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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / South West
Rank 25 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 163 179 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.10% 5.93% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 6.17% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 139 190
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.63 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
2540 2902 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.10% 96.16% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1926 1953
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 165 155
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Wiltshire +22 47 £425 -5.55% 7
Bristol -13 44 £381 +5.75% 13
Gloucestershire +17 35 £400 +2.56% 3
Devon +8 15 £330 -4.34%
Dorset -12 7 £410 -7.60% 3
Somerset -15 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 127 (41.91%) Business Analysis
2 113 (37.29%) Finance
3 91 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (15.51%) PRINCE2
7 42 (13.86%) Project Management
8 35 (11.55%) ISEB
9 33 (10.89%) Scrum
9 33 (10.89%) Security Cleared
10 31 (10.23%) Process Improvement
11 22 (7.26%) SC Cleared
12 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.60%) User Stories
13 18 (5.94%) SAP
14 17 (5.61%) Change Management
14 17 (5.61%) Requirements Management
14 17 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (5.28%) SQL
16 15 (4.95%) Migration
16 15 (4.95%) Workflow
16 15 (4.95%) Degree
17 14 (4.62%) Oracle
17 14 (4.62%) Waterfall
18 13 (4.29%) PRINCE
18 13 (4.29%) Data Analysis
18 13 (4.29%) Banking
18 13 (4.29%) Retail
18 13 (4.29%) Use Case
18 13 (4.29%) QA

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 7 (2.31%) Confluence
2 5 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.65%) SAP PM
3 4 (1.32%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.33%) Maximo
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) Office 365
2 5 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Slack
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.98%) Intranet
2 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 4 (1.32%) LDAP
3 2 (0.66%) DMZ
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.64%) OLAP
2 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.99%) Big Data
3 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) QlikView
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (37.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.29%) Banking
2 13 (4.29%) Retail
3 12 (3.96%) Marketing
3 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.63%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.65%) Electronics
6 5 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Billing
7 3 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) International Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.98%) Web Services
2 2 (0.66%) .NET
2 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.97%) User Experience
3 4 (1.32%) NHS
4 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
4 3 (0.99%) Derivative
4 3 (0.99%) Driving Licence
4 3 (0.99%) Equities
5 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.33%) CCTV
6 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.33%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) RIA
6 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.91%) Business Analysis
2 91 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (15.51%) PRINCE2
5 42 (13.86%) Project Management
6 33 (10.89%) Scrum
7 31 (10.23%) Process Improvement
8 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.60%) User Stories
9 17 (5.61%) Change Management
9 17 (5.61%) Requirements Management
9 17 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.95%) Migration
10 15 (4.95%) Workflow
11 14 (4.62%) Waterfall
12 13 (4.29%) Data Analysis
12 13 (4.29%) PRINCE
12 13 (4.29%) Use Case
13 12 (3.96%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.28%) SQL
2 5 (1.65%) C
3 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (11.55%) ISEB
2 33 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.95%) Degree
5 12 (3.96%) APMG
6 7 (2.31%) IIBA
7 6 (1.98%) CISA
7 6 (1.98%) CISSP
7 6 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.32%) ACCA
9 3 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.99%) CIMA
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) CISM
11 1 (0.33%) CITP
11 1 (0.33%) HNC
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) QA
2 10 (3.30%) IFRS
2 10 (3.30%) IFRS 9
3 6 (1.98%) MiFID
4 5 (1.65%) PMO
4 5 (1.65%) SEPA
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.66%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (5.94%) SAP
2 14 (4.62%) Oracle
3 12 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.32%) IBM
4 4 (1.32%) Pegasus
4 4 (1.32%) Sage
5 2 (0.66%) Cadence
5 2 (0.66%) Epicor
5 2 (0.66%) Google
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.66%) Workday
6 1 (0.33%) Capita
6 1 (0.33%) Cognos
6 1 (0.33%) Northgate
6 1 (0.33%) VMware
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