The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South West / Devon
Rank 26 27 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.25% 3.65% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 3.72% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Median daily rate £300 £335 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% -13.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £349 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

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 247 188 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.37% 97.92% 98.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 133 114
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -2 10 £300 -6.25% 5
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) SSADM
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) QA
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Order to Cash
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) CCTV
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) SSADM
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
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