Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 28 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -19
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 175 116 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.33% 5.88% 4.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.73% 21.05% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 80 66
Bristol median daily rate £400 £366 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -2.98% +7.86%
10th Percentile £270 £105 £239
90th Percentile £551 £538 £520
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% +3.85% -51.40%
10th Percentile £35.25 £11.10 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.30 £14.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +19.40% +26.42% -26.39%

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 631 551 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.03% 27.91% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 377 436
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £180 £236
90th Percentile £538 £538 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 30
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £16.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.46% -33.67% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £57.63 £46.60
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +49.06% -29.33%

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 17 November 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 112 (64.00%) Problem-Solving
2 89 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.43%) Finance
4 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
5 49 (28.00%) .NET
6 47 (26.86%) SQL
7 45 (25.71%) Test Automation
8 42 (24.00%) C#
8 42 (24.00%) Scrum
9 37 (21.14%) Selenium
10 36 (20.57%) HTML
11 34 (19.43%) Self-Motivation
12 33 (18.86%) SQL Server
13 30 (17.14%) Degree
13 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 26 (14.86%) Oracle
15 24 (13.71%) XML
16 23 (13.14%) .NET Framework
16 23 (13.14%) SDLC
17 22 (12.57%) Acceptance Criteria
17 22 (12.57%) Unit Testing
18 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (11.43%) HTTP
19 20 (11.43%) Web Development
19 20 (11.43%) SpecFlow
20 19 (10.86%) JavaScript
21 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
21 18 (10.29%) DevOps

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 13 (7.43%) CMS
2 9 (5.14%) Drupal
3 6 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.86%) Confluence
4 5 (2.86%) SAS
5 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.71%) IIS
6 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.14%) JBoss
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Primavera
2 1 (0.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (8.00%) npm
2 13 (7.43%) NuGet
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.71%) Serverless
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Datadog
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) BGP
3 1 (0.57%) DHCP
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) MPLS
3 1 (0.57%) OSPF
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) Big Data
2 8 (4.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.43%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.86%) HBase
4 5 (2.86%) Power BI
4 5 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.71%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (1.71%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.71%) MS Access
5 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.71%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.14%) QlikView
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (21.14%) Selenium
2 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.43%) SpecFlow
4 16 (9.14%) JUnit
4 16 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.14%) XMLUnit
5 13 (7.43%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.43%) Moq
5 13 (7.43%) xUnit.net
6 12 (6.86%) JIRA
7 11 (6.29%) NUnit
7 11 (6.29%) SoapUI
8 9 (5.14%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.57%) CruiseControl
9 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 6 (3.43%) Hudson
11 6 (3.43%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 55 (31.43%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Marketing
3 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.71%) Electronics
5 7 (4.00%) Advertising
5 7 (4.00%) Banking
6 6 (3.43%) Back Office
7 3 (1.71%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.71%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Analyst
2 31 (17.71%) Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Architect
4 18 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 14 (8.00%) Tester
7 11 (6.29%) Scrum Master
8 10 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Software Tester
9 7 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.86%) Applications Architect
11 5 (2.86%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Consultant
12 4 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.00%) .NET
2 36 (20.57%) HTML
3 24 (13.71%) XML
4 23 (13.14%) .NET Framework
5 18 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (9.71%) ASP.NET
6 17 (9.71%) CSS
6 17 (9.71%) JSON
7 15 (8.57%) Node.js
8 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 14 (8.00%) Code First Entity Framework
8 14 (8.00%) Entity Framework
9 13 (7.43%) Autofac
9 13 (7.43%) D3.js
9 13 (7.43%) Gherkin
9 13 (7.43%) Redux
10 7 (4.00%) J2EE
11 6 (3.43%) SOAP
11 6 (3.43%) Velocity
11 6 (3.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.43%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.29%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.71%) Blog
5 3 (1.71%) Wiki
6 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) Windows
2 8 (4.57%) Linux
3 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (64.00%) Problem-Solving
2 89 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 42 (24.00%) Scrum
5 23 (13.14%) SDLC
6 22 (12.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 22 (12.57%) Unit Testing
7 21 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.43%) Web Development
9 18 (10.29%) DevOps
9 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.71%) Strategic Thinking
11 16 (9.14%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (9.14%) MVC
12 15 (8.57%) Workflow
13 14 (8.00%) Decision-Making
13 14 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.00%) ITIL
14 12 (6.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.86%) SQL
2 42 (24.00%) C#
3 19 (10.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.71%) Java
4 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.14%) VBScript
6 7 (4.00%) Python
7 6 (3.43%) Scala
7 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.43%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.86%) VBA
9 3 (1.71%) C
9 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) Fortran
11 1 (0.57%) Go
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (17.14%) Degree
2 15 (8.57%) ISEB
3 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.57%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.86%) MBA
6 4 (2.29%) CISM
6 4 (2.29%) CISSP
6 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (1.14%) CISA
8 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) IISP
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) QA
2 9 (5.14%) WCAG
3 7 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) GDPR
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) EMIR
5 1 (0.57%) HL7
5 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Docker
2 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.57%) KVM
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Kubernetes
1 9 (5.14%) WMI
2 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Suricata
3 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.86%) Oracle
3 17 (9.71%) SAP
4 6 (3.43%) Cadence
5 5 (2.86%) Cognos
5 5 (2.86%) VMware
6 4 (2.29%) IBM
6 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.71%) Anaplan
7 3 (1.71%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.14%) Informatica
8 2 (1.14%) Perforce
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Juniper
9 1 (0.57%) Nokia
9 1 (0.57%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Splunk
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau
9 1 (0.57%) Teradata