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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 53 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1584 1570 1674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.42% 3.49% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 4.63% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1026 1167
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.72 £15.54 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £141.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.41%
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
35314 33935 29852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.35% 75.53% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22438 20877 18206
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1028 1078
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 802 £475 +3.26% 247
South East +5 272 £400 - 104
North West +23 114 £400 +6.66% 47
South West +12 105 £400 -2.43% 38
Yorkshire +34 99 £364 +3.78% 35
East of England +16 82 £379 -11.91% 32
West Midlands -11 46 £340 -9.33% 47
East Midlands -19 41 £425 - 21
North East +16 20 £363 +22.88% 4
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1237 (38.19%) Finance
2 677 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 669 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 632 (19.51%) Banking
5 597 (18.43%) Project Management
6 441 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
7 392 (12.10%) SQL
8 321 (9.91%) Retail
9 266 (8.21%) Microsoft
10 265 (8.18%) ISEB
11 261 (8.06%) Change Management
12 258 (7.97%) Investment Banking
13 256 (7.90%) Data Modelling
14 243 (7.50%) Data Analysis
15 240 (7.41%) PRINCE2
16 239 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
17 234 (7.22%) MS Excel
18 229 (7.07%) Migration
19 223 (6.88%) Use Case
20 221 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
21 215 (6.64%) Degree
22 210 (6.48%) MS Visio
23 205 (6.33%) E-Commerce
24 204 (6.30%) Scrum
25 197 (6.08%) GAP Analysis
26 187 (5.77%) Oracle
27 180 (5.56%) CRM
28 173 (5.34%) Workflow
29 172 (5.31%) UML
30 170 (5.25%) Waterfall

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 97 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.17%) SAS
3 36 (1.11%) CMS
4 26 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (0.68%) Confluence
6 17 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.19%) JBoss
10 6 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.19%) Lync
11 5 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.15%) Drupal
12 4 (0.12%) Moodle
12 4 (0.12%) FileNet
12 4 (0.12%) Apache
12 4 (0.12%) MTS
12 4 (0.12%) Documentum
13 3 (0.093%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 234 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 210 (6.48%) MS Visio
3 146 (4.51%) MS Office
4 106 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 87 (2.69%) MS Project
6 17 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.093%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.062%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.031%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.031%) FastStats
10 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 51 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 14 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 13 (0.40%) Agresso
5 13 (0.40%) thinkFolio
6 10 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
9 7 (0.22%) ZaiNet
9 7 (0.22%) Endur
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.19%) Loan IQ
10 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.80%) SaaS
2 11 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.31%) Force.com
4 8 (0.25%) IaaS
5 6 (0.19%) Office 365
6 3 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.093%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.062%) PaaS
8 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.031%) Taleo
8 1 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.031%) LucidChart
8 1 (0.031%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.93%) Intranet
2 25 (0.77%) HTTP
3 16 (0.49%) Internet
3 16 (0.49%) VLAN
4 12 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (0.31%) ATM
6 7 (0.22%) WAN
7 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.15%) LAN
9 4 (0.12%) VoIP
9 4 (0.12%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.12%) Firewall
9 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.093%) Broadband
11 2 (0.062%) VPN
11 2 (0.062%) IMAP
11 2 (0.062%) NFC
12 1 (0.031%) Network Security
12 1 (0.031%) SIGTRAN
12 1 (0.031%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
2 132 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 52 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 42 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 31 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (0.90%) QlikView
9 28 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 25 (0.77%) Big Data
12 24 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 18 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
14 15 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 14 (0.43%) MS Access
16 13 (0.40%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 73 (2.25%) JIRA
2 20 (0.62%) Subversion
2 20 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.34%) Maven
4 10 (0.31%) Selenium
5 9 (0.28%) Ant
5 9 (0.28%) JUnit
6 8 (0.25%) Toad
6 8 (0.25%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.22%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.19%) CppUnit
9 5 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.15%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.15%) Hudson
10 4 (0.12%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.12%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.12%) NUnit
10 4 (0.12%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.093%) ERwin
General
1 1237 (38.19%) Finance
2 632 (19.51%) Banking
3 321 (9.91%) Retail
4 258 (7.97%) Investment Banking
5 167 (5.16%) Front Office
6 105 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.66%) Legal
8 81 (2.50%) Back Office
9 80 (2.47%) Retail Banking
10 66 (2.04%) Marketing
