The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 8 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.33% 10.46% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.12% 11.85% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 13
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £476 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 287 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.22% 88.31% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 213 291
Average daily rate £438 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Swindon region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Swindon region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 53 (68.83%) Finance
2 35 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (42.86%) Banking
4 29 (37.66%) Business Analysis
4 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
5 28 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
6 27 (35.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 22 (28.57%) UML
8 21 (27.27%) MS Visio
9 20 (25.97%) Business Transformation
10 17 (22.08%) SSADM
10 17 (22.08%) DSDM
11 16 (20.78%) Basel II
11 16 (20.78%) BPR
11 16 (20.78%) Solvency II
11 16 (20.78%) Basel III
11 16 (20.78%) BPMN
12 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
12 10 (12.99%) Retail
13 9 (11.69%) Migration
13 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
14 7 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 7 (9.09%) COREP
15 6 (7.79%) FINREP
15 6 (7.79%) FATCA
15 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
15 6 (7.79%) ACCA
15 6 (7.79%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
General
1 53 (68.83%) Finance
2 33 (42.86%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) APACS
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Android
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (37.66%) Business Analysis
2 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
3 28 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
4 27 (35.06%) Requirements Analysis
5 22 (28.57%) UML
6 20 (25.97%) Business Transformation
7 17 (22.08%) SSADM
7 17 (22.08%) DSDM
8 16 (20.78%) BPR
8 16 (20.78%) BPMN
9 9 (11.69%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.79%) Data Management
11 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Data Management
13 4 (5.19%) Business Process Improvement
13 4 (5.19%) Information Management
13 4 (5.19%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) ACCA
1 6 (7.79%) ISEB
1 6 (7.79%) CIMA
2 2 (2.60%) MOS
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) Basel II
1 16 (20.78%) Solvency II
1 16 (20.78%) Basel III
2 7 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (9.09%) COREP
3 6 (7.79%) FINREP
3 6 (7.79%) FATCA
3 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (7.79%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 4 (5.19%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.90%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix