Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 36 25
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.14% 3.47% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.46% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 21
Devon median daily rate £338 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.88% +14.07%
10th Percentile £295 £351 £325
90th Percentile £375 £536 £403
South West median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% +154.29% -10.26%

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 314 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 84.25% 77.92% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 193 216
Devon median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £267 £275 £213
90th Percentile £525 £486 £504
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 13
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +142.42% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.62 £13.90 £11.77
90th Percentile £45.13 £51.50 £37.35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Devon

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Devon

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Devon

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -20 11 £338 -32.50%
Exeter -8 2 £355 +8.40%
Business Analysis
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (21.43%) PMO
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) HND
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Business Development Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Data Storage Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Delphi Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) XHTML
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Delphi
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) HND
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft