10 17 (7.05%) Test Scripting
11 15 (6.22%) ITIL
11 15 (6.22%) Manual Testing
11 15 (6.22%) Project Management
11 15 (6.22%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.39%) Defect Management
12 13 (5.39%) Migration
12 13 (5.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.50%) SQL
2 21 (8.71%) C#
3 13 (5.39%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.56%) Python
5 8 (3.32%) TypeScript
6 7 (2.90%) Java
7 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.41%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) R
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (11.62%) ISEB
2 26 (10.79%) ISTQB
3 25 (10.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.81%) Degree
6 7 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) APMP
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) MCDST
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.22%) QA
2 10 (4.15%) SLA
3 9 (3.73%) PMO
4 7 (2.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) EMIR
6 1 (0.41%) HL7
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) XenApp
2 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 41 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.86%) SAP
3 12 (4.98%) hybris
4 11 (4.56%) HP
5 10 (4.15%) Citrix
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle
6 5 (2.07%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.66%) Ivanti
7 4 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.66%) VMware
8 3 (1.24%) Temenos
9 2 (0.83%) Aderant
9 2 (0.83%) iManage
9 2 (0.83%) Mitel
9 2 (0.83%) OpenText
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.83%) Siemens
9 2 (0.83%) Sony
9 2 (0.83%) Tableau
9 2 (0.83%) Wyse