11 62 (1.91%) Advertising
12 55 (1.70%) Publishing
13 48 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 42 (1.30%) Law
14 42 (1.30%) Manufacturing
15 33 (1.02%) Automotive
16 27 (0.83%) Local Government
17 24 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.56%) Billing
19 12 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 2432 (75.08%) Analyst
2 2237 (69.06%) Business Analyst
3 236 (7.29%) Project Manager
4 165 (5.09%) Developer
4 165 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
5 156 (4.82%) Consultant
6 153 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
7 147 (4.54%) Data Analyst
8 143 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
9 114 (3.52%) Architect
10 109 (3.37%) Banking Business Analyst
11 92 (2.84%) Financial Business Analyst
12 80 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
13 75 (2.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 71 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
14 71 (2.19%) Business Manager
15 69 (2.13%) IT Business Analyst
16 65 (2.01%) Technical Business Analyst
17 62 (1.91%) Lead Business Analyst
18 59 (1.82%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.06%) .NET
2 79 (2.44%) XML
3 64 (1.98%) HTML
4 57 (1.76%) Web Services
5 30 (0.93%) SOAP
5 30 (0.93%) HTML5
6 29 (0.90%) Spring
7 24 (0.74%) CSS
8 23 (0.71%) Middleware
9 21 (0.65%) FpML
9 21 (0.65%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.52%) XSLT
10 17 (0.52%) Java EE
11 14 (0.43%) WinForms
11 14 (0.43%) jQuery
12 13 (0.40%) .NET Framework
12 13 (0.40%) Mason
13 11 (0.34%) Visualforce
13 11 (0.34%) WPF
13 11 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 441 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 118 (3.64%) Derivative
4 80 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 78 (2.41%) User Experience
6 75 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 61 (1.88%) Equities
8 49 (1.51%) Credit Risk
9 45 (1.39%) Market Risk
10 38 (1.17%) Reference Data
11 37 (1.14%) SWIFT
12 34 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 34 (1.05%) Open Source
12 34 (1.05%) NHS
13 33 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 32 (0.99%) Data Integration
15 29 (0.90%) Computer Science
16 28 (0.86%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.80%) FMCG
18 21 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 93 (2.87%) Windows
2 63 (1.95%) UNIX
3 34 (1.05%) Linux
4 20 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (0.34%) Android
7 9 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.093%) AIX
11 2 (0.062%) VME
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.031%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.031%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.031%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 669 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
3 597 (18.43%) Project Management
4 261 (8.06%) Change Management
5 256 (7.90%) Data Modelling
6 243 (7.50%) Data Analysis
7 240 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 239 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 229 (7.07%) Migration
10 223 (6.88%) Use Case
11 221 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 205 (6.33%) E-Commerce
13 204 (6.30%) Scrum
14 197 (6.08%) GAP Analysis
15 180 (5.56%) CRM
16 173 (5.34%) Workflow
17 172 (5.31%) UML
18 170 (5.25%) Waterfall
19 157 (4.85%) ITIL
20 139 (4.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 392 (12.10%) SQL
2 133 (4.11%) Java
3 80 (2.47%) C#
4 64 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 49 (1.51%) VBA
6 44 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 40 (1.23%) C
8 26 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 23 (0.71%) C++
10 18 (0.56%) VB
11 15 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 15 (0.46%) Python
12 12 (0.37%) Apex Code
13 11 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.28%) Perl
15 8 (0.25%) Groovy
15 8 (0.25%) R
16 6 (0.19%) Scala
17 5 (0.15%) Korn
17 5 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 265 (8.18%) ISEB
2 215 (6.64%) Degree
3 103 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 68 (2.10%) VCP4
5 50 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 42 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 36 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (0.96%) CBAP
9 27 (0.83%) PMP
10 24 (0.74%) IIBA
11 18 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.25%) CIMA
16 7 (0.22%) MBA
16 7 (0.22%) ACCA
16 7 (0.22%) APMP
17 6 (0.19%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.67%) QA
2 36 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.83%) Solvency II
5 26 (0.80%) EMIR
6 22 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.68%) SLA
7 20 (0.62%) FATCA
8 17 (0.52%) Basel III
9 14 (0.43%) COREP
10 13 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.37%) FINREP
11 12 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (0.28%) Basel II
13 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.22%) MiFID
15 5 (0.15%) GxP
16 3 (0.093%) UCITS
17 2 (0.062%) ISO 9000
18 1 (0.031%) GAAP
System Software
1 18 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.12%) HDFS
3 2 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.062%) XenApp
4 1 (0.031%) vSphere
4 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.15%) SCCM
3 5 (0.15%) Control-M
4 2 (0.062%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.031%) OpenView
5 1 (0.031%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 266 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 187 (5.77%) Oracle
3 119 (3.67%) SAP
4 62 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 58 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 46 (1.42%) Cognos
7 38 (1.17%) HP
8 33 (1.02%) Citrix
8 33 (1.02%) IBM
9 31 (0.96%) Siebel
10 20 (0.62%) Sybase
10 20 (0.62%) Murex
10 20 (0.62%) Tableau
11 18 (0.56%) Calypso
11 18 (0.56%) Informatica
12 17 (0.52%) Adobe
12 17 (0.52%) Bloomberg
12 17 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.49%) Hyperion
13 16 (0.49%) hybris
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