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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 160 121 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.88% 4.92% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 5.30% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 93
Median daily rate £400 £373 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £38.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.36% +81.97%
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
2151 2283 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 92.80% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1150 1086
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 92 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 +10 57 £379 +0.93% 7
Slough +12 20 £423 +10.09% 9
Maidenhead +5 8 £373 +10.37% 2
Newbury -6 8 £425 +19.29% 1
Bracknell -1 5 £338 -27.02%
Wokingham -2 3 £425 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (32.92%) Business Analysis
2 63 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (21.25%) Telecoms
5 48 (20.00%) Finance
6 46 (19.17%) Waterfall
7 36 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 26 (10.83%) CRM
9 25 (10.42%) Business Process Mapping
10 23 (9.58%) BPMN
11 22 (9.17%) Project Management
11 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (8.33%) Management Information System
14 19 (7.92%) Use Case
14 19 (7.92%) Migration
15 18 (7.50%) UML
15 18 (7.50%) User Stories
16 17 (7.08%) SAP
17 16 (6.67%) MS Visio
17 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
18 15 (6.25%) SDLC
18 15 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (6.25%) SQL
19 14 (5.83%) Business Transformation
20 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
21 12 (5.00%) Degree
21 12 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
21 12 (5.00%) Marketing
22 11 (4.58%) Retail

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.92%) MS Project
3 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.25%) MS Office
4 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) HFM
2 5 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.67%) SAP CCM
3 4 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (1.25%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.83%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.83%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
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 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.42%) Big Data
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
1 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 51 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 48 (20.00%) Finance
3 12 (5.00%) Marketing
4 11 (4.58%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Legal
6 6 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.08%) Advertising
7 5 (2.08%) Automotive
8 4 (1.67%) Publishing
9 3 (1.25%) Billing
10 2 (0.83%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) XML
2 5 (2.08%) .NET
2 5 (2.08%) HTML
2 5 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.42%) EDI
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.08%) CMDB
5 4 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.67%) Life Science
5 4 (1.67%) User Experience
6 3 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.42%) EPoS
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.42%) VMS
2 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.92%) Business Analysis
2 63 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (19.17%) Waterfall
5 36 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 26 (10.83%) CRM
7 25 (10.42%) Business Process Mapping
8 23 (9.58%) BPMN
9 22 (9.17%) Project Management
10 19 (7.92%) Migration
10 19 (7.92%) Use Case
11 18 (7.50%) UML
11 18 (7.50%) User Stories
12 15 (6.25%) SDLC
12 15 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.83%) Business Transformation
14 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (4.58%) Data Analysis
16 11 (4.58%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.25%) SQL
2 5 (2.08%) Java
3 2 (0.83%) C
3 2 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.00%) Degree
3 9 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.50%) ACCA
5 6 (2.50%) CIMA
6 4 (1.67%) CBAP
7 3 (1.25%) ISEB
7 3 (1.25%) 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 9 (3.75%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.25%) QA
3 3 (1.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.42%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (7.08%) SAP
3 8 (3.33%) Oracle
4 7 (2.92%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.08%) Marketo
5 5 (2.08%) Remedy
6 4 (1.67%) BMC
6 4 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.25%) Huawei
7 3 (1.25%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.83%) Concur
8 2 (0.83%) HP
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.83%) Siebel
8 2 (0.83%) Tellabs
8 2 (0.83%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.42%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.42%) Splunk
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