The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.54% 4.97% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 5.36% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
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£450 £415 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 317 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.55% 92.69% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 162 207
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 £11.35 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucester -7 3 £494 +9.72% 1
Cheltenham -12 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Cirencester - - - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Retail
3 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
4 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Banking
6 6 (14.63%) IBM
7 5 (12.20%) Commerce Server
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) ATG
7 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (12.20%) hybris
8 4 (9.76%) Retail Banking
8 4 (9.76%) Information Management
8 4 (9.76%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Military
8 4 (9.76%) PLM
8 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.76%) C
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
10 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (4.88%) Process Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Commerce Server
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Military
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) DTV
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
2 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.76%) Information Management
3 4 (9.76%) Critical Path Analysis
3 4 (9.76%) PLM
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Process Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) MODAF
6 1 (2.44%) Use Case
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) ATG
2 5 (12.20%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Demandware
3 1 (2.44%) RedPrairie