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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 62 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1738 1933 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.45% 3.65% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 4.54% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1366 1295
Median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 24
Median hourly rate £34.20 £32.65 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £19.79 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £47.11 £60.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.65%
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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -20 866 £475 -1.04% 167
South East +12 301 £413 +5.76% 43
East of England +31 115 £360 -4.00% 13
North West -20 101 £375 -9.09% 34
West Midlands -14 98 £400 +6.66% 31
Yorkshire -12 93 £375 - 15
South West -12 68 £400 - 21
East Midlands -3 52 £425 - 16
North East -43 25 £450 -5.26% 2
Midlands -11 10 £500 -4.76% 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1187 (34.29%) Finance
2 1022 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 776 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 677 (19.56%) Project Management
5 571 (16.49%) Banking
6 517 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
7 412 (11.90%) SQL
8 360 (10.40%) Use Case
9 349 (10.08%) Retail
10 307 (8.87%) Change Management
11 292 (8.43%) PRINCE2
12 285 (8.23%) Scrum
13 279 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
14 271 (7.83%) Microsoft
15 266 (7.68%) User Stories
16 264 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 259 (7.48%) Waterfall
18 256 (7.39%) SDLC
19 254 (7.34%) Oracle
20 252 (7.28%) Degree
21 250 (7.22%) MS Excel
22 238 (6.87%) Data Analysis
23 227 (6.56%) UML
24 218 (6.30%) Migration
25 217 (6.27%) ISEB
26 215 (6.21%) CRM
27 211 (6.09%) SAP
28 195 (5.63%) Management Information System
29 191 (5.52%) ITIL
30 188 (5.43%) Data Modelling

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
1 117 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.50%) Confluence
3 44 (1.27%) CMS
4 32 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 27 (0.78%) SAS
7 17 (0.49%) Apache
8 16 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.35%) Documentum
10 11 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.26%) IIS
11 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.20%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.17%) Drupal
15 5 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 250 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 181 (5.23%) MS Visio
3 167 (4.82%) MS Office
4 115 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 75 (2.17%) MS Project
6 20 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.058%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 79 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.35%) Sonata
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
8 11 (0.32%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.32%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.29%) Tercero
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.50%) Office 365
2 35 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.69%) IaaS
4 21 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
5 18 (0.52%) SaaS
5 18 (0.52%) Yammer
6 15 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.20%) PaaS
9 6 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.12%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.12%) Force.com
10 4 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.058%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.029%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.029%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.029%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.10%) Intranet
2 29 (0.84%) Internet
3 19 (0.55%) DNS
4 13 (0.38%) DHCP
5 12 (0.35%) WebEx
6 8 (0.23%) Extranet
7 7 (0.20%) Network Security
7 7 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.17%) NAS
8 6 (0.17%) Skype
8 6 (0.17%) VoIP
9 5 (0.14%) ATM
9 5 (0.14%) SAN
9 5 (0.14%) WAN
10 4 (0.12%) Firewall
10 4 (0.12%) LAN
10 4 (0.12%) VPN
10 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.12%) Wireless
11 3 (0.087%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 113 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 69 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 65 (1.88%) Data Mining
5 60 (1.73%) Big Data
6 58 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 50 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 45 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 39 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (1.07%) QlikView
12 32 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 30 (0.87%) DB2
14 28 (0.81%) NoSQL
15 23 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (0.55%) MySQL
18 18 (0.52%) MS Access
18 18 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 126 (3.64%) JIRA
2 34 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 20 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 17 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 17 (0.49%) Selenium
6 16 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.38%) NUnit
9 12 (0.35%) MSTest
10 10 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.23%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.20%) Subversion
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (0.14%) Grunt
General
1 1187 (34.29%) Finance
2 571 (16.49%) Banking
3 349 (10.08%) Retail
4 160 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 119 (3.44%) Legal
6 116 (3.35%) Marketing
7 111 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 88 (2.54%) Front Office
9 82 (2.37%) Back Office
10 72 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 56 (1.62%) Financial Institution
12 48 (1.39%) Retail Banking
13 46 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (1.16%) Law
15 33 (0.95%) Advertising
16 32 (0.92%) Automotive
17 29 (0.84%) Billing
18 25 (0.72%) Publishing
19 23 (0.66%) Games
20 17 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2466 (71.23%) Analyst
2 2194 (63.37%) Business Analyst
3 291 (8.41%) Project Manager
4 185 (5.34%) Consultant
5 177 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
6 164 (4.74%) Developer
7 161 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 160 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
9 159 (4.59%) Banking Analyst
10 147 (4.25%) Architect
11 144 (4.16%) Financial Analyst
12 142 (4.10%) Digital Analyst
13 138 (3.99%) Digital Business Analyst
14 133 (3.84%) Finance Business Analyst
15 131 (3.78%) IT Analyst
16 128 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
17 127 (3.67%) Business IT Analyst
18 122 (3.52%) IT Business Analyst
19 109 (3.15%) Business Systems Analyst
20 105 (3.03%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (3.03%) .NET
2 83 (2.40%) HTML
3 80 (2.31%) Web Services
4 69 (1.99%) XML
5 45 (1.30%) HTML5
6 35 (1.01%) AngularJS
7 33 (0.95%) CSS
8 32 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 32 (0.92%) Middleware
9 24 (0.69%) SOAP
10 22 (0.64%) Entity Framework
11 19 (0.55%) ASP.NET
11 19 (0.55%) jQuery
11 19 (0.55%) REST
12 17 (0.49%) WCF
13 15 (0.43%) COM
14 13 (0.38%) FpML
14 13 (0.38%) JSON
14 13 (0.38%) Spring
15 12 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 517 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 124 (3.58%) User Experience
4 90 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 83 (2.40%) Equities
6 69 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (1.94%) Derivative
8 55 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 53 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 48 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 45 (1.30%) Mainframe
12 44 (1.27%) Credit Risk
13 39 (1.13%) NHS
14 35 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 34 (0.98%) Virtual Team
16 33 (0.95%) Data Integration
16 33 (0.95%) Market Risk
17 28 (0.81%) Mobile App
18 26 (0.75%) PMI
19 25 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 131 (3.78%) Windows
2 67 (1.94%) Unix
3 55 (1.59%) Linux
4 24 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.38%) Windows Vista
6 11 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.29%) Android
8 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.058%) Solaris
12 2 (0.058%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.029%) AIX
13 1 (0.029%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.029%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 677 (19.56%) Project Management
4 360 (10.40%) Use Case
5 307 (8.87%) Change Management
6 292 (8.43%) PRINCE2
7 285 (8.23%) Scrum
8 279 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 266 (7.68%) User Stories
10 264 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 259 (7.48%) Waterfall
12 256 (7.39%) SDLC
13 238 (6.87%) Data Analysis
14 227 (6.56%) UML
15 218 (6.30%) Migration
16 215 (6.21%) CRM
17 191 (5.52%) ITIL
18 188 (5.43%) Data Modelling
19 165 (4.77%) Workflow
20 144 (4.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 412 (11.90%) SQL
2 127 (3.67%) Java
3 102 (2.95%) C#
4 73 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 49 (1.42%) PL/SQL
5 49 (1.42%) Python
6 46 (1.33%) VBA
7 36 (1.04%) C
7 36 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 36 (1.04%) VB
8 27 (0.78%) C++
9 25 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 25 (0.72%) COBOL
10 24 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.52%) PHP
12 15 (0.43%) Ruby
13 14 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.38%) ABAP
14 13 (0.38%) Scala
15 10 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 252 (7.28%) Degree
2 217 (6.27%) ISEB
3 156 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 43 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 33 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (0.92%) CBAP
9 31 (0.90%) PMP
10 29 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.75%) IIBA
12 21 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.49%) CISSP
14 16 (0.46%) ACCA
14 16 (0.46%) CIMA
15 14 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (0.32%) CISM
17 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.03%) QA
2 69 (1.99%) MiFID
3 65 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 18 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (0.52%) EMIR
6 17 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.38%) SLA
9 12 (0.35%) FATCA
10 11 (0.32%) COBIT
10 11 (0.32%) SEPA
11 10 (0.29%) Basel III
12 8 (0.23%) AIFMD
12 8 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.23%) UCITS
13 5 (0.14%) Basel II
14 4 (0.12%) GxP
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (0.14%) Docker
4 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.029%) Samba
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (0.92%) Puppet
2 15 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.17%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.14%) Ansible
4 5 (0.14%) Nagios
5 4 (0.12%) SCCM
6 3 (0.087%) Control-M
6 3 (0.087%) MOM
7 2 (0.058%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.058%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.058%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.029%) OPNET
8 1 (0.029%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 271 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 254 (7.34%) Oracle
3 211 (6.09%) SAP
4 94 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (1.65%) Tableau
6 49 (1.42%) ServiceNow
7 40 (1.16%) IBM
8 31 (0.90%) Pega
9 28 (0.81%) Murex
10 22 (0.64%) HP
11 21 (0.61%) hybris
11 21 (0.61%) Infor
12 19 (0.55%) Hyperion
12 19 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 18 (0.52%) Google
13 18 (0.52%) Informatica
14 17 (0.49%) SaltStack
15 16 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
16 15 (0.43%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.43%) Cognos
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Merseyside
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £160 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £280 per day for 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
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North West
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London
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