The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 159 139 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.13% 9.61% 9.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.77% 10.31% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 83
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £286 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1351 1348 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.54% 93.22% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 677 641
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 99 112
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Business Analyst
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 83 £450 +5.88% 15
Leicestershire +18 34 £475 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 28 £310 -14.48% 8
Derbyshire -6 5 £300 -17.80% 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 140 (45.75%) Finance
2 126 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 88 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (28.43%) Banking
5 71 (23.20%) Retail
6 35 (11.44%) Project Management
7 34 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 29 (9.48%) Change Management
9 27 (8.82%) UML
10 26 (8.50%) Use Case
11 25 (8.17%) Retail Banking
11 25 (8.17%) Risk Management
12 18 (5.88%) IBM
13 16 (5.23%) Scrum
13 16 (5.23%) Migration
13 16 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (4.90%) Business Process Improvement
14 15 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
15 14 (4.58%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (3.92%) Process Improvement
16 12 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (3.92%) WebSphere
17 11 (3.59%) Data Analysis
17 11 (3.59%) Systems Analysis
17 11 (3.59%) Legal
17 11 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (3.59%) PRINCE2
18 10 (3.27%) BPR

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.65%) Confluence
2 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) SAS
3 1 (0.33%) CICS
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.31%) MS Project
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
2 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.96%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) SMS
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) SAN
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.33%) DB2
3 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 140 (45.75%) Finance
2 87 (28.43%) Banking
3 71 (23.20%) Retail
4 25 (8.17%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.59%) Legal
6 10 (3.27%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Local Government
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.65%) .NET
1 2 (0.65%) J2EE
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Struts
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) Spring
2 1 (0.33%) Mason
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.94%) SWIFT
2 7 (2.29%) NHS
3 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.98%) APACS
4 3 (0.98%) FMCG
5 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) CMDB
6 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.33%) DTV
6 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 88 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (11.44%) Project Management
4 34 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 29 (9.48%) Change Management
6 27 (8.82%) UML
7 26 (8.50%) Use Case
8 25 (8.17%) Risk Management
9 16 (5.23%) Scrum
9 16 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (5.23%) Migration
10 15 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (4.90%) Business Process Improvement
11 14 (4.58%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (3.92%) Process Improvement
13 11 (3.59%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (3.59%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.94%) SQL
2 2 (0.65%) VBA
2 2 (0.65%) C#
3 1 (0.33%) Java
3 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.33%) PL/1
3 1 (0.33%) VB
3 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (2.94%) Degree
2 6 (1.96%) ISEB
3 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) IIBA
5 1 (0.33%) CBAP
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.63%) ISO 8583
3 4 (1.31%) QA
4 2 (0.65%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (5.88%) IBM
2 8 (2.61%) ATG
3 7 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.29%) hybris
4 5 (1.63%) Oracle
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.65%) Teradata
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Siemens
7 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
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