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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 53 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1733 1924 2341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.30% 4.03% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 5.40% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1369 1630
Average daily rate
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£425 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 49
Average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.55% -45.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £17.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.65 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.78%
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -13 887 £450 -5.26% 266
South East +1 337 £400 +3.22% 78
South West +1 112 £375 -4.76% 56
North West -7 107 £375 +12.78% 38
East of England +3 86 £399 +6.40% 42
Yorkshire +7 85 £350 -4.10% 40
West Midlands -18 58 £400 +14.28% 33
East Midlands -9 42 £425 +23.18% 21
North East -29 16 £440 +25.71% 6
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1224 (33.83%) Finance
2 779 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
3 691 (19.10%) Project Management
4 666 (18.41%) Banking
5 623 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 490 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
7 482 (13.32%) SQL
8 350 (9.67%) Retail
9 341 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 332 (9.18%) Microsoft
11 293 (8.10%) Degree
12 291 (8.04%) PRINCE2
13 284 (7.85%) Investment Banking
14 267 (7.38%) Use Case
15 266 (7.35%) MS Excel
16 263 (7.27%) Change Management
17 262 (7.24%) Data Analysis
18 258 (7.13%) ISEB
19 257 (7.10%) Data Modelling
20 250 (6.91%) Migration
21 246 (6.80%) Oracle
22 243 (6.72%) Scrum
23 233 (6.44%) E-Commerce
24 228 (6.30%) CRM
25 206 (5.69%) MS Visio
26 203 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
27 199 (5.50%) UML
28 196 (5.42%) Front Office
29 187 (5.17%) MS Office
30 180 (4.98%) Workflow

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 139 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.41%) SAS
3 46 (1.27%) CMS
4 40 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.36%) Documentum
8 11 (0.30%) Lync
8 11 (0.30%) Confluence
9 10 (0.28%) IIS
10 9 (0.25%) Drupal
10 9 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.19%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.19%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.17%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 266 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 206 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 187 (5.17%) MS Office
4 123 (3.40%) MS Project
5 90 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.028%) SPSS
9 1 (0.028%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 55 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (0.75%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.55%) SAP SD
4 17 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.47%) Agresso
5 16 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
7 12 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.30%) Summit
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.22%) Loan IQ
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.00%) SaaS
2 19 (0.53%) Office 365
3 15 (0.41%) Force.com
4 12 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.083%) GitHub
5 3 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.055%) IaaS
6 2 (0.055%) Heroku
7 1 (0.028%) Taleo
7 1 (0.028%) PaaS
7 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.028%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (0.77%) Internet
2 27 (0.75%) Intranet
3 9 (0.25%) VoIP
4 8 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (0.22%) Firewall
5 7 (0.19%) SSL
5 7 (0.19%) WAN
6 5 (0.14%) HTTP
6 5 (0.14%) LAN
6 5 (0.14%) LDAP
6 5 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.11%) ATM
8 3 (0.083%) DSL
8 3 (0.083%) Extranet
8 3 (0.083%) MVNO
9 2 (0.055%) 4G
9 2 (0.055%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 157 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 65 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 49 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (1.00%) QlikView
9 35 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 28 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (0.58%) MySQL
13 20 (0.55%) MS Access
14 19 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 15 (0.41%) PowerCenter
16 15 (0.41%) DB2
17 14 (0.39%) Big Data
17 14 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (1.82%) JIRA
2 32 (0.88%) JUnit
3 31 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 27 (0.75%) CruiseControl
4 27 (0.75%) Maven
5 20 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 19 (0.53%) MSTest
7 17 (0.47%) Ant
8 16 (0.44%) ERwin
9 15 (0.41%) Subversion
10 13 (0.36%) Toad
11 12 (0.33%) Mockito
11 12 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.28%) Hudson
13 9 (0.25%) Selenium
13 9 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (0.25%) Rational Rose
13 9 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.19%) jMock
General
1 1224 (33.83%) Finance
2 666 (18.41%) Banking
3 350 (9.67%) Retail
4 284 (7.85%) Investment Banking
5 196 (5.42%) Front Office
6 132 (3.65%) Marketing
7 126 (3.48%) Back Office
8 109 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 108 (2.99%) Legal
10 61 (1.69%) Advertising
11 60 (1.66%) Publishing
12 59 (1.63%) Retail Banking
13 55 (1.52%) Financial Institution
14 51 (1.41%) Manufacturing
15 39 (1.08%) Automotive
16 35 (0.97%) Billing
17 28 (0.77%) Law
18 27 (0.75%) Local Government
19 25 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
20 13 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2672 (73.85%) Analyst
2 2428 (67.11%) Business Analyst
3 298 (8.24%) Project Manager
4 208 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
5 190 (5.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 175 (4.84%) Developer
7 167 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
8 152 (4.20%) Consultant
9 144 (3.98%) Architect
10 130 (3.59%) Banking Business Analyst
11 123 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 112 (3.10%) Systems Analyst
13 78 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
14 74 (2.05%) Business Manager
15 73 (2.02%) Technical Business Analyst
16 72 (1.99%) Financial Business Analyst
17 69 (1.91%) IT Business Analyst
17 69 (1.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 66 (1.82%) Insurance Business Analyst
19 64 (1.77%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.45%) .NET
2 85 (2.35%) XML
3 81 (2.24%) Web Services
4 60 (1.66%) HTML
5 45 (1.24%) J2EE
6 40 (1.11%) Spring
7 38 (1.05%) ASP.NET
8 32 (0.88%) CSS
9 28 (0.77%) jQuery
10 27 (0.75%) Spring MVC
11 25 (0.69%) FpML
12 23 (0.64%) Middleware
13 21 (0.58%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.58%) JDBC
13 21 (0.58%) Visualforce
14 20 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (0.55%) WCF
15 18 (0.50%) Hibernate
15 18 (0.50%) Mason
16 16 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 490 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 127 (3.51%) Derivative
4 91 (2.52%) User Experience
5 85 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (2.13%) Credit Risk
7 74 (2.05%) Market Risk
8 67 (1.85%) Equities
9 58 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 58 (1.60%) NHS
10 49 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.30%) Data Integration
12 39 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 38 (1.05%) Reference Data
14 37 (1.02%) Mobile App
15 32 (0.88%) FMCG
16 29 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
17 27 (0.75%) SWIFT
18 26 (0.72%) Visualisation
19 25 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 108 (2.99%) Windows
2 65 (1.80%) UNIX
3 37 (1.02%) Linux
4 24 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.28%) Android
7 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.083%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.028%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (19.10%) Project Management
3 623 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 341 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 291 (8.04%) PRINCE2
6 267 (7.38%) Use Case
7 263 (7.27%) Change Management
8 262 (7.24%) Data Analysis
9 257 (7.10%) Data Modelling
10 250 (6.91%) Migration
11 243 (6.72%) Scrum
12 233 (6.44%) E-Commerce
13 228 (6.30%) CRM
14 203 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
15 199 (5.50%) UML
16 180 (4.98%) Workflow
17 168 (4.64%) User Stories
18 160 (4.42%) Risk Management
19 150 (4.15%) GAP Analysis
20 148 (4.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 482 (13.32%) SQL
2 131 (3.62%) Java
3 86 (2.38%) C#
4 54 (1.49%) VBA
5 46 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 44 (1.22%) C
7 39 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 38 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 26 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 25 (0.69%) VB
11 21 (0.58%) Apex Code
12 17 (0.47%) Python
12 17 (0.47%) ABAP
13 15 (0.41%) PHP
14 13 (0.36%) C++
15 12 (0.33%) Scala
15 12 (0.33%) Perl
15 12 (0.33%) Ruby
16 11 (0.30%) Korn
17 8 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 293 (8.10%) Degree
2 258 (7.13%) ISEB
3 123 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 47 (1.30%) CBAP
6 36 (1.00%) PMP
7 31 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 31 (0.86%) IIBA
8 18 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.33%) CIMA
12 10 (0.28%) MBA
12 10 (0.28%) ACCA
13 9 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.22%) SAS Certification
14 8 (0.22%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.95%) QA
2 48 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 35 (0.97%) EMIR
4 31 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 29 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
6 27 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.66%) Basel III
8 20 (0.55%) FATCA
9 19 (0.53%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.41%) SLA
11 13 (0.36%) COREP
12 12 (0.33%) FINREP
13 10 (0.28%) MiFID
14 9 (0.25%) UCITS
15 8 (0.22%) Basel II
15 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
16 7 (0.19%) AIFMD
17 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
17 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 3 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.14%) XenApp
3 3 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.083%) Varnish
4 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.028%) vSphere
4 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.19%) Control-M
3 6 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (0.14%) SCCM
5 2 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.028%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.028%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.028%) SCOM
6 1 (0.028%) Puppet
6 1 (0.028%) Salt
Vendors
1 332 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 246 (6.80%) Oracle
3 170 (4.70%) SAP
4 87 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 79 (2.18%) Business Objects
6 45 (1.24%) IBM
7 34 (0.94%) Siebel
8 27 (0.75%) Cognos
9 24 (0.66%) Informatica
10 22 (0.61%) HP
11 21 (0.58%) Tableau
12 20 (0.55%) Charles River
13 19 (0.53%) Murex
14 18 (0.50%) hybris
14 18 (0.50%) Bloomberg
14 18 (0.50%) thinkFolio
15 15 (0.41%) SunGard
15 15 (0.41%) Teradata
16 14 (0.39%) CA
17 13 (0.36%) Misys
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
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Rate: £415.00 per day
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