The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 3 months to 30 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.

Business Analyst
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 8.86% 8.11% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 8.33% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £320 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £345 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.75%  

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 153 72 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 96.84% 97.30% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 34
Median daily rate £369 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £22.60 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 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 Exeter region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) SSADM
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) QA
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System

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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) CCTV
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
2 2 (9.52%) SSADM
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
2 2 (9.52%) UML
2 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) VMware