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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 75 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 69 98 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.38% 2.93% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.75% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.20 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.74% +3.65%
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
2256 2613 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.93% 78.09% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1744 1599
Median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 132 87
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Wiltshire +6 18 £440 -7.36% 3
Bristol -18 17 £400 -7.24% 11
Devon +7 15 £400 +5.26% 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £388 +1.63% 4
Dorset -4 6 £388 -8.01% 3
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.44%) Project Management
5 22 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (12.33%) SQL
6 18 (12.33%) Banking
7 16 (10.96%) SAP
8 14 (9.59%) ISEB
8 14 (9.59%) Scrum
9 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.90%) Retail
9 13 (8.90%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
10 12 (8.22%) Migration
11 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.53%) Degree
11 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.53%) User Stories
12 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.16%) ERP
12 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.16%) Use Case
12 9 (6.16%) Coaching
13 8 (5.48%) User Experience
13 8 (5.48%) QA
13 8 (5.48%) CRM
13 8 (5.48%) Validation
13 8 (5.48%) Change Management
14 7 (4.79%) MS Excel

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 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Confluence
2 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.37%) Maximo
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Firewall
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
1 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.42%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.05%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.05%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.05%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.37%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) GIS
5 1 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) JIRA
1 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.42%) Marketing
5 5 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (73.29%) Analyst
2 93 (63.70%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.22%) Consultant
4 10 (6.85%) Business Systems Analyst
4 10 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (6.85%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Business Manager
5 8 (5.48%) Process Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.79%) Business Process Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Finance Business Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Implementation Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Scrum Master
7 6 (4.11%) Report Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Business Change Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) Velocity
1 4 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.37%) EDI
2 2 (1.37%) EDIFACT
2 2 (1.37%) Mason
2 2 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) Spring
3 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.48%) User Experience
3 7 (4.79%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) Life Science
6 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) BYOD
7 1 (0.68%) CESG
7 1 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Psychology
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Linux
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.44%) Project Management
4 14 (9.59%) Scrum
5 13 (8.90%) Data Analysis
5 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.22%) Migration
7 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.53%) User Stories
8 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.16%) Coaching
8 9 (6.16%) ERP
8 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.16%) Use Case
9 8 (5.48%) Change Management
9 8 (5.48%) CRM
9 8 (5.48%) Validation
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.79%) Requirements Management
10 7 (4.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.37%) C
2 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) ISEB
2 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) ACCA
6 2 (1.37%) CIMA
6 2 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.68%) CBAP
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) CLAS
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (10.96%) SAP
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.11%) Vermilion
5 2 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Civica
6 1 (0.68%) ESRI
6 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.68%) Sage
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) Teradata
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: 280 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: 280 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 3 days ago