The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 142 129 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.86% 5.22% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 5.58% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 77 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £257 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +90.42%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2238 2311 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.45% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1185 1143
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 78
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 55 £370 +1.36% 5
Slough +2 14 £375 -3.22% 7
Maidenhead +5 8 £399 +13.92% 2
Newbury -1 6 £425 +17.24% 2
Bracknell -8 4 £425 -1.44% 1
Wokingham -4 3 £425 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 79 (33.47%) Business Analysis
2 69 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (22.46%) Finance
5 49 (20.76%) Telecoms
6 43 (18.22%) Waterfall
7 37 (15.68%) Data Protection
8 26 (11.02%) CRM
8 26 (11.02%) User Stories
9 25 (10.59%) Business Process Mapping
10 22 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (8.90%) Management Information System
11 21 (8.90%) Project Management
12 19 (8.05%) BPMN
13 18 (7.63%) Migration
14 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.78%) SAP
15 16 (6.78%) Use Case
15 16 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (6.36%) Degree
16 15 (6.36%) Retail
16 15 (6.36%) Business Transformation
17 14 (5.93%) MS Visio
18 13 (5.51%) UML
18 13 (5.51%) Security Cleared
19 12 (5.08%) BDD
19 12 (5.08%) SQL
20 11 (4.66%) TDD
20 11 (4.66%) Scrum

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) HFM
2 5 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.12%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.69%) SAP CCM
3 4 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.69%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.27%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.85%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.85%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
1 2 (0.85%) MVNO
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) NAS
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.85%) Big Data
2 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (22.46%) Finance
2 49 (20.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.36%) Retail
4 11 (4.66%) Marketing
5 8 (3.39%) Legal
6 5 (2.12%) Advertising
6 5 (2.12%) Automotive
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.69%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) Web Services
1 4 (1.69%) XML
2 3 (1.27%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.85%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) EDI
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.12%) User Experience
5 4 (1.69%) CMDB
5 4 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.69%) Life Science
6 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) EPoS
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) Unix
2 1 (0.42%) VMS
2 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.47%) Business Analysis
2 69 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (18.22%) Waterfall
5 37 (15.68%) Data Protection
6 26 (11.02%) CRM
6 26 (11.02%) User Stories
7 25 (10.59%) Business Process Mapping
8 21 (8.90%) Project Management
9 19 (8.05%) BPMN
10 18 (7.63%) Migration
11 16 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.78%) Use Case
11 16 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (6.36%) Business Transformation
13 13 (5.51%) UML
14 12 (5.08%) BDD
15 11 (4.66%) Data Analysis
15 11 (4.66%) Scrum
15 11 (4.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (6.36%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) ACCA
4 6 (2.54%) CIMA
5 5 (2.12%) ISEB
5 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) CBAP
7 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) IIBA
8 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (6.78%) SAP
3 9 (3.81%) Oracle
4 7 (2.97%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.12%) Marketo
5 5 (2.12%) Remedy
6 4 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.27%) BMC
7 3 (1.27%) NetSuite
7 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.85%) ATG
8 2 (0.85%) Concur
8 2 (0.85%) Endeca
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.85%) Siebel
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.42%) Ariba
9 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.42%) EMC
9 1 (0.42%) Ericsson
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