Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.91% 8.12% 9.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 8.27% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 21
Exeter median daily rate £345 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £310 £273 £290
90th Percentile £368 £431 £425
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 286 266 275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 98.15% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 175 180
Exeter median daily rate £390 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £148 £176 £215
90th Percentile £525 £467 £489
Devon median daily rate £394 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +15.74% -2.86% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Exeter median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -8.45% +173.08%
10th Percentile £23.90 £17.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.05 £107.50 £40.95
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% -3.66% +26.15%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) TestRail
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Power BI
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) TestRail
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft