Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 24 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 51 52
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.52% 3.18% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 3.42% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 24
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £291 £315 £321
90th Percentile £430 £565 £485
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year - +38.18% -63.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 621 849 969
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 92.99% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 477 572
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £390 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £204
90th Percentile £525 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -30.62% +44.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £45.55 £48.69
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 12 £375 -7.41%
Tetbury - 2 - -
Cheltenham +8 1 £410 +5.81%
Filton - 1 £55 -
Stroud - 1 £338 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Use Case
5 8 (26.67%) C
5 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) User Stories
7 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) Confluence
10 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
11 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
11 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
11 2 (6.67%) Scrum
11 2 (6.67%) Data Management
11 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) BPR
11 2 (6.67%) Google
11 2 (6.67%) BDD

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) Use Case
4 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) User Stories
6 5 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) BPR
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP