Period
to 17 October 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 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 Analyst
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 62 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.78% 4.59% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 4.95% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 25
Swindon median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £371 £386 £311
90th Percentile £488 £502 £508
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -
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 750 626 643
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 92.74% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 450 466
Swindon median daily rate £436 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +7.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £263
90th Percentile £626 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +7.88% +10.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.81 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £31.45 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.59% +4.17% +84.62%

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 October 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 October 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 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (46.77%) User Stories
3 28 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (38.71%) Manufacturing
5 24 (38.71%) People Management
6 22 (35.48%) Automotive
7 21 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (30.65%) Data Science
8 19 (30.65%) Dimensional Modelling
8 19 (30.65%) Visualisation
8 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (30.65%) Data Mining
9 12 (19.35%) Logistics
9 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
10 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.29%) Finance
13 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (8.06%) Migration
14 5 (8.06%) Scrum
14 5 (8.06%) Retail
14 5 (8.06%) CRM
14 5 (8.06%) SAP
14 5 (8.06%) Acceptance Criteria
14 5 (8.06%) Physics
15 4 (6.45%) Banking
15 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
15 4 (6.45%) ITIL
15 4 (6.45%) Management Information System

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 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) Data Mining
1 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (38.71%) Manufacturing
2 22 (35.48%) Automotive
3 7 (11.29%) Finance
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
5 4 (6.45%) Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Legal
7 2 (3.23%) Billing
7 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) RESTful
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) PMI
3 1 (1.61%) Robotics
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) User Stories
2 28 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) People Management
5 21 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (30.65%) Data Science
6 19 (30.65%) Dimensional Modelling
6 19 (30.65%) Visualisation
7 12 (19.35%) Business Analysis
7 12 (19.35%) Logistics
8 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (8.06%) CRM
11 5 (8.06%) Migration
11 5 (8.06%) Physics
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
12 4 (6.45%) ITIL
12 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) COBOL
2 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) PMP
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) IIBA
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos
3 1 (1.61%) JDA
3 1 (1.61%) Unisys