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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 240 239 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.17% 7.56% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 8.10% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 196 119
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
3140 2951 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.33% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1896 1261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 167 164
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 87 £400 +6.10% 15
Wiltshire -9 40 £414 -0.30% 11
Devon +14 38 £350 +6.06%
Somerset -4 24 £358 -0.34% 6
Gloucestershire -4 18 £405 +3.84% 3
Dorset -8 17 £418 +3.72% 5
Cornwall +2 2 £248 +4.21%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 223 (46.95%) Finance
2 174 (36.63%) Business Analysis
3 129 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (19.79%) Banking
6 61 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (9.05%) MS Visio
8 40 (8.42%) ISEB
8 40 (8.42%) SAP
9 37 (7.79%) Migration
9 37 (7.79%) Project Management
9 37 (7.79%) Security Cleared
10 36 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 36 (7.58%) SQL
11 33 (6.95%) UML
11 33 (6.95%) Scrum
11 33 (6.95%) Retail
12 31 (6.53%) Data Analysis
12 31 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 29 (6.11%) GAP Analysis
14 29 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
15 27 (5.68%) Waterfall
16 26 (5.47%) User Stories
16 26 (5.47%) Data Migration
16 26 (5.47%) Use Case
17 25 (5.26%) Telecoms
17 25 (5.26%) Business Transformation
18 23 (4.84%) BPMN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (1.26%) SAS
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.84%) Commerce Server
3 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.21%) Lync
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (9.05%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.63%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Project
5 3 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.26%) Summit
3 4 (0.84%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.84%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.21%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.21%) ATM
1 1 (0.21%) LAN
1 1 (0.21%) HTTP
1 1 (0.21%) Internet
1 1 (0.21%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.26%) MS Access
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.42%) QlikView
7 2 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) ERwin
3 1 (0.21%) Toad
3 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
General
1 223 (46.95%) Finance
2 94 (19.79%) Banking
3 33 (6.95%) Retail
4 25 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.58%) Marketing
6 15 (3.16%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.68%) Electronics
10 5 (1.05%) Legal
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Military
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.42%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.53%) Web Services
2 4 (0.84%) .NET
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.21%) XML
3 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.89%) User Experience
4 8 (1.68%) DTV
5 7 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.05%) NHS
7 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.63%) iPad
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.21%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.42%) Windows
1 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (36.63%) Business Analysis
2 129 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 104 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.79%) Migration
4 37 (7.79%) Project Management
5 36 (7.58%) PRINCE2
6 33 (6.95%) UML
6 33 (6.95%) Scrum
7 31 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (6.53%) Data Analysis
8 29 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 29 (6.11%) Data Modelling
8 29 (6.11%) GAP Analysis
9 27 (5.68%) Waterfall
10 26 (5.47%) User Stories
10 26 (5.47%) Use Case
10 26 (5.47%) Data Migration
11 25 (5.26%) Business Transformation
12 23 (4.84%) BPMN
13 20 (4.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.58%) SQL
2 7 (1.47%) C
3 5 (1.05%) VBA
4 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
4 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.21%) VB
5 1 (0.21%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) COBOL
5 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (8.42%) ISEB
2 37 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.32%) Degree
4 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.26%) ACCA
6 6 (1.26%) CIMA
7 5 (1.05%) MOS
7 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.63%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) AAT
11 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.21%) CCA
11 1 (0.21%) HNC
11 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.79%) Solvency II
2 11 (2.32%) Basel III
2 11 (2.32%) Basel II
3 7 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.47%) QA
4 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.26%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.26%) FINREP
4 6 (1.26%) FATCA
5 5 (1.05%) COREP
6 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (8.42%) SAP
2 14 (2.95%) Oracle
3 11 (2.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.05%) ATG
4 5 (1.05%) hybris
4 5 (1.05%) Guidewire
5 4 (0.84%) IBM
6 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.42%) Cognos
7 2 (0.42%) Epicor
7 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.42%) Teradata
8 1 (0.21%) Capita
8 1 (0.21%) Google
8 1 (0.21%) Pega
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.21%) Demandware
8 1 (0.21%) Apple
8 1 (0.21%) Informatica
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