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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / South West
Rank 23 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 154 157 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.00% 5.27% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 5.50% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 121 177
Median daily rate £400 £390 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £20.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
2448 2852 2954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.70% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1947 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 156 197
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.84 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -3 52 £388 +3.33% 15
Wiltshire +15 34 £425 -5.60% 5
Gloucestershire +8 25 £400 +7.38% 5
Devon +23 15 £325 -2.98% 2
Somerset +6 13 £425 +11.84% 4
Dorset -13 5 £300 -35.13% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (44.67%) Business Analysis
2 119 (40.89%) Finance
3 83 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (14.09%) PRINCE2
7 38 (13.06%) Project Management
8 34 (11.68%) ISEB
9 33 (11.34%) Scrum
10 24 (8.25%) Process Improvement
11 22 (7.56%) Security Cleared
12 21 (7.22%) User Stories
13 20 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.53%) Migration
14 19 (6.53%) Banking
15 18 (6.19%) SAP
16 17 (5.84%) SQL
16 17 (5.84%) Change Management
16 17 (5.84%) Data Analysis
16 17 (5.84%) Degree
16 17 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (5.15%) Retail
17 15 (5.15%) Requirements Management
17 15 (5.15%) ERP
17 15 (5.15%) Waterfall
18 13 (4.47%) Microsoft
19 12 (4.12%) PRINCE
19 12 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
19 12 (4.12%) SC Cleared
20 11 (3.78%) APMG

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 9 (3.09%) Confluence
2 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.06%) MS Office
4 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.03%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.06%) SaaS
2 5 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) Slack
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Internet
1 4 (1.37%) Intranet
2 2 (0.69%) DMZ
3 1 (0.34%) Broadband
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.75%) OLAP
2 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.69%) Big Data
4 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) DataStage
5 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.34%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (40.89%) Finance
2 19 (6.53%) Banking
3 15 (5.15%) Retail
4 10 (3.44%) General Ledger
5 9 (3.09%) Marketing
5 9 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.06%) Electronics
8 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 4 (1.37%) Law
9 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 3 (1.03%) Billing
9 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.06%) Web Services
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.09%) User Experience
4 5 (1.72%) NHS
5 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.03%) Derivative
6 3 (1.03%) Equities
7 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.34%) CCTV
8 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.67%) Business Analysis
2 83 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (14.09%) PRINCE2
5 38 (13.06%) Project Management
6 33 (11.34%) Scrum
7 24 (8.25%) Process Improvement
8 21 (7.22%) User Stories
9 20 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (6.53%) Migration
11 17 (5.84%) Change Management
11 17 (5.84%) Data Analysis
11 17 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.15%) ERP
12 15 (5.15%) Requirements Management
12 15 (5.15%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (4.12%) PRINCE
14 11 (3.78%) CRM
15 10 (3.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.84%) SQL
2 4 (1.37%) C
2 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) VB
4 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (11.68%) ISEB
2 22 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.84%) Degree
4 12 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.78%) APMG
6 6 (2.06%) CISA
6 6 (2.06%) CISSP
6 6 (2.06%) IIBA
7 5 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.37%) ACCA
8 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.03%) CIMA
10 2 (0.69%) HNC
10 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CISM
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) MiFID
3 5 (1.72%) SEPA
4 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (6.19%) SAP
2 13 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.09%) Oracle
4 5 (1.72%) Sage
5 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.69%) Cadence
6 2 (0.69%) Epicor
6 2 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Workday
7 1 (0.34%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.34%) Capita
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) Northgate
7 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.34%) Talend
7 1 (0.34%) VMware
South West UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago