The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 48 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 120 210 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.03% 6.94% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 7.25% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 175 142
Median daily rate £375 £396 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £473 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
2839 2896 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.67% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1828 1815
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 181 192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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 -20 40 £368 -2.00% 11
Wiltshire -30 23 £375 -11.76% 2
Dorset -14 13 £408 +1.87% 1
Gloucestershire +4 12 £378 -5.62% 3
Devon -2 12 £335 -4.28%
Somerset +3 7 £400 +16.78% 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 120 (40.82%) Finance
2 104 (35.37%) Business Analysis
3 76 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (13.61%) Banking
6 34 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (10.20%) UML
8 27 (9.18%) Telecoms
9 26 (8.84%) Scrum
10 25 (8.50%) ISEB
10 25 (8.50%) Waterfall
11 23 (7.82%) Security Cleared
11 23 (7.82%) SAP
12 22 (7.48%) SQL
12 22 (7.48%) Migration
13 20 (6.80%) Use Case
13 20 (6.80%) Project Management
14 19 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.46%) Retail
14 19 (6.46%) User Stories
15 18 (6.12%) Data Analysis
15 18 (6.12%) BPMN
15 18 (6.12%) MS Visio
16 17 (5.78%) Manufacturing
17 16 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (5.44%) SC Cleared
17 16 (5.44%) Microsoft
18 15 (5.10%) MS Excel
18 15 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
19 14 (4.76%) Degree

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Office
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.34%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) Sonata
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.72%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.02%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.68%) Toad
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
General
1 120 (40.82%) Finance
2 40 (13.61%) Banking
3 27 (9.18%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.46%) Retail
5 17 (5.78%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.42%) Marketing
7 11 (3.74%) Electronics
8 7 (2.38%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.04%) Legal
10 5 (1.70%) Billing
11 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.68%) Advertising
12 2 (0.68%) Automotive
12 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (1.02%) Web Services
2 3 (1.02%) XML
3 2 (0.68%) Mason
4 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.72%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.38%) User Experience
4 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.36%) Life Science
5 4 (1.36%) NHS
6 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.68%) iPad
7 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.34%) EPoS
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) PMI
8 1 (0.34%) Psychology
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Android
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (35.37%) Business Analysis
2 76 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (10.20%) UML
5 26 (8.84%) Scrum
6 25 (8.50%) Waterfall
7 22 (7.48%) Migration
8 20 (6.80%) Project Management
8 20 (6.80%) Use Case
9 19 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.46%) User Stories
10 18 (6.12%) BPMN
10 18 (6.12%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 13 (4.42%) Change Management
14 13 (4.42%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.08%) Target Operating Model
16 11 (3.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.48%) SQL
2 5 (1.70%) C
3 2 (0.68%) C#
3 2 (0.68%) VB
4 1 (0.34%) C++
4 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (8.50%) ISEB
2 23 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.76%) Degree
5 11 (3.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) ACCA
6 2 (0.68%) CBAP
6 2 (0.68%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.74%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) Basel II
2 4 (1.36%) Basel III
2 4 (1.36%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (7.82%) SAP
2 16 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.04%) Teradata
4 6 (2.04%) Vermilion
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.34%) Apple
6 1 (0.34%) BT
6 1 (0.34%) Capita
6 1 (0.34%) Civica
6 1 (0.34%) EMC
6 1 (0.34%) Epicor
6 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.34%) Infor
6 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.34%) Saba
6 1 (0.34%) Sage
6 1 (0.34%) Tableau
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
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