Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Lead Business Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - +98 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 17 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.99% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
Bristol median daily rate £408 - £464
10th Percentile £402 - £406
90th Percentile £450 - £500
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +1.25% -15.79% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,643 1,522 1,638
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.72% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,031 1,167
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £230
90th Percentile £518 £551 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 81
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £20.22 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% -38.74% +94.12%
10th Percentile £11.64 £10.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.05 £46.60 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.25% -2.67% +78.57%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in Bristol

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Coaching
4 7 (41.18%) Business Process Mapping
4 7 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) GDPR
8 2 (11.76%) PMO
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel

Lead 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Business Process Mapping
4 7 (41.18%) Coaching
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) GoldenSource
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau
1 1 (5.88%) Teradata