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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 21 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 55 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.27% 7.82% 8.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 8.41% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 36
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
819 749 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.39% 92.93% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 535 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 44 (31.88%) Business Analysis
3 42 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (18.84%) Banking
5 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (10.14%) SQL
9 13 (9.42%) SAP
9 13 (9.42%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
10 10 (7.25%) User Stories
11 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.52%) ETL
11 9 (6.52%) MS Visio
12 8 (5.80%) Migration
12 8 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (5.07%) Investment Banking
13 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (5.07%) Use Case
13 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (5.07%) CRM
13 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.07%) User Experience
14 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.35%) Legal
14 6 (4.35%) Project Management
14 6 (4.35%) Marketing
14 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (2.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.45%) MS Project
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.72%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.72%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
General
1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 26 (18.84%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.35%) Marketing
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.17%) DTV
4 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) Business Analysis
2 42 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.42%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.25%) User Stories
7 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.52%) ETL
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (5.80%) Migration
9 7 (5.07%) CRM
9 7 (5.07%) Use Case
10 6 (4.35%) Project Management
11 5 (3.62%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.62%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.62%) Open Source
11 5 (3.62%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (3.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.17%) ISEB
2 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.72%) CCA
4 1 (0.72%) ACCA
4 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.17%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) SAP
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.45%) Teradata
5 1 (0.72%) Siebel
5 1 (0.72%) Informatica
5 1 (0.72%) Sage
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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