The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 13 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.68% 1.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.95% 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.19%
Business Analysis
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 181 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 72.60% 81.53% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% +62.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 18 £388 -
Exeter -2 1 - -
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.85%) Workflow
9 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Banking
9 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
9 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.85%) Mason
9 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.85%) Office 365
9 1 (3.85%) User Stories
9 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Analyst
2 22 (84.62%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com