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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 214 203 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.87% 7.04% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 7.57% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 168 121
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£388 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 55 £375 - 23
Wiltshire -5 49 £408 -6.68% 8
Devon +16 27 £316 +5.16% 4
Dorset +8 27 £400 +14.28% 7
Gloucestershire +11 18 £400 - 10
Somerset -14 16 £350 -7.28% 5
Cornwall +4 3 £265 +11.57%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 231 (46.29%) Finance
2 183 (36.67%) Business Analysis
3 129 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (16.03%) Banking
6 57 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (9.42%) MS Visio
8 40 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (7.82%) Data Modelling
9 39 (7.82%) Security Cleared
10 38 (7.62%) Project Management
11 36 (7.21%) Migration
12 35 (7.01%) GAP Analysis
12 35 (7.01%) SQL
12 35 (7.01%) SAP
12 35 (7.01%) Data Analysis
13 33 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (6.61%) Telecoms
14 32 (6.41%) UML
14 32 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 31 (6.21%) Scrum
16 29 (5.81%) ISEB
16 29 (5.81%) Business Transformation
17 28 (5.61%) Use Case
18 26 (5.21%) BPMN
18 26 (5.21%) Retail
18 26 (5.21%) User Stories
19 24 (4.81%) Data Migration
19 24 (4.81%) Change Management
20 23 (4.61%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.00%) SAS
1 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.80%) Commerce Server
3 3 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (9.42%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.01%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.40%) MS Office
5 4 (0.80%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.40%) Summit
3 4 (0.80%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.40%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.20%) ATM
1 1 (0.20%) LAN
1 1 (0.20%) FTP
1 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.00%) MS Access
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.40%) QlikView
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.20%) Kalido
9 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) ERwin
1 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 231 (46.29%) Finance
2 80 (16.03%) Banking
3 33 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.21%) Retail
5 14 (2.81%) Marketing
6 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Legal
8 9 (1.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Military
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.01%) Web Services
2 7 (1.40%) .NET
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.80%) DTV
3 9 (1.80%) User Experience
4 4 (0.80%) NHS
5 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.40%) iPad
6 2 (0.40%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.20%) FMCG
7 1 (0.20%) Statistics
7 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.60%) Windows
2 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (36.67%) Business Analysis
2 129 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (7.82%) Data Modelling
6 38 (7.62%) Project Management
7 36 (7.21%) Migration
8 35 (7.01%) GAP Analysis
8 35 (7.01%) Data Analysis
9 32 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 32 (6.41%) UML
10 31 (6.21%) Scrum
11 29 (5.81%) Business Transformation
12 28 (5.61%) Use Case
13 26 (5.21%) BPMN
13 26 (5.21%) User Stories
14 24 (4.81%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.81%) Change Management
15 23 (4.61%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.01%) SQL
2 7 (1.40%) C
3 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.40%) VBA
4 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.20%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) COBOL
5 1 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.81%) ISEB
3 13 (2.61%) Degree
4 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.00%) ACCA
5 10 (2.00%) CIMA
6 6 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.80%) MOS
7 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.40%) AAT
10 1 (0.20%) APMP
10 1 (0.20%) CCA
10 1 (0.20%) HNC
10 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.61%) Solvency II
2 14 (2.81%) Basel II
3 13 (2.61%) Basel III
4 10 (2.00%) FINREP
5 9 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.80%) FATCA
5 9 (1.80%) COREP
5 9 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.60%) QA
6 8 (1.60%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.40%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (7.01%) SAP
2 18 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.41%) Oracle
4 16 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.40%) hybris
6 6 (1.20%) IBM
6 6 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.00%) ATG
8 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.60%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.40%) Teradata
9 2 (0.40%) Cognos
9 2 (0.40%) Siebel
9 2 (0.40%) Epicor
9 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.40%) Sage
10 1 (0.20%) Informatica
10 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.20%) Capita
10 1 (0.20%) Demandware
Somerset
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: daily rate all inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
UK Bristol Area
Recruit121
Rate: Daily rate all inclusive in GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £540 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £455 per day
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Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
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