Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 52 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.91% 2.81% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.98% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 53
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% -1.16%
10th Percentile £381 £369 £276
90th Percentile £494 £516 £532
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year - +38.18% -63.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1175 1241 1450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.30% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 866 975
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.93
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 27 £430 -4.44% 1
Corsham - 4 £425 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wiltshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) CRM
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Retail
5 5 (13.89%) Billing
5 5 (13.89%) JIRA
5 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 5 (13.89%) Confluence
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) GDPR
6 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.33%) Information Management
7 3 (8.33%) Banking
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.33%) MiFID
8 2 (5.56%) User Experience
8 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria

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 5 (13.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BASE24
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Billing
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.33%) Information Management
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Use Case
8 1 (2.78%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) IIBA
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (8.33%) MiFID
3 1 (2.78%) PMO
3 1 (2.78%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) BMC
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy