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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 81 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.75% 6.61% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 7.16% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 45
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -86.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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
1108 1006 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.33% 92.38% 90.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 538 372
Average daily rate £363 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 78
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £21.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 52 £375 - 7
High Wycombe -1 5 £388 +46.22% 2
Aylesbury - 3 £279 -
Chesham - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (49.46%) Finance
2 68 (36.96%) Business Analysis
3 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (17.93%) Banking
4 33 (17.93%) Retail
5 28 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (14.13%) Automotive
7 21 (11.41%) PRINCE2
8 20 (10.87%) SharePoint
9 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (9.24%) Project Management
11 16 (8.70%) Marketing
11 16 (8.70%) Migration
11 16 (8.70%) User Stories
12 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
12 15 (8.15%) CRM
12 15 (8.15%) SAP
13 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.07%) Scrum
14 12 (6.52%) Oracle
14 12 (6.52%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (5.98%) Use Case
15 11 (5.98%) Intranet
16 10 (5.43%) Programme Management
16 10 (5.43%) ISEB
17 9 (4.89%) Data Modelling
17 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (4.89%) Manufacturing
18 8 (4.35%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.09%) SAP CS
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Office 365
1 2 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) Intranet
2 2 (1.09%) ATM
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.63%) MS Access
5 2 (1.09%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) OLAP
6 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (49.46%) Finance
2 33 (17.93%) Banking
2 33 (17.93%) Retail
3 26 (14.13%) Automotive
4 16 (8.70%) Marketing
5 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.89%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.80%) Electronics
8 5 (2.72%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.63%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.80%) DTV
3 6 (3.26%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.63%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Informatics
7 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.26%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.63%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.96%) Business Analysis
2 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.41%) PRINCE2
5 17 (9.24%) Project Management
6 16 (8.70%) Migration
6 16 (8.70%) User Stories
7 15 (8.15%) CRM
8 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.07%) Scrum
9 12 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.98%) Use Case
11 10 (5.43%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.89%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.35%) Data Analysis
13 8 (4.35%) Web Development
13 8 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.35%) BDD
14 7 (3.80%) Integration Testing
14 7 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.17%) VB
3 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.54%) COBOL
4 1 (0.54%) VBA
4 1 (0.54%) PL/1
4 1 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) ISEB
2 6 (3.26%) Degree
3 4 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
1 3 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.09%) COREP
2 2 (1.09%) FINREP
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (8.15%) SAP
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.09%) Citrix
4 2 (1.09%) IBM
4 2 (1.09%) Lotus
4 2 (1.09%) Progress
4 2 (1.09%) Cognos
4 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.54%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.54%) SunGard
5 1 (0.54%) Informatica
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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