The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 19 11 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.23% 9.23% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 10.47% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 15
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£445 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £476 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
676 449 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.02% 88.21% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 303 413
Average daily rate £425 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.60 £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 Wiltshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Swindon -2 42 £475 +11.76% 4
Salisbury -4 5 £350 - 2
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 64 (64.65%) Finance
2 37 (37.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 33 (33.33%) Banking
5 31 (31.31%) Data Modelling
6 28 (28.28%) GAP Analysis
6 28 (28.28%) Requirements Analysis
7 24 (24.24%) UML
8 22 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 20 (20.20%) Business Transformation
10 17 (17.17%) DSDM
10 17 (17.17%) SSADM
11 16 (16.16%) BPR
11 16 (16.16%) Basel II
11 16 (16.16%) BPMN
11 16 (16.16%) Basel III
11 16 (16.16%) Solvency II
12 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
12 10 (10.10%) Retail
12 10 (10.10%) Migration
13 9 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (8.08%) SQL
14 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
15 7 (7.07%) Use Case
15 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
15 7 (7.07%) Data Management
15 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (7.07%) COREP
15 7 (7.07%) Business Objects
15 7 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.01%) Rational Rose
General
1 64 (64.65%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Billing
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.01%) Replication
3 1 (1.01%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 31 (31.31%) Data Modelling
4 28 (28.28%) GAP Analysis
4 28 (28.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 24 (24.24%) UML
6 20 (20.20%) Business Transformation
7 17 (17.17%) DSDM
7 17 (17.17%) SSADM
8 16 (16.16%) BPR
8 16 (16.16%) BPMN
9 10 (10.10%) Migration
10 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.07%) Use Case
11 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Data Management
11 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Management
13 5 (5.05%) Business Process Improvement
13 5 (5.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) CIMA
1 6 (6.06%) ACCA
1 6 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (2.02%) MOS
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) Basel II
1 16 (16.16%) Basel III
1 16 (16.16%) Solvency II
2 7 (7.07%) COREP
2 7 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (6.06%) SLA
3 6 (6.06%) FINREP
3 6 (6.06%) FATCA
3 6 (6.06%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (7.07%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.04%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.03%) SAP
3 3 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe