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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 230 178 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.09% 7.97% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 8.62% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 140 111
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£383 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -16.66%
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
3058 2066 2597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.30% 92.52% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1986 1299 1475
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 182 206
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.11 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 77 £387 -1.02% 19
Wiltshire -14 46 £434 +5.15% 12
Dorset +10 28 £300 -20.79% 2
Gloucestershire +1 27 £375 -3.22% 17
Somerset -13 21 £400 +3.22% 5
Devon -13 11 £350 -17.64% 3
Cornwall - - - - 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (45.84%) Finance
2 159 (33.90%) Business Analysis
3 96 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (13.01%) Banking
6 54 (11.51%) Retail
7 49 (10.45%) MS Visio
8 44 (9.38%) SAP
9 42 (8.96%) UML
9 42 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
10 39 (8.32%) BPMN
11 38 (8.10%) Data Modelling
12 37 (7.89%) SQL
12 37 (7.89%) Migration
13 36 (7.68%) Requirements Analysis
14 35 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (7.25%) Security Cleared
16 32 (6.82%) E-Commerce
16 32 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.61%) Data Migration
17 31 (6.61%) Data Analysis
18 28 (5.97%) Project Management
18 28 (5.97%) Business Transformation
19 25 (5.33%) Solvency II
19 25 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (5.33%) PRINCE2
20 24 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 22 (4.69%) Data Management
21 22 (4.69%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 10 (2.13%) SAS
2 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.85%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.21%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.21%) TPMS
4 1 (0.21%) Drupal
4 1 (0.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (10.45%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.62%) MS Office
4 9 (1.92%) MS Project
5 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.49%) SAP PM
3 5 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.85%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.64%) Summit
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.21%) Tridion
7 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.07%) SaaS
2 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) VoIP
2 1 (0.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.07%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.64%) OLAP
6 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.43%) OLTP
7 2 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.64%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
General
1 215 (45.84%) Finance
2 61 (13.01%) Banking
3 54 (11.51%) Retail
4 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.26%) Marketing
5 17 (3.62%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.92%) Legal
8 5 (1.07%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) Billing
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Publishing
10 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.07%) .NET
2 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (0.64%) RESTful
3 2 (0.43%) Mason
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.71%) NHS
4 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.07%) User Experience
5 5 (1.07%) DTV
6 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.43%) APACS
7 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.43%) Kindle
7 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.21%) Statistics
8 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.21%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.43%) Android
1 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (33.90%) Business Analysis
2 96 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (8.96%) UML
4 42 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
5 39 (8.32%) BPMN
6 38 (8.10%) Data Modelling
7 37 (7.89%) Migration
8 36 (7.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 35 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 32 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (6.61%) Data Migration
11 31 (6.61%) Data Analysis
12 28 (5.97%) Project Management
12 28 (5.97%) Business Transformation
13 25 (5.33%) PRINCE2
14 24 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 22 (4.69%) Data Management
15 22 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.89%) SQL
2 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.64%) C
4 2 (0.43%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.48%) ISEB
3 18 (3.84%) Degree
4 15 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) CIMA
5 7 (1.49%) ACCA
6 1 (0.21%) IIBA
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.33%) Solvency II
2 18 (3.84%) Basel III
3 17 (3.62%) Basel II
4 10 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.71%) COREP
7 7 (1.49%) FINREP
7 7 (1.49%) FATCA
7 7 (1.49%) SLA
8 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.64%) QA
11 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 44 (9.38%) SAP
2 21 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.62%) Oracle
4 13 (2.77%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.28%) IBM
5 6 (1.28%) hybris
6 5 (1.07%) Casewise
6 5 (1.07%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.85%) ATG
8 3 (0.64%) Cognos
9 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.43%) Informatica
10 1 (0.21%) Demandware
10 1 (0.21%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.21%) Capita
10 1 (0.21%) Google
10 1 (0.21%) Pega
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Ariba
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day to £400/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Melksham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago