Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £351 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 313 239 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.76% 14.73% 17.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.71% 15.49% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 172 243
Bristol median daily rate £351 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% - -
10th Percentile £212 £214 £249
90th Percentile £475 £444 £455
South West median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Bristol median hourly rate £15.23 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.39% -24.59% +10.91%
10th Percentile £11.48 £10.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.95 £16.38 £17.73
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +6.67%

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 1,767 1,543 1,646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.07% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,171 1,063 1,177
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £225
90th Percentile £525 £545 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 75 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -15.91% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.13 £48.25 £51.35
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 0 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 106 (33.87%) Finance
2 80 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (22.04%) Banking
4 51 (16.29%) SQL
5 47 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (14.06%) Business Analysis
7 40 (12.78%) ITIL
8 35 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (10.54%) Data Analysis
11 32 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
12 30 (9.58%) Microsoft
13 28 (8.95%) Retail Banking
14 27 (8.63%) Test Scripting
15 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (7.67%) Windows
17 22 (7.03%) Data Management
18 19 (6.07%) Telecoms
18 19 (6.07%) SAP
18 19 (6.07%) Test Automation
19 18 (5.75%) User Stories
19 18 (5.75%) SDLC
19 18 (5.75%) SLA
19 18 (5.75%) Marketing
20 17 (5.43%) Oracle
20 17 (5.43%) PMO
21 16 (5.11%) Project Management
21 16 (5.11%) Law
22 15 (4.79%) Manufacturing
22 15 (4.79%) Programme Management

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 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.92%) IIS
4 5 (1.60%) CMS
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.64%) JBoss
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.64%) SPSS
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) MoSes
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.15%) Office 365
2 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.88%) Firewall
1 9 (2.88%) Internet
2 5 (1.60%) Network Security
3 3 (0.96%) DNS
3 3 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) SMS
4 2 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) Broadband
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.88%) Power BI
5 7 (2.24%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.24%) HDInsight
6 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.92%) Spatial Data
7 5 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.96%) GIS
9 3 (0.96%) QlikView
10 2 (0.64%) Endeca
10 2 (0.64%) MS Access
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (4.79%) Selenium
2 10 (3.19%) Cucumber
3 9 (2.88%) JIRA
4 8 (2.56%) Maven
5 7 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.92%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.60%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.28%) TestRail
8 4 (1.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.64%) Gatling
9 2 (0.64%) JMeter
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.64%) The Grinder
10 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 106 (33.87%) Finance
2 69 (22.04%) Banking
3 28 (8.95%) Retail Banking
4 19 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.75%) Marketing
6 16 (5.11%) Law
7 15 (4.79%) Manufacturing
8 13 (4.15%) Electronics
8 13 (4.15%) Legal
9 10 (3.19%) Retail
10 3 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Billing
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.19%) REST
2 9 (2.88%) JSON
3 8 (2.56%) Ajax
4 6 (1.92%) .NET
5 4 (1.28%) CSS
5 4 (1.28%) SOAP
6 2 (0.64%) HTML
6 2 (0.64%) J2EE
6 2 (0.64%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.15%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.88%) iPhone
4 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.92%) Linked Data
7 3 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.96%) Internet of Things
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.64%) CMDB
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.67%) Windows
2 14 (4.47%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.60%) Android
4 4 (1.28%) Linux
4 4 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Solaris
5 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (14.06%) Business Analysis
4 40 (12.78%) ITIL
5 34 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (10.54%) Data Analysis
7 27 (8.63%) Test Scripting
8 22 (7.03%) Data Management
9 19 (6.07%) Test Automation
10 18 (5.75%) SDLC
10 18 (5.75%) User Stories
11 16 (5.11%) Project Management
12 15 (4.79%) Data Modelling
12 15 (4.79%) Programme Management
13 14 (4.47%) BDD
13 14 (4.47%) Scenario Testing
13 14 (4.47%) Validation
14 13 (4.15%) Analytics
14 13 (4.15%) Coaching
14 13 (4.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.29%) SQL
2 15 (4.79%) Java
3 11 (3.51%) C#
4 7 (2.24%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.24%) VBA
5 4 (1.28%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.64%) Scala
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.83%) Degree
3 9 (2.88%) ISEB
3 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) MCSA
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CBAP
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) SLA
2 17 (5.43%) PMO
3 14 (4.47%) Data Quality
4 13 (4.15%) QA
5 11 (3.51%) GDPR
6 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.32%) IFRS
8 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) HP ALM
1 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.07%) SAP
3 17 (5.43%) Oracle
4 13 (4.15%) Tableau
5 12 (3.83%) Teradata
6 7 (2.24%) MuleSoft
6 7 (2.24%) Talend
7 6 (1.92%) Cognos
8 4 (1.28%) Citrix
8 4 (1.28%) LogLogic
8 4 (1.28%) McAfee
9 3 (0.96%) Capita
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco
9 3 (0.96%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.96%) HP
9 3 (0.96%) IBM
9 3 (0.96%) Remedy
9 3 (0.96%) VMware
10 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat