Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 268 203 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.71% 12.64% 16.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.50% 13.22% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 147 230
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.26% -2.29%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £245
90th Percentile £475 £500 £455
South West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -57.55% +76.67%
10th Percentile £9.30 £9.85 £12.25
90th Percentile £24.63 £21.66 £42.44
South West median hourly rate £13.63 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% -10.34% +3.57%

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 1,624 1,535 1,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.58% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,035 1,038 1,156
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £525 £546 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 82
Bristol median hourly rate £18.44 £20.18 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.62% -42.34% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.85 £12.28
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.58 £52.03
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%

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 23 May 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 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 84 (31.34%) Finance
2 83 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.03%) SQL
4 47 (17.54%) Business Analysis
5 44 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (14.55%) Banking
7 38 (14.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 38 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 28 (10.45%) ITIL
9 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (10.07%) User Stories
10 27 (10.07%) Data Analysis
11 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (7.84%) Data Modelling
12 21 (7.84%) Test Scripting
13 20 (7.46%) Analytics
14 19 (7.09%) Windows
15 18 (6.72%) Telecoms
15 18 (6.72%) PMO
16 17 (6.34%) Test Automation
16 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (6.34%) Waterfall
16 17 (6.34%) Migration
16 17 (6.34%) SAP
16 17 (6.34%) SQL Server
17 16 (5.97%) Security Cleared
18 15 (5.60%) GDPR
19 14 (5.22%) SDLC
19 14 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing

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 7 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (2.61%) Confluence
2 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.12%) CMS
3 3 (1.12%) SAS
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (14.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) MoSes
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.99%) Office 365
3 4 (1.49%) PaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) Slack
5 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) Firewall
2 3 (1.12%) SMS
3 2 (0.75%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.48%) Power BI
4 11 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.36%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.24%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.24%) HDInsight
8 4 (1.49%) Big Data
8 4 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.49%) Spatial Data
9 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.75%) KNIME
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) ArangoDB
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.73%) JIRA
2 9 (3.36%) Selenium
3 5 (1.87%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.49%) IntelliJ
4 4 (1.49%) Maven
4 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.12%) TestRail
5 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.37%) GitLab
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.37%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.37%) Zephyr
General
1 84 (31.34%) Finance
2 39 (14.55%) Banking
3 18 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.22%) Marketing
5 13 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.48%) Retail Banking
7 11 (4.10%) Electronics
7 11 (4.10%) Law
8 7 (2.61%) Legal
9 4 (1.49%) Retail
10 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) Ajax
1 3 (1.12%) JSON
1 3 (1.12%) REST
2 2 (0.75%) .NET
2 2 (0.75%) Gherkin
2 2 (0.75%) HTML
2 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.61%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.24%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.24%) iPhone
4 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.49%) Linked Data
5 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.75%) FMCG
7 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.09%) Windows
2 12 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.54%) Business Analysis
3 44 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (10.45%) ITIL
6 27 (10.07%) Data Analysis
6 27 (10.07%) User Stories
7 21 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 21 (7.84%) Test Scripting
8 20 (7.46%) Analytics
9 17 (6.34%) Migration
9 17 (6.34%) Test Automation
9 17 (6.34%) Waterfall
10 14 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (5.22%) Programme Management
10 14 (5.22%) Scrum
10 14 (5.22%) SDLC
10 14 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.22%) Validation
11 13 (4.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.03%) SQL
2 13 (4.85%) C#
3 9 (3.36%) Java
4 8 (2.99%) Python
4 8 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.61%) VBA
6 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.12%) R
8 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) Java 8
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.85%) Degree
3 10 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.36%) ISEB
5 6 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CBAP
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) MCDST
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) MOS
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.72%) PMO
2 15 (5.60%) GDPR
3 14 (5.22%) SLA
4 10 (3.73%) QA
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) IFRS
6 1 (0.37%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.34%) SAP
3 12 (4.48%) Teradata
4 11 (4.10%) Tableau
5 8 (2.99%) Oracle
6 6 (2.24%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.24%) Talend
7 5 (1.87%) Cognos
7 5 (1.87%) HP
8 3 (1.12%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.12%) Hummingbird
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) iManage
8 3 (1.12%) Meridio
8 3 (1.12%) OpenText
9 2 (0.75%) Capita
9 2 (0.75%) Citrix
9 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.75%) RapidMiner
9 2 (0.75%) VMware