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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 50 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1877 1959 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 4.07% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 5.52% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1397 1558
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 37
Average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £16.90 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.30 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -43.36%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 963 £475 - 196
South East 0 323 £388 +1.97% 62
South West +24 138 £393 +9.02% 38
North West +2 127 £350 +7.69% 35
East of England -7 95 £400 +6.66% 24
Yorkshire -2 83 £363 -0.68% 23
West Midlands +3 72 £400 +14.28% 31
East Midlands -5 60 £425 +6.25% 10
Midlands +9 9 £350 -12.50% 1
North East -21 6 £513 +62.69% 5
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1251 (33.89%) Finance
2 749 (20.29%) Project Management
3 662 (17.94%) Banking
4 646 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 421 (11.41%) SQL
6 359 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 352 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
8 349 (9.46%) Retail
9 341 (9.24%) Microsoft
10 330 (8.94%) Degree
11 313 (8.48%) PRINCE2
12 290 (7.86%) Use Case
13 289 (7.83%) Scrum
14 284 (7.69%) Change Management
15 283 (7.67%) MS Excel
16 280 (7.59%) ISEB
17 268 (7.26%) Investment Banking
18 264 (7.15%) CRM
19 250 (6.77%) Data Analysis
20 246 (6.66%) Oracle
21 235 (6.37%) Data Modelling
22 233 (6.31%) MS Visio
22 233 (6.31%) UML
23 230 (6.23%) Migration
24 214 (5.80%) E-Commerce
25 195 (5.28%) Front Office
26 193 (5.23%) SAP
27 189 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
28 187 (5.07%) MS Office
29 180 (4.88%) Workflow

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 145 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.63%) SAS
3 43 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 37 (1.00%) CMS
5 25 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.35%) Drupal
8 12 (0.33%) IIS
9 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (0.27%) Documentum
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.24%) Confluence
11 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.19%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.19%) Lync
12 6 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.16%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 283 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 233 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 187 (5.07%) MS Office
4 132 (3.58%) MS Project
5 100 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.054%) SPSS
10 1 (0.027%) Stata
10 1 (0.027%) Windchill
10 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 55 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.73%) Markit EDM
2 27 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
2 27 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.60%) SAP SD
4 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.35%) Agresso
6 13 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.30%) Summit
7 11 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.22%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.62%) SaaS
2 14 (0.38%) Force.com
3 11 (0.30%) Office 365
4 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.11%) GitHub
7 3 (0.081%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.081%) PaaS
8 2 (0.054%) IaaS
8 2 (0.054%) Heroku
9 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.14%) Internet
2 29 (0.79%) Intranet
3 12 (0.33%) Firewall
4 8 (0.22%) VoIP
4 8 (0.22%) HTTP
4 8 (0.22%) SSL
5 7 (0.19%) WAN
6 6 (0.16%) LAN
6 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.14%) Extranet
7 5 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.14%) VPN
7 5 (0.14%) LDAP
7 5 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.11%) SAN
9 3 (0.081%) Wireless
9 3 (0.081%) DSL
9 3 (0.081%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.081%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 154 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 44 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.06%) QlikView
8 36 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 35 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (0.65%) MS Access
11 22 (0.60%) MySQL
12 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (0.51%) DB2
15 18 (0.49%) Big Data
16 15 (0.41%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
18 13 (0.35%) PowerCenter
18 13 (0.35%) NoSQL
19 12 (0.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 69 (1.87%) JIRA
2 32 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.65%) JUnit
4 22 (0.60%) CruiseControl
5 21 (0.57%) Maven
6 20 (0.54%) MSTest
7 16 (0.43%) ERwin
8 13 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.30%) Mockito
10 10 (0.27%) Subversion
11 9 (0.24%) Rational Rose
11 9 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.19%) RequisitePro
13 7 (0.19%) Toad
13 7 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.19%) Ant
13 7 (0.19%) jMock
General
1 1251 (33.89%) Finance
2 662 (17.94%) Banking
3 349 (9.46%) Retail
4 268 (7.26%) Investment Banking
5 195 (5.28%) Front Office
6 130 (3.52%) Back Office
7 129 (3.49%) Marketing
8 109 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 105 (2.84%) Legal
10 64 (1.73%) Advertising
11 54 (1.46%) Retail Banking
12 53 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 49 (1.33%) Publishing
14 48 (1.30%) Billing
15 47 (1.27%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.89%) Automotive
17 32 (0.87%) Law
18 31 (0.84%) Local Government
19 28 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
20 21 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2742 (74.29%) Analyst
2 2480 (67.19%) Business Analyst
3 334 (9.05%) Project Manager
4 212 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
5 194 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 179 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 170 (4.61%) Developer
8 151 (4.09%) Consultant
9 139 (3.77%) Architect
10 123 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
10 123 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
11 117 (3.17%) Data Analyst
12 79 (2.14%) Financial Business Analyst
13 78 (2.11%) Business Manager
14 71 (1.92%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 70 (1.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 69 (1.87%) IT Business Analyst
17 68 (1.84%) Technical Analyst
18 67 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
19 66 (1.79%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.41%) .NET
2 75 (2.03%) Web Services
3 73 (1.98%) XML
4 66 (1.79%) HTML
5 51 (1.38%) J2EE
6 40 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 40 (1.08%) CSS
7 36 (0.98%) Spring
8 27 (0.73%) Middleware
9 25 (0.68%) jQuery
10 24 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 23 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (0.62%) Spring MVC
12 22 (0.60%) WCF
13 19 (0.51%) JDBC
14 18 (0.49%) Mason
14 18 (0.49%) FpML
15 17 (0.46%) Visualforce
15 17 (0.46%) HTML5
16 16 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 161 (4.36%) Management Information System
2 122 (3.31%) Derivative
3 82 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 72 (1.95%) Credit Risk
5 70 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 63 (1.71%) Market Risk
7 60 (1.63%) Equities
8 55 (1.49%) NHS
9 40 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 35 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
11 34 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 34 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 33 (0.89%) Data Integration
13 31 (0.84%) Reference Data
14 26 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 26 (0.70%) iPad
15 25 (0.68%) FMCG
16 24 (0.65%) Open Source
17 22 (0.60%) Data Extraction
18 20 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 106 (2.87%) Windows
2 44 (1.19%) UNIX
3 25 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 19 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.49%) Android
6 17 (0.46%) Linux
7 8 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.054%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.054%) VMS
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.027%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (20.29%) Project Management
2 646 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 359 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 352 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (8.48%) PRINCE2
6 290 (7.86%) Use Case
7 289 (7.83%) Scrum
8 284 (7.69%) Change Management
9 264 (7.15%) CRM
10 250 (6.77%) Data Analysis
11 235 (6.37%) Data Modelling
12 233 (6.31%) UML
13 230 (6.23%) Migration
14 214 (5.80%) E-Commerce
15 189 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
16 180 (4.88%) Workflow
17 178 (4.82%) Risk Management
18 157 (4.25%) GAP Analysis
18 157 (4.25%) User Stories
19 149 (4.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 421 (11.41%) SQL
2 119 (3.22%) Java
3 89 (2.41%) C#
4 60 (1.63%) VBA
5 45 (1.22%) C
6 39 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 34 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 31 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 20 (0.54%) ABAP
10 19 (0.51%) VB
11 16 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 15 (0.41%) Python
13 12 (0.33%) PHP
13 12 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.30%) Scala
15 9 (0.24%) Perl
15 9 (0.24%) C++
15 9 (0.24%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.22%) Ruby
17 6 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 330 (8.94%) Degree
2 280 (7.59%) ISEB
3 113 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 64 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 51 (1.38%) PMP
7 49 (1.33%) CBAP
8 41 (1.11%) IIBA
9 37 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.35%) CIMA
12 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.33%) MBA
14 11 (0.30%) ACCA
14 11 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.30%) APMP
15 8 (0.22%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.04%) QA
2 37 (1.00%) EMIR
3 36 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.79%) Basel III
4 29 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 27 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.49%) FATCA
8 17 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.33%) MiFID
10 11 (0.30%) COREP
10 11 (0.30%) FINREP
11 10 (0.27%) AIFMD
11 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.24%) CRD IV
13 8 (0.22%) SLA
14 6 (0.16%) UCITS
14 6 (0.16%) Basel II
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.081%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.19%) XenApp
3 4 (0.11%) Varnish
3 4 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.027%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.24%) Control-M
3 5 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.081%) SCCM
5 2 (0.054%) Puppet
5 2 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.027%) SCOM
6 1 (0.027%) Salt
6 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.027%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 341 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 246 (6.66%) Oracle
3 193 (5.23%) SAP
4 117 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (2.28%) Business Objects
6 50 (1.35%) IBM
7 31 (0.84%) Cognos
8 30 (0.81%) hybris
9 26 (0.70%) HP
10 24 (0.65%) Charles River
11 23 (0.62%) Tableau
11 23 (0.62%) Remedy
12 21 (0.57%) JDA
13 17 (0.46%) Siebel
14 16 (0.43%) Murex
14 16 (0.43%) Misys
15 15 (0.41%) Teradata
15 15 (0.41%) CA
15 15 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
16 14 (0.38%) Adobe
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per week
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Viridor
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday