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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 82 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.03% 7.82% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.73% 8.44% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 41
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£380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -23.25%
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
843 818 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.84% 92.74% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 559 364
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 £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £29.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 87 (56.86%) Finance
2 52 (33.99%) Business Analysis
3 51 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.38%) Banking
5 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (9.80%) CRM
9 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
10 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.19%) SQL
11 11 (7.19%) SAP
12 10 (6.54%) Migration
12 10 (6.54%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.88%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
14 8 (5.23%) Scrum
14 8 (5.23%) MS Visio
14 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
14 8 (5.23%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
15 7 (4.58%) Data Modelling
15 7 (4.58%) MS Office
15 7 (4.58%) Project Management
16 6 (3.92%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.31%) SAS
1 2 (1.31%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.23%) MS Visio
1 8 (5.23%) Spreadsheet
1 8 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (4.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.31%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
General
1 87 (56.86%) Finance
2 22 (14.38%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.92%) Retail
6 4 (2.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.96%) Electronics
8 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.31%) Billing
8 2 (1.31%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
2 3 (1.96%) DTV
3 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.31%) User Experience
4 1 (0.65%) Open Source
4 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.99%) Business Analysis
2 51 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.80%) CRM
5 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.54%) Migration
7 10 (6.54%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (5.23%) Scrum
10 7 (4.58%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.58%) Project Management
11 6 (3.92%) Change Management
11 6 (3.92%) UML
11 6 (3.92%) ETL
11 6 (3.92%) Financial Modelling
12 5 (3.27%) User Stories
12 5 (3.27%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.92%) ISEB
3 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.65%) CIMA
4 1 (0.65%) CCA
4 1 (0.65%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (7.19%) SAP
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.61%) Oracle
4 2 (1.31%) Siebel
4 2 (1.31%) Teradata
5 1 (0.65%) Ariba
5 1 (0.65%) Sage
5 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
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