The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 29 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.60% 1.67% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 1.67% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 60 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.91% 100.00% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 18
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Connections
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (8.33%) Social Network
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) TeamSite
5 1 (8.33%) Tridion

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Connections
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Open Text
2 1 (8.33%) Google