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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
South West / Somerset
Rank - 27 41
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 0 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 3.77% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.67% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £391
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +12.03%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 162 214 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.88% 80.75% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 109 182
Median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 16
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Somerset

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) International Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

Business Analysis
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) International Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) FX Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft