The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 55 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 93 98 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.09% 3.07% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.07% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 78 70
Average daily rate £390 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £507 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +14.51%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 37 £388 +1.97% 9
Gloucestershire +11 17 £450 +8.43% 8
Dorset +13 12 £363 -13.17% 5
Somerset +3 10 £275 -26.66% 2
Wiltshire -23 10 £425 -10.52% 4
Devon -8 3 £315 +80.00%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 73 (36.32%) Finance
2 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (16.92%) Project Management
5 32 (15.92%) ISEB
6 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (11.44%) Data Analysis
8 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
8 22 (10.95%) SQL
9 20 (9.95%) Telecoms
10 19 (9.45%) Scrum
10 19 (9.45%) Change Management
11 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
11 17 (8.46%) Banking
12 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
12 16 (7.96%) Microsoft
13 15 (7.46%) UML
14 14 (6.97%) Migration
15 13 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (6.47%) DV Cleared
15 13 (6.47%) Degree
16 11 (5.47%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.47%) User Stories
16 11 (5.47%) Asset Management
16 11 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
16 11 (5.47%) MS Visio
16 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (4.98%) SharePoint
17 10 (4.98%) Oracle
17 10 (4.98%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.99%) SAS
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.99%) MS Project
4 5 (2.49%) MS Office
5 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.50%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) MVNO
2 2 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.99%) MySQL
4 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.00%) MS Access
6 2 (1.00%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Toad
2 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (36.32%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.46%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Marketing
5 6 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (75.62%) Analyst
2 141 (70.15%) Business Analyst
3 25 (12.44%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (11.94%) Senior Business Analyst
5 16 (7.96%) Architect
6 14 (6.97%) Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.97%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Lead Business Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Digital Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Digital Business Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Business Manager
11 9 (4.48%) Data Business Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Finance Business Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.98%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.48%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) Web Services
2 5 (2.49%) .NET
3 4 (1.99%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (1.49%) XML
5 2 (1.00%) Middleware
5 2 (1.00%) React
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.50%) CSS3
6 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.48%) NHS
4 7 (3.48%) Derivative
4 7 (3.48%) IVR
5 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.00%) APACS
6 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.00%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.49%) Linux
2 2 (1.00%) AIX
2 2 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (16.92%) Project Management
4 23 (11.44%) Data Analysis
5 19 (9.45%) Change Management
5 19 (9.45%) Scrum
6 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.46%) UML
8 14 (6.97%) Migration
9 11 (5.47%) Asset Management
9 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (5.47%) User Stories
9 11 (5.47%) Waterfall
10 10 (4.98%) Data Management
10 10 (4.98%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.98%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (4.48%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.48%) ETL
11 9 (4.48%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.95%) SQL
2 5 (2.49%) Java
2 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.99%) C#
3 4 (1.99%) PHP
4 3 (1.49%) C
4 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.00%) COBOL
5 2 (1.00%) Groovy
5 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.00%) VB
5 2 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (15.92%) ISEB
2 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.47%) Degree
3 13 (6.47%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.48%) CBAP
4 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) APMG
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) EMIR
1 6 (2.99%) MiFID
2 5 (2.49%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.00%) SEPA
5 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.50%) FATCA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) Oracle
3 5 (2.49%) Teradata
4 4 (1.99%) Casewise
5 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 2 (1.00%) Capita
6 2 (1.00%) IBM
6 2 (1.00%) Informatica
6 2 (1.00%) Tableau
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos
7 1 (0.50%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.50%) Saba
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Thunderhead
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Rate: £35,000 per annum Pro Rota
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago