The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.53% 9.01% 9.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 9.42% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 20
Median daily rate £425 £343 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.08% +1.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £327 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £37.72
% change year-on-year -29.11% +4.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 320 223 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.39% 95.71% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 130 120
Median daily rate £375 £339 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% +2.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Devon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Devon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Devon over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Devon

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Devon

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -9 11 £325 -4.41% 2
Plymouth - 11 £462 - 1
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Requirements Management
3 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) Test Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (5.56%) Power BI
8 2 (5.56%) TestRail
8 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Database Security
8 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) Power BI
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) TestRail
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) CCTV
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Requirements Management
3 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Database Security
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) SSADM
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Plymouth, Devon
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