Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 23 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 24 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 12.28% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 1.00% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Taunton median daily rate £350 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +10.17% -39.49%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £282
90th Percentile £386 £338 £321
Somerset median daily rate £350 £500 £365
% change year-on-year -30.00% +36.99% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 112 100 177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 98.04% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 61 147
Taunton median daily rate £325 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -7.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £105 £150 £297
90th Percentile £405 £449 £443
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Taunton median hourly rate £21.00 £12.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £24.30 £14.13 £21.80
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £27.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year -21.10% -30.57% +95.96%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

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 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

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:

General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft