The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 June 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.87% 3.74% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.49% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £346 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.46% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £341 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year +17.54% -34.37%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 88 89 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 82.24% 83.18% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 171 208
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Gloucester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Gloucester

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft