The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1910 1804 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.87% 3.87% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 5.28% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1270 1535
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 23
Average hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £55.67 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.97% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 973 £475 - 249
South East +10 317 £375 -1.31% 91
South West +33 139 £393 +6.08% 59
North West +10 121 £372 +14.46% 33
West Midlands +22 89 £375 -6.25% 24
Yorkshire +12 85 £365 +4.21% 32
East of England -16 85 £393 +4.66% 24
East Midlands +11 76 £425 +6.25% 25
Midlands +13 13 £463 -
North East -23 4 £350 +11.11% 4
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1298 (34.73%) Finance
2 767 (20.52%) Project Management
3 677 (18.12%) Banking
4 644 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 416 (11.13%) SQL
6 353 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 349 (9.34%) Retail
8 334 (8.94%) Microsoft
9 320 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
10 318 (8.51%) Degree
11 312 (8.35%) PRINCE2
12 301 (8.05%) Use Case
13 287 (7.68%) Change Management
14 281 (7.52%) CRM
15 277 (7.41%) Scrum
15 277 (7.41%) Investment Banking
16 272 (7.28%) MS Excel
17 267 (7.14%) UML
18 261 (6.98%) ISEB
19 254 (6.80%) Data Analysis
20 222 (5.94%) MS Visio
21 220 (5.89%) Oracle
22 214 (5.73%) Migration
23 213 (5.70%) Data Modelling
24 210 (5.62%) E-Commerce
25 202 (5.41%) Risk Management
26 201 (5.38%) SAP
27 196 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
28 181 (4.84%) MS Office
29 180 (4.82%) Front Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 153 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.47%) SAS
3 43 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 32 (0.86%) CMS
5 27 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (0.48%) IIS
7 17 (0.45%) Drupal
8 14 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.27%) Alfresco
11 9 (0.24%) Confluence
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.21%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.19%) Documentum
13 7 (0.19%) Node.js
14 6 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.13%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 272 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 222 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 181 (4.84%) MS Office
4 114 (3.05%) MS Project
5 94 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.080%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.054%) SPSS
11 1 (0.027%) Stata
11 1 (0.027%) Windchill
11 1 (0.027%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 64 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 21 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 20 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 18 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 15 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.24%) Summit
10 9 (0.24%) SAP MM
10 9 (0.24%) SAP HR
11 8 (0.21%) SAP WM
11 8 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.64%) SaaS
2 15 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.40%) Force.com
3 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (0.11%) Office 365
5 4 (0.11%) GitHub
6 3 (0.080%) PaaS
7 2 (0.054%) Heroku
7 2 (0.054%) IaaS
8 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.20%) Internet
2 32 (0.86%) Intranet
3 13 (0.35%) Firewall
4 8 (0.21%) VoIP
4 8 (0.21%) HTTP
4 8 (0.21%) SSL
5 7 (0.19%) VPN
6 6 (0.16%) LAN
6 6 (0.16%) WAN
6 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.13%) Extranet
7 5 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.13%) LDAP
7 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.13%) SAN
8 4 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.080%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.080%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.080%) Wireless
10 2 (0.054%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 163 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 34 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 33 (0.88%) QlikView
9 31 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (0.75%) MS Access
11 27 (0.72%) MySQL
12 22 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (0.56%) Big Data
14 20 (0.54%) DB2
15 19 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.45%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
17 14 (0.37%) NoSQL
17 14 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (1.53%) JIRA
2 37 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 19 (0.51%) JUnit
4 18 (0.48%) MSTest
5 15 (0.40%) Maven
6 13 (0.35%) ERwin
6 13 (0.35%) CruiseControl
7 9 (0.24%) Rational Rose
8 8 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.19%) Mockito
9 7 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.16%) Selenium
10 6 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.16%) jMock
11 5 (0.13%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 1298 (34.73%) Finance
2 677 (18.12%) Banking
3 349 (9.34%) Retail
4 277 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 180 (4.82%) Front Office
6 118 (3.16%) Back Office
7 109 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 109 (2.92%) Marketing
8 97 (2.60%) Legal
9 66 (1.77%) Retail Banking
10 63 (1.69%) Advertising
11 55 (1.47%) Publishing
12 52 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 47 (1.26%) Billing
13 47 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.91%) German Language
15 32 (0.86%) Local Government
16 29 (0.78%) Automotive
16 29 (0.78%) Law
17 26 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2829 (75.70%) Analyst
2 2573 (68.85%) Business Analyst
3 338 (9.04%) Project Manager
4 238 (6.37%) Senior Analyst
5 223 (5.97%) Senior Business Analyst
6 180 (4.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 167 (4.47%) Developer
8 159 (4.25%) Consultant
9 132 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
10 125 (3.34%) Architect
11 118 (3.16%) Banking Business Analyst
12 112 (3.00%) Data Analyst
13 92 (2.46%) Financial Business Analyst
14 79 (2.11%) Business Manager
15 76 (2.03%) IT Business Analyst
15 76 (2.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 73 (1.95%) Technical Analyst
17 71 (1.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 69 (1.85%) Technical Business Analyst
19 68 (1.82%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (3.72%) .NET
2 71 (1.90%) Web Services
3 69 (1.85%) XML
4 68 (1.82%) HTML
5 46 (1.23%) J2EE
6 45 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 37 (0.99%) CSS
8 31 (0.83%) Spring
9 25 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 25 (0.67%) Middleware
10 22 (0.59%) jQuery
10 22 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (0.56%) Mason
12 20 (0.54%) HTML5
12 20 (0.54%) WCF
13 16 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.40%) WPF
14 15 (0.40%) Spring MVC
15 14 (0.37%) SOAP
16 13 (0.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 155 (4.15%) Management Information System
2 121 (3.24%) Derivative
3 83 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 68 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 66 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 61 (1.63%) NHS
7 56 (1.50%) Equities
8 48 (1.28%) Market Risk
9 40 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.04%) Reference Data
11 31 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 30 (0.80%) iPad
13 29 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 27 (0.72%) Data Integration
15 26 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
15 26 (0.70%) Mainframe
16 24 (0.64%) Data Extraction
16 24 (0.64%) Open Source
17 23 (0.62%) FMCG
18 22 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 95 (2.54%) Windows
2 43 (1.15%) UNIX
3 23 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 21 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 21 (0.56%) Android
5 15 (0.40%) Linux
6 10 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.054%) AIX
8 2 (0.054%) VMS
8 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.054%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.027%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (20.52%) Project Management
2 644 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 353 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 320 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
5 312 (8.35%) PRINCE2
6 301 (8.05%) Use Case
7 287 (7.68%) Change Management
8 281 (7.52%) CRM
9 277 (7.41%) Scrum
10 267 (7.14%) UML
11 254 (6.80%) Data Analysis
12 214 (5.73%) Migration
13 213 (5.70%) Data Modelling
14 210 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 202 (5.41%) Risk Management
16 196 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
17 172 (4.60%) Workflow
18 171 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
19 152 (4.07%) ITIL
20 151 (4.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 416 (11.13%) SQL
2 117 (3.13%) Java
3 94 (2.52%) C#
4 61 (1.63%) VBA
5 46 (1.23%) C
6 44 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 30 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 30 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 21 (0.56%) VB
9 20 (0.54%) ABAP
10 16 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 16 (0.43%) Python
11 14 (0.37%) PHP
11 14 (0.37%) C++
12 12 (0.32%) Perl
13 11 (0.29%) Scala
13 11 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.27%) Apex Code
15 8 (0.21%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 318 (8.51%) Degree
2 261 (6.98%) ISEB
3 114 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 72 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 49 (1.31%) CBAP
7 47 (1.26%) PMP
8 38 (1.02%) IIBA
9 35 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.32%) CIMA
14 11 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.29%) ACCA
14 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.29%) APMP
15 8 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 8 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.96%) QA
2 42 (1.12%) EMIR
3 40 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 34 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (0.88%) Basel III
6 31 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.51%) FATCA
8 17 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 16 (0.43%) COREP
9 16 (0.43%) FINREP
9 16 (0.43%) CRD IV
10 12 (0.32%) AIFMD
10 12 (0.32%) MiFID
11 11 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.19%) SLA
13 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.16%) UCITS
14 5 (0.13%) Basel II
14 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (0.29%) XenApp
2 8 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.11%) Varnish
5 3 (0.080%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.054%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.027%) vCloud
7 1 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.21%) Control-M
3 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.080%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.054%) Puppet
6 2 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.027%) Salt
7 1 (0.027%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.027%) SCOM
Vendors
1 334 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 220 (5.89%) Oracle
3 201 (5.38%) SAP
4 125 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (2.19%) Business Objects
6 63 (1.69%) IBM
7 42 (1.12%) Cognos
8 32 (0.86%) hybris
9 28 (0.75%) Tableau
10 27 (0.72%) HP
11 24 (0.64%) Charles River
12 21 (0.56%) JDA
13 18 (0.48%) Remedy
14 17 (0.45%) Siebel
15 15 (0.40%) Citrix
15 15 (0.40%) ATG
15 15 (0.40%) Casewise
16 14 (0.37%) Northgate
16 14 (0.37%) Teradata
16 14 (0.37%) Misys
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Excellent DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
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