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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 39 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 127 213 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.53% 6.44% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 6.76% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 180 200
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
2644 3150 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.36% 95.17% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1708 1994 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 225 180
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -24 39 £375 -6.25% 12
Gloucestershire +13 20 £405 - 3
Dorset +6 17 £375 -10.17% 2
Wiltshire -6 16 £455 -4.21% 5
Devon -8 16 £350 -
Somerset +4 5 £450 +23.28% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 107 (41.96%) Business Analysis
2 95 (37.25%) Finance
3 58 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (10.98%) Migration
6 26 (10.20%) Banking
7 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 22 (8.63%) Data Analysis
8 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (8.24%) Project Management
9 21 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (7.84%) CRM
10 20 (7.84%) ISEB
10 20 (7.84%) Retail
11 19 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 16 (6.27%) DV Cleared
12 16 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (6.27%) User Stories
13 15 (5.88%) ERP
13 15 (5.88%) SQL
13 15 (5.88%) SAP
14 13 (5.10%) Change Management
14 13 (5.10%) Degree
15 12 (4.71%) Marketing
15 12 (4.71%) SC Cleared
15 12 (4.71%) Data Migration
15 12 (4.71%) Scrum
15 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
16 11 (4.31%) MS Excel
16 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2

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 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) SAS
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) MS Project
5 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.39%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) SaaS
2 3 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Internet
1 1 (0.39%) Skype
1 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.18%) Big Data
2 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.18%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.78%) OLAP
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.39%) DataStage
4 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.39%) OLTP
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.39%) ProC
3 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (37.25%) Finance
2 26 (10.20%) Banking
3 20 (7.84%) Retail
4 12 (4.71%) Marketing
5 11 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.75%) Billing
7 5 (1.96%) Electronics
7 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.75%) NHS
3 6 (2.35%) User Experience
4 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.78%) iPad
5 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.39%) Economics
6 1 (0.39%) EPoS
6 1 (0.39%) Equities
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
6 1 (0.39%) Psychology
6 1 (0.39%) RIA
6 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.96%) Business Analysis
2 58 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.98%) Migration
5 22 (8.63%) Data Analysis
6 21 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (8.24%) Project Management
7 20 (7.84%) CRM
8 19 (7.45%) Waterfall
9 16 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (6.27%) User Stories
10 15 (5.88%) ERP
11 13 (5.10%) Change Management
12 12 (4.71%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.71%) Scrum
13 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.31%) Requirements Management
14 9 (3.53%) Document Management
14 9 (3.53%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (3.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.88%) SQL
2 9 (3.53%) C
3 3 (1.18%) VB
4 2 (0.78%) VBA
5 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.39%) PROC SQL
5 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.84%) ISEB
3 16 (6.27%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.10%) Degree
5 12 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ACCA
6 2 (0.78%) HNC
7 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.39%) CBAP
7 1 (0.39%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) CIMA
7 1 (0.39%) IIBA
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.57%) SEPA
3 3 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 15 (5.88%) SAP
2 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.53%) Oracle
4 6 (2.35%) Vermilion
5 4 (1.57%) Sage
5 4 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.78%) Anaplan
6 2 (0.78%) Cadence
6 2 (0.78%) Epicor
6 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.39%) Civica
7 1 (0.39%) FNZ
7 1 (0.39%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.39%) Infor
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Murex
7 1 (0.39%) Talend
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata
7 1 (0.39%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago