Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 July 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.

Data Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 89 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 37 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.02% 1.17% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.22% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 29
Bristol median daily rate £388 £374 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +9.93% +4.62%
10th Percentile £307 £288 £225
90th Percentile £452 £471 £444
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.97% - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +195.24% -48.15%

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 1,753 1,636 1,772
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 95.56% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 1,122 1,252
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £238
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 54 73
Bristol median hourly rate £32.97 £27.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.79% -14.62% +91.18%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.35 £48.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +66.67%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Bristol

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Bristol

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Bristol

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (40.54%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
5 12 (32.43%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Teradata
6 11 (29.73%) Data Modelling
6 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
9 6 (16.22%) Analytics
10 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
10 5 (13.51%) VBA
10 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Python
11 4 (10.81%) Tableau
11 4 (10.81%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Hortonworks
12 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
12 3 (8.11%) Power BI
12 3 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (8.11%) Physical Data Model
12 3 (8.11%) VB

Data 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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.11%) Power BI
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.41%) HDInsight
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) KNIME
7 1 (2.70%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Data Modelling
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (8.11%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Teradata
2 4 (10.81%) Tableau
3 3 (8.11%) Hortonworks
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.41%) Talend
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com