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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 250 164 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.95% 6.59% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.46% 7.13% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 135 119
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£390 £393 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
2954 2300 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.99% 92.37% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1414 1396
Average daily rate £383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 196
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +9 88 £380 +1.33% 35
Wiltshire +9 63 £475 +11.76% 22
Dorset +13 26 £363 -22.04% 5
Gloucestershire -17 23 £375 -7.40% 10
Somerset +3 15 £388 +29.16% 7
Devon -6 11 £350 -22.22% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 214 (45.63%) Finance
2 143 (30.49%) Business Analysis
3 102 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (12.58%) Banking
6 44 (9.38%) Retail
7 43 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
7 43 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (8.96%) MS Visio
9 41 (8.74%) Data Modelling
9 41 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (8.32%) Migration
11 35 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (7.46%) UML
12 33 (7.04%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
13 32 (6.82%) SQL
14 30 (6.40%) SAP
14 30 (6.40%) Data Analysis
14 30 (6.40%) Business Transformation
15 29 (6.18%) Data Migration
15 29 (6.18%) Telecoms
16 28 (5.97%) Security Cleared
17 26 (5.54%) Waterfall
17 26 (5.54%) Project Management
17 26 (5.54%) MS Excel
18 25 (5.33%) BPMN
19 24 (5.12%) Data Management
19 24 (5.12%) Marketing
20 23 (4.90%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.28%) SAS
3 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.07%) Commerce Server
4 2 (0.43%) TPMS
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (8.96%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.84%) MS Office
4 14 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Summit
3 2 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) FTP
1 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
1 2 (0.43%) VoIP
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.84%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.43%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.21%) DB2
9 1 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) JIRA
1 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
General
1 214 (45.63%) Finance
2 59 (12.58%) Banking
3 44 (9.38%) Retail
4 29 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 24 (5.12%) Marketing
6 15 (3.20%) Legal
7 13 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.77%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.13%) Electronics
9 5 (1.07%) Billing
10 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Publishing
11 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.92%) .NET
2 3 (0.64%) HTML
3 2 (0.43%) CSS
3 2 (0.43%) RESTful
3 2 (0.43%) Mason
3 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) SOAP
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.21%) XML
4 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.13%) DTV
4 9 (1.92%) NHS
5 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.43%) Kindle
6 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.43%) User Experience
7 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.21%) Informatics
7 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.21%) Statistics
7 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (30.49%) Business Analysis
2 102 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
4 43 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (8.74%) Data Modelling
6 39 (8.32%) Migration
7 35 (7.46%) UML
8 33 (7.04%) E-Commerce
8 33 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 30 (6.40%) Data Analysis
9 30 (6.40%) Business Transformation
10 29 (6.18%) Data Migration
11 26 (5.54%) Waterfall
11 26 (5.54%) Project Management
12 25 (5.33%) BPMN
13 24 (5.12%) Data Management
14 21 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (4.48%) Use Case
15 20 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.82%) SQL
2 3 (0.64%) Java
3 1 (0.21%) C
3 1 (0.21%) COBOL
3 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.84%) Degree
3 13 (2.77%) ISEB
4 9 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.28%) ACCA
6 6 (1.28%) CIMA
7 5 (1.07%) MOS
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.90%) Solvency II
2 16 (3.41%) Basel III
3 15 (3.20%) Basel II
4 12 (2.56%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.92%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.71%) COREP
7 7 (1.49%) FINREP
7 7 (1.49%) FATCA
7 7 (1.49%) SLA
8 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.21%) QA
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (6.40%) SAP
2 19 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.20%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.13%) Oracle
5 9 (1.92%) hybris
6 7 (1.49%) IBM
7 5 (1.07%) ATG
8 2 (0.43%) Cognos
8 2 (0.43%) Siebel
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.43%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.43%) Casewise
8 2 (0.43%) Kalido
9 1 (0.21%) Demandware
9 1 (0.21%) Northgate
9 1 (0.21%) Capita
9 1 (0.21%) Pega
9 1 (0.21%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.21%) Teradata
9 1 (0.21%) Informatica
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