The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.37% 9.23% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 9.46% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 4
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£363 £353 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.41 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+19.19% -2.68%
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 444 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.63% 97.58% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 331 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Taunton -6 2 £323 -14.56% 1
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (53.57%) Business Analysis
2 10 (35.71%) SAP
3 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) BPMN
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
7 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
7 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (7.14%) hybris
9 1 (3.57%) OPENHousing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) OPENHousing
1 1 (3.57%) OPENContractor
1 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) DTV
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Business Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.29%) BPMN
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
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