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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 105 113 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.65% 9.46% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.13% 10.18% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 36
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£375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
1291 1110 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.10% 92.96% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 625 511
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 68
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 81 £388 +10.71% 6
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £230 -
Bletchley - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (41.14%) Business Analysis
2 52 (32.91%) Finance
3 32 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (15.82%) Automotive
5 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (12.03%) Project Management
8 18 (11.39%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.76%) Waterfall
10 16 (10.13%) Degree
10 16 (10.13%) ISEB
11 15 (9.49%) ITIL
12 14 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.86%) Banking
12 14 (8.86%) Retail
13 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (7.59%) CRM
14 12 (7.59%) MS Visio
14 12 (7.59%) SAP
15 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.96%) Marketing
15 11 (6.96%) User Stories
15 11 (6.96%) Software Delivery
16 9 (5.70%) Programme Management
16 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
17 8 (5.06%) Change Management
17 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
17 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
17 8 (5.06%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) ATM
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.90%) MS Access
3 3 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.27%) Xcelsius
4 2 (1.27%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.63%) OLAP
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Toad
General
1 52 (32.91%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Automotive
3 14 (8.86%) Banking
3 14 (8.86%) Retail
4 11 (6.96%) Marketing
5 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.80%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) HTML
2 3 (1.90%) HTML5
3 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.80%) DTV
4 3 (1.90%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Windows
1 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.14%) Business Analysis
2 32 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.03%) Project Management
5 18 (11.39%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.76%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.49%) ITIL
8 14 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.59%) CRM
10 12 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.96%) User Stories
11 11 (6.96%) Software Delivery
12 9 (5.70%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.06%) Change Management
14 7 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (3.80%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (3.80%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.06%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) ISEB
1 16 (10.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Basel III
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (7.59%) SAP
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle
3 4 (2.53%) Remedy
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.27%) JDA
6 1 (0.63%) Lotus
6 1 (0.63%) OpenText
6 1 (0.63%) Northgate
6 1 (0.63%) Capita