The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 11 25 8
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 10.98% 5.23% 12.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.45% 5.47% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 47
Median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £372 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 311 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.69% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 217 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Swindon

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Swindon region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
3 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.00%) Project Management
6 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (16.67%) Change Management
7 10 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 9 (15.00%) ISEB
9 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.33%) SAP
9 8 (13.33%) IFRS
9 8 (13.33%) IFRS 9
10 7 (11.67%) SQL
10 7 (11.67%) OLAP
10 7 (11.67%) Workflow
10 7 (11.67%) General Ledger
11 6 (10.00%) Retail
11 6 (10.00%) Scrum
11 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.00%) IIBA
11 6 (10.00%) QA
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) RIA
11 6 (10.00%) User Stories
12 5 (8.33%) Office 365
12 5 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
12 5 (8.33%) SAP PM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP PM
2 4 (6.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DMZ
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) OLAP
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) General Ledger
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) RIA
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (25.00%) Project Management
5 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.67%) Change Management
6 10 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (11.67%) Workflow
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.00%) User Stories
9 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.67%) Use Case
12 3 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
12 3 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) IIBA
3 4 (6.67%) CISA
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) IFRS
1 8 (13.33%) IFRS 9
2 6 (10.00%) QA
3 3 (5.00%) GDPR
4 2 (3.33%) MiFID
4 2 (3.33%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
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