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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 51 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1843 2002 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.61% 4.10% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 5.53% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1431 1567
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £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 22 15 38
Average hourly rate £37.75 £19.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.58% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.90 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.30 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -45.71%
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
38226 36235 38251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.81% 74.18% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24168 22715 22586
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 1011 1398
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -9 949 £475 - 248
South East +7 317 £389 +2.30% 75
South West +30 138 £388 +7.63% 40
North West -4 118 £368 +13.07% 30
East of England -11 92 £400 +6.66% 25
Yorkshire -3 84 £363 -0.68% 29
West Midlands -1 69 £400 +14.28% 34
East Midlands -2 61 £450 +14.28% 14
Midlands +4 8 £350 -12.50% 1
North East -19 6 £513 +62.69% 7
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1258 (33.92%) Finance
2 757 (20.41%) Project Management
3 667 (17.98%) Banking
4 659 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 428 (11.54%) SQL
6 361 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 353 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 350 (9.44%) Retail
9 342 (9.22%) Microsoft
10 328 (8.84%) Degree
11 317 (8.55%) PRINCE2
12 287 (7.74%) Change Management
12 287 (7.74%) Scrum
13 286 (7.71%) Use Case