The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 38 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 99 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.60% 7.83% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 8.37% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 88 25
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£388 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 1183 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.62% 93.52% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 681 412
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.30 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Milton Keynes -20 35 £373 +4.92% 13
High Wycombe -1 4 £388 +10.71% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £279 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 50 (37.04%) Business Analysis
3 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.04%) Banking
5 22 (16.30%) Automotive
5 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.81%) Retail
7 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (9.63%) Migration
9 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
10 11 (8.15%) Marketing
11 10 (7.41%) User Stories
11 10 (7.41%) Degree
11 10 (7.41%) Project Management
12 9 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.93%) SAP
13 8 (5.93%) CRM
14 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.19%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.19%) Software Delivery
14 7 (5.19%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.44%) Scrum
15 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
15 6 (4.44%) ISEB
15 6 (4.44%) Oracle
16 5 (3.70%) SQL
16 5 (3.70%) ITIL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Office
1 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Intranet
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.48%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.48%) MS Access
2 2 (1.48%) OLAP
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
General
1 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Banking
3 22 (16.30%) Automotive
4 20 (14.81%) Retail
5 11 (8.15%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.96%) Wholesale Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Electronics
8 2 (1.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) Web Services
1 2 (1.48%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.96%) DTV
4 3 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (1.48%) UNIX
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Business Analysis
2 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.63%) Migration
5 10 (7.41%) User Stories
5 10 (7.41%) Project Management
6 9 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (5.93%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.93%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.93%) CRM
8 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.19%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.19%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.19%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.44%) Scrum
10 5 (3.70%) ITIL
10 5 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) VB
3 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.48%) VBA
4 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) ISEB
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) Basel III
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (5.93%) SAP
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.96%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.74%) SunGard
6 1 (0.74%) Lotus
6 1 (0.74%) Progress
6 1 (0.74%) OpenText
6 1 (0.74%) Northgate
6 1 (0.74%) Wall Street Systems
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