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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1827 1841 1813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.61% 3.71% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 4.92% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1268 1230
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £21.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £57.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.19%
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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +3 949 £475 +5.55% 246
South East +12 288 £400 +10.34% 97
North West +5 140 £395 +1.28% 64
South West +11 124 £400 +5.26% 46
Yorkshire +18 115 £350 -6.66% 27
East of England 0 78 £400 -3.14% 23
West Midlands -23 70 £386 -1.90% 19
East Midlands -21 43 £388 -11.42% 27
North East -5 17 £338 +4.65% 7
Midlands 0 1 £313 - 1
South Coast 0 1 £400 -15.78%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1281 (38.64%) Finance
2 749 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 703 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 636 (19.19%) Banking
4 636 (19.19%) Project Management
5 438 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 357 (10.77%) SQL
7 308 (9.29%) Microsoft
8 300 (9.05%) Retail
9 288 (8.69%) Change Management
10 267 (8.05%) MS Excel
11 260 (7.84%) Use Case
12 251 (7.57%) Degree
13 250 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 250 (7.54%) ISEB
14 249 (7.51%) Investment Banking
15 236 (7.12%) PRINCE2
16 235 (7.09%) Data Modelling
16 235 (7.09%) Data Analysis
17 226 (6.82%) MS Visio
18 222 (6.70%) Scrum
19 211 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
20 203 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
21 195 (5.88%) CRM
22 193 (5.82%) Migration
23 190 (5.73%) Waterfall
24 185 (5.58%) Oracle
25 182 (5.49%) E-Commerce
26 174 (5.25%) Workflow
27 173 (5.22%) Data Warehouse

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 121 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.30%) CMS
3 42 (1.27%) SAS
4 27 (0.81%) Confluence
5 18 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.21%) MS Project Server
11 6 (0.18%) Apache
11 6 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.18%) Lync
12 5 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.12%) FileNet
13 4 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 267 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 226 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 143 (4.31%) MS Office
4 119 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 92 (2.78%) MS Project
6 19 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.060%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.030%) Mingle
10 1 (0.030%) FastStats
10 1 (0.030%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 57 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.24%) Endur
6 8 (0.24%) Agresso
7 7 (0.21%) HFM
7 7 (0.21%) ZaiNet
7 7 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.21%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
9 5 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.78%) SaaS
2 12 (0.36%) Office 365
2 12 (0.36%) PaaS
3 11 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 10 (0.30%) Force.com
5 8 (0.24%) IaaS
6 7 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.090%) FinancialForce.com
8 3 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.060%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.030%) Yammer
10 1 (0.030%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.94%) Intranet
2 24 (0.72%) HTTP
3 22 (0.66%) Internet
4 16 (0.48%) VLAN
5 11 (0.33%) WAN
5 11 (0.33%) Firewall
6 7 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (0.21%) ATM
6 7 (0.21%) LAN
7 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.15%) VoIP
8 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.12%) Broadband
8 4 (0.12%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.090%) Skype
9 3 (0.090%) Network Security
9 3 (0.090%) VPN
10 2 (0.060%) FTP
10 2 (0.060%) SAN
10 2 (0.060%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
2 141 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 45 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (1.03%) QlikView
6 32 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 31 (0.94%) Data Mining
8 28 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 25 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 25 (0.75%) Big Data
10 24 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (0.69%) MS Access
12 20 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (0.33%) Data Mart
17 11 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (2.68%) JIRA
2 24 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.51%) Subversion
5 15 (0.45%) Axure RP
6 11 (0.33%) Rational Rose
7 7 (0.21%) Selenium
7 7 (0.21%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.18%) CppUnit
9 4 (0.12%) JUnit
9 4 (0.12%) ERwin
9 4 (0.12%) Maven
10 3 (0.090%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.090%) MorphX
10 3 (0.090%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.090%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.090%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.090%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.090%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.060%) Ant
General
1 1281 (38.64%) Finance
2 636 (19.19%) Banking
3 300 (9.05%) Retail
4 249 (7.51%) Investment Banking
5 137 (4.13%) Front Office
6 128 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 93 (2.81%) Legal
8 85 (2.56%) Marketing
9 73 (2.20%) Retail Banking
10 69 (2.08%) Back Office
11 68 (2.05%) Advertising
12 44 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 44 (1.33%) Publishing
13 41 (1.24%) Law
14 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 30 (0.90%) Billing
16 23 (0.69%) Automotive
17 22 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.63%) Local Government
19 15 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2507 (75.63%) Analyst
2 2295 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 235 (7.09%) Project Manager
4 178 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
5 177 (5.34%) Developer
6 161 (4.86%) Senior Business Analyst
7 157 (4.74%) Data Analyst
8 146 (4.40%) Agile Business Analyst
9 129 (3.89%) Consultant
10 121 (3.65%) Architect
11 101 (3.05%) Banking Business Analyst
12 91 (2.75%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 90 (2.71%) Financial Business Analyst
14 84 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
15 79 (2.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
16 69 (2.08%) Business Manager
17 66 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
18 62 (1.87%) Technical Business Analyst
18 62 (1.87%) IT Business Analyst
19 60 (1.81%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (3.35%) .NET
2 89 (2.68%) Web Services
3 83 (2.50%) XML
4 66 (1.99%) HTML
5 36 (1.09%) Middleware
6 33 (1.00%) HTML5
7 31 (0.94%) SOAP
8 26 (0.78%) CSS
9 23 (0.69%) Spring
10 22 (0.66%) FpML
11 19 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 19 (0.57%) WPF
11 19 (0.57%) ASP.NET
12 18 (0.54%) XSLT
13 15 (0.45%) jQuery
13 15 (0.45%) WinForms
14 14 (0.42%) Java EE
15 11 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (0.30%) XML Schema
16 10 (0.30%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 438 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (4.01%) Management Information System
3 103 (3.11%) Derivative
4 90 (2.71%) Fixed Income
5 88 (2.65%) User Experience
6 69 (2.08%) Equities
7 68 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (1.54%) Open Source
9 50 (1.51%) Credit Risk
10 40 (1.21%) SWIFT
11 35 (1.06%) Market Risk
12 31 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 30 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 29 (0.87%) NHS
14 29 (0.87%) Computer Science
15 27 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 25 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.66%) Data Integration
17 22 (0.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 19 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 84 (2.53%) Windows
2 49 (1.48%) UNIX
3 28 (0.84%) Linux
4 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.30%) Android
7 7 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.21%) AIX
8 4 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.090%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.060%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.060%) VME
10 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.030%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.030%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.030%) MVS
11 1 (0.030%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 703 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (19.19%) Project Management
4 288 (8.69%) Change Management
5 260 (7.84%) Use Case
6 250 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 236 (7.12%) PRINCE2
8 235 (7.09%) Data Modelling
8 235 (7.09%) Data Analysis
9 222 (6.70%) Scrum
10 211 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
11 203 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
12 195 (5.88%) CRM
13 193 (5.82%) Migration
14 190 (5.73%) Waterfall
15 182 (5.49%) E-Commerce
16 174 (5.25%) Workflow
17 173 (5.22%) UML
17 173 (5.22%) ITIL
18 156 (4.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 357 (10.77%) SQL
2 139 (4.19%) Java
3 83 (2.50%) C#
4 67 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 42 (1.27%) VBA
6 37 (1.12%) C
7 36 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 28 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 23 (0.69%) C++
10 14 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 13 (0.39%) Python
12 11 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 11 (0.33%) VB
13 8 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 7 (0.21%) R
15 6 (0.18%) Perl
16 5 (0.15%) ABAP
17 3 (0.090%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.090%) VB6
17 3 (0.090%) X++
Qualifications
1 251 (7.57%) Degree
2 250 (7.54%) ISEB
3 93 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 48 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 39 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.97%) PMP
7 29 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (0.84%) IIBA
8 28 (0.84%) CBAP
9 21 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.42%) CIMA
12 12 (0.36%) ACCA
13 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.24%) CISSP
14 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.21%) APMP
15 7 (0.21%) CCA
16 6 (0.18%) MCSE
16 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.89%) QA
2 39 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 30 (0.90%) FATCA
4 25 (0.75%) Solvency II
4 25 (0.75%) EMIR
5 22 (0.66%) SLA
5 22 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.39%) Basel III
8 13 (0.39%) MiFID
9 12 (0.36%) COREP
10 10 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.30%) FINREP
11 6 (0.18%) Basel II
12 5 (0.15%) GAAP
12 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.12%) COBIT
14 3 (0.090%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.12%) HDFS
3 2 (0.060%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.060%) XenApp
4 1 (0.030%) vSphere
4 1 (0.030%) XenServer
4 1 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.15%) Control-M
4 4 (0.12%) OpenView
5 3 (0.090%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.090%) SCCM
6 2 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.060%) Puppet
7 1 (0.030%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.030%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.030%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.030%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.030%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.030%) SCOM
7 1 (0.030%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.030%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 308 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 185 (5.58%) Oracle
3 126 (3.80%) SAP
4 67 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 58 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 47 (1.42%) Cognos
7 43 (1.30%) HP
8 41 (1.24%) IBM
9 33 (1.00%) Citrix
10 24 (0.72%) Sybase
10 24 (0.72%) Informatica
11 23 (0.69%) Adobe
12 21 (0.63%) Tableau
12 21 (0.63%) Calypso
13 20 (0.60%) Hyperion
13 20 (0.60%) Red Hat
13 20 (0.60%) Actimize
13 20 (0.60%) Guidewire
14 18 (0.54%) hybris
15 16 (0.48%) Murex
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pesaro Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 530 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £381 - £436 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago