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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 38 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 132 235 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.58% 7.63% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 7.95% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 193 162
Median daily rate £375 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £486 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £63.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- +76.47%
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
2772 2956 3066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.94% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1818 1876
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 172 189
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.78% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 -14 46 £370 -1.33% 12
Wiltshire -25 25 £375 -11.76% 3
Dorset -2 17 £425 +1.79% 1
Somerset +12 13 £400 +23.07% 2
Devon -12 11 £340 -9.33%
Gloucestershire +2 10 £391 +0.77% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 128 (41.97%) Finance
2 112 (36.72%) Business Analysis
3 79 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (14.43%) Banking
6 43 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (10.49%) ISEB
8 27 (8.85%) Scrum
8 27 (8.85%) UML
9 26 (8.52%) SQL
9 26 (8.52%) Telecoms
10 24 (7.87%) Project Management
10 24 (7.87%) Security Cleared
10 24 (7.87%) Use Case
11 23 (7.54%) MS Visio
12 22 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 22 (7.21%) SAP
12 22 (7.21%) MS Excel
12 22 (7.21%) Microsoft
12 22 (7.21%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.56%) Migration
15 19 (6.23%) Degree
15 19 (6.23%) BPMN
15 19 (6.23%) Manufacturing
16 17 (5.57%) User Stories
16 17 (5.57%) SC Cleared
17 16 (5.25%) Requirements Analysis
17 16 (5.25%) Retail
18 15 (4.92%) Data Analysis

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 13 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.66%) CMS
2 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (7.54%) MS Visio
2 22 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) MS Office
5 3 (0.98%) MS Project
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.33%) Sonata
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.62%) Data Mining
3 7 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.66%) Big Data
5 2 (0.66%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) JIRA
2 3 (0.98%) Toad
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 128 (41.97%) Finance
2 44 (14.43%) Banking
3 26 (8.52%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.23%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.25%) Retail
6 15 (4.92%) Marketing
7 13 (4.26%) Electronics
8 8 (2.62%) Legal
9 5 (1.64%) Billing
9 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) .NET
2 3 (0.98%) XML
3 2 (0.66%) Mason
3 2 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) COM
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.92%) NHS
3 9 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.30%) User Experience
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.31%) Life Science
6 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.98%) iPad
6 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) Derivative
7 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) Psychology
8 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.66%) Android
1 2 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (36.72%) Business Analysis
2 79 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (8.85%) Scrum
4 27 (8.85%) UML
5 24 (7.87%) Project Management
5 24 (7.87%) Use Case
6 22 (7.21%) PRINCE2
6 22 (7.21%) Waterfall
7 21 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.56%) Migration
9 19 (6.23%) BPMN
10 17 (5.57%) User Stories
11 16 (5.25%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (4.92%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.59%) Change Management
13 14 (4.59%) Data Modelling
14 13 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (4.26%) Programme Management
15 11 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.52%) SQL
2 4 (1.31%) C
3 2 (0.66%) C#
3 2 (0.66%) VB
4 1 (0.33%) C++
4 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (10.49%) ISEB
2 24 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.23%) Degree
4 17 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.95%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.62%) CBAP
7 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ACCA
8 2 (0.66%) APMG
8 2 (0.66%) CIMA
9 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.92%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.31%) Basel II
3 4 (1.31%) Basel III
4 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) EMIR
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (7.21%) Microsoft
1 22 (7.21%) SAP
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle
2 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.30%) Teradata
3 5 (1.64%) Vermilion
4 2 (0.66%) Casewise
5 1 (0.33%) Apple
5 1 (0.33%) BT
5 1 (0.33%) Capita
5 1 (0.33%) EMC
5 1 (0.33%) FNZ
5 1 (0.33%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.33%) Saba
5 1 (0.33%) Sage
5 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.33%) Tableau
5 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.33%) webMethods
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £215 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 28 days ago