Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 System Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 180 194
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 26 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 12
South West median daily rate £425 £318 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.75% -18.53% +27.45%
10th Percentile £302 £185 £313
90th Percentile £468 £535 £400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £31.36 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year -13.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,732 5,251 5,550
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.30% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,525 3,279 3,576
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +0.33% -0.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £215
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 243 331
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.91%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Wiltshire - 13 £445 - 3
Gloucestershire +1 5 £450 +32.35%
Bristol - 3 £400 - 2
Devon -3 2 £301 +2.12% 2
Dorset -1 1 £313 -36.22%
Somerset -8 1 - -
Business Systems Analyst
England

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
4 10 (38.46%) Automotive
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 9 (34.62%) Logistics
6 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
10 2 (7.69%) People Management
10 2 (7.69%) User Experience
10 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) QA
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Legal
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.69%) CRM
10 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.69%) ERP
10 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) PMP
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
11 1 (3.85%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
11 1 (3.85%) Marketing
11 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) Banking

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
2 10 (38.46%) Automotive
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Logistics
3 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA