Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 61 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.75% 3.85% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 4.11% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 28
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.45% -8.24%
10th Percentile £370 £335 £388
90th Percentile £495 £483 £522
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -2.86%
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 859 681 628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 93.54% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 508 463
Swindon median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £280 £282 £260
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.79 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.25 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 28 (45.90%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (39.34%) User Stories
3 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.07%) People Management
5 21 (34.43%) Manufacturing
6 20 (32.79%) Automotive
7 18 (29.51%) Data Mining
7 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (29.51%) Dimensional Modelling
7 18 (29.51%) Visualisation
7 18 (29.51%) Data Science
8 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.75%) Logistics
11 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
11 8 (13.11%) Finance
12 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.20%) Physics
14 4 (6.56%) SAP CRM
14 4 (6.56%) Banking
14 4 (6.56%) SAP
14 4 (6.56%) ITIL
14 4 (6.56%) CRM
14 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
14 4 (6.56%) Project Management
14 4 (6.56%) Information Capture
14 4 (6.56%) Power BI

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 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Data Mining
1 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) Power BI
3 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 21 (34.43%) Manufacturing
2 20 (32.79%) Automotive
3 8 (13.11%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Billing
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) RESTful
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (39.34%) User Stories
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) People Management
4 18 (29.51%) Data Science
4 18 (29.51%) Dimensional Modelling
4 18 (29.51%) Visualisation
5 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.75%) Logistics
8 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.20%) Physics
11 4 (6.56%) CRM
11 4 (6.56%) Information Capture
11 4 (6.56%) ITIL
11 4 (6.56%) Project Management
12 3 (4.92%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) PMP
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) PSD2
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) Cognos
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com