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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 12 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.52% 5.45% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.18% 6.07% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 4
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£350 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
312 280 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.55% 89.74% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 187 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Exeter +13 24 £315 -7.35%
Plymouth - 9 £375 -
Torquay - 1 £350 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 20 (35.71%) Project Management
3 20 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.00%) UML
6 14 (25.00%) ISEB
7 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.50%) Web Development
9 7 (12.50%) User Stories
10 6 (10.71%) Coaching
10 6 (10.71%) Summit
10 6 (10.71%) Requirements Management
10 6 (10.71%) ISO 14001
10 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
11 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
12 4 (7.14%) Web Services
12 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.36%) TDD
13 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 3 (5.36%) BDD
13 3 (5.36%) Open Source
13 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
13 3 (5.36%) JIRA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Summit
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 20 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 20 (35.71%) Project Management
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) UML
6 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 7 (12.50%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Open Source
9 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 2 (3.57%) API Integration
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.57%) RUP
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com