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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 59 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1550 1683 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.13% 3.59% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.84% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1204 1215
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £317 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 30
Average hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £19.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £45.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -13 770 £475 - 156
South East -2 274 £400 +3.22% 47
Yorkshire +28 106 £350 -2.09% 26
South West -14 100 £400 +3.22% 26
East of England +24 92 £413 +3.12% 27
North West -11 83 £375 +0.67% 16
West Midlands -2 54 £375 +13.63% 10
East Midlands +2 48 £438 +25.00% 6
North East -13 20 £445 +27.14% 4
Midlands 0 2 - -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1236 (36.59%) Finance
2 747 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 650 (19.24%) Banking
4 623 (18.44%) Project Management
5 618 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 488 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
7 426 (12.61%) SQL
8 348 (10.30%) Retail
9 303 (8.97%) Microsoft
10 284 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 280 (8.29%) ISEB
12 270 (7.99%) Investment Banking
13 263 (7.79%) PRINCE2
14 261 (7.73%) Degree
15 258 (7.64%) Data Modelling
16 254 (7.52%) MS Excel
16 254 (7.52%) Migration
16 254 (7.52%) Change Management
17 250 (7.40%) Use Case
18 238 (7.05%) Scrum
19 233 (6.90%) E-Commerce
20 229 (6.78%) Data Analysis
21 215 (6.36%) Oracle
22 212 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
23 198 (5.86%) CRM
24 189 (5.60%) MS Visio
25 184 (5.45%) Front Office
26 180 (5.33%) UML
27 174 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
28 171 (5.06%) MS Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 108 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.18%) CMS
3 32 (0.95%) SAS
3 32 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 30 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.36%) Lync
7 11 (0.33%) Confluence
7 11 (0.33%) Documentum
8 9 (0.27%) MS Project Server
8 9 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.15%) Apache
10 5 (0.15%) JBoss
11 4 (0.12%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.12%) Drupal
12 3 (0.089%) Moodle
Applications
1 254 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 189 (5.60%) MS Visio
3 171 (5.06%) MS Office
4 99 (2.93%) MS Project
5 88 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.030%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.030%) FastStats
8 1 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 48 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.53%) Agresso
5 17 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 17 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 13 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.30%) Endur
10 9 (0.27%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.27%) Summit
10 9 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.24%) Loan IQ
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.21%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.21%) SaaS
2 18 (0.53%) Office 365
3 13 (0.38%) Force.com
4 12 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.089%) GitHub
5 3 (0.089%) IaaS
6 2 (0.059%) PaaS
6 2 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.030%) Taleo
7 1 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (0.86%) Intranet
2 23 (0.68%) Internet
3 9 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (0.24%) VoIP
4 8 (0.24%) WAN
5 7 (0.21%) HTTP
6 5 (0.15%) ATM
6 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.12%) LAN
7 4 (0.12%) VLAN
8 3 (0.089%) DSL
8 3 (0.089%) SSL
8 3 (0.089%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.089%) LDAP
9 2 (0.059%) 4G
9 2 (0.059%) MVNO
9 2 (0.059%) VPN
9 2 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.059%) NFC
10 1 (0.030%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 150 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 56 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 46 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (1.15%) QlikView
7 37 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (0.74%) Big Data
10 22 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 21 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 20 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 18 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
15 16 (0.47%) PowerCenter
15 16 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.47%) MS Access
16 15 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (1.95%) JIRA
2 24 (0.71%) Subversion
3 22 (0.65%) JUnit
4 20 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 19 (0.56%) Maven
6 18 (0.53%) CruiseControl
7 17 (0.50%) Ant
8 16 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.44%) Toad
10 14 (0.41%) MSTest
11 12 (0.36%) ERwin
12 10 (0.30%) Selenium
13 8 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.21%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.21%) Mockito
14 7 (0.21%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.18%) Hudson
15 6 (0.18%) Rational Rose
15 6 (0.18%) RequisitePro
15 6 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 1236 (36.59%) Finance
2 650 (19.24%) Banking
3 348 (10.30%) Retail
4 270 (7.99%) Investment Banking
5 184 (5.45%) Front Office
6 115 (3.40%) Back Office
7 113 (3.35%) Legal
8 104 (3.08%) Marketing
9 100 (2.96%) Telecoms
10 74 (2.19%) Retail Banking
11 60 (1.78%) Publishing
12 57 (1.69%) Advertising
13 51 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 49 (1.45%) Manufacturing
15 47 (1.39%) Law
16 43 (1.27%) Automotive
17 24 (0.71%) Billing
18 22 (0.65%) Local Government
19 14 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
19 14 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2485 (73.56%) Analyst
2 2274 (67.32%) Business Analyst
3 276 (8.17%) Project Manager
