Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 25 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.89% 6.92% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 7.18% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 16
Devon median daily rate £353 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +9.89% +0.37%
10th Percentile £308 £319 £305
90th Percentile £380 £480 £487
South West median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £27.12 - -

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 524 529 507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.36% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 297 313
Devon median daily rate £420 £397 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +5.59% +3.72%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £613 £538 £529
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 33
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +64.95%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.96 £12.41
90th Percentile £115.50 £47.75 £44.40
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.99 £38.00
% change year-on-year +48.20% -28.97% +1.33%

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 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 25 May 2019. 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 +8 24 £355 +1.79% 2
Plymouth -13 1 £325 -29.73% 1
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Waterfall
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) ISEB
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Workshop Facilitation
10 4 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) ERP
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Analytics
12 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
12 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
12 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Identification
12 2 (6.25%) Sprint Planning
12 2 (6.25%) Sprint Review
12 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
12 2 (6.25%) SaaS

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 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Waterfall
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) Analytics
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Change Management
11 2 (6.25%) ITIL
11 2 (6.25%) Sprint Planning
11 2 (6.25%) Sprint Review
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft