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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 114 90 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.74% 8.58% 6.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.28% 9.20% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 30
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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
1228 978 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.17% 93.23% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 490 317
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 80 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +8 90 £350 +7.69% 4
Marlow +1 1 £251 -33.20%
Amersham -1 1 £500 - 1
High Wycombe -5 1 £413 +10.00%
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 114 (51.35%) Finance
2 89 (40.09%) Business Analysis
3 54 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (18.02%) Banking
6 32 (14.41%) Retail
7 29 (13.06%) PRINCE2
8 28 (12.61%) Scrum
9 25 (11.26%) Project Management
10 24 (10.81%) User Stories
10 24 (10.81%) SAP
11 23 (10.36%) BDD
12 22 (9.91%) Automotive
13 21 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (9.01%) CRM
14 20 (9.01%) Migration
15 19 (8.56%) Use Case
15 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (7.66%) Web Development
16 17 (7.66%) Telecoms
16 17 (7.66%) Oracle
17 16 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
18 15 (6.76%) Data Modelling
19 13 (5.86%) ISEB
19 13 (5.86%) Intranet
19 13 (5.86%) MS Excel
19 13 (5.86%) OO
19 13 (5.86%) Marketing
20 12 (5.41%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.50%) CMS
3 9 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.35%) IIS
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS Office
3 7 (3.15%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.35%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.35%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Intranet
2 7 (3.15%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.60%) MS Access
3 7 (3.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.25%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.80%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.90%) DB2
8 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.90%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 114 (51.35%) Finance
2 40 (18.02%) Banking
3 32 (14.41%) Retail
4 22 (9.91%) Automotive
5 17 (7.66%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.86%) Marketing
7 9 (4.05%) Retail Banking
7 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.70%) Electronics
9 5 (2.25%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) International Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.80%) HTML
2 3 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) XSL
3 1 (0.45%) XHTML
3 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.50%) Credit Risk
3 9 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.70%) DTV
5 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.35%) EPoS
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.95%) Windows
2 6 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (1.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.09%) Business Analysis
2 54 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.06%) PRINCE2
5 28 (12.61%) Scrum
6 25 (11.26%) Project Management
7 24 (10.81%) User Stories
8 23 (10.36%) BDD
9 21 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (9.01%) CRM
10 20 (9.01%) Migration
11 19 (8.56%) Use Case
12 17 (7.66%) Web Development
13 15 (6.76%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.86%) OO
15 12 (5.41%) Waterfall
16 11 (4.95%) E-Commerce
17 10 (4.50%) UML
17 10 (4.50%) ITIL
17 10 (4.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.35%) SQL
1 3 (1.35%) VB
2 2 (0.90%) VBA
2 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.45%) COBOL
3 1 (0.45%) PL/1
3 1 (0.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) ISEB
2 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.25%) Degree
4 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) Solvency II
1 4 (1.80%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.80%) COREP
1 4 (1.80%) FINREP
2 1 (0.45%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) Basel II
2 1 (0.45%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (10.81%) SAP
2 17 (7.66%) Oracle
3 9 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.80%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.35%) Cognos
5 3 (1.35%) Informatica
5 3 (1.35%) Lotus
5 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.35%) IBM
6 2 (0.90%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.45%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) CA
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy
7 1 (0.45%) Cramer
7 1 (0.45%) Progress