Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.93% 6.47% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 6.61% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 30
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £298 £277 £290
90th Percentile £500 £430 £427
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year - +38.18% -63.82%

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 544 454 554
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 97.84% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 274 350
Devon median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -3.65%
10th Percentile £185 £164 £218
90th Percentile £538 £488 £514
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 28
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -8.14% +32.31%
10th Percentile £14.37 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £45.38 £50.88 £42.53
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 +8 16 £450 -
Exeter -6 12 £345 -1.43%
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) SDLC
3 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
4 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) ERP
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB
8 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) RIA
9 2 (5.88%) Database Security
9 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (5.88%) Power BI
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) ISTQB

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.88%) Power BI
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) TestRail
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) SDLC
3 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
4 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) Database Security
8 2 (5.88%) ETL
8 2 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.94%) Data Management
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft