Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 90 95 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.75% 6.12% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 6.45% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 123
Bristol median daily rate £381 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -5.30% +4.21%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £319
90th Percentile £475 £475 £488
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £20.63

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 1,797 1,474 1,583
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.91% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,191 1,010 1,154
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £229 £242
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.72 £11.65
90th Percentile £57.00 £48.13 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 2018, 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 33 (36.67%) Finance
1 33 (36.67%) Business Analysis
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.67%) Banking
5 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.22%) User Stories
6 10 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) SDLC
7 8 (8.89%) Marketing
7 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
7 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (7.78%) CRM
8 7 (7.78%) SAP
8 7 (7.78%) Scrum
8 7 (7.78%) Data Mapping
8 7 (7.78%) Retail Banking
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.67%) Data Quality
9 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (6.67%) GDPR
9 6 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 6 (6.67%) Validation
9 6 (6.67%) Electronics
9 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.67%) Project 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 3 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Maximo
2 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Broadband
1 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Spatial Data
2 4 (4.44%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.11%) GIS
5 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 33 (36.67%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.78%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.67%) Electronics
5 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.22%) Retail
8 1 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Business Analysis
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.22%) User Stories
5 10 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) SDLC
7 7 (7.78%) CRM
7 7 (7.78%) Data Mapping
7 7 (7.78%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.67%) Validation
9 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.56%) Data Management
9 5 (5.56%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
1 5 (5.56%) ISEB
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 6 (6.67%) GDPR
2 3 (3.33%) PMO
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) IFRS
4 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) CyberArk
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Capita
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) FNZ
5 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft