Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Analyst
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.96% 4.09% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.29% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 46
Swindon median daily rate £425 £453 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +0.28% +1.40%
10th Percentile £333 £379 £275
90th Percentile £484 £534 £543
Wiltshire median daily rate £428 £438 £431
% change year-on-year -2.29% +1.45% +0.29%
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 681 652 812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.03% 95.18% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 476 596
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £277 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 29
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.55 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.68% +68.18% +2.33%

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 November 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 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 November 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 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) CRM
4 6 (20.69%) SAP
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) Billing
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 5 (17.24%) Confluence
6 4 (13.79%) GDPR
6 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Banking
7 3 (10.34%) MiFID
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Information Management
7 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Gherkin

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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Billing
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.34%) Information Management
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 1 (3.45%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.45%) IIBA
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GDPR
2 3 (10.34%) MiFID
3 1 (3.45%) PMO
3 1 (3.45%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle