The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
South West / Bristol
Rank 52 37 43
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.19% 3.98% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.85% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 22
Median daily rate £381 £403 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.27% +5.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.48 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +3.83%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 81.99% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 533 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Bristol

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Bristol

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Bristol

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Bristol

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 7 (15.22%) User Stories
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) Business Process Modelling
6 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) ISEB
7 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Billing
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) CIMA
9 3 (6.52%) SQL
9 3 (6.52%) ETL
9 3 (6.52%) SAP
9 3 (6.52%) ACCA
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Business Development
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture

Business Analysis
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 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Maximo
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ERwin
1 2 (4.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Analyst
2 36 (78.26%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Business Finance Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Transformation Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Business Finance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Business Process Modelling
3 7 (15.22%) User Stories
4 6 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.52%) Business Development
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) ACCA
3 3 (6.52%) CIMA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) CITP
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) IIBA
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) IFRS
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Epicor
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos