The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 18 42 43
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.51% 1.36% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.00% 1.42% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £391 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -13.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £384 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 311 424 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.53% 96.15% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 211 259
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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 +11 8 £359 -5.59%
Gloucester 0 2 £447 +11.62%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 18 (40.91%) Scrum
5 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (31.82%) ISEB
5 14 (31.82%) PRINCE
5 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 14 (31.82%) APMG
6 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) IBM
8 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) Retail
9 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (9.09%) Use Case
11 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
11 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (6.82%) SQL
11 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
12 2 (4.55%) Information Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
4 14 (31.82%) PRINCE
4 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Use Case
9 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (4.55%) Time Management
10 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) APMG
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
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