The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.38% 5.02% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 6.22% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £390 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £391
% change year-on-year +1.26% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 193 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 91.40% 80.75% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 117 106
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 19
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.01% +32.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £15.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Dorset

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Dorset

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Dorset

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 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
Poole - 3 £353 -
Business Analysis
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Change Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner