Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.17% 5.73% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.76% 6.05% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 23
Devon median daily rate £348 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £261 £300 £313
90th Percentile £486 £500 £430
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -2.50%
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 425 529 469
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.39% 94.80% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 306 287
Devon median daily rate £370 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £185
90th Percentile £523 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 49
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +40.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% +25.00% +8.91%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -4 14 £345 -
Plymouth +9 13 £413 -8.33%
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
5 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Identification
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (9.09%) QlikView
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) ETL
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Big Data
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Power BI
7 3 (9.09%) Scorecard
8 2 (6.06%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (6.06%) Traceability Matrix
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Logical Data Model

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 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) Power BI
1 3 (9.09%) QlikView
2 2 (6.06%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
5 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Identification
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) ETL
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Scorecard
8 2 (6.06%) Balanced Scorecard
8 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cadence