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 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.07% 7.18% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 7.50% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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
234 200 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.90% 95.69% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 118 147
Average daily rate £350 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £521 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 35
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Bournemouth +16 14 £393 +6.08%
Poole +4 7 £400 +6.66%
Weymouth - - - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (51.43%) Finance
1 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) B2C
6 3 (8.57%) ISEB
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) MS Project
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) RAD
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) BPR
7 2 (5.71%) Process Management
7 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) B2C
7 2 (5.71%) BPR
7 2 (5.71%) Process Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Capita
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