Period
to 22 July 2019

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 6 months to 22 July 2019 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.

Business Analysis
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 64 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 59 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.15% 2.77% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.28% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 28
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £283 £244 £321
90th Percentile £560 £541 £494
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.70 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.60% - -
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -72.60% +42.86% -21.35%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,572 1,557 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.02% 84.71% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 1,023 980
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £273 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £530
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +9.09% +5.03% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 37
Bristol median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +17.65% -9.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £11.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.90 £48.11
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
3 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) User Stories
5 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.95%) VB
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) Finance
6 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (15.25%) JIRA
7 9 (15.25%) DevOps
8 8 (13.56%) Visualfiles
8 8 (13.56%) Confluence
8 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.56%) SQL
9 7 (11.86%) MS Access
9 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
9 7 (11.86%) Migration
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Workshop Facilitation
10 6 (10.17%) C#
10 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (8.47%) QA

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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 8 (13.56%) Confluence
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visualfiles
2 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.86%) MS Access
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Billing
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Analyst
2 30 (50.85%) Business Analyst
3 17 (28.81%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Kafka
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (20.34%) User Stories
4 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) DevOps
6 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.86%) Migration
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 7 (11.86%) Workshop Facilitation
8 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Change Management
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.47%) CRM
9 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) VB
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) Ruby
5 4 (6.78%) VBA
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.69%) hybris
3 1 (1.69%) Intapp
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) SAP