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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 145 154 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.04% 5.54% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 6.16% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 61
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£401 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £113.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
2558 2499 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.97% 89.86% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1285 782
Average daily rate £398 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 108 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -1 32 £400 -5.88% 14
Slough -11 16 £350 -22.22% 1
Bracknell +11 11 £394 -25.00% 2
Newbury -15 11 £425 +6.25%
Maidenhead 0 4 £456 +40.38%
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 84 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 72 (25.71%) Finance
3 71 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (23.93%) Telecoms
5 60 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (11.07%) Scrum
8 30 (10.71%) User Stories
9 27 (9.64%) E-Commerce
10 26 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (8.93%) Use Case
12 23 (8.21%) ISEB
13 22 (7.86%) ITIL
13 22 (7.86%) Project Management
14 20 (7.14%) Retail
15 18 (6.43%) Automotive
15 18 (6.43%) CRM
16 17 (6.07%) UML
16 17 (6.07%) eTOM
17 14 (5.00%) JIRA
17 14 (5.00%) MS Visio
17 14 (5.00%) SQL
18 13 (4.64%) Java
18 13 (4.64%) Oracle
18 13 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (4.64%) Degree
18 13 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (4.64%) Analytics
19 12 (4.29%) Business Transformation
19 12 (4.29%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (2.14%) CMS
1 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) Confluence
3 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.36%) Agresso
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.07%) Force.com
1 3 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (2.50%) HTTP
3 5 (1.79%) Broadband
3 5 (1.79%) MVNO
4 3 (1.07%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.36%) DMZ
5 1 (0.36%) PBX
5 1 (0.36%) SMS
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.07%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) QlikView
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.36%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 72 (25.71%) Finance
2 67 (23.93%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.14%) Retail
4 18 (6.43%) Automotive
5 9 (3.21%) Billing
6 7 (2.50%) Banking
7 5 (1.79%) Marketing
7 5 (1.79%) Legal
7 5 (1.79%) Advertising
8 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.29%) Web Services
2 8 (2.86%) HTML
3 7 (2.50%) RESTful
4 5 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.43%) .NET
6 3 (1.07%) Mason
6 3 (1.07%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.71%) Middleware
8 1 (0.36%) Spring
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.57%) User Experience
5 7 (2.50%) Web 2.0
6 6 (2.14%) Open Source
7 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.43%) CMDB
8 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.71%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Life Science
10 1 (0.36%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) IPTV
10 1 (0.36%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 71 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.07%) Scrum
5 30 (10.71%) User Stories
6 27 (9.64%) E-Commerce
7 26 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.93%) Use Case
9 22 (7.86%) Project Management
9 22 (7.86%) ITIL
10 18 (6.43%) CRM
11 17 (6.07%) UML
11 17 (6.07%) eTOM
12 13 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (4.64%) Analytics
13 12 (4.29%) Business Transformation
13 12 (4.29%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.29%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.29%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.00%) SQL
2 13 (4.64%) Java
3 7 (2.50%) Groovy
3 7 (2.50%) Scala
4 3 (1.07%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.71%) C
5 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
6 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (8.21%) ISEB
2 13 (4.64%) Degree
3 11 (3.93%) CBAP
4 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) ACCA
5 3 (1.07%) CIMA
5 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VCP4
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.36%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (4.64%) Oracle
2 10 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.21%) SAP
3 9 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.86%) Remedy
5 5 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.43%) hybris
6 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.43%) BMC
7 3 (1.07%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.07%) Sybase
7 3 (1.07%) Cognos
7 3 (1.07%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.07%) ATG
8 2 (0.71%) ComArch
8 2 (0.71%) Demandware
8 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) Siebel
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
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