The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 38 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.39% 8.61% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 10.28% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +65.78%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 282 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 83.68% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 211 119
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Taunton -10 2 £295 -39.48% 1
Bath - 2 £325 -
Bridgwater - 2 £350 -
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) BPMN
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Finance
5 2 (8.70%) MS Project
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Critical Path Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Business Analyst
1 19 (82.61%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) BPMN
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Veeam
2 1 (4.35%) Zerto