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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 65 44 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.42% 7.03% 10.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 7.69% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 60
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £448 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.23%
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
947 572 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.58% 91.37% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 387 491
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 41 (31.78%) Business Analysis
3 27 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
5 18 (13.95%) SQL
5 18 (13.95%) MS Visio
6 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
8 14 (10.85%) SAS
8 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (10.85%) Banking
8 14 (10.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.30%) MS Project
9 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.30%) Project Management
10 11 (8.53%) Oracle
10 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (7.75%) Data Management
11 10 (7.75%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 10 (7.75%) Statistical Analysis
11 10 (7.75%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (6.98%) Casewise
12 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.98%) Migration
12 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
12 9 (6.98%) Time Management
12 9 (6.98%) MS Office
12 9 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (10.85%) SAS
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 12 (9.30%) MS Project
4 9 (6.98%) MS Office
5 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.55%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.78%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) OLTP
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.55%) OLAP
4 1 (0.78%) MS Access
4 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) RequisitePro
General
1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
6 3 (2.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) Law
7 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Middleware
1 1 (0.78%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (1.55%) Kindle
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Business Analysis
2 27 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
4 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.30%) Project Management
7 10 (7.75%) Data Management
7 10 (7.75%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 10 (7.75%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (7.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (6.98%) Migration
8 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.98%) Time Management
8 9 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
9 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.43%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.43%) Use Case
11 5 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) Degree
3 5 (3.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ACCA
4 1 (0.78%) CIMA
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) Solvency II
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) Casewise
4 5 (3.88%) SAP
5 3 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) Pega
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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