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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.92% 9.24% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 9.87% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
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£400 £384 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +47.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
289 223 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.75% 93.70% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 145 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.84 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (42.86%) SAP
2 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 12 (28.57%) BPMN
4 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 10 (23.81%) MS Visio
5 10 (23.81%) Retail
6 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) Marketing
9 4 (9.52%) ERP
9 4 (9.52%) DTV
9 4 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Electronics
9 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.14%) Banking
10 3 (7.14%) SAP PM
10 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (7.14%) Mobile App

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.14%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.52%) Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) DTV
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (28.57%) BPMN
3 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) User Stories
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) ERP
6 4 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) hybris
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: excellent day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387 per day
Posted: 9 days ago