The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 35 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 34 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.27% 3.48% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 4.80% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 13
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£375 £348 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 396 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.91% 72.53% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 268 383
Average daily rate £375 £358 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Project Management
3 20 (25.64%) SQL
4 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 14 (17.95%) Degree
7 13 (16.67%) MS Project
8 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
9 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
9 11 (14.10%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (14.10%) Casewise
10 10 (12.82%) Banking
10 10 (12.82%) Validation
10 10 (12.82%) SAS
10 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.54%) Oracle
11 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.26%) Use Case
12 8 (10.26%) VBA
12 8 (10.26%) ISEB
13 7 (8.97%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (8.97%) CRM
13 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.97%) Time Management
13 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
14 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (6.41%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.82%) SAS
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) TPMS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Project
2 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) OLTP
3 2 (2.56%) OLAP
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Legal
4 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Analyst
2 52 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Business Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Excel Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) HTML
1 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) PMI
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Project Management
2 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
4 11 (14.10%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.82%) Validation
6 8 (10.26%) Use Case
7 7 (8.97%) CRM
7 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Logistics
9 5 (6.41%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (5.13%) Workflow
10 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) VBA
3 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Scala
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Casewise
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 4 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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