The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.95% 2.13% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.95% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.41%
Business Analysis
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 237 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 68.83% 72.04% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 117 181
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.93 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Cheltenham -7 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Gloucester -3 2 £288 -43.06% 4
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) Retail
5 6 (20.69%) Toad
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) MS Office
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
8 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
8 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
8 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (6.90%) Use Case
9 2 (6.90%) MODAF
9 2 (6.90%) PMP
9 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Toad
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Business Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
1 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) MODAF
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft