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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.38% 6.95% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 7.68% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 49
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£375 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 495 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.99% 90.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 317 485
Average daily rate £366 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 59 (42.45%) Finance
2 52 (37.41%) Business Analysis
3 30 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.39%) Project Management
4 20 (14.39%) MS Visio
4 20 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (12.23%) Data Analysis
5 17 (12.23%) SQL
6 15 (10.79%) Banking
7 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.35%) Use Case
8 13 (9.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (8.63%) MS Project
9 12 (8.63%) ISEB
10 10 (7.19%) Oracle
10 10 (7.19%) Degree
11 9 (6.47%) Retail
11 9 (6.47%) SAS
11 9 (6.47%) Legal
12 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
12 8 (5.76%) Casewise
13 7 (5.04%) Time Management
13 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (5.04%) Migration
13 7 (5.04%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (5.04%) Workflow
13 7 (5.04%) CRM
13 7 (5.04%) SAP
14 6 (4.32%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (6.47%) SAS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) TPMS
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.63%) MS Project
3 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.44%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.44%) OLAP
3 2 (1.44%) OLTP
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 59 (42.45%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Legal
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) CSS
1 4 (2.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) J2EE
2 1 (0.72%) SOAP
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) JSON
2 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.72%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.41%) Business Analysis
2 30 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (14.39%) Project Management
3 20 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (12.23%) Data Analysis
5 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (9.35%) Use Case
7 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.04%) CRM
7 7 (5.04%) Migration
7 7 (5.04%) Workflow
7 7 (5.04%) Time Management
8 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.32%) Validation
8 6 (4.32%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.32%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.60%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.23%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
3 1 (0.72%) Scala
3 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) ISEB
2 10 (7.19%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.44%) ACCA
5 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.72%) CIMA
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) FATCA
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Casewise
3 7 (5.04%) SAP
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) WSO2
5 1 (0.72%) CA
5 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.72%) Sage
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
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Rate: £300 per day
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £340 - £380 per day
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