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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 208 222 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.50% 7.24% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 7.77% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 188 114
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£400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £57.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
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 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 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 31 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 -3 58 £400 +6.66% 29
Wiltshire -13 43 £413 -3.05% 11
Devon +13 29 £325 -5.79% 3
Dorset 0 25 £400 +0.94% 4
Somerset -7 20 £350 -7.65% 10
Gloucestershire +6 18 £400 - 10
Cornwall +8 3 £265 +11.57%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 215 (46.74%) Finance
2 169 (36.74%) Business Analysis
3 119 (25.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (17.61%) Banking
6 53 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (9.35%) MS Visio
8 39 (8.48%) Data Analysis
9 38 (8.26%) Security Cleared
9 38 (8.26%) SQL
10 35 (7.61%) Migration
11 34 (7.39%) Project Management
12 33 (7.17%) SAP
13 32 (6.96%) Data Modelling
13 32 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (6.74%) Scrum
15 30 (6.52%) ISEB
16 29 (6.30%) GAP Analysis
17 28 (6.09%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (5.87%) Business Transformation
19 26 (5.65%) BPMN
19 26 (5.65%) Telecoms
19 26 (5.65%) UML
19 26 (5.65%) PRINCE2
20 25 (5.43%) Data Migration
21 23 (5.00%) Use Case
21 23 (5.00%) Change Management
22 22 (4.78%) Retail
22 22 (4.78%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.09%) WebSphere
1 5 (1.09%) SAS
2 4 (0.87%) Commerce Server
2 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.22%) Lync
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (9.35%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) MS Office
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Summit
1 6 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.87%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.22%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.22%) ATM
1 1 (0.22%) LAN
1 1 (0.22%) HTTP
1 1 (0.22%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.30%) MS Access
6 3 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) QlikView
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) ERwin
1 2 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 215 (46.74%) Finance
2 81 (17.61%) Banking
3 26 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.78%) Retail
5 12 (2.61%) Marketing
6 11 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.30%) Electronics
10 5 (1.09%) Legal
11 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Military
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.26%) Web Services
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (0.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.17%) User Experience
4 6 (1.30%) DTV
5 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.65%) iPad
6 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.65%) NHS
7 2 (0.43%) Statistics
7 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.22%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.22%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.65%) Windows
2 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (36.74%) Business Analysis
2 119 (25.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.48%) Data Analysis
5 35 (7.61%) Migration
6 34 (7.39%) Project Management
7 32 (6.96%) Data Modelling
7 32 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (6.74%) Scrum
9 29 (6.30%) GAP Analysis
10 28 (6.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 27 (5.87%) Business Transformation
12 26 (5.65%) BPMN
12 26 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 26 (5.65%) UML
13 25 (5.43%) Data Migration
14 23 (5.00%) Use Case
14 23 (5.00%) Change Management
15 22 (4.78%) User Stories
16 19 (4.13%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.26%) SQL
2 8 (1.74%) C
3 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
3 3 (0.65%) VBA
4 1 (0.22%) Python
4 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.52%) ISEB
3 12 (2.61%) Degree
4 10 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) ACCA
5 8 (1.74%) CIMA
6 4 (0.87%) MOS
6 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.65%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) AAT
9 1 (0.22%) APMP
9 1 (0.22%) CCA
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.48%) Solvency II
2 13 (2.83%) Basel II
3 12 (2.61%) Basel III
4 8 (1.74%) FINREP
5 7 (1.52%) FATCA
5 7 (1.52%) COREP
5 7 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.52%) QA
6 6 (1.30%) ISO 14001
7 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.22%) COSO
9 1 (0.22%) SLA
9 1 (0.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.22%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (7.17%) SAP
2 16 (3.48%) Oracle
2 16 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.30%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.09%) ATG
4 5 (1.09%) hybris
5 4 (0.87%) IBM
5 4 (0.87%) Teradata
5 4 (0.87%) Guidewire
6 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.43%) Epicor
7 2 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.43%) Sage
7 2 (0.43%) Cognos
7 2 (0.43%) Siebel
8 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.22%) Demandware
8 1 (0.22%) Capita
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £396 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 27 days ago