The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.48% 4.72% 14.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 4.92% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
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£316 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -1.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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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 Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 122 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 96.06% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 20
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £475 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
5 1 (12.50%) DTV
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP