The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 38 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 104 118 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.09% 4.46% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 4.77% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 28 £350 -15.40% 4
Slough +7 14 £445 +27.14% 8
Bracknell -1 8 £400 +3.22% 5
Newbury +8 7 £375 -11.24% 1
Maidenhead +6 5 £444 +22.41% 2
Windsor +4 3 £480 +54.83% 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 80 (36.53%) Business Analysis
2 62 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (25.57%) Telecoms
4 44 (20.09%) Finance
5 41 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (14.61%) Project Management
7 27 (12.33%) Retail
8 26 (11.87%) User Stories
9 25 (11.42%) Migration
10 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (9.59%) Waterfall
11 21 (9.59%) ISEB
12 20 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (9.13%) CRM
12 20 (9.13%) Data Protection
13 18 (8.22%) SharePoint
14 16 (7.31%) SDLC
14 16 (7.31%) Degree
15 15 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (6.85%) SQL
16 13 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
17 12 (5.48%) BDD
17 12 (5.48%) Oracle
17 12 (5.48%) SAP
18 11 (5.02%) TDD
18 11 (5.02%) Business Process Mapping
18 11 (5.02%) Use Case
19 10 (4.57%) GAP Analysis
19 10 (4.57%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.83%) SAP CCM
3 2 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.91%) Broadband
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.91%) MVNO
2 2 (0.91%) SMS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.46%) Power BI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 56 (25.57%) Telecoms
2 44 (20.09%) Finance
3 27 (12.33%) Retail
4 9 (4.11%) Advertising
5 7 (3.20%) Banking
5 7 (3.20%) Marketing
6 6 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.91%) Billing
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.37%) Java EE
2 2 (0.91%) Gherkin
2 2 (0.91%) OAuth2
2 2 (0.91%) OpenID
2 2 (0.91%) REST
2 2 (0.91%) SOAP
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) J2EE
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.11%) User Experience
3 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.37%) Life Science
5 3 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.91%) EPoS
6 2 (0.91%) FMCG
6 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Derivative
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.83%) Unix
2 3 (1.37%) Windows
2 3 (1.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.46%) Android
3 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.53%) Business Analysis
2 62 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (14.61%) Project Management
5 26 (11.87%) User Stories
6 25 (11.42%) Migration
7 21 (9.59%) Waterfall
8 20 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.13%) CRM
8 20 (9.13%) Data Protection
9 16 (7.31%) SDLC
10 15 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (5.48%) BDD
12 11 (5.02%) Business Process Mapping
12 11 (5.02%) TDD
12 11 (5.02%) Use Case
13 10 (4.57%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (4.11%) Scrum
14 9 (4.11%) UML
14 9 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.85%) SQL
2 5 (2.28%) Java
3 2 (0.91%) R
4 1 (0.46%) COBOL
4 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.59%) ISEB
2 16 (7.31%) Degree
3 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.83%) PMP
6 2 (0.91%) CBAP
7 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) GxP
1 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) FATCA
2 2 (0.91%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (5.48%) Oracle
2 12 (5.48%) SAP
3 10 (4.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.83%) Teradata
5 3 (1.37%) Splunk
5 3 (1.37%) Tripwire
6 2 (0.91%) ATG
6 2 (0.91%) Endeca
6 2 (0.91%) hybris
6 2 (0.91%) Siebel
7 1 (0.46%) Apple
7 1 (0.46%) Capita
7 1 (0.46%) Charles River
7 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.46%) Remedy
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