The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 74 58 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.80% 8.83% 12.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 9.43% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 100
Average daily rate £378 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-26.51% +13.79%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 615 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.52% 93.61% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 369 600
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Business Analyst
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 48 (38.71%) Business Analysis
3 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.52%) Banking
5 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
6 14 (11.29%) Use Case
7 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
8 12 (9.68%) Project Management
8 12 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.06%) Retail
10 10 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (8.06%) UML
11 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.26%) ISEB
12 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (6.45%) Degree
13 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.65%) Workflow
13 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (4.84%) Business Process Mapping
14 6 (4.84%) Change Management
14 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.84%) SQL
14 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.84%) Scrum
14 6 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (4.03%) Retail Banking
15 5 (4.03%) Requirements Management
15 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (1.61%) SAS
1 2 (1.61%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Banking
3 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.06%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) CSS
1 4 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) JSON
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
2 1 (0.81%) SOAP
2 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.61%) NHS
2 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.81%) PMI
3 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) Business Analysis
2 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (11.29%) Use Case
4 12 (9.68%) Project Management
5 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (8.06%) UML
7 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.65%) Workflow
7 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.84%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (4.84%) Change Management
8 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum
8 6 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.03%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.03%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.23%) Product Management
10 4 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.61%) VBA
3 1 (0.81%) C
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) ISEB
4 8 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) ACCA
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) FATCA
2 2 (1.61%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.42%) SAP
2 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (0.81%) Teradata
4 1 (0.81%) Casewise
4 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.81%) iSOFT
4 1 (0.81%) HP
4 1 (0.81%) WSO2
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £480.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £459 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago