The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 49 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1939 1838 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.66% 3.64% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 4.76% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1285 1387
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 15
Average hourly rate £31.33 £37.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +93.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £21.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £62.50 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +63.63%
Business Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London +6 1030 £480 +1.05% 240
South East -18 270 £400 +1.26% 57
North West +1 163 £406 +10.54% 38
Yorkshire -4 110 £370 +2.06% 28
South West -14 101 £404 +3.52% 23
East of England -2 83 £350 -12.50% 20
West Midlands +11 77 £365 -8.75% 41
East Midlands -14 49 £425 -5.55% 14
North East +10 46 £475 -7.31% 8
Midlands +3 8 £500 +42.85% 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 1440 (38.04%) Finance
2 858 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 835 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 775 (20.48%) Project Management
5 735 (19.42%) Banking
6 520 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
7 478 (12.63%) SQL
8 357 (9.43%) Microsoft
9 311 (8.22%) PRINCE2
10 303 (8.01%) MS Excel
11 301 (7.95%) Investment Banking
12 295 (7.79%) Change Management
13 293 (7.74%) Retail
14 285 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 276 (7.29%) Degree
15 276 (7.29%) Use Case
16 275 (7.27%) Data Analysis
17 272 (7.19%) ISEB
18 258 (6.82%) Waterfall
19 247 (6.53%) Scrum
20 240 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
21 236 (6.24%) CRM
22 229 (6.05%) Migration
23 227 (6.00%) Oracle
24 218 (5.76%) Data Modelling
25 217 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
26 190 (5.02%) SDLC
27 186 (4.91%) MS Visio
28 184 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
28 184 (4.86%) User Stories

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 143 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 65 (1.72%) CMS
3 46 (1.22%) SAS
4 25 (0.66%) Confluence
5 22 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.24%) IIS
12 8 (0.21%) Drupal
13 6 (0.16%) Moodle
13 6 (0.16%) LiveLink
13 6 (0.16%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.16%) Apache
14 5 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 303 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 186 (4.91%) MS Visio
3 160 (4.23%) MS Office
4 125 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (1.69%) MS Project
6 24 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.32%) SPSS
8 7 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.079%) FastStats
12 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 80 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 24 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.29%) Agresso
5 9 (0.24%) Summit
5 9 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.24%) Magento
6 8 (0.21%) Temenos T24
6 8 (0.21%) SAP FI-GL
6 8 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.18%) SAP PS
8 6 (0.16%) Findur
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
9 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.00%) SaaS
2 26 (0.69%) Office 365
3 17 (0.45%) PaaS
4 11 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
5 10 (0.26%) Force.com
6 5 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.11%) Taleo
8 3 (0.079%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.079%) Yammer
8 3 (0.079%) IaaS
8 3 (0.079%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.026%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.026%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.11%) Intranet
2 27 (0.71%) Internet
3 12 (0.32%) WAN
4 11 (0.29%) Firewall
5 10 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (0.24%) Network Security
7 8 (0.21%) HTTP
7 8 (0.21%) LDAP
8 6 (0.16%) LAN
8 6 (0.16%) MVNO
9 5 (0.13%) VPN
10 4 (0.11%) VoIP
10 4 (0.11%) SAN
10 4 (0.11%) Extranet
11 3 (0.079%) NAS
11 3 (0.079%) MPLS
11 3 (0.079%) ATM
11 3 (0.079%) Broadband
11 3 (0.079%) DNS
12 2 (0.053%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
2 180 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 78 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
5 55 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 53 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 53 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (1.16%) MS Access
8 41 (1.08%) QlikView
9 39 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 32 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 32 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (0.74%) Big Data
14 27 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
15 24 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (0.63%) NoSQL
16 19 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (2.83%) JIRA
2 31 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
3 27 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (0.50%) Rational Rose
5 18 (0.48%) Selenium
6 13 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.24%) Axure RP
9 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Blend
9 8 (0.21%) ERwin
10 6 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.16%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.13%) Toad
11 5 (0.13%) JUnit
11 5 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.11%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.11%) Subversion
12 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.11%) VisualAge
General
1 1440 (38.04%) Finance
2 735 (19.42%) Banking
3 301 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 293 (7.74%) Retail
5 132 (3.49%) Marketing
6 131 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 123 (3.25%) Legal
8 120 (3.17%) Front Office
9 95 (2.51%) Back Office
10 76 (2.01%) Retail Banking
11 64 (1.69%) Advertising
12 59 (1.56%) Law
13 56 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 48 (1.27%) Billing
15 42 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 36 (0.95%) Manufacturing
17 33 (0.87%) Publishing
18 29 (0.77%) General Ledger
19 26 (0.69%) Automotive
20 18 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2853 (75.38%) Analyst
2 2634 (69.59%) Business Analyst
3 284 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 232 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
5 230 (6.08%) Developer
6 214 (5.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 156 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
8 155 (4.10%) Banking Business Analyst
9 136 (3.59%) Architect
10 135 (3.57%) Consultant
11 125 (3.30%) Data Analyst
12 117 (3.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 109 (2.88%) Financial Business Analyst
14 99 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
15 89 (2.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
16 84 (2.22%) IT Business Analyst
17 82 (2.17%) Business Manager
18 77 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
19 68 (1.80%) Technical Business Analyst
19 68 (1.80%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (3.38%) .NET
2 105 (2.77%) XML
3 93 (2.46%) Web Services
4 89 (2.35%) HTML
5 51 (1.35%) CSS
6 35 (0.92%) Middleware
7 34 (0.90%) HTML5
8 33 (0.87%) Spring
8 33 (0.87%) jQuery
9 28 (0.74%) JSON
10 24 (0.63%) WPF
11 22 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 20 (0.53%) RESTful
13 19 (0.50%) XSD
14 18 (0.48%) JSP
15 15 (0.40%) MooTools
16 14 (0.37%) XML Schema
17 13 (0.34%) Django
17 13 (0.34%) AngularJS
18 12 (0.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 520 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 139 (3.67%) Derivative
4 117 (3.09%) Fixed Income
5 105 (2.77%) User Experience
6 94 (2.48%) Equities
7 86 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 61 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 46 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 45 (1.19%) Reference Data
11 41 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 41 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 40 (1.06%) NHS
13 34 (0.90%) Market Risk
14 32 (0.85%) Social Media
14 32 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 31 (0.82%) Visualisation
16 28 (0.74%) Data Integration
16 28 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
17 22 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (1.93%) Windows
2 48 (1.27%) Linux
3 46 (1.22%) UNIX
4 15 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.11%) AIX
8 3 (0.079%) Android
8 3 (0.079%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.079%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.053%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.026%) MVS
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.026%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 775 (20.48%) Project Management
4 311 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 295 (7.79%) Change Management
6 285 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 276 (7.29%) Use Case
8 275 (7.27%) Data Analysis
9 258 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 247 (6.53%) Scrum
11 240 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
12 236 (6.24%) CRM
13 229 (6.05%) Migration
14 218 (5.76%) Data Modelling
15 190 (5.02%) SDLC
16 184 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
16 184 (4.86%) User Stories
17 182 (4.81%) Workflow
18 177 (4.68%) UML
19 155 (4.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 478 (12.63%) SQL
2 137 (3.62%) Java
3 79 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 77 (2.03%) C#
5 46 (1.22%) VBA
6 43 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 40 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 25 (0.66%) C
9 22 (0.58%) Scala
10 21 (0.55%) PHP
10 21 (0.55%) Python
11 17 (0.45%) VB
11 17 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.34%) Ruby
12 13 (0.34%) C++
13 12 (0.32%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.24%) R
15 8 (0.21%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.18%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 276 (7.29%) Degree
2 272 (7.19%) ISEB
3 112 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 53 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 35 (0.92%) PMP
7 33 (0.87%) IIBA
8 31 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 27 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (0.71%) CBAP
10 26 (0.69%) APMP
11 21 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.37%) CIMA
13 14 (0.37%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.29%) ACCA
15 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.18%) CISSP
16 7 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
17 6 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.78%) QA
2 47 (1.24%) EMIR
3 39 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 37 (0.98%) MiFID
5 36 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 31 (0.82%) FATCA
7 19 (0.50%) SLA
8 18 (0.48%) Basel III
9 15 (0.40%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.37%) COREP
11 10 (0.26%) CRD IV
11 10 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.24%) GAAP
13 8 (0.21%) COBIT
14 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.18%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.18%) FINREP
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.079%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.079%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.053%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.053%) XenApp
5 1 (0.026%) XenServer
5 1 (0.026%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.026%) vSphere
5 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.026%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.026%) Varnish
5 1 (0.026%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.40%) Puppet
3 13 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.079%) OpenView
5 3 (0.079%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.053%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.053%) systemd
6 2 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.026%) SCCM
7 1 (0.026%) SCOM
7 1 (0.026%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.026%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.026%) Control-M
7 1 (0.026%) Nagios
7 1 (0.026%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.026%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.026%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 357 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 227 (6.00%) Oracle
3 128 (3.38%) SAP
4 65 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (1.22%) IBM
6 38 (1.00%) Cognos
7 34 (0.90%) Informatica
8 30 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 29 (0.77%) Teradata
10 25 (0.66%) HP
10 25 (0.66%) hybris
11 24 (0.63%) Guidewire
11 24 (0.63%) Sybase
11 24 (0.63%) Adobe
12 20 (0.53%) Tableau
13 16 (0.42%) Calypso
13 16 (0.42%) Actimize
14 15 (0.40%) Northgate
15 14 (0.37%) Pega
16 13 (0.34%) VMware
London
LA International
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Midlands
DCS Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday