Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 153 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.07% 5.79% 5.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.93% 21.63% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 73 69
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £273 £103 £262
90th Percentile £513 £528 £568
South West median daily rate £438 £411 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% +9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £35.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.99% +171.15% -25.71%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £54.70 £14.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% +1.89% +51.43%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 590 504 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.28% 26.78% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 325 378
Bristol median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £179 £250
90th Percentile £538 £536 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 23
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £18.06 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.45% -26.28% +40.00%
10th Percentile £24.69 £11.80 £10.65
90th Percentile £62.90 £55.38 £46.65
South West median hourly rate £42.02 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.53% +10.71% -25.33%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 92 (60.13%) Problem-Solving
2 68 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (32.03%) Finance
4 36 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 35 (22.88%) Scrum
6 33 (21.57%) SQL
7 28 (18.30%) Test Automation
8 27 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (17.65%) Degree
9 26 (16.99%) C#
10 23 (15.03%) .NET
11 21 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (13.07%) SDLC
12 20 (13.07%) Selenium
12 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (11.76%) Decision-Making
14 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 17 (11.11%) BDD
16 16 (10.46%) Acceptance Criteria
16 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
16 16 (10.46%) Java
16 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
16 16 (10.46%) TDD
17 15 (9.80%) HTML
17 15 (9.80%) JUnit
17 15 (9.80%) XML
17 15 (9.80%) Project Management
17 15 (9.80%) Security Cleared

Analytical Skills
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 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
2 6 (3.92%) Confluence
3 4 (2.61%) JBoss
3 4 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.96%) IIS
4 3 (1.96%) SAS
5 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.31%) Drupal
5 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.96%) Simulink
5 1 (0.65%) InVision
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (3.92%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (3.92%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.92%) npm
2 6 (3.92%) SaaS
2 6 (3.92%) Serverless
3 4 (2.61%) NuGet
4 2 (1.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Datadog
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.31%) 4G
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.19%) Big Data
2 11 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.58%) HBase
4 7 (4.58%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.92%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (3.92%) Data Lake
5 6 (3.92%) Sqoop
6 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.96%) Power BI
8 2 (1.31%) GIS
8 2 (1.31%) MS Access
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.31%) SSDT
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (13.07%) Selenium
3 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.80%) JUnit
5 14 (9.15%) JIRA
6 11 (7.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.88%) NUnit
8 8 (5.23%) SpecFlow
9 7 (4.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.92%) CruiseControl
10 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.92%) Maven
10 6 (3.92%) XMLUnit
11 5 (3.27%) Redmine
11 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.61%) Moq
12 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 4 (2.61%) xUnit.net
General
1 49 (32.03%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.84%) Marketing
5 11 (7.19%) Electronics
6 4 (2.61%) Advertising
7 3 (1.96%) Publishing
8 2 (1.31%) Back Office
8 2 (1.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.31%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.31%) Legal
8 2 (1.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) Analyst
2 19 (12.42%) Developer
3 14 (9.15%) Business Analyst
3 14 (9.15%) Scrum Master
4 10 (6.54%) Architect
5 9 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.88%) Tester
6 7 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (3.27%) Applications Architect
7 5 (3.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (3.27%) Consultant
7 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.61%) Automation Tester
8 4 (2.61%) Development Analyst
8 4 (2.61%) IT Manager
8 4 (2.61%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) .NET
2 15 (9.80%) HTML
2 15 (9.80%) XML
3 11 (7.19%) Gherkin
4 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.23%) SOAP
5 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.58%) JSON
5 7 (4.58%) Node.js
5 7 (4.58%) Web Services
6 6 (3.92%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (3.92%) CSS
6 6 (3.92%) Entity Framework
6 6 (3.92%) RESTful
6 6 (3.92%) Velocity
7 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Core
7 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.27%) REST
8 4 (2.61%) Autofac
8 4 (2.61%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.23%) Algorithms
2 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.27%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.61%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.96%) Blog
5 3 (1.96%) Wiki
6 2 (1.31%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.54%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Linux
3 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.13%) Problem-Solving
2 68 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.88%) Scrum
4 28 (18.30%) Test Automation
5 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (13.07%) SDLC
6 19 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.11%) BDD
9 16 (10.46%) Acceptance Criteria
9 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
9 16 (10.46%) TDD
10 15 (9.80%) Project Management
11 14 (9.15%) Programme Management
12 13 (8.50%) Coaching
13 12 (7.84%) Business Analysis
13 12 (7.84%) User Stories
14 11 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (7.19%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.57%) SQL
2 26 (16.99%) C#
3 16 (10.46%) Java
4 9 (5.88%) Python
4 9 (5.88%) Scala
5 8 (5.23%) C
5 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.58%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.61%) VBA
10 3 (1.96%) Fortran
10 3 (1.96%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.31%) Perl
11 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.31%) VBScript
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) Go
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Degree
2 15 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.23%) ISEB
5 5 (3.27%) APMP
5 5 (3.27%) CISM
5 5 (3.27%) CISSP
5 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.61%) MBA
6 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.96%) CISA
7 3 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.31%) PMP
9 1 (0.65%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.65%) CRISC
9 1 (0.65%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) HL7
4 2 (1.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.31%) WCAG
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) EMIR
5 1 (0.65%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.31%) Ansible
3 2 (1.31%) WMI
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Suricata
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) SAP
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle
4 4 (2.61%) Cognos
4 4 (2.61%) Perforce
5 3 (1.96%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.96%) Informatica
5 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (1.31%) Anaplan
6 2 (1.31%) Apple
6 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.31%) CA
6 2 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.31%) Cadence
6 2 (1.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Qualys
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Tableau