Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 9 35
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.48% 10.83% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 11.32% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 26
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.03% -4.79%
10th Percentile £337 £388 £306
90th Percentile £458 £515 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 529 636 646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 95.64% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 424 465
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -11.30%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £14.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.28% -3.80% -10.29%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.50 £12.20
90th Percentile £20.15 £54.00 £42.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.32% +40.00% +62.60%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) User Stories
4 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (22.58%) People Management
6 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 6 (19.35%) Automotive
6 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) .NET
9 3 (9.68%) C#
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Billing
10 2 (6.45%) Workflow
10 2 (6.45%) BPR
10 2 (6.45%) PMP
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Automotive
2 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Robotics
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
2 11 (35.48%) User Stories
3 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (22.58%) People Management
5 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) BPR
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) CITP
3 1 (3.23%) IIBA
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (3.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Blue Prism
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau