Period
to 23 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 24 13
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.45% 5.74% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 6.16% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 50
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £358 £325 £388
90th Percentile £495 £471 £514
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 987 584 641
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 93.14% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 441 444
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £241
90th Percentile £650 £600 £563
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +16.07%
10th Percentile £13.89 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £29.35 £55.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Swindon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Swindon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Swindon

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Swindon

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, Business 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 Swindon region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) Power BI
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (8.33%) SAP
8 3 (8.33%) CRM
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.33%) Traceability Matrix
9 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (5.56%) Information Capture
9 2 (5.56%) Robotic Process Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (5.56%) GDPR
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.56%) User Stories
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.56%) Cognos

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Power BI
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.33%) Traceability Matrix
8 2 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Information Capture
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Service Management
8 2 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Pegasus