Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.57% 1.54% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.10% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Somerset median daily rate £355 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -16.42%
10th Percentile £344 £314 £283
90th Percentile £386 £575 £600
South West median daily rate £381 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.75% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +84.21% - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 387 333 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.48% 73.19% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 181 352
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +10.02%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Somerset

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Somerset

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Somerset

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 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
Taunton - 5 £355 -
Bath -6 4 £366 -6.09% 3
Business Analysis
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
1 5 (38.46%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
1 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) iTrent
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) iTrent
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
2 12 (92.31%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Transformation Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) HR Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Coaching
1 5 (38.46%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft