Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 109 74 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.32% 4.47% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 4.68% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 89
Bristol median daily rate £406 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £286
90th Percentile £498 £500 £471
South West median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate - - £33.75
South West median hourly rate - - £33.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,644 1,581 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.53% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,075 1,195
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £257 £234 £238
90th Percentile £525 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 75
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 £29.04 £33.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.67% -13.59% +97.65%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.72 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -24.68% +3.36% +84.54%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Business Analysis
3 31 (28.44%) Finance
4 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (20.18%) User Stories
6 16 (14.68%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.76%) GDPR
8 14 (12.84%) Migration
8 14 (12.84%) Banking
9 12 (11.01%) Degree
9 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (10.09%) Business Process Mapping
10 11 (10.09%) Coaching
10 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.26%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.26%) Scrum
12 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.34%) Analytics
13 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.34%) System Testing
14 7 (6.42%) SDLC
15 6 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
15 6 (5.50%) Data Modelling
15 6 (5.50%) Requirements Management
15 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (2.75%) Confluence
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) MoSes
1 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.67%) Power BI
3 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.92%) ArangoDB
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (28.44%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.92%) Robotics
4 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Business Analysis
3 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.18%) User Stories
5 16 (14.68%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.84%) Migration
7 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 11 (10.09%) Coaching
8 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (8.26%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Analytics
9 8 (7.34%) System Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.42%) SDLC
11 6 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) VBA
3 1 (0.92%) C
3 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.92%) CBAP
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) GDPR
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) IFRS
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) SAP
3 2 (1.83%) Capita
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Teradata
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe
4 1 (0.92%) FNZ
4 1 (0.92%) GoldenSource
4 1 (0.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.92%) OneTrust
4 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.92%) Tableau