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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 67 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.85% 9.46% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 9.90% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 40
Average daily rate £360 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +7.14%
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
826 828 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.72% 95.50% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 608 492
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 48
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
3 32 (23.70%) Banking
4 28 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.07%) SQL
7 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
8 16 (11.85%) ISEB
9 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (8.89%) Migration
12 11 (8.15%) Use Case
12 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.15%) SAP
13 10 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.41%) Retail
13 10 (7.41%) Marketing
14 9 (6.67%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
14 9 (6.67%) Data Modelling
14 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.67%) Project Management
14 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
15 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
15 8 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.93%) Change Management
15 8 (5.93%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (2.22%) SAS
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.48%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.22%) MS Access
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 32 (23.70%) Banking
3 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 10 (7.41%) Retail
5 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.70%) Electronics
6 5 (3.70%) Legal
7 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) NHS
3 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
2 28 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.89%) Migration
5 11 (8.15%) Use Case
6 10 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.67%) Project Management
7 9 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.93%) Change Management
8 8 (5.93%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.19%) BPMN
9 7 (5.19%) Data Management
9 7 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) VBA
3 3 (2.22%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) COBOL
5 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) ISEB
2 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) CBAP
5 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) SAP
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Teradata
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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