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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 74 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.02% 7.15% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% 7.89% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £440 £416
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 £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
865 634 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.72% 90.70% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 431 399
Average daily rate £385 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 75 (51.72%) Finance
2 52 (35.86%) Business Analysis
3 36 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.72%) MS Excel
6 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (10.34%) Banking
8 14 (9.66%) Data Analysis
8 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (8.97%) Migration
10 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
11 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
12 10 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 10 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
12 10 (6.90%) Data Management
12 10 (6.90%) CRM
12 10 (6.90%) MS Office
13 9 (6.21%) SQL
13 9 (6.21%) UML
13 9 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (6.21%) Business Process Mapping
14 8 (5.52%) Scrum
14 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
14 8 (5.52%) Workflow
14 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
14 8 (5.52%) Retail
14 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
15 7 (4.83%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (4.83%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) TPMS
2 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.90%) MS Office
4 6 (4.14%) MS Project
5 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.38%) QlikView
3 2 (1.38%) OLTP
3 2 (1.38%) OLAP
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Access
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) RequisitePro
General
1 75 (51.72%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.38%) Publishing
5 2 (1.38%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Front Office
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Middleware
1 1 (0.69%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.38%) Kindle
4 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Business Analysis
2 36 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.66%) Data Analysis
5 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (8.97%) Migration
7 10 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 10 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (6.90%) Data Management
7 10 (6.90%) CRM
8 9 (6.21%) UML
8 9 (6.21%) Business Process Mapping
9 8 (5.52%) Scrum
9 8 (5.52%) Workflow
9 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.83%) Project Management
11 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.21%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ISEB
3 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) ACCA
4 1 (0.69%) CIMA
4 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.14%) Oracle
3 3 (2.07%) SAP
3 3 (2.07%) Casewise
4 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.69%) Ariba
5 1 (0.69%) CA
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) Siebel
5 1 (0.69%) Pega
5 1 (0.69%) Teradata
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