4 183 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
5 168 (4.97%) Developer
6 165 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 165 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 139 (4.11%) Architect
8 138 (4.09%) Consultant
9 122 (3.61%) Data Analyst
10 116 (3.43%) Banking Business Analyst
11 96 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
12 77 (2.28%) Business Manager
13 75 (2.22%) Financial Business Analyst
13 75 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
14 68 (2.01%) IT Business Analyst
15 66 (1.95%) Technical Business Analyst
16 64 (1.89%) Lead Business Analyst
17 60 (1.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 60 (1.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.52%) .NET
2 89 (2.63%) XML
3 69 (2.04%) Web Services
4 63 (1.87%) HTML
5 33 (0.98%) Spring
6 29 (0.86%) ASP.NET
7 28 (0.83%) FpML
8 25 (0.74%) CSS
9 24 (0.71%) jQuery
10 23 (0.68%) J2EE
11 22 (0.65%) Middleware
12 20 (0.59%) HTML5
13 19 (0.56%) Spring MVC
13 19 (0.56%) SOAP
14 17 (0.50%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.50%) Visualforce
15 16 (0.47%) Mason
16 15 (0.44%) WCF
17 14 (0.41%) WinForms
17 14 (0.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 488 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 128 (3.79%) Derivative
4 86 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 83 (2.46%) User Experience
6 67 (1.98%) Market Risk
7 63 (1.87%) Equities
8 62 (1.84%) Credit Risk
9 60 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 40 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 40 (1.18%) Reference Data
12 39 (1.15%) Open Source
13 38 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 32 (0.95%) Mobile App
15 30 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
17 28 (0.83%) NHS
18 26 (0.77%) SWIFT
18 26 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 105 (3.11%) Windows
2 57 (1.69%) UNIX
3 33 (0.98%) Linux
4 31 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 8 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.21%) Android
8 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.030%) SUSE
10 1 (0.030%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.030%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (18.44%) Project Management
3 618 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 284 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 263 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 258 (7.64%) Data Modelling
7 254 (7.52%) Change Management
7 254 (7.52%) Migration
8 250 (7.40%) Use Case
9 238 (7.05%) Scrum
10 233 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 229 (6.78%) Data Analysis
12 212 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
13 198 (5.86%) CRM
14 180 (5.33%) UML
15 171 (5.06%) Workflow
16 167 (4.94%) ITIL
16 167 (4.94%) User Stories
17 165 (4.88%) Waterfall
18 160 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 426 (12.61%) SQL
2 125 (3.70%) Java
3 79 (2.34%) C#
4 55 (1.63%) VBA
5 44 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 40 (1.18%) C
7 37 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 35 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 26 (0.77%) VB
10 23 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.56%) Python
12 18 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 13 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 13 (0.38%) C++
14 11 (0.33%) ABAP
15 10 (0.30%) Perl
15 10 (0.30%) PHP
16 9 (0.27%) Scala
17 8 (0.24%) Ruby
17 8 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 280 (8.29%) ISEB
2 261 (7.73%) Degree
3 128 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 76 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 38 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 36 (1.07%) CBAP
7 34 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (0.86%) IIBA
9 24 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 21 (0.62%) PMP
11 17 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.30%) MBA
15 8 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.24%) SAS Certification
16 7 (0.21%) ACCA
16 7 (0.21%) CIMA
17 6 (0.18%) BC Cleared
17 6 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.58%) QA
2 44 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 30 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.83%) EMIR
6 23 (0.68%) Basel III
7 20 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
8 18 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 16 (0.47%) FATCA
10 15 (0.44%) SLA
10 15 (0.44%) COREP
11 13 (0.38%) FINREP
12 8 (0.24%) Basel II
13 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.21%) MiFID
14 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (0.15%) GxP
16 4 (0.12%) UCITS
17 3 (0.089%) ISO 14001
18 2 (0.059%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.12%) HDFS
3 3 (0.089%) Varnish
4 2 (0.059%) XenApp
4 2 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.21%) SCCM
3 4 (0.12%) Control-M
3 4 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.089%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.089%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.030%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.030%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.030%) SCOM
6 1 (0.030%) OpenView
Vendors
1 303 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 215 (6.36%) Oracle
3 136 (4.03%) SAP
4 73 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 43 (1.27%) IBM
7 33 (0.98%) Cognos
7 33 (0.98%) Siebel
8 24 (0.71%) Murex
8 24 (0.71%) HP
9 22 (0.65%) Informatica
10 20 (0.59%) hybris
11 19 (0.56%) Tableau
12 16 (0.47%) Teradata
13 15 (0.44%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.44%) SunGard
13 15 (0.44%) Calypso
14 12 (0.36%) Adobe
14 12 (0.36%) Sybase
15 11 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day part remote
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £425 to £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day £550-650+
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Rate: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
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