Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 311 248 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.78% 14.58% 19.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.62% 15.36% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 177 264
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%
10th Percentile £170 £225 £182
90th Percentile £464 £459 £473
South West median daily rate £350 £342 £350
% change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 22
Bristol median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -22.73% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.73 £12.59
90th Percentile £18.75 £24.83 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% -13.39% -17.65%

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 1871 1615 1632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.94% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1144 1202
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 November 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 106 (34.08%) Finance
2 70 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.90%) Banking
4 58 (18.65%) SQL
5 37 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (11.90%) Test Scripting
6 36 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (10.93%) Business Analysis
7 34 (10.93%) ITIL
8 33 (10.61%) Retail Banking
9 28 (9.00%) Windows
10 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
11 25 (8.04%) Migration
12 24 (7.72%) Telecoms
12 24 (7.72%) SAP
12 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (7.40%) Project Management
13 23 (7.40%) Marketing
14 22 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (7.07%) Security Cleared
14 22 (7.07%) Test Automation
15 21 (6.75%) QA
15 21 (6.75%) Software Testing
16 20 (6.43%) Data Analysis
16 20 (6.43%) Active Directory
17 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
17 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared
18 18 (5.79%) Scenario Testing
18 18 (5.79%) Selenium
18 18 (5.79%) 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 9 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.57%) IIS
3 6 (1.93%) SAS
4 5 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.61%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.29%) Apache
5 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.96%) JBoss
6 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.93%) SPSS
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) SAP CO
1 7 (2.25%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.61%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (1.61%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.64%) Maximo
4 2 (0.64%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.50%) Office 365
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.32%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.22%) Firewall
2 6 (1.93%) Internet
3 5 (1.61%) Network Security
3 5 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.29%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.29%) WAN
5 3 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) Broadband
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.25%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.61%) MySQL
6 4 (1.29%) GIS
6 4 (1.29%) MS Access
7 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.64%) Big Data
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.64%) Endeca
8 2 (0.64%) Power BI
8 2 (0.64%) QlikView
8 2 (0.64%) Spatial Data
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.79%) Selenium
2 14 (4.50%) JIRA
3 8 (2.57%) TestRail
4 7 (2.25%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.93%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.61%) Maven
6 5 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.29%) GitLab
7 4 (1.29%) PhpStorm
7 4 (1.29%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.64%) Gatling
9 2 (0.64%) JMeter
9 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.64%) The Grinder
9 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (34.08%) Finance
2 65 (20.90%) Banking
3 33 (10.61%) Retail Banking
4 24 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.40%) Marketing
6 18 (5.79%) Manufacturing
7 17 (5.47%) Electronics
8 11 (3.54%) Legal
9 10 (3.22%) Law
9 10 (3.22%) Retail
10 6 (1.93%) Billing
11 4 (1.29%) Back Office
12 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.64%) Military
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.50%) CSS
2 11 (3.54%) HTML
3 10 (3.22%) .NET
4 8 (2.57%) JSON
4 8 (2.57%) REST
4 8 (2.57%) XML
5 5 (1.61%) Ajax
6 4 (1.29%) J2EE
6 4 (1.29%) Middleware
6 4 (1.29%) SOAP
7 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.96%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.64%) Web Services
9 1 (0.32%) Django
9 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.89%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.29%) User Experience
7 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.96%) iPhone
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.93%) Unix
3 6 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.61%) Android
4 5 (1.61%) Linux
5 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.29%) Solaris
5 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (11.90%) Test Scripting
3 34 (10.93%) Business Analysis
3 34 (10.93%) ITIL
4 25 (8.04%) Migration
5 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (7.40%) Project Management
7 22 (7.07%) Test Automation
7 22 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (6.75%) Software Testing
9 20 (6.43%) Data Analysis
10 18 (5.79%) Programme Management
10 18 (5.79%) Scenario Testing
11 17 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (5.14%) SDLC
13 14 (4.50%) ETL
14 13 (4.18%) Data Management
15 12 (3.86%) Data Modelling
15 12 (3.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) SQL
2 13 (4.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.86%) Java
4 10 (3.22%) C#
4 10 (3.22%) VBA
5 8 (2.57%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.25%) PHP
7 5 (1.61%) Python
7 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) Perl
9 2 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.47%) Degree
3 17 (5.47%) ISEB
4 14 (4.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.64%) MCSA
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ACCA
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.75%) QA
2 13 (4.18%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.86%) SLA
4 9 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.89%) PMO
5 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.64%) IFRS
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) FINREP
System Software
1 20 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Kibana
3 1 (0.32%) logstash
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.72%) SAP
3 16 (5.14%) Oracle
4 12 (3.86%) HP
5 7 (2.25%) Teradata
6 6 (1.93%) Cisco
7 4 (1.29%) Citrix
7 4 (1.29%) IBM
7 4 (1.29%) LogLogic
7 4 (1.29%) McAfee
7 4 (1.29%) Nintex
7 4 (1.29%) Tableau
7 4 (1.29%) Workday
8 3 (0.96%) BEA
8 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.96%) VMware
9 2 (0.64%) BT
9 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.64%) Nokia
9 2 (0.64%) Pegasus