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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 33 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.45% 3.13% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 3.72% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
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£405 £300 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -34.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £238 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £375 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.39% +21.30%
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
283 376 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.07% 84.12% 59.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 288 42
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 6
Average hourly rate £38.13 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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
Bath +6 4 £405 -10.00% 2
Taunton +4 2 £533 +70.40% 1
Street - 1 £475 -
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) BPMN
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) MS Project
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Social Media

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) BPMN
2 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Zerto
3 1 (4.76%) Veeam