Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 277 298 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.72% 15.13% 14.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.31% 15.99% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 216 171
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £208 £159 £228
90th Percentile £463 £470 £444
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% +6.67% -20.45%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £18.75 £27.78
South West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.11 £12.25
% change year-on-year +18.28% +6.98% -12.50%

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 2,081 1,864 1,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 94.67% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,442 1,262 1,120
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £525 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 79
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.43% -28.57% +48.48%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.63 £50.23 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year +26.13% +4.72% -11.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 (31.77%) Finance
2 86 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.66%) Microsoft
4 57 (20.58%) SQL
5 52 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (14.44%) Test Automation
8 38 (13.72%) Business Analysis
9 37 (13.36%) SAP
10 36 (13.00%) Telecoms
11 35 (12.64%) Scrum
11 35 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (11.91%) Marketing
13 32 (11.55%) Programme Management
13 32 (11.55%) Manufacturing
13 32 (11.55%) Windows
14 30 (10.83%) Electronics
14 30 (10.83%) Digital Marketing
15 29 (10.47%) Security Cleared
16 26 (9.39%) User Stories
16 26 (9.39%) C#
16 26 (9.39%) ISEB
16 26 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (9.03%) Test Strategy
18 24 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (7.94%) Selenium
20 20 (7.22%) SC Cleared
21 19 (6.86%) Degree
21 19 (6.86%) ITIL
21 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel

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 8 (2.89%) Confluence
1 8 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) IIS
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) Drupal
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.69%) Office 365
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Firewall
2 6 (2.17%) DNS
3 5 (1.81%) Intranet
3 5 (1.81%) VPN
4 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) Broadband
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.36%) WebEx
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.33%) Power BI
2 9 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.08%) Big Data
3 3 (1.08%) MS Access
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) QlikView
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.94%) Selenium
2 14 (5.05%) Cucumber
3 13 (4.69%) JIRA
4 12 (4.33%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.61%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 9 (3.25%) JUnit
6 9 (3.25%) NUnit
7 8 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.17%) CruiseControl
9 6 (2.17%) Hudson
9 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.81%) TestRail
11 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (31.77%) Finance
2 36 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 33 (11.91%) Marketing
4 32 (11.55%) Manufacturing
5 30 (10.83%) Electronics
6 13 (4.69%) Banking
7 10 (3.61%) Law
8 8 (2.89%) Retail
9 7 (2.53%) Back Office
10 6 (2.17%) Advertising
11 4 (1.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.72%) Billing
12 2 (0.72%) Publishing
12 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.78%) .NET
2 14 (5.05%) Gherkin
3 12 (4.33%) HTML
4 11 (3.97%) XML
5 8 (2.89%) Web Services
6 6 (2.17%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) REST
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.36%) HTML5
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) LAMP
8 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.53%) User Experience
4 6 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.81%) Social Media
6 4 (1.44%) Fintech
6 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.55%) Windows
2 17 (6.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.69%) Linux
4 8 (2.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (14.44%) Test Automation
4 38 (13.72%) Business Analysis
5 35 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (12.64%) Scrum
6 32 (11.55%) Programme Management
7 30 (10.83%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.39%) User Stories
9 25 (9.03%) Test Strategy
10 19 (6.86%) ITIL
11 18 (6.50%) Test Scripting
11 18 (6.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (6.14%) Functional Testing
13 16 (5.78%) Migration
14 15 (5.42%) Information Security
15 14 (5.05%) Data Analysis
15 14 (5.05%) SDLC
16 13 (4.69%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.58%) SQL
2 26 (9.39%) C#
3 11 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.25%) VBA
5 7 (2.53%) Java
5 7 (2.53%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.08%) Python
7 2 (0.72%) Dart
7 2 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) R
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.39%) ISEB
3 20 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.86%) Degree
5 13 (4.69%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.44%) CISM
7 4 (1.44%) CISSP
8 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.36%) CISA
10 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.36%) IISP
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) PMO
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) IFRS
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) EMIR
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) Docker
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.44%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.36%) SAP
3 7 (2.53%) HP
4 6 (2.17%) Cadence
4 6 (2.17%) Teradata
5 5 (1.81%) hybris
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle
5 5 (1.81%) VMware
6 4 (1.44%) Siemens
6 4 (1.44%) Tableau
7 3 (1.08%) iManage
7 3 (1.08%) OpenText
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) Hummingbird
8 2 (0.72%) Meridio
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) CA
9 1 (0.36%) Interwoven