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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 67 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 77 120 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.59% 3.91% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 5.09% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 97 70
Median daily rate £400 £393 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £497 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £44.50 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.28% -61.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +38.49%
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
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -10 24 £383 +2.00% 6
Wiltshire -18 19 £388 -13.88% 2
Dorset -14 11 £438 +28.67%
Gloucestershire +6 7 £350 -9.67% 3
Somerset +5 6 - -
Devon -5 1 £350 -6.66%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 54 (32.34%) Finance
2 42 (25.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.97%) Project Management
5 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (13.77%) SQL
7 18 (10.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (9.58%) ISEB
9 15 (8.98%) SAP
10 14 (8.38%) Scrum
11 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.78%) Banking
11 13 (7.78%) Data Analysis
12 12 (7.19%) Degree
12 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
12 12 (7.19%) Change Management
13 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
13 11 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (6.59%) DV Cleared
13 11 (6.59%) User Stories
14 10 (5.99%) Use Case
14 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.39%) QA
16 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (4.79%) Web Services
16 8 (4.79%) Migration
16 8 (4.79%) Target Operating Model
16 8 (4.79%) Mentoring
17 7 (4.19%) Performance Improvement

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 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.20%) Confluence
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
1 1 (0.60%) PaaS
1 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) MVNO
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.99%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.40%) Data Mart
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.80%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.20%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) JIRA
2 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 54 (32.34%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.59%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (70.06%) Analyst
2 104 (62.28%) Business Analyst
3 12 (7.19%) Architect
4 11 (6.59%) Business Systems Analyst
4 11 (6.59%) Consultant
4 11 (6.59%) Lead Business Analyst
5 10 (5.99%) Business Manager
5 10 (5.99%) Finance Business Analyst
5 10 (5.99%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (5.99%) Service Analyst
5 10 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.79%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (4.79%) Financial Business Analyst
6 8 (4.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 7 (4.19%) Change Manager
7 7 (4.19%) Developer
7 7 (4.19%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (3.59%) Business Change Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) Web Services
2 6 (3.59%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.40%) CSS
3 4 (2.40%) HTML
4 3 (1.80%) .NET
4 3 (1.80%) Mason
4 3 (1.80%) React
4 3 (1.80%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) EDI
5 2 (1.20%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.60%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.60%) jQuery
6 1 (0.60%) RESTful
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.19%) User Experience
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.40%) Life Science
5 3 (1.80%) IVR
5 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.20%) iPad
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) BYOD
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Psychology
7 1 (0.60%) Telematics
7 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) AIX
2 1 (0.60%) Android
2 1 (0.60%) Unix
2 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.97%) Project Management
4 14 (8.38%) Scrum
5 13 (7.78%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.19%) Change Management
7 11 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (6.59%) User Stories
8 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.99%) Use Case
9 8 (4.79%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.79%) Migration
9 8 (4.79%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (4.19%) ERP
10 7 (4.19%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (4.19%) System Testing
10 7 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (4.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.77%) SQL
2 6 (3.59%) Java
3 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.80%) Groovy
5 2 (1.20%) C
5 2 (1.20%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
5 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.58%) ISEB
3 12 (7.19%) Degree
4 11 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) ACCA
6 2 (1.20%) CBAP
6 2 (1.20%) CIMA
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (8.98%) SAP
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.59%) Vermilion
5 3 (1.80%) Teradata
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) Civica
6 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) Informatica
6 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.60%) Saba
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau