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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.83% 9.60% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.61% 10.38% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 24
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£413 £451 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £514 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £34.50 £25.07
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +37.64%
Business Analyst
Wiltshire

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
385 395 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.89% 92.51% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 297 265
Average daily rate £403 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 70 (71.43%) Finance
2 38 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 34 (34.69%) Banking
5 27 (27.55%) GAP Analysis
6 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
7 23 (23.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (18.37%) Data Analysis
8 18 (18.37%) BPMN
9 17 (17.35%) Business Transformation
10 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
11 15 (15.31%) Use Case
12 12 (12.24%) Basel III
12 12 (12.24%) Solvency II
12 12 (12.24%) Migration
12 12 (12.24%) Basel II
12 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (12.24%) UML
12 12 (12.24%) SSADM
12 12 (12.24%) DSDM
12 12 (12.24%) BPR
12 12 (12.24%) MS Visio
12 12 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (10.20%) SQL
15 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
15 7 (7.14%) FINREP
15 7 (7.14%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) SPSS
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) ATM
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
General
1 70 (71.43%) Finance
2 34 (34.69%) Banking
3 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.10%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 27 (27.55%) GAP Analysis
4 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
5 23 (23.47%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (18.37%) BPMN
6 18 (18.37%) Data Analysis
7 17 (17.35%) Business Transformation
8 15 (15.31%) Use Case
9 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.24%) Migration
9 12 (12.24%) UML
9 12 (12.24%) SSADM
9 12 (12.24%) DSDM
9 12 (12.24%) BPR
10 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.14%) ERP
11 7 (7.14%) Scrum
11 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) ACCA
1 7 (7.14%) CIMA
2 4 (4.08%) MOS
2 4 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) Basel II
1 12 (12.24%) Basel III
1 12 (12.24%) Solvency II
2 7 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (7.14%) FINREP
3 6 (6.12%) FATCA
3 6 (6.12%) COREP
4 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.02%) COSO
6 1 (1.02%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle
2 2 (2.04%) SAP
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.04%) Epicor
3 1 (1.02%) PeopleSoft