Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 249 287 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.91% 15.11% 15.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.49% 15.88% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 204 192
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £200 £168 £225
90th Percentile £481 £475 £444
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 16
Bristol median hourly rate £15.48 £15.50 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.13% +20.39% -21.97%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.80 £10.88
90th Percentile £41.70 £21.80 £35.94
South West median hourly rate £15.45 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.12% +36.00% -10.71%

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 1,993 1,807 1,625
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.16% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,337 1,227 1,153
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 78
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +50.77%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.13 £11.93
90th Percentile £61.10 £50.25 £45.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 75 (30.12%) Finance
2 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 47 (18.88%) SQL
5 43 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (15.66%) Business Analysis
7 33 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (12.85%) Scrum
9 31 (12.45%) Test Automation
9 31 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (12.05%) Windows
11 27 (10.84%) User Stories
12 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
12 24 (9.64%) Migration
12 24 (9.64%) Telecoms
13 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
14 22 (8.84%) Marketing
14 22 (8.84%) Programme Management
15 21 (8.43%) Selenium
15 21 (8.43%) SAP
16 20 (8.03%) C#
16 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (8.03%) Manufacturing
17 19 (7.63%) Electronics
17 19 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (7.63%) Degree
17 19 (7.63%) SC Cleared
18 18 (7.23%) Test Strategy
18 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (7.23%) ITIL

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 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.21%) Confluence
3 6 (2.41%) SAS
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Slack
4 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) DNS
1 7 (2.81%) Firewall
2 5 (2.01%) VPN
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.40%) DHCP
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) WebEx
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.21%) Power BI
2 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.20%) MS Access
5 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.80%) KNIME
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.43%) Selenium
2 15 (6.02%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.02%) SpecFlow
4 9 (3.61%) JIRA
5 8 (3.21%) JUnit
5 8 (3.21%) NUnit
6 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.41%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.41%) Hudson
7 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.01%) TestRail
9 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.40%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.40%) Maven
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 75 (30.12%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.84%) Marketing
4 20 (8.03%) Manufacturing
5 19 (7.63%) Electronics
6 13 (5.22%) Banking
7 9 (3.61%) Law
8 7 (2.81%) Back Office
9 6 (2.41%) Advertising
10 4 (1.61%) Retail
11 3 (1.20%) Legal
12 2 (0.80%) Billing
12 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.80%) Publishing
12 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) .NET
2 12 (4.82%) Gherkin
3 9 (3.61%) HTML
4 6 (2.41%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.41%) User Experience
5 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.61%) Fintech
6 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) PMI
8 2 (0.80%) Social Media
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.40%) Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) IVR
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.05%) Windows
2 15 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.02%) Linux
4 8 (3.21%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.66%) Business Analysis
3 33 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (12.85%) Scrum
5 31 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (12.45%) Test Automation
6 27 (10.84%) User Stories
7 24 (9.64%) Migration
8 22 (8.84%) Programme Management
9 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (7.23%) ITIL
11 18 (7.23%) Test Strategy
12 16 (6.43%) Data Analysis
13 15 (6.02%) Acceptance Criteria
13 15 (6.02%) Information Security
13 15 (6.02%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (4.02%) CRM
14 10 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.88%) SQL
2 20 (8.03%) C#
3 10 (4.02%) VBA
4 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.01%) Java
5 5 (2.01%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.61%) R
7 2 (0.80%) Dart
7 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.80%) Python
7 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.80%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) Java 8
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.63%) Degree
2 19 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.82%) ISEB
4 5 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.61%) CISM
5 4 (1.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) IISP
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) QA
2 9 (3.61%) PMO
3 3 (1.20%) GDPR
3 3 (1.20%) IFRS
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.80%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.43%) SAP
3 7 (2.81%) Teradata
4 6 (2.41%) Cadence
5 5 (2.01%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) iManage
6 3 (1.20%) OpenText
6 3 (1.20%) VMware
7 2 (0.80%) Citrix
7 2 (0.80%) Hummingbird
7 2 (0.80%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Meridio
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle
7 2 (0.80%) RapidMiner
7 2 (0.80%) Siemens
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec