The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £329 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 6.78% 12.59% 9.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 13.33% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £329 £340 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.30% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 166 135 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 93.79% 94.41% 98.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 86
Median daily rate £355 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -57.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Exeter

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Exeter

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Exeter region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) Power BI
5 2 (9.09%) TestRail
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Database Security
5 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) SSADM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Power BI
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) TestRail
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) CCTV
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Database Security
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) SSADM
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) VMware