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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 9 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 136 115 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.65% 7.72% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% 8.23% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 74 44
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£425 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £291 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
1323 1398 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.90% 93.89% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 754 545
Average daily rate £350 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £70 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 104 155
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £22.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Northamptonshire -2 53 £425 -2.85% 11
Nottinghamshire +19 38 £419 +19.64% 9
Leicestershire +13 27 £450 -18.18% 10
Derbyshire +17 9 £325 -10.34%
Lincolnshire - 1 £400 - 3
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 96 (37.35%) Finance
2 77 (29.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (24.51%) Banking
4 57 (22.18%) Business Analysis
5 40 (15.56%) Retail
6 37 (14.40%) Change Management
7 32 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (9.73%) GAP Analysis
10 23 (8.95%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.39%) Project Management
11 19 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (6.23%) Retail Banking
12 16 (6.23%) Systems Analysis
12 16 (6.23%) Oracle
13 15 (5.84%) WebSphere
14 14 (5.45%) Use Case
14 14 (5.45%) UML
15 13 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.06%) Risk Management
15 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
15 13 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (4.67%) User Experience
16 12 (4.67%) Legal
16 12 (4.67%) OO
17 11 (4.28%) SQL
17 11 (4.28%) Microsoft
17 11 (4.28%) Manufacturing
17 11 (4.28%) Business Transformation
18 8 (3.11%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (5.84%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (1.17%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) ATM
2 4 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) MS Access
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) QlikView
4 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
1 1 (0.39%) RSpec
1 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 96 (37.35%) Finance
2 63 (24.51%) Banking
3 40 (15.56%) Retail
4 16 (6.23%) Retail Banking
5 12 (4.67%) Legal
6 11 (4.28%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.72%) Marketing
8 6 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.78%) Front Office
10 2 (0.78%) Back Office
10 2 (0.78%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
1 4 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.67%) User Experience
3 8 (3.11%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.11%) NHS
4 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.72%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.95%) Equities
5 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.39%) DTV
6 1 (0.39%) SCADA
6 1 (0.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.11%) UNIX
2 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (22.18%) Business Analysis
3 37 (14.40%) Change Management
4 32 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (9.73%) GAP Analysis
6 23 (8.95%) E-Commerce
7 19 (7.39%) Project Management
7 19 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (6.23%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (5.45%) Use Case
9 14 (5.45%) UML
10 13 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.06%) Risk Management
10 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 13 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (4.67%) OO
12 11 (4.28%) Business Transformation
13 8 (3.11%) User Stories
13 8 (3.11%) Business Development
13 8 (3.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.28%) SQL
2 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.39%) C#
3 1 (0.39%) Java
3 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
1 6 (2.33%) ISEB
2 5 (1.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (6.23%) Oracle
2 11 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.72%) SAP
4 4 (1.56%) IBM
4 4 (1.56%) HP
5 3 (1.17%) Siemens
6 2 (0.78%) TSYS
6 2 (0.78%) Sage
6 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.39%) Northgate
7 1 (0.39%) hybris
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