The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 128 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.09% 7.96% 8.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% 8.60% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 83 67
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1483 1524 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.74% 92.64% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 765 650
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 137
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Northamptonshire +5 56 £450 +5.88% 9
Nottinghamshire +13 39 £375 +11.52% 6
Leicestershire +1 22 £425 +25.92% 4
Derbyshire -3 5 £300 -14.28%
Lincolnshire +8 2 £410 +9.33%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 126 (41.72%) Finance
2 98 (32.45%) Business Analysis
3 91 (30.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (23.51%) Banking
5 69 (22.85%) Retail
6 42 (13.91%) E-Commerce
7 32 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (10.26%) Use Case
9 30 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (9.60%) Change Management
10 29 (9.60%) Project Management
11 25 (8.28%) Risk Management
12 21 (6.95%) WebSphere
13 20 (6.62%) Retail Banking
13 20 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (6.62%) IBM
13 20 (6.62%) UML
14 17 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (4.30%) Data Analysis
16 11 (3.64%) Systems Analysis
16 11 (3.64%) Migration
16 11 (3.64%) Legal
16 11 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (3.64%) Business Process Improvement
17 9 (2.98%) Customer Engagement
18 8 (2.65%) Waterfall
18 8 (2.65%) Business Transformation
18 8 (2.65%) User Experience
18 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (6.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.99%) SAS
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Project
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Agresso
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) SMS
2 2 (0.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.66%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 126 (41.72%) Finance
2 71 (23.51%) Banking
3 69 (22.85%) Retail
4 20 (6.62%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.64%) Legal
6 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Marketing
7 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) J2EE
1 2 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) Spring
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.33%) Mason
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Struts
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.65%) User Experience
3 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.66%) NHS
5 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.66%) DTV
6 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.33%) PMI
7 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.45%) Business Analysis
2 91 (30.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (13.91%) E-Commerce
4 32 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (10.26%) Use Case
6 29 (9.60%) Change Management
6 29 (9.60%) Project Management
7 25 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 20 (6.62%) UML
8 20 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (4.30%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.64%) Migration
11 11 (3.64%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (3.64%) Business Process Improvement
11 11 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (2.98%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (2.65%) Waterfall
13 8 (2.65%) Scrum
13 8 (2.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.99%) SQL
2 4 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (0.66%) VBA
4 1 (0.33%) PL/1
4 1 (0.33%) C
4 1 (0.33%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.32%) ISEB
1 7 (2.32%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.66%) CBAP
4 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.33%) MBA
4 1 (0.33%) IIBA
4 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 8583
2 3 (0.99%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (6.62%) IBM
2 7 (2.32%) Oracle
3 6 (1.99%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.66%) ATG
5 4 (1.32%) hybris
6 3 (0.99%) SAP
7 2 (0.66%) TSYS
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Siemens
8 1 (0.33%) Sage
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