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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 63 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1686 1846 1831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.39% 3.55% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 4.38% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1324 1295
Median daily rate £445 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £24.16 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.02% -23.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £60.54 £91.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
41492 42194 40271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.40% 81.13% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27669 28069 25578
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1167 1122
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 804 £475 -2.56% 123
South East +21 266 £425 +6.25% 40
North West -12 115 £400 +5.26% 38
East of England +14 102 £350 - 15
West Midlands +2 102 £400 +2.56% 30
Yorkshire -6 92 £380 +8.18% 19
South West -5 88 £411 -1.49% 15
East Midlands +4 78 £400 -5.88% 9
North East -36 33 £450 +1.12% 4
Midlands -7 7 £500 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 1177 (34.08%) Finance
2 1086 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 763 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 676 (19.57%) Project Management
5 569 (16.47%) Banking
6 511 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
7 400 (11.58%) SQL
8 379 (10.97%) Use Case
9 351 (10.16%) Retail
10 322 (9.32%) Change Management
11 308 (8.92%) Scrum
12 292 (8.45%) Waterfall
13 282 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
14 281 (8.14%) PRINCE2
15 277 (8.02%) User Stories
16 275 (7.96%) Microsoft
17 273 (7.90%) Degree
18 260 (7.53%) MS Excel
19 257 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 253 (7.32%) UML
21 247 (7.15%) Data Analysis
22 243 (7.04%) Oracle
22 243 (7.04%) SDLC
23 227 (6.57%) ISEB
24 225 (6.51%) CRM
25 217 (6.28%) Migration
26 201 (5.82%) SAP
27 196 (5.67%) Management Information System
28 189 (5.47%) Data Modelling
29 187 (5.41%) MS Visio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 116 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.65%) Confluence
3 47 (1.36%) CMS
4 35 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 34 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (0.64%) Apache
7 17 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (0.43%) Documentum
8 15 (0.43%) SAS
9 12 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.26%) IIS
12 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.17%) Drupal
14 6 (0.17%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.14%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 260 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 187 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 168 (4.86%) MS Office
4 121 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (2.00%) MS Project
6 17 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.087%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.058%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 86 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.38%) Sonata
7 12 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 12 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.29%) SAP CRM
9 10 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
10 9 (0.26%) Summit
10 9 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 8 (0.23%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.62%) Office 365
2 43 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.87%) IaaS
4 24 (0.69%) SaaS
5 21 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
5 21 (0.61%) Yammer
6 15 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.26%) PaaS
9 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.12%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.12%) Force.com
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.058%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.029%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.029%) CallidusCloud
13 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.19%) Intranet
2 31 (0.90%) Internet
3 20 (0.58%) DNS
4 14 (0.41%) DHCP
4 14 (0.41%) WebEx
5 10 (0.29%) Skype
6 7 (0.20%) Extranet
6 7 (0.20%) NAS
6 7 (0.20%) Network Security
6 7 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.17%) VoIP
8 5 (0.14%) SAN
8 5 (0.14%) VPN
8 5 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.12%) Firewall
9 4 (0.12%) NFC
9 4 (0.12%) Wireless
10 3 (0.087%) LAN
10 3 (0.087%) PBX
10 3 (0.087%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 111 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 69 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 56 (1.62%) Big Data
5 52 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
6 50 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 49 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 38 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 33 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 33 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (0.93%) DB2
11 32 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.78%) QlikView
13 20 (0.58%) MongoDB
14 19 (0.55%) MS Access
15 18 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (4.11%) JIRA
2 34 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.72%) Selenium
4 23 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 22 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 16 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.41%) NUnit
9 12 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.32%) MSTest
10 11 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.29%) JUnit
11 10 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.26%) Subversion
13 8 (0.23%) Ant
13 8 (0.23%) Axure RP
14 7 (0.20%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1177 (34.08%) Finance
2 569 (16.47%) Banking
3 351 (10.16%) Retail
4 155 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 131 (3.79%) Marketing
6 113 (3.27%) Legal
7 108 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 95 (2.75%) Front Office
9 77 (2.23%) Back Office
10 75 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 55 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 48 (1.39%) Retail Banking
13 39 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 37 (1.07%) Automotive
14 37 (1.07%) Law
15 35 (1.01%) Advertising
16 33 (0.96%) Publishing
17 30 (0.87%) Billing
18 25 (0.72%) Local Government
19 24 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 2473 (71.60%) Analyst
2 2223 (64.36%) Business Analyst
3 280 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 187 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 175 (5.07%) Consultant
6 171 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
7 163 (4.72%) Digital Analyst
8 162 (4.69%) Agile Business Analyst
9 159 (4.60%) Digital Business Analyst
10 158 (4.57%) Architect
11 155 (4.49%) Banking Analyst
12 143 (4.14%) Developer
13 140 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
14 138 (4.00%) IT Analyst
15 133 (3.85%) Business IT Analyst
16 128 (3.71%) Finance Business Analyst
17 126 (3.65%) IT Business Analyst
18 124 (3.59%) Banking Business Analyst
19 105 (3.04%) Project Analyst
20 104 (3.01%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.24%) .NET
2 87 (2.52%) Web Services
3 85 (2.46%) HTML
4 63 (1.82%) XML
5 44 (1.27%) HTML5
6 32 (0.93%) Middleware
7 31 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 29 (0.84%) CSS
9 27 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.67%) SOAP
11 22 (0.64%) ASP.NET
12 21 (0.61%) Spring
12 21 (0.61%) WCF
13 20 (0.58%) RESTful
14 19 (0.55%) Entity Framework
14 19 (0.55%) REST
15 18 (0.52%) FpML
15 18 (0.52%) JSON
16 16 (0.46%) COM
17 15 (0.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 511 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 131 (3.79%) User Experience
4 96 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 94 (2.72%) Equities
6 79 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 77 (2.23%) Derivative
8 55 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 48 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 47 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 42 (1.22%) NHS
11 42 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 36 (1.04%) Credit Risk
13 34 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 31 (0.90%) Market Risk
15 30 (0.87%) Data Integration
16 28 (0.81%) Reference Data
17 27 (0.78%) Mobile App
18 25 (0.72%) Mathematics
19 23 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 143 (4.14%) Windows
2 69 (2.00%) Linux
3 55 (1.59%) Unix
4 27 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.46%) Windows Vista
6 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.20%) Android
9 5 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.058%) Solaris
11 2 (0.058%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.058%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.029%) AIX
12 1 (0.029%) MVS
12 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 676 (19.57%) Project Management
4 379 (10.97%) Use Case
5 322 (9.32%) Change Management
6 308 (8.92%) Scrum
7 292 (8.45%) Waterfall
8 282 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 281 (8.14%) PRINCE2
10 277 (8.02%) User Stories
11 257 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 253 (7.32%) UML
13 247 (7.15%) Data Analysis
14 243 (7.04%) SDLC
15 225 (6.51%) CRM
16 217 (6.28%) Migration
17 189 (5.47%) Data Modelling
18 186 (5.39%) ITIL
19 159 (4.60%) Workflow
20 152 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 400 (11.58%) SQL
2 142 (4.11%) Java
3 95 (2.75%) C#
4 77 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 60 (1.74%) Python
6 44 (1.27%) C
7 41 (1.19%) VBA
8 40 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 36 (1.04%) VB
10 34 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 32 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 28 (0.81%) C++
13 26 (0.75%) COBOL
14 20 (0.58%) Ruby
15 18 (0.52%) Scala
16 15 (0.43%) PHP
16 15 (0.43%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.38%) Perl
18 12 (0.35%) ABAP
18 12 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 273 (7.90%) Degree
2 227 (6.57%) ISEB
3 153 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.16%) CBAP
6 39 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 30 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (0.78%) IIBA
9 27 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 26 (0.75%) PMP
11 21 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 14 (0.41%) CISSP
14 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.35%) ACCA
15 12 (0.35%) CIMA
16 11 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.26%) CISA
18 8 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.04%) QA
2 86 (2.49%) MiFID
3 61 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 24 (0.69%) EMIR
6 19 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.38%) SEPA
9 12 (0.35%) Basel III
9 12 (0.35%) FATCA
9 12 (0.35%) SLA
10 11 (0.32%) COBIT
10 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.20%) AIFMD
12 7 (0.20%) Basel II
12 7 (0.20%) UCITS
13 6 (0.17%) GxP
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 71 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (0.14%) Docker
4 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.029%) Samba
5 1 (0.029%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (1.22%) Puppet
2 16 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.14%) Ansible
3 5 (0.14%) Nagios
4 4 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.087%) Control-M
6 2 (0.058%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.058%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.058%) MOM
6 2 (0.058%) SCCM
6 2 (0.058%) SCOM
6 2 (0.058%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.058%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.029%) OPNET
7 1 (0.029%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 275 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 243 (7.04%) Oracle
3 201 (5.82%) SAP
4 89 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (1.51%) Tableau
6 51 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 36 (1.04%) IBM
8 29 (0.84%) Murex
9 25 (0.72%) Infor
10 24 (0.69%) Pega
11 22 (0.64%) SaltStack
12 21 (0.61%) HP
12 21 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 20 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.58%) hybris
14 18 (0.52%) Cognos
14 18 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
15 17 (0.49%) Google
16 14 (0.41%) Avaloq
16 14 (0.41%) Hyperion
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Romec Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Merseyside
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £190 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Romec Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £455.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Above 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago