The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 250 211 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.26% 6.62% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 7.17% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 75
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £63.50 £19.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2944 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.69% 92.40% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1824 1231
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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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 +4 79 £375 - 11
Wiltshire +15 76 £425 +3.65% 17
Devon +23 26 £375 +15.38%
Dorset +13 23 £408 +12.41% 7
Somerset -15 13 £325 -9.72% 6
Gloucestershire -5 12 £388 -10.91% 12
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 242 (48.99%) Finance
2 171 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 128 (25.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (15.99%) Banking
6 52 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 43 (8.70%) Migration
8 42 (8.50%) GAP Analysis
8 42 (8.50%) Data Modelling
9 37 (7.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 36 (7.29%) SAP
10 36 (7.29%) Telecoms
11 35 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (6.88%) Business Transformation
12 34 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (6.88%) Retail
13 32 (6.48%) Data Analysis
14 31 (6.28%) BPMN
14 31 (6.28%) SQL
15 30 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (6.07%) Data Migration
16 29 (5.87%) UML
17 28 (5.67%) Scrum
17 28 (5.67%) Use Case
18 27 (5.47%) Security Cleared
18 27 (5.47%) Project Management
19 24 (4.86%) Waterfall
19 24 (4.86%) Solvency II
20 23 (4.66%) Change Management
21 21 (4.25%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.01%) SAS
2 5 (1.01%) Commerce Server
2 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.40%) TPMS
3 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.82%) MS Office
5 4 (0.81%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.81%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.40%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.20%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.40%) FTP
1 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) ATM
2 1 (0.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.40%) QlikView
7 2 (0.40%) Kalido
7 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Toad
1 1 (0.20%) JIRA
1 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
General
1 242 (48.99%) Finance
2 79 (15.99%) Banking
3 36 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.88%) Retail
5 12 (2.43%) Marketing
5 12 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.23%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.82%) Electronics
8 8 (1.62%) Legal
8 8 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.01%) Military
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.43%) Web Services
2 10 (2.02%) .NET
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.61%) HTML
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.82%) Open Source
2 9 (1.82%) DTV
2 9 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.01%) User Experience
3 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.61%) NHS
4 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
4 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.20%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.20%) FMCG
6 1 (0.20%) Statistics
6 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.61%) Windows
2 2 (0.40%) Android
2 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 128 (25.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (8.70%) Migration
5 42 (8.50%) GAP Analysis
5 42 (8.50%) Data Modelling
6 37 (7.49%) Requirements Analysis
7 34 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (6.88%) Business Transformation
8 32 (6.48%) Data Analysis
9 31 (6.28%) BPMN
10 30 (6.07%) Data Migration
11 29 (5.87%) UML
12 28 (5.67%) Scrum
12 28 (5.67%) Use Case
13 27 (5.47%) Project Management
14 24 (4.86%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.66%) Change Management
16 21 (4.25%) E-Commerce
17 20 (4.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.28%) SQL
2 6 (1.21%) C
3 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.20%) Python
4 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.20%) VB
4 1 (0.20%) C#
4 1 (0.20%) COBOL
4 1 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.85%) ISEB
3 10 (2.02%) ACCA
3 10 (2.02%) CIMA
3 10 (2.02%) Degree
4 9 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.21%) MOS
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) AAT
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
8 1 (0.20%) HNC
8 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.86%) Solvency II
2 17 (3.44%) Basel II
3 16 (3.24%) Basel III
4 14 (2.83%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.02%) FINREP
6 9 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.82%) FATCA
6 9 (1.82%) COREP
7 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.81%) QA
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) SLA
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
Vendors
1 36 (7.29%) SAP
2 16 (3.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.04%) Oracle
4 13 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.42%) IBM
5 7 (1.42%) hybris
6 5 (1.01%) ATG
7 4 (0.81%) Siebel
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.61%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.40%) Sage
9 2 (0.40%) Teradata
10 1 (0.20%) Northgate
10 1 (0.20%) Capita
10 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.20%) Cognos
10 1 (0.20%) Ariba
10 1 (0.20%) Informatica
10 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
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