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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 8 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 60 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.57% 4.62% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.17% 4.83% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 65
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £294 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +109.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +75.59%
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
1016 1241 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.76% 95.54% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 562 591
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 61
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 117 £400 +14.28% 13
High Wycombe +1 1 - - 3
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 88 (45.13%) Banking
2 61 (31.28%) Finance
3 60 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 40 (20.51%) Migration
5 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.36%) Project Management
7 27 (13.85%) Data Migration
8 25 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.79%) MS Office
9 23 (11.79%) MS Visio
10 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.23%) Retail
11 18 (9.23%) Change Management
12 17 (8.72%) ERP
13 16 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (7.69%) Logistics
14 15 (7.69%) IFS
15 14 (7.18%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (7.18%) Oracle
15 14 (7.18%) Waterfall
16 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared
18 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (5.13%) User Stories
19 10 (5.13%) Integration Testing
19 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
19 10 (5.13%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (3.08%) SAS
2 3 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (11.79%) MS Office
1 23 (11.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Casewise Modeler
3 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) BGP
1 3 (1.54%) MPLS
2 2 (1.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.59%) QlikView
2 7 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.56%) PowerPivot
4 4 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.54%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 88 (45.13%) Banking
2 61 (31.28%) Finance
3 18 (9.23%) Retail
4 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.10%) Marketing
5 8 (4.10%) Wholesale Banking
6 6 (3.08%) Electronics
7 3 (1.54%) Automotive
7 3 (1.54%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) .NET
1 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.51%) EDI
1 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.05%) Blockchain
3 4 (2.05%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.05%) User Experience
4 3 (1.54%) Bitcoin
4 3 (1.54%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.51%) Derivative
6 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.51%) FMCG
6 1 (0.51%) PDA
6 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.03%) Windows
1 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 40 (20.51%) Migration
3 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.36%) Project Management
5 27 (13.85%) Data Migration
6 25 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
8 18 (9.23%) Change Management
9 17 (8.72%) ERP
10 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.69%) Logistics
11 14 (7.18%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (7.18%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (5.13%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.13%) User Stories
14 8 (4.10%) Scrum
14 8 (4.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.59%) SQL
2 6 (3.08%) C#
3 5 (2.56%) Java
3 5 (2.56%) VB
3 5 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) IIBA
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.51%) MiFID
1 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.69%) IFS
3 14 (7.18%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 6 (3.08%) Teradata
6 3 (1.54%) Casewise
6 3 (1.54%) Cisco
6 3 (1.54%) Huawei
6 3 (1.54%) Murex
6 3 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.54%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (1.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.03%) ILOG
8 1 (0.51%) Calypso
8 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy
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