The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 41 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.06% 6.44% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 10.92% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £453 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.70% -12.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +30.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 119 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.41% 58.91% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 59 53
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Analysis
South West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -17 8 £300 -32.58% 4
Yeovil - 1 £235 - 1
Bath - 1 £450 - 2
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) BPMN
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
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