The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 15 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.64% 10.53% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 10.93% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 7
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 183 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.66% 96.32% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 108 100
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -19.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -12 8 £450 +12.50%
Weymouth - 2 - -
Poole -6 1 £375 -6.25%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.62%) ISEB
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) Workflow
7 6 (16.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.51%) Marketing
9 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
10 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (8.11%) UML
10 3 (8.11%) Data Management
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
10 3 (8.11%) BPMN
10 3 (8.11%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) SDLC
10 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Anaplan
11 2 (5.41%) Line Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (5.41%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Psychology
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.22%) Workflow
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) BPMN
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VB
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Anaplan
1 2 (5.41%) Hyperion
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com