Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 August 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 Analyst
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.51% 7.35% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 7.81% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 27
Swindon median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -4.17%
10th Percentile £361 £380 £306
90th Percentile £488 £515 £505
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% -0.59%
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 649 627 636
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.65% 94.00% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 416 455
Swindon median daily rate £425 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +9.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £263
90th Percentile £590 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 10
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -46.94% +45.62%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.50 £13.70
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.75 £41.23
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +100.00%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018, 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 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) User Stories
2 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (38.98%) Manufacturing
4 22 (37.29%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (35.59%) Automotive
6 19 (32.20%) People Management
7 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
7 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (23.73%) Data Science
9 14 (23.73%) Dimensional Modelling
9 14 (23.73%) Visualisation
9 14 (23.73%) Data Mining
10 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (20.34%) Finance
11 12 (20.34%) Logistics
12 8 (13.56%) Retail
12 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (10.17%) Migration
15 5 (8.47%) Scrum
15 5 (8.47%) CRM
15 5 (8.47%) Acceptance Criteria
15 5 (8.47%) Physics
16 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
16 4 (6.78%) SAP
16 4 (6.78%) ITIL
16 4 (6.78%) JIRA
17 3 (5.08%) Billing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (23.73%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
General
1 23 (38.98%) Manufacturing
2 21 (35.59%) Automotive
3 12 (20.34%) Finance
4 8 (13.56%) Retail
5 3 (5.08%) Billing
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
6 2 (3.39%) Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) REST
1 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) User Stories
3 22 (37.29%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (32.20%) People Management
5 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
5 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (23.73%) Data Science
6 14 (23.73%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (23.73%) Visualisation
7 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (20.34%) Logistics
9 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (8.47%) CRM
12 5 (8.47%) Physics
12 5 (8.47%) Scrum
13 4 (6.78%) ITIL
13 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) C
3 1 (1.69%) COBOL
3 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) PMP
2 1 (1.69%) CITP
2 1 (1.69%) IIBA
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PSD2
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) SAP
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.69%) JDA
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Tableau
3 1 (1.69%) Unisys