The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 32 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.14% 6.36% 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 6.66% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 45
Median daily rate £400 £401 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £324 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -12.64%
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
900 856 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 95.54% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 645 550
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 38
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 30 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 28 (28.87%) Business Analysis
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.43%) Banking
6 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.34%) Scrum
7 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
8 10 (10.31%) SAP
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle
9 8 (8.25%) Change Management
9 8 (8.25%) Migration
9 8 (8.25%) Retail
10 7 (7.22%) Validation
10 7 (7.22%) Project Management
10 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.22%) User Stories
11 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.19%) ISEB
11 6 (6.19%) UML
11 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
11 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.19%) Requirements Management
11 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.19%) Marketing
11 6 (6.19%) Use Case
12 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking
12 5 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) OLAP
2 1 (1.03%) OLTP
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) ProC
General
1 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.25%) Retail
5 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.19%) Marketing
6 5 (5.15%) Electronics
6 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.03%) Automotive
8 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Economics
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.03%) Telematics
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Business Analysis
2 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.34%) Scrum
5 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Project Management
7 7 (7.22%) User Stories
7 7 (7.22%) Validation
8 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.19%) UML
8 6 (6.19%) Use Case
8 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.15%) ERP
9 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) PROC SQL
3 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) ISEB
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) ACCA
4 2 (2.06%) CIMA
5 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.12%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.03%) Teradata
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