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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.32% 12.75% 8.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 13.28% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 10
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£415 £393 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +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 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
226 241 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.87% 96.02% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 133 98
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £484 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.24% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.11 £50.00
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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bournemouth -7 12 £415 +10.66% 2
Poole -2 1 £350 -15.15% 2
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 19 (39.58%) Finance
3 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) Banking
5 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (14.58%) ISEB
9 5 (10.42%) MS Access
9 5 (10.42%) Validation
9 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
9 5 (10.42%) QA
9 5 (10.42%) Guidewire
9 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
10 4 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
10 4 (8.33%) Marketing
10 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 3 (6.25%) Migration
11 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.25%) TIBCO
11 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.25%) Retail
11 3 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (6.25%) SDLC

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Validation
4 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) SDLC
6 3 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Process Management
7 2 (4.17%) RAD
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Guidewire
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle