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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.30% 9.52% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 10.16% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
283 315 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.92% 93.75% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 227 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 15 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.50 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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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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 -2 5 £365 +4.28% 1
Street +5 2 £425 +4.93%
Taunton -1 2 £295 -39.48% 1
Bridgwater - 2 £350 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (46.34%) Business Analysis
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
3 11 (26.83%) SAP
4 7 (17.07%) Finance
5 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
6 5 (12.20%) User Stories
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (9.76%) Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) BPMN
7 4 (9.76%) Six Sigma
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.76%) Electronics
7 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) DTV
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.32%) .NET
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.44%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.88%) QlikView
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) DTV
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Business Analysis
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.20%) User Stories
4 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Six Sigma
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) BPMN
5 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Capita
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago