The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.61% 2.00% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 2.65% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 283 340 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.24% 75.39% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 172 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Gloucestershire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheltenham +2 1 £475 -
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
4 14 (41.18%) APMG
4 14 (41.18%) ISEB
4 14 (41.18%) PRINCE
4 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Marketing
8 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (11.76%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Electronics
8 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.82%) C
9 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.88%) Use Case
10 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Analyst
1 23 (67.65%) Business Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Service Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 10 (29.41%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) BPEL
8 2 (5.88%) BPMN
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) UML
8 2 (5.88%) Use Case
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) APMG
2 14 (41.18%) ISEB
3 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft