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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 63 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 79 101 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.82% 3.04% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.98% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 76 120
Median daily rate £400 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £386
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
2199 2537 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.51% 76.48% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1679 1714
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -14 26 £375 -6.83% 7
Wiltshire +3 18 £461 -4.15% 3
Gloucestershire +5 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Devon +2 10 £421 +23.67% 1
Dorset -2 5 £375 -10.97% 1
Somerset +15 1 £290 -1.69%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 40 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.31%) Project Management
5 20 (12.82%) ISEB
5 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (10.90%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.90%) Banking
7 15 (9.62%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.97%) SQL
8 14 (8.97%) Scrum
8 14 (8.97%) User Stories
9 13 (8.33%) Migration
10 11 (7.05%) CRM
10 11 (7.05%) Retail
10 11 (7.05%) Degree
11 10 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.41%) ERP
11 10 (6.41%) Change Management
11 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.13%) SAP
13 8 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (5.13%) Document Management
13 8 (5.13%) Coaching
13 8 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
14 7 (4.49%) Web Services
14 7 (4.49%) MS Visio

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) Confluence
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Maximo
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
1 2 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.28%) OLAP
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.64%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.64%) GIS
3 1 (0.64%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
1 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Ant
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.64%) Maven
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Back Office
4 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.92%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (76.92%) Analyst
2 109 (69.87%) Business Analyst
3 13 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (6.41%) Business Manager
5 10 (6.41%) Process Analyst
6 8 (5.13%) Business Change Analyst
6 8 (5.13%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Implementation Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Scrum Master
8 6 (3.85%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Consultant
9 5 (3.21%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) Web Services
2 4 (2.56%) Velocity
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.64%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) EDI
3 1 (0.64%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) J2EE
3 1 (0.64%) jQuery
3 1 (0.64%) Mason
3 1 (0.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) RESTful
3 1 (0.64%) Spring
3 1 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.85%) User Experience
3 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.56%) NHS
4 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.28%) iPad
5 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) BYOD
6 1 (0.64%) CESG
6 1 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.64%) PMI
6 1 (0.64%) Psychology
6 1 (0.64%) RIA
6 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) Linux
1 1 (0.64%) Windows
1 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.31%) Project Management
4 17 (10.90%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 14 (8.97%) Scrum
6 14 (8.97%) User Stories
7 13 (8.33%) Migration
8 11 (7.05%) CRM
9 10 (6.41%) Change Management
9 10 (6.41%) ERP
9 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.41%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.13%) Coaching
11 8 (5.13%) Document Management
11 8 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.97%) SQL
2 3 (1.92%) C
3 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (0.64%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) Java
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) ISEB
2 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.05%) Degree
4 6 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) HNC
5 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) IIBA
7 1 (0.64%) ACCA
7 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.64%) CBAP
7 1 (0.64%) CCA
7 1 (0.64%) CIMA
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) CLAS
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.13%) SAP
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Vermilion
4 4 (2.56%) Sage
5 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.28%) Epicor
6 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) OpenText
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.64%) Civica
7 1 (0.64%) ESRI
7 1 (0.64%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.64%) Teradata
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