Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 January 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.

IT Business Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 193 208
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £349 £310 £330
90th Percentile £440 £436 £470
England median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year +29.41% -51.89% +55.89%

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 5,017 5,097 5,939
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.11% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,135 3,314 3,949
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 367 352
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £46.94
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the South West

IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in the South West.

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

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Bristol -6 6 £363 +13.28% 3
Wiltshire +7 3 £438 +6.06%
Devon +5 2 £375 +11.11%
Dorset +1 2 £388 +3.33%
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT 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 South West region featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) PMP
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
7 1 (7.69%) SMS
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis

IT Business 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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP