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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 57 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1765 1827 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.46% 3.60% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 4.56% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1305 1268
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £18.90 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.74 £49.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -3.22%
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -21 801 £450 -5.26% 184
South East +9 346 £400 - 54
North West -7 146 £375 -5.06% 39
West Midlands +18 109 £390 +0.97% 21
East of England +24 107 £425 +6.25% 25
South West -15 88 £400 - 15
Yorkshire -17 85 £375 +7.14% 22
East Midlands +21 56 £400 +3.22% 10
North East -22 28 £415 +22.96% 1
Midlands -3 2 - -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1176 (34.50%) Finance
2 863 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 712 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 672 (19.71%) Project Management
5 590 (17.31%) Banking
6 476 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
7 386 (11.32%) SQL
8 289 (8.48%) PRINCE2
9 279 (8.18%) Use Case
10 275 (8.07%) Microsoft
11 268 (7.86%) Change Management
12 266 (7.80%) Retail
13 251 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 251 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
14 248 (7.27%) Waterfall
15 247 (7.25%) MS Excel
16 245 (7.19%) Degree
17 240 (7.04%) Scrum
18 234 (6.86%) User Stories
19 227 (6.66%) Data Analysis
20 226 (6.63%) Investment Banking
20 226 (6.63%) SDLC
21 225 (6.60%) ISEB
22 223 (6.54%) Oracle
23 212 (6.22%) UML
24 207 (6.07%) Migration
25 196 (5.75%) Data Modelling
26 184 (5.40%) CRM
27 171 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
28 165 (4.84%) Management Information System

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 90 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.61%) CMS
3 45 (1.32%) Confluence
4 33 (0.97%) SAS
5 19 (0.56%) Apache
6 13 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.26%) Drupal
10 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.21%) MS Project Server
13 6 (0.18%) Documentum
14 5 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.15%) IIS
15 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 247 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 147 (4.31%) MS Visio
3 124 (3.64%) MS Office
4 96 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (2.35%) MS Project
6 10 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.029%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 88 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.53%) Sonata
3 15 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.41%) Tercero
5 12 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.32%) SAP HCM
7 9 (0.26%) TradeThru
7 9 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.21%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.18%) HFM
10 6 (0.18%) Hi Portfolio
10 6 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 29 (0.85%) Office 365
2 23 (0.67%) SaaS
3 22 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.56%) IaaS
5 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.35%) Yammer
8 7 (0.21%) Force.com
9 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.088%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.088%) PaaS
12 2 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.029%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.029%) Trello
13 1 (0.029%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.88%) Internet
2 17 (0.50%) Intranet
3 12 (0.35%) WAN
4 9 (0.26%) DNS
5 8 (0.23%) DHCP
5 8 (0.23%) LAN
5 8 (0.23%) VoIP
6 7 (0.21%) Firewall
6 7 (0.21%) Skype
7 6 (0.18%) Broadband
7 6 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (0.18%) SAN
7 6 (0.18%) WebEx
8 5 (0.15%) NAS
8 5 (0.15%) Network Security
9 4 (0.12%) ATM
9 4 (0.12%) CTI
9 4 (0.12%) FTP
9 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.12%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
2 134 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 58 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 50 (1.47%) Big Data
6 49 (1.44%) Data Mining
7 46 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
8 39 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 38 (1.11%) QlikView
10 37 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 34 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (0.73%) MS Access
14 21 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (0.44%) MySQL
15 15 (0.44%) PowerCenter
16 14 (0.41%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 102 (2.99%) JIRA
2 28 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (0.38%) Selenium
4 12 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 10 (0.29%) CA Gen
6 10 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (0.23%) NUnit
7 8 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 7 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.18%) ERwin
9 6 (0.18%) Maven
9 6 (0.18%) MSTest
10 5 (0.15%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.15%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1176 (34.50%) Finance
2 590 (17.31%) Banking
3 266 (7.80%) Retail
4 226 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 115 (3.37%) Front Office
6 109 (3.20%) Legal
6 109 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 90 (2.64%) Back Office
8 79 (2.32%) Marketing
9 50 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 40 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 39 (1.14%) Law
12 38 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 37 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 34 (1.00%) Publishing
15 32 (0.94%) Advertising
16 30 (0.88%) Local Government
17 27 (0.79%) Billing
18 25 (0.73%) Games
19 14 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2467 (72.37%) Analyst
2 2218 (65.06%) Business Analyst
3 278 (8.15%) Project Manager
4 205 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
5 200 (5.87%) Consultant
6 191 (5.60%) Senior Business Analyst
7 169 (4.96%) Developer
7 169 (4.96%) Financial Analyst
8 160 (4.69%) Banking Analyst
9 158 (4.63%) Finance Business Analyst
10 144 (4.22%) Architect
11 134 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
12 130 (3.81%) IT Analyst
13 126 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
13 126 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
14 125 (3.67%) IT Business Analyst
15 117 (3.43%) Project Analyst
16 115 (3.37%) Digital Business Analyst
17 113 (3.31%) Data Business Analyst
17 113 (3.31%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.76%) .NET
2 79 (2.32%) Web Services
2 79 (2.32%) XML
3 58 (1.70%) HTML
4 35 (1.03%) CSS
5 30 (0.88%) Middleware
6 25 (0.73%) AngularJS
7 24 (0.70%) HTML5
8 23 (0.67%) COM
9 22 (0.65%) ASP.NET
10 19 (0.56%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.41%) jQuery
12 13 (0.38%) Entity Framework
12 13 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (0.38%) FpML
12 13 (0.38%) REST
12 13 (0.38%) SOAP
13 12 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (0.35%) FIXML
13 12 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 476 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 107 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (2.67%) Derivative
5 88 (2.58%) User Experience
6 75 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 62 (1.82%) Equities
8 51 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 48 (1.41%) Credit Risk
10 45 (1.32%) NHS
11 37 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 36 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 35 (1.03%) Visualisation
14 34 (1.00%) Data Centre
14 34 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 28 (0.82%) Mobile App
16 25 (0.73%) Data Integration
17 24 (0.70%) PMI
18 17 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (3.29%) Windows
2 77 (2.26%) Unix
3 42 (1.23%) Linux
4 10 (0.29%) Android
4 10 (0.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.088%) AIX
9 3 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.059%) Solaris
11 1 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.029%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.029%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 672 (19.71%) Project Management
4 289 (8.48%) PRINCE2
5 279 (8.18%) Use Case
6 268 (7.86%) Change Management
7 251 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
7 251 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 248 (7.27%) Waterfall
9 240 (7.04%) Scrum
10 234 (6.86%) User Stories
11 227 (6.66%) Data Analysis
12 226 (6.63%) SDLC
13 212 (6.22%) UML
14 207 (6.07%) Migration
15 196 (5.75%) Data Modelling
16 184 (5.40%) CRM
17 150 (4.40%) Asset Management
18 144 (4.22%) ITIL
19 138 (4.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 386 (11.32%) SQL
2 129 (3.78%) Java
3 99 (2.90%) C#
4 59 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 47 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 46 (1.35%) Python
7 32 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 27 (0.79%) VBA
9 25 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 23 (0.67%) C
11 19 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 19 (0.56%) VB
12 17 (0.50%) C++
13 14 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.35%) PHP
14 12 (0.35%) Ruby
15 8 (0.23%) Apex Code
15 8 (0.23%) Scala
16 6 (0.18%) ABAP
16 6 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (7.19%) Degree
2 225 (6.60%) ISEB
3 146 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 50 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 49 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 44 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 39 (1.14%) CBAP
9 37 (1.09%) PMP
10 32 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 26 (0.76%) ACCA
12 25 (0.73%) CIMA
12 25 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.67%) IIBA
14 15 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.29%) ISTQB
17 9 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 7 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 6 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.52%) QA
2 74 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 72 (2.11%) MiFID
4 38 (1.11%) FATCA
5 34 (1.00%) EMIR
6 29 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 27 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
8 25 (0.73%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.38%) SLA
10 12 (0.35%) AIFMD
10 12 (0.35%) CRD IV
10 12 (0.35%) UCITS
11 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (0.29%) Basel II
13 7 (0.21%) GAAP
14 6 (0.18%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.15%) Basel III
15 5 (0.15%) COBIT
15 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.059%) UAG
5 1 (0.029%) Docker
5 1 (0.029%) GPFS
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.029%) Samba
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (0.70%) Puppet
2 11 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.18%) Control-M
4 5 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.088%) OpenView
6 3 (0.088%) SCCM
6 3 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.059%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.029%) Ansible
8 1 (0.029%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.029%) MOM
8 1 (0.029%) Nagios
8 1 (0.029%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.029%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.029%) OPNET
Vendors
1 275 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 223 (6.54%) Oracle
3 164 (4.81%) SAP
4 68 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (1.14%) Informatica
5 39 (1.14%) ServiceNow
6 38 (1.11%) Pega
6 38 (1.11%) Tableau
7 35 (1.03%) IBM
8 26 (0.76%) Adobe
8 26 (0.76%) Cognos
9 22 (0.65%) Murex
10 20 (0.59%) Avaloq
10 20 (0.59%) HP
10 20 (0.59%) Hyperion
11 19 (0.56%) Remedy
12 18 (0.53%) Teradata
13 17 (0.50%) SaltStack
14 16 (0.47%) FNZ
15 15 (0.44%) SmartStream
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £465 - £485 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton & Partners
Rate: £80 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago