The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.20% 11.50% 7.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 12.15% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
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£400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
194 214 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.63% 94.69% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 132
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £172 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 20
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth +3 18 £400 +1.91% 3
Poole 0 5 £400 - 1
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 6 (13.33%) TIBCO
8 5 (11.11%) ISEB
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
9 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
9 4 (8.89%) Degree
9 4 (8.89%) QA
9 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (8.89%) Guidewire
9 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) MS Access
10 3 (6.67%) Retail
10 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.44%) Computer Science

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Business Analysis
2 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) Change Management
3 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
4 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Process Management
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 4 (8.89%) Guidewire
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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