Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 238 218 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.63% 12.74% 15.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.19% 13.34% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 148 218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +5.15% -2.86%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £488 £502 £465
South West median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Bristol median hourly rate £15.48 £13.50 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +4.85% -21.97%
10th Percentile £9.60 £11.15 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.90 £41.88
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.89% -8.62%

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 1,804 1,634 1,710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 95.50% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,211 1,094 1,218
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £234
90th Percentile £525 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 59 73
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £31.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.13% +4.73% +69.14%
10th Percentile £14.65 £11.90 £11.35
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.40 £45.20
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 88 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.51%) Finance
3 61 (25.63%) SQL
4 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
5 36 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (13.87%) Test Automation
7 31 (13.03%) User Stories
7 31 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
8 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
9 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (10.92%) Windows
10 26 (10.92%) Scrum
11 24 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (10.08%) Telecoms
11 24 (10.08%) C#
12 23 (9.66%) Degree
13 21 (8.82%) Selenium
14 20 (8.40%) ITIL
14 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
15 19 (7.98%) SAP
15 19 (7.98%) Marketing
15 19 (7.98%) Banking
16 17 (7.14%) Programme Management
16 17 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (7.14%) Migration
17 16 (6.72%) Manufacturing
17 16 (6.72%) SC Cleared
18 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
18 15 (6.30%) Analytics

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 11 (4.62%) Confluence
2 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.52%) SAS
4 2 (0.84%) IIS
4 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Drupal
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Maximo
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM for Utilities
1 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.42%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.78%) Office 365
3 3 (1.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.42%) Slack
4 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) Broadband
1 2 (0.84%) DNS
1 2 (0.84%) Firewall
1 2 (0.84%) SMS
1 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) DHCP
2 1 (0.42%) Skype
2 1 (0.42%) WebEx
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.36%) Power BI
5 4 (1.68%) Big Data
5 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.26%) MS Access
7 2 (0.84%) KNIME
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (8.82%) Selenium
2 15 (6.30%) Cucumber
2 15 (6.30%) JIRA
3 11 (4.62%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.36%) JUnit
5 8 (3.36%) NUnit
5 8 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.52%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.52%) Hudson
7 6 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.10%) TestRail
9 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (31.51%) Finance
2 24 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.98%) Banking
3 19 (7.98%) Marketing
4 16 (6.72%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.30%) Electronics
6 10 (4.20%) Law
7 6 (2.52%) Advertising
7 6 (2.52%) Back Office
8 4 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Retail
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.30%) .NET
2 14 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 9 (3.78%) HTML
4 6 (2.52%) XML
5 2 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.42%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.52%) User Experience
4 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.26%) Fintech
6 3 (1.26%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Derivative
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) iPhone
8 1 (0.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Robotics
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.92%) Windows
2 11 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.20%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.10%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.68%) Linux
7 4 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) Unix
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.87%) Test Automation
3 31 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (13.03%) User Stories
4 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
5 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (10.92%) Scrum
7 24 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.40%) ITIL
9 17 (7.14%) Migration
9 17 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 15 (6.30%) Analytics
10 15 (6.30%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
10 15 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (5.46%) Data Analysis
11 13 (5.46%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.04%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.04%) SDLC
12 12 (5.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.63%) SQL
2 24 (10.08%) C#
3 7 (2.94%) Python
3 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.94%) VBA
4 6 (2.52%) Java
4 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.68%) R
5 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.84%) Dart
6 2 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) Java 8
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.66%) Degree
2 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.62%) ISEB
5 4 (1.68%) CISM
5 4 (1.68%) CISSP
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CISA
8 1 (0.42%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) IISP
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) MCDST
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MOS
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) GDPR
2 6 (2.52%) PMO
3 4 (1.68%) SLA
4 3 (1.26%) IFRS
4 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
3 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.98%) SAP
3 13 (5.46%) Teradata
4 9 (3.78%) HP
5 6 (2.52%) Cadence
6 5 (2.10%) Hummingbird
6 5 (2.10%) iManage
6 5 (2.10%) Meridio
6 5 (2.10%) OpenText
6 5 (2.10%) Oracle
7 4 (1.68%) VMware
8 3 (1.26%) Citrix
8 3 (1.26%) Tableau
9 2 (0.84%) Apple
9 2 (0.84%) IBM
9 2 (0.84%) RapidMiner
9 2 (0.84%) Siemens
10 1 (0.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.42%) hybris
10 1 (0.42%) Ivanti