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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.44% 2.46% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 3.23% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £361 - £378
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

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 163 186 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.99% 76.23% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 150
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Taunton - 2 £361 -
Business Analysis
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL