The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South West / Bristol
Rank 35 17 11
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.83% 7.29% 9.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 7.55% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 65
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 772 874 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.43% 96.57% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 609 551
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 36 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 32 (38.10%) Finance
3 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 10 (11.90%) Scrum
7 10 (11.90%) User Stories
8 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 7 (8.33%) ISEB
9 7 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
10 6 (7.14%) Project Management
10 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (7.14%) Degree
11 5 (5.95%) Requirements Management
11 5 (5.95%) Banking
11 5 (5.95%) Marketing
11 5 (5.95%) Oracle
11 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
11 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.76%) ERP
12 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.76%) Workflow
12 4 (4.76%) Migration
12 4 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.76%) JIRA

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 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) Broadband
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) GIS
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.19%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 2 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.38%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
5 10 (11.90%) User Stories
6 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.76%) ERP
10 4 (4.76%) Migration
10 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
11 3 (3.57%) Change Management
11 3 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) ISEB
2 6 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) ACCA
4 3 (3.57%) CIMA
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) CITP
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) IIBA
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PMO
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) Workday
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft