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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1690 1533 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.58% 3.27% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 4.20% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1109 1048
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.84 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.05 £140.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +14.51%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 827 £480 +0.94% 275
South East +3 270 £400 -0.62% 73
Yorkshire +1 128 £375 +7.14% 50
West Midlands +27 99 £398 +11.18% 43
North West -8 98 £375 -2.59% 54
South West -4 96 £395 -5.67% 27
East of England -12 71 £400 -3.03% 38
East Midlands +4 60 £400 -11.11% 17
North East -3 35 £400 - 4
South Coast -1 3 £450 +12.50%
Midlands -3 2 £375 +3.44%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1198 (34.62%) Finance
2 841 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 695 (20.09%) Banking
4 694 (20.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 672 (19.42%) Project Management
6 479 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
7 431 (12.46%) SQL
8 290 (8.38%) PRINCE2
9 287 (8.29%) Change Management
10 278 (8.03%) Investment Banking
11 276 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 268 (7.75%) Microsoft
13 256 (7.40%) ISEB
14 255 (7.37%) Retail
15 254 (7.34%) Waterfall
16 252 (7.28%) MS Excel
17 251 (7.25%) Data Analysis
18 245 (7.08%) Use Case
19 233 (6.73%) Migration
20 230 (6.65%) Data Modelling
21 228 (6.59%) Scrum
22 225 (6.50%) Degree
23 219 (6.33%) Oracle
24 218 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
25 206 (5.95%) User Stories
26 180 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
27 176 (5.09%) SDLC
28 174 (5.03%) CRM
29 173 (5.00%) UML
30 168 (4.86%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 103 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.21%) CMS
3 41 (1.18%) Confluence
4 29 (0.84%) SAS
5 19 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.26%) LiveLink
11 7 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.17%) Node.js
13 5 (0.14%) Apache
13 5 (0.14%) Drupal
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.14%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.12%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.12%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.087%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 252 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 162 (4.68%) MS Visio
3 126 (3.64%) MS Office
4 96 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (2.31%) MS Project
6 14 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.087%) SPSS
10 2 (0.058%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.058%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 77 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.38%) Sonata
4 12 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 11 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
6 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.29%) Tercero
7 9 (0.26%) Endur
7 9 (0.26%) TradeThru
8 8 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.81%) SaaS
2 21 (0.61%) Office 365
3 16 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.20%) Force.com
7 6 (0.17%) Yammer
8 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.087%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.087%) PaaS
10 2 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.058%) IaaS
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.029%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.029%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.029%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.58%) Internet
2 14 (0.40%) Intranet
2 14 (0.40%) MVNO
3 9 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (0.26%) WebEx
4 8 (0.23%) WAN
5 7 (0.20%) Firewall
6 6 (0.17%) Broadband
6 6 (0.17%) LAN
6 6 (0.17%) LDAP
6 6 (0.17%) Skype
6 6 (0.17%) VoIP
6 6 (0.17%) VPN
7 5 (0.14%) Network Security
7 5 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.12%) CTI
8 4 (0.12%) DNS
8 4 (0.12%) NAS
8 4 (0.12%) SAN
8 4 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
2 150 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 55 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 43 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
6 36 (1.04%) Big Data
7 30 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (0.75%) MS Access
10 26 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 26 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 23 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 23 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 23 (0.66%) QlikView
12 21 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.52%) DB2
14 16 (0.46%) PowerCenter
15 14 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 90 (2.60%) JIRA
2 20 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (0.40%) Selenium
3 14 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.29%) CA Gen
7 10 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.26%) Toad
9 8 (0.23%) ERwin
10 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.17%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.17%) Maven
11 6 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (0.17%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.14%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.14%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 1198 (34.62%) Finance
2 695 (20.09%) Banking
3 278 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 255 (7.37%) Retail
5 148 (4.28%) Front Office
6 113 (3.27%) Legal
7 96 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 81 (2.34%) Back Office
9 78 (2.25%) Marketing
10 62 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 51 (1.47%) Law
12 42 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 39 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.98%) Manufacturing
15 32 (0.92%) Advertising
15 32 (0.92%) Billing
16 29 (0.84%) Local Government
17 28 (0.81%) Publishing
18 21 (0.61%) Automotive
18 21 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2600 (75.14%) Analyst
2 2341 (67.66%) Business Analyst
3 273 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 226 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
5 208 (6.01%) Banking Analyst
5 208 (6.01%) Senior Business Analyst
6 191 (5.52%) Financial Analyst
7 182 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
8 169 (4.88%) Consultant
9 167 (4.83%) Developer
10 157 (4.54%) IT Analyst
11 151 (4.36%) Business IT Analyst
12 150 (4.34%) Banking Business Analyst
12 150 (4.34%) IT Business Analyst
13 142 (4.10%) Data Business Analyst
14 136 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
15 134 (3.87%) Project Analyst
16 127 (3.67%) Digital Business Analyst
17 125 (3.61%) Digital Analyst
18 124 (3.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.72%) Web Services
2 83 (2.40%) .NET
3 68 (1.97%) XML
4 59 (1.71%) HTML
5 41 (1.18%) CSS
6 27 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 24 (0.69%) HTML5
8 21 (0.61%) jQuery
9 19 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 18 (0.52%) Spring
11 16 (0.46%) COM
11 16 (0.46%) Middleware
12 15 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (0.40%) REST
14 11 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (0.32%) JMS
15 10 (0.29%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.29%) J2EE
15 10 (0.29%) JSON
15 10 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 479 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 153 (4.42%) Derivative
4 103 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 99 (2.86%) Equities
6 90 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 79 (2.28%) User Experience
8 57 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 52 (1.50%) NHS
10 50 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 48 (1.39%) Market Risk
11 48 (1.39%) Reference Data
12 38 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
13 32 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 28 (0.81%) Data Integration
15 26 (0.75%) Mobile App
16 21 (0.61%) Data Centre
16 21 (0.61%) Visualisation
17 16 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 90 (2.60%) Windows
2 55 (1.59%) Unix
3 37 (1.07%) Linux
4 15 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.20%) Android
8 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.12%) AIX
11 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.058%) Solaris
13 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.029%) VMS
13 1 (0.029%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (20.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 672 (19.42%) Project Management
4 290 (8.38%) PRINCE2
5 287 (8.29%) Change Management
6 276 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 254 (7.34%) Waterfall
8 251 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 245 (7.08%) Use Case
10 233 (6.73%) Migration
11 230 (6.65%) Data Modelling
12 228 (6.59%) Scrum
13 218 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
14 206 (5.95%) User Stories
15 176 (5.09%) SDLC
16 174 (5.03%) CRM
17 173 (5.00%) UML
18 155 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
19 151 (4.36%) Asset Management
20 138 (3.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 431 (12.46%) SQL
2 112 (3.24%) Java
3 85 (2.46%) C#
3 85 (2.46%) JavaScript
4 50 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 28 (0.81%) Python
5 28 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 27 (0.78%) C
7 20 (0.58%) C++
8 19 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 19 (0.55%) VBA
9 18 (0.52%) Ruby
10 11 (0.32%) PHP
10 11 (0.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.20%) JCL
11 7 (0.20%) R
11 7 (0.20%) VB
12 6 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.17%) Scala
13 5 (0.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 256 (7.40%) ISEB
2 225 (6.50%) Degree
3 122 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 49 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.10%) CBAP
7 38 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 37 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.84%) PMP
10 25 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.58%) IIBA
12 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.35%) ACCA
13 12 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.29%) APMP
14 10 (0.29%) CIMA
15 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
16 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.84%) QA
2 94 (2.72%) MiFID
3 85 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 54 (1.56%) EMIR
5 37 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
6 36 (1.04%) FATCA
7 32 (0.92%) Solvency II
8 22 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
8 22 (0.64%) SLA
9 14 (0.40%) AIFMD
10 13 (0.38%) CRD IV
11 11 (0.32%) Basel III
11 11 (0.32%) SEPA
12 10 (0.29%) Basel II
12 10 (0.29%) UCITS
13 8 (0.23%) GAAP
13 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.20%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.058%) GPFS
4 2 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.058%) UAG
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.029%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.029%) vCloud
5 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.17%) Control-M
4 5 (0.14%) Puppet
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.12%) yum
6 3 (0.087%) OpenView
7 2 (0.058%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.058%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.029%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.029%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.029%) SCCM
8 1 (0.029%) vRealize
Vendors
1 268 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 219 (6.33%) Oracle
3 131 (3.79%) SAP
4 50 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (1.13%) ServiceNow
6 37 (1.07%) Cognos
7 35 (1.01%) Informatica
8 34 (0.98%) Tableau
9 29 (0.84%) Adobe
9 29 (0.84%) IBM
10 21 (0.61%) Teradata
11 18 (0.52%) Remedy
12 15 (0.43%) Avaloq
12 15 (0.43%) Pega
13 14 (0.40%) HP
13 14 (0.40%) Murex
13 14 (0.40%) Talend
14 13 (0.38%) Bloomberg
15 12 (0.35%) SmartStream
16 11 (0.32%) Sybase
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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