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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 18 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 236 182 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.78% 6.23% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.29% 6.72% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 148 89
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£393 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
2847 2707 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.84% 92.64% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1778 1143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 182 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 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 +9 71 £375 - 21
Wiltshire +5 65 £418 -4.57% 9
Dorset +13 30 £400 +14.28% 5
Devon +10 18 £350 +16.66% 1
Somerset -10 17 £360 +2.12% 5
Gloucestershire 0 14 £400 -2.43% 14
Cornwall - 1 £300 - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 232 (48.23%) Finance
2 176 (36.59%) Business Analysis
3 126 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (15.59%) Banking
6 51 (10.60%) MS Visio
7 44 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (7.90%) Migration
9 35 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
9 35 (7.28%) Data Modelling
9 35 (7.28%) SAP
10 33 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.86%) Telecoms
10 33 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
11 30 (6.24%) Security Cleared
11 30 (6.24%) Business Transformation
12 29 (6.03%) Data Analysis
13 27 (5.61%) Retail
13 27 (5.61%) Use Case
13 27 (5.61%) BPMN
14 26 (5.41%) SQL
15 25 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (5.20%) Project Management
15 25 (5.20%) Scrum
15 25 (5.20%) Data Migration
16 22 (4.57%) UML
16 22 (4.57%) MS Excel
17 21 (4.37%) Change Management
17 21 (4.37%) Waterfall
17 21 (4.37%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.04%) SAS
3 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.62%) Commerce Server
4 3 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) TPMS
5 1 (0.21%) Lync
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (10.60%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.08%) MS Office
5 6 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.04%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.83%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.62%) Summit
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.42%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.42%) FTP
1 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.21%) ATM
2 1 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.83%) MS Access
7 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.42%) Kalido
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 232 (48.23%) Finance
2 75 (15.59%) Banking
3 33 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.61%) Retail
5 13 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.70%) Marketing
6 11 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.08%) Electronics
8 9 (1.87%) Legal
9 5 (1.04%) Military
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.70%) Web Services
2 9 (1.87%) .NET
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.08%) DTV
3 9 (1.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.25%) User Experience
5 3 (0.62%) NHS
5 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.21%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.21%) FMCG
7 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.21%) Statistics
7 1 (0.21%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.62%) Windows
2 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (36.59%) Business Analysis
2 126 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (7.90%) Migration
5 35 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
5 35 (7.28%) Data Modelling
6 33 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 30 (6.24%) Business Transformation
8 29 (6.03%) Data Analysis
9 27 (5.61%) Use Case
9 27 (5.61%) BPMN
10 25 (5.20%) Project Management
10 25 (5.20%) Scrum
10 25 (5.20%) Data Migration
11 22 (4.57%) UML
12 21 (4.37%) Change Management
12 21 (4.37%) Waterfall
13 19 (3.95%) User Stories
14 18 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.41%) SQL
2 6 (1.25%) C
3 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.21%) Python
4 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.21%) Java
4 1 (0.21%) C#
4 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.74%) ISEB
3 10 (2.08%) Degree
3 10 (2.08%) ACCA
3 10 (2.08%) CIMA
4 9 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.04%) MOS
7 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) AAT
10 1 (0.21%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.37%) Solvency II
2 14 (2.91%) Basel II
3 13 (2.70%) Basel III
4 11 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.08%) FINREP
6 9 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.87%) COREP
6 9 (1.87%) FATCA
7 7 (1.46%) QA
8 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.21%) SLA
10 1 (0.21%) COSO
10 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (7.28%) SAP
2 18 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.12%) Oracle
4 10 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.25%) hybris
6 5 (1.04%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.04%) IBM
7 4 (0.83%) ATG
7 4 (0.83%) Siebel
8 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.62%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.42%) Teradata
9 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.42%) Sage
9 2 (0.42%) Cognos
10 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.21%) Informatica
10 1 (0.21%) Northgate
10 1 (0.21%) Capita
10 1 (0.21%) Demandware
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Truro
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Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £485 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth
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Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £340 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Bristol
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
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Bristol
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