Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Business Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 36 18
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 82 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.86% 4.85% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 5.11% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 128
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £349 £281 £319
90th Percentile £488 £475 £491
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £28.50 -
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year - +38.18% -63.82%

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 1866 1606 1640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.92% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1140 1208
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 80 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 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 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 27 (35.53%) Business Analysis
3 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Banking
4 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.84%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) ISEB
6 8 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 8 (10.53%) Use Case
6 8 (10.53%) User Stories
6 8 (10.53%) SDLC
7 7 (9.21%) Data Mapping
7 7 (9.21%) Data Management
7 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
8 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.89%) Marketing
8 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Data Quality
9 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.58%) Degree
9 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.58%) Retail Banking
9 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.58%) SAP
9 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
9 5 (6.58%) Programme Management

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 1 (1.32%) CMS
1 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Maximo
2 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Broadband
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.63%) Spatial Data
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.89%) Marketing
5 5 (6.58%) Back Office
5 5 (6.58%) Electronics
5 5 (6.58%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Linked Data
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Business Analysis
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.84%) Project Management
5 8 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 8 (10.53%) SDLC
5 8 (10.53%) Use Case
5 8 (10.53%) User Stories
6 7 (9.21%) Data Management
6 7 (9.21%) Data Mapping
7 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.89%) Scrum
7 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.58%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.26%) Product Management
9 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) CIMA
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) PMO
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Kibana
1 1 (1.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.58%) SAP
2 3 (3.95%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) FNZ