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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 75 60 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 72 94 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 2.93% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.78% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 108
Median daily rate £400 £386 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.12%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 19 £400 -0.92% 6
Wiltshire -8 17 £425 +2.40% 2
Devon +10 15 £388 +0.64%
Gloucestershire -6 7 £350 -9.67% 6
Dorset -13 7 £419 +20.93% 1
Somerset +7 2 - - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 49 (30.43%) Finance
2 47 (29.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.01%) Project Management
5 24 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (13.04%) SQL
7 17 (10.56%) SAP
8 16 (9.94%) Scrum
8 16 (9.94%) Banking
9 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2
10 14 (8.70%) ISEB
10 14 (8.70%) Retail
10 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
11 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.45%) Migration
11 12 (7.45%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.83%) Degree
12 11 (6.83%) ERP
12 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
12 11 (6.83%) Change Management
12 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.59%) Use Case
13 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.59%) Coaching
13 9 (5.59%) User Stories
14 8 (4.97%) User Experience
14 8 (4.97%) QA
14 8 (4.97%) DV Cleared
14 8 (4.97%) Validation
14 8 (4.97%) CRM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
1 1 (0.62%) PaaS
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Firewall
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
1 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.11%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.48%) Data Mart
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.86%) EDRMS
4 3 (1.86%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) Ant
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (30.43%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Banking
3 14 (8.70%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.11%) Marketing
5 5 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.86%) Back Office
6 3 (1.86%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (70.81%) Analyst
2 100 (62.11%) Business Analyst
3 13 (8.07%) Consultant
4 10 (6.21%) Business Systems Analyst
4 10 (6.21%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (6.21%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Business Manager
5 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Process Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 7 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Implementation Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Architect
9 5 (3.11%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.11%) Web Services
2 4 (2.48%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.48%) Velocity
3 2 (1.24%) CSS
3 2 (1.24%) EDI
3 2 (1.24%) EDIFACT
3 2 (1.24%) HTML
3 2 (1.24%) Mason
3 2 (1.24%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.62%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.62%) J2EE
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) RESTful
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) User Experience
3 7 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.48%) Life Science
6 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) CESG
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) Psychology
8 1 (0.62%) RIA
8 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) Telematics
8 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.62%) Android
1 1 (0.62%) Linux
1 1 (0.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.01%) Project Management
4 16 (9.94%) Scrum
5 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.45%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.45%) Migration
7 11 (6.83%) Change Management
7 11 (6.83%) ERP
7 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.59%) Coaching
8 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.59%) Use Case
8 9 (5.59%) User Stories
9 8 (4.97%) CRM
9 8 (4.97%) Validation
10 7 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.35%) Requirements Management
10 7 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.24%) C
3 2 (1.24%) Java
3 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.24%) VB
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) Groovy
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) ISEB
1 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.83%) Degree
3 8 (4.97%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) ACCA
5 2 (1.24%) CIMA
6 1 (0.62%) CBAP
6 1 (0.62%) CCA
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) CLAS
6 1 (0.62%) HNC
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (10.56%) SAP
2 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.73%) Vermilion
5 2 (1.24%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Apple
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco
6 1 (0.62%) Civica
6 1 (0.62%) ESRI
6 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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