The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.91% 2.46% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.70% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £331 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 222 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.15% 90.98% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 114 175
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £188 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 3 £360 - 1
Bath - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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