The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 7.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £343 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 36 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.59% 87.80% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 62
Median daily rate £390 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £765 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Taunton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Taunton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Taunton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
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