The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 6 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 16.67% 7.92% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 8.79% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £410
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 182 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 94.44% 90.10% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 127 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £15.00
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 Exeter

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Project Management
2 15 (48.39%) PRINCE2
3 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) UML
5 10 (32.26%) ISEB
5 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Summit
7 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001
7 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) User Stories
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
10 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
11 2 (6.45%) BDD
11 2 (6.45%) API Integration
11 2 (6.45%) TDD
11 2 (6.45%) Degree
11 2 (6.45%) JIRA
12 1 (3.23%) NHS
12 1 (3.23%) BPR
12 1 (3.23%) RUP
12 1 (3.23%) Web Services
12 1 (3.23%) ITIL
12 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Summit
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) PRINCE2
2 15 (48.39%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) UML
4 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) API Integration
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001