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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 36 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 137 167 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.91% 5.23% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.46% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 136 171
Median daily rate £403 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+73.58% -22.05%
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
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 53 £388 +1.63% 12
Wiltshire +4 26 £425 - 6
Somerset +16 16 £438 +14.37% 4
Gloucestershire -7 14 £394 +5.00% 5
Dorset -6 10 £338 -10.00%
Devon +10 9 £420 +23.52% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 121 (47.08%) Business Analysis
2 89 (34.63%) Finance
3 62 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (12.06%) Project Management
5 31 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (10.51%) ISEB
6 27 (10.51%) PRINCE2
6 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
7 22 (8.56%) Scrum
7 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.56%) Banking
8 21 (8.17%) Retail
8 21 (8.17%) Migration
8 21 (8.17%) User Stories
9 19 (7.39%) Process Improvement
10 18 (7.00%) Change Management
11 17 (6.61%) Waterfall
12 16 (6.23%) Degree
12 16 (6.23%) SAP
13 15 (5.84%) ERP
14 14 (5.45%) CRM
14 14 (5.45%) Requirements Management
14 14 (5.45%) SC Cleared
15 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
15 13 (5.06%) Microsoft
15 13 (5.06%) SQL
16 12 (4.67%) MS Excel
16 12 (4.67%) Marketing
17 11 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (3.11%) Confluence
2 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.95%) MS Office
4 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) Slack
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) DMZ
3 1 (0.39%) Broadband
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) OLAP
2 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.39%) DataStage
4 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.39%) OLTP
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
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 10 (3.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) ProC
2 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 89 (34.63%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Banking
3 21 (8.17%) Retail
4 12 (4.67%) Marketing
5 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.72%) Back Office
7 6 (2.33%) Electronics
7 6 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.56%) Billing
8 4 (1.56%) Law
9 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.11%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.11%) User Experience
3 6 (2.33%) NHS
4 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.17%) Derivative
5 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.17%) Equities
6 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.39%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.39%) RIA
7 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Business Analysis
2 62 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.06%) Project Management
5 27 (10.51%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.56%) Scrum
7 21 (8.17%) Migration
7 21 (8.17%) User Stories
8 19 (7.39%) Process Improvement
9 18 (7.00%) Change Management
10 17 (6.61%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.84%) ERP
12 14 (5.45%) CRM
12 14 (5.45%) Requirements Management
13 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
14 11 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.50%) Programme Management
15 9 (3.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.06%) SQL
2 7 (2.72%) C
3 2 (0.78%) VB
3 2 (0.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.39%) PROC SQL
4 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (10.51%) ISEB
1 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.23%) Degree
3 14 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.89%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.33%) CISA
5 6 (2.33%) CISSP
5 6 (2.33%) IIBA
6 4 (1.56%) ACCA
6 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.17%) APMG
7 3 (1.17%) CIMA
7 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.78%) HNC
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) CISM
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.33%) MiFID
1 6 (2.33%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) SEPA
3 3 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (6.23%) SAP
2 13 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle
4 5 (1.95%) Sage
5 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.78%) Cadence
6 2 (0.78%) Epicor
6 2 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.39%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Murex
7 1 (0.39%) Talend
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
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