The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1822 1763 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.82% 3.87% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 5.28% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1239 1546
Average daily rate
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£425 £433 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.95 £57.03 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -21.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35491 33389 37029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.28% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22455 20580 21661
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1001 1322
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Business Analysis
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -8 936 £475 - 245
South East +10 292 £363 -4.60% 101
North West +23 122 £374 +14.92% 31
South West +14 114 £400 +6.66% 40
West Midlands +30 93 £375 -6.25% 18
Yorkshire +20 84 £378 +7.85% 20
East Midlands +11 83 £425 +9.67% 18
East of England -11 75 £393 +4.66% 27
Midlands +11 11 £463 +54.16%
North East -25 2 £363 +15.07% 2
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1281 (34.52%) Finance
2 805 (21.69%) Project Management
3 695 (18.73%) Banking
4 639 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 417 (11.24%) SQL
6 350 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 335 (9.03%) Microsoft
8 328 (8.84%) Retail
9 324 (8.73%) Degree
10 319 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
11 312 (8.41%) PRINCE2
12 296 (7.98%) Use Case
13 295 (7.95%) Investment Banking
14 287 (7.73%) Change Management
15 277 (7.46%) CRM
16 275 (7.41%) UML
17 269 (7.25%) MS Excel
18 268 (7.22%) Scrum
19 247 (6.66%) Data Analysis
20 244 (6.58%) ISEB
21 227 (6.12%) MS Visio
22 215 (5.79%) Oracle
23 213 (5.74%) Migration
24 208 (5.60%) Risk Management
25 200 (5.39%) Data Modelling
26 195 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
27 193 (5.20%) E-Commerce
28 188 (5.07%) SAP
29 177 (4.77%) MS Office
30 175 (4.72%) Front Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 153 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.48%) SAS
3 36 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 33 (0.89%) CMS
5 29 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (0.54%) Drupal
7 17 (0.46%) IIS
8 15 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 11 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.22%) Confluence
12 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.22%) Lync
13 7 (0.19%) Node.js
13 7 (0.19%) Documentum
14 6 (0.16%) MS Project Server
15 5 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 269 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 227 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 177 (4.77%) MS Office
4 121 (3.26%) MS Project
5 91 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.054%) SPSS
11 1 (0.027%) Stata
11 1 (0.027%) Windchill
11 1 (0.027%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 67 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.59%) Markit EDM
4 21 (0.57%) SAP SD
5 20 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
6 17 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 14 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.38%) SAP CO
9 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 10 (0.27%) SAP HR
11 9 (0.24%) SAP MM
11 9 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.22%) SAP WM
12 8 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
13 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.57%) SaaS
2 15 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.40%) Force.com
3 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.13%) Office 365
6 4 (0.11%) GitHub
7 3 (0.081%) PaaS
7 3 (0.081%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.054%) Heroku
8 2 (0.054%) IaaS
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.19%) Internet
2 29 (0.78%) Intranet
3 13 (0.35%) Firewall
4 8 (0.22%) LAN
4 8 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.22%) VPN
4 8 (0.22%) HTTP
4 8 (0.22%) SAN
5 7 (0.19%) WAN
5 7 (0.19%) SSL
6 6 (0.16%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.13%) Extranet
7 5 (0.13%) VoIP
7 5 (0.13%) LDAP
8 4 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.081%) MVNO
9 3 (0.081%) VLAN
9 3 (0.081%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.081%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (4.39%) SQL Server
1 163 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 31 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 30 (0.81%) QlikView
8 29 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (0.70%) MySQL
10 24 (0.65%) Big Data
11 23 (0.62%) DB2
12 22 (0.59%) MS Access
13 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.46%) MongoDB
16 14 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
16 14 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (1.51%) JIRA
2 37 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.49%) JUnit
4 15 (0.40%) Maven
4 15 (0.40%) MSTest
5 12 (0.32%) CruiseControl
6 10 (0.27%) ERwin
6 10 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.24%) Rational Rose
8 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.16%) Mockito
9 6 (0.16%) jMock
9 6 (0.16%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.16%) Selenium
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.16%) RequisitePro
10 5 (0.13%) Ant
10 5 (0.13%) Subversion
10 5 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 1281 (34.52%) Finance
2 695 (18.73%) Banking
3 328 (8.84%) Retail
4 295 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 175 (4.72%) Front Office
6 123 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 110 (2.96%) Back Office
8 108 (2.91%) Marketing
9 99 (2.67%) Legal
10 74 (1.99%) Retail Banking
11 60 (1.62%) Advertising
12 56 (1.51%) Publishing
13 52 (1.40%) Manufacturing
14 50 (1.35%) Billing
15 46 (1.24%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.89%) Law
16 33 (0.89%) German Language
17 32 (0.86%) Local Government
18 28 (0.75%) French Language
19 25 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2788 (75.13%) Analyst
2 2551 (68.74%) Business Analyst
3 350 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 248 (6.68%) Senior Analyst
5 234 (6.31%) Senior Business Analyst
6 171 (4.61%) Agile Business Analyst
7 168 (4.53%) Developer
8 156 (4.20%) Consultant
9 137 (3.69%) Systems Analyst
10 135 (3.64%) Banking Business Analyst
11 124 (3.34%) Architect
12 100 (2.69%) Data Analyst
13 96 (2.59%) Financial Business Analyst
14 90 (2.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 86 (2.32%) IT Business Analyst
16 83 (2.24%) Business Manager
17 75 (2.02%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 72 (1.94%) Technical Analyst
19 70 (1.89%) Business Systems Analyst
20 69 (1.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (3.66%) .NET
2 70 (1.89%) Web Services
3 65 (1.75%) XML
3 65 (1.75%) HTML
4 44 (1.19%) J2EE
5 41 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 36 (0.97%) CSS
7 30 (0.81%) Spring
8 27 (0.73%) Middleware
9 24 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 21 (0.57%) Mason
10 21 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (0.54%) HTML5
12 17 (0.46%) jQuery
12 17 (0.46%) WCF
13 14 (0.38%) WPF
13 14 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.35%) Spring MVC
14 13 (0.35%) SOAP
15 12 (0.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 155 (4.18%) Management Information System
2 128 (3.45%) Derivative
3 81 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 76 (2.05%) Fixed Income
5 65 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 64 (1.72%) NHS
7 58 (1.56%) Equities
8 46 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 45 (1.21%) Market Risk
10 40 (1.08%) Reference Data
11 32 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 28 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 28 (0.75%) iPad
13 26 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 24 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
14 24 (0.65%) Social Media
15 23 (0.62%) Open Source
15 23 (0.62%) FMCG
16 22 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
16 22 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 94 (2.53%) Windows
2 49 (1.32%) UNIX
3 26 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 23 (0.62%) Android
5 21 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 17 (0.46%) Linux
7 10 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.081%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.054%) AIX
10 2 (0.054%) Solaris
10 2 (0.054%) VMS
10 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (21.69%) Project Management
2 639 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 350 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 319 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 312 (8.41%) PRINCE2
6 296 (7.98%) Use Case
7 287 (7.73%) Change Management
8 277 (7.46%) CRM
9 275 (7.41%) UML
10 268 (7.22%) Scrum
11 247 (6.66%) Data Analysis
12 213 (5.74%) Migration
13 208 (5.60%) Risk Management
14 200 (5.39%) Data Modelling
15 195 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
16 193 (5.20%) E-Commerce
17 171 (4.61%) Workflow
18 163 (4.39%) GAP Analysis
19 146 (3.93%) Systems Analysis
20 145 (3.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 417 (11.24%) SQL
2 120 (3.23%) Java
3 90 (2.43%) C#
4 58 (1.56%) VBA
5 49 (1.32%) C
6 45 (1.21%) JavaScript
7 28 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 28 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 21 (0.57%) ABAP
9 19 (0.51%) VB
10 17 (0.46%) C++
10 17 (0.46%) Python
11 16 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 14 (0.38%) PHP
13 13 (0.35%) Perl
14 12 (0.32%) Scala
15 11 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.27%) Apex Code
17 9 (0.24%) VBScript
18 8 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 324 (8.73%) Degree
2 244 (6.58%) ISEB
3 123 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 75 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 54 (1.46%) PMP
7 45 (1.21%) CBAP
8 38 (1.02%) IIBA
9 37 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 28 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 19 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 17 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 12 (0.32%) CIMA
14 12 (0.32%) ACCA
15 11 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.30%) APMP
16 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (4.31%) QA
2 44 (1.19%) EMIR
3 37 (1.00%) Basel III
4 35 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
6 33 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.59%) FATCA
8 21 (0.57%) COREP
8 21 (0.57%) FINREP
9 19 (0.51%) CRD IV
10 17 (0.46%) PCI DSS
11 16 (0.43%) Data Quality
12 15 (0.40%) Solvency II
13 14 (0.38%) AIFMD
14 13 (0.35%) MiFID
15 9 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 8 (0.22%) UCITS
17 5 (0.13%) COBIT
17 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
17 5 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.30%) XenApp
2 10 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.11%) Varnish
5 3 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.054%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.054%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.027%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.22%) Control-M
3 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.081%) Puppet
4 3 (0.081%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.081%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.054%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.027%) Salt
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.027%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.027%) SCCM
6 1 (0.027%) SCOM
Vendors
1 335 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 215 (5.79%) Oracle
3 188 (5.07%) SAP
4 114 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 78 (2.10%) Business Objects
6 62 (1.67%) IBM
7 43 (1.16%) Cognos
8 30 (0.81%) hybris
9 28 (0.75%) HP
10 26 (0.70%) Charles River
10 26 (0.70%) Tableau
11 21 (0.57%) JDA
12 19 (0.51%) Siebel
13 18 (0.49%) ATG
13 18 (0.49%) Remedy
14 17 (0.46%) Citrix
15 15 (0.40%) Teradata
15 15 (0.40%) Casewise
15 15 (0.40%) Northgate
16 14 (0.38%) Calypso
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £63000 - £70000 per annum + £5k Car Allow + Bonus to 30%
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £270
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of the Arts
Rate: From £31,771 to £39,081 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £125.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day This is a contract role for 2 months initial
Posted: 2 days ago