The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 34 11
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 49 27 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.63% 4.13% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 4.33% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 75
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £518 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 606 623 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.39% 95.26% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 416 454
Median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.39 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Wiltshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +18 38 £438 -5.40%
Salisbury +4 3 £310 -17.33%
Corsham -10 2 £440 +35.17%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Business Analysis
3 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.00%) Project Management
5 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.75%) SAP
7 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 9 (11.25%) Change Management
9 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
9 9 (11.25%) ISEB
9 9 (11.25%) User Stories
10 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (8.75%) Workflow
11 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.75%) Retail
11 7 (8.75%) IFRS
11 7 (8.75%) IFRS 9
12 6 (7.50%) General Ledger
12 6 (7.50%) JIRA
12 6 (7.50%) QA
12 6 (7.50%) RIA
12 6 (7.50%) IIBA
12 6 (7.50%) Confluence
12 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.50%) Scrum
12 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.50%) CISSP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (7.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP PM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) DMZ
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) OLAP
2 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.25%) QlikView
2 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) JIRA
General
1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) RIA
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) PMI
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Derivative
5 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Business Analysis
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) Project Management
3 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.25%) User Stories
7 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) ISEB
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) CISA
4 6 (7.50%) CISSP
4 6 (7.50%) IIBA
5 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) IFRS
1 7 (8.75%) IFRS 9
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 3 (3.75%) GDPR
4 2 (2.50%) MiFID
4 2 (2.50%) SEPA
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) SAP
2 4 (5.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) PeopleSoft