Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.36% 5.43% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 5.69% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 18
Devon median daily rate £344 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £256 £295 £274
90th Percentile £491 £500 £430
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 - £28.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 418 492 466
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.07% 95.35% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 276 282
Devon median daily rate £375 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £187 £150 £163
90th Percentile £537 £563 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 42
Devon median hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.14% +95.80% -28.50%
10th Percentile £9.40 £15.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.55 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.88
% change year-on-year +27.27% +6.28% -13.75%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Exeter -9 10 £340 -1.45% 3
Plymouth +6 8 £360 -20.00%
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Scorecard
5 3 (15.00%) Big Data
5 3 (15.00%) Power BI
5 3 (15.00%) QlikView
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Balanced Scorecard
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) Power BI
1 3 (15.00%) QlikView
2 2 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Scorecard
5 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (10.00%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (10.00%) BPMN
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cadence