The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 63 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.04% 7.35% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 7.85% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £34.50 £25.07
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +37.64%
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
845 739 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.41% 93.66% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 542 319
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 64 (48.12%) Finance
2 41 (30.83%) Business Analysis
3 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (22.56%) Banking
5 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (11.28%) SQL
8 14 (10.53%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.02%) SAP
9 12 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.52%) MS Visio
11 9 (6.77%) Migration
11 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.02%) Retail
12 8 (6.02%) User Experience
12 8 (6.02%) User Stories
13 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.26%) ISEB
14 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.51%) ETL
14 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.51%) Project Management
14 6 (4.51%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
15 5 (3.76%) Marketing
15 5 (3.76%) Software Engineering
15 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
15 5 (3.76%) Web Services
15 5 (3.76%) Open Source

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.01%) SAS
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
3 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.50%) MS Access
3 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 64 (48.12%) Finance
2 30 (22.56%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.50%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) User Experience
3 4 (3.01%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.75%) FMCG
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.83%) Business Analysis
2 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (6.77%) Migration
6 8 (6.02%) User Stories
7 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.51%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Project Management
8 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.51%) ETL
8 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.76%) Open Source
10 4 (3.01%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.01%) Use Case
10 4 (3.01%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.01%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.75%) VBA
2 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) HNC
5 1 (0.75%) HND
5 1 (0.75%) CCA
5 1 (0.75%) ACCA
5 1 (0.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) MiFID
3 1 (0.75%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) SAP
2 4 (3.01%) Teradata
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle
4 1 (0.75%) Siebel
4 1 (0.75%) Informatica
4 1 (0.75%) Sage
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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