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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 29 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 123 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.14% 4.35% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 4.73% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 80 100
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.98% +3.65%
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
2204 2368 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.06% 91.96% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1251 1087
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +2 35 £400 +8.10% 6
Slough +12 18 £450 +17.26% 8
Newbury -2 12 £425 +17.24%
Bracknell -6 7 £338 -12.90%
Maidenhead +3 3 £373 -0.66% 1
Wokingham - 2 £425 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 90 (35.43%) Business Analysis
2 67 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (20.47%) Telecoms
5 51 (20.08%) Finance
6 49 (19.29%) Waterfall
7 35 (13.78%) Data Protection
8 29 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (11.02%) Business Process Mapping
10 26 (10.24%) CRM
11 25 (9.84%) Use Case
12 24 (9.45%) BPMN
12 24 (9.45%) Project Management
13 21 (8.27%) Management Information System
13 21 (8.27%) Migration
13 21 (8.27%) UML
14 20 (7.87%) User Stories
15 19 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (7.09%) SAP
17 17 (6.69%) SQL
17 17 (6.69%) SDLC
18 16 (6.30%) MS Visio
18 16 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (6.30%) Security Cleared
18 16 (6.30%) Requirements Analysis
19 14 (5.51%) Marketing
19 14 (5.51%) ITIL
20 13 (5.12%) Data Modelling
20 13 (5.12%) Change Management

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 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.57%) CMS
3 1 (0.39%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (6.30%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.15%) MS Project
3 5 (1.97%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.57%) MS Office
5 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) HFM
2 5 (1.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 4 (1.57%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.57%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.18%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.79%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.79%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.79%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) LAN
2 1 (0.39%) NAS
2 1 (0.39%) SAN
2 1 (0.39%) SMS
2 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.18%) Big Data
3 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.79%) GIS
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
1 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.39%) TestRail
General
1 52 (20.47%) Telecoms
2 51 (20.08%) Finance
3 14 (5.51%) Marketing
4 12 (4.72%) Retail
5 9 (3.54%) Legal
6 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.36%) Advertising
7 6 (2.36%) Automotive
8 4 (1.57%) Publishing
9 3 (1.18%) Billing
9 3 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (0.79%) Back Office
10 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.15%) XML
2 6 (2.36%) .NET
2 6 (2.36%) HTML
3 5 (1.97%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) EDI
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.97%) CMDB
4 5 (1.97%) User Experience
5 4 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.57%) Life Science
6 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.79%) Unix
2 1 (0.39%) VMS
2 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.43%) Business Analysis
2 67 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (19.29%) Waterfall
5 35 (13.78%) Data Protection
6 28 (11.02%) Business Process Mapping
7 26 (10.24%) CRM
8 25 (9.84%) Use Case
9 24 (9.45%) BPMN
9 24 (9.45%) Project Management
10 21 (8.27%) Migration
10 21 (8.27%) UML
11 20 (7.87%) User Stories
12 19 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.69%) SDLC
14 16 (6.30%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.51%) ITIL
16 13 (5.12%) Change Management
16 13 (5.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.69%) SQL
2 6 (2.36%) Java
3 2 (0.79%) C
3 2 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.72%) Degree
3 9 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.36%) ACCA
5 6 (2.36%) CIMA
6 4 (1.57%) CBAP
6 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) IIBA
8 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) QA
4 3 (1.18%) SLA
5 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
1 18 (7.09%) SAP
2 7 (2.76%) Hyperion
3 6 (2.36%) Oracle
4 5 (1.97%) Marketo
4 5 (1.97%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (1.97%) Remedy
5 4 (1.57%) BMC
5 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.18%) Huawei
6 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.18%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.79%) Concur
7 2 (0.79%) ESRI
7 2 (0.79%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) Siebel
7 2 (0.79%) Tellabs
7 2 (0.79%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.39%) Ariba
8 1 (0.39%) EMC
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