The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.15% 1.80% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 2.00% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £195 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £387 £370
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 £34.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +4.54%
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 150 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 90.61% 89.82% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 101 84
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 38
Average hourly rate £19.36 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.51% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Devon region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Devon region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Exeter -2 15 £330 -20.48%
Plymouth -7 2 £381 +117.85% 1
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) SaaS
4 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) Legal
5 4 (16.00%) ISEB
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Experience
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) BPMN

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) BPMN
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Siebel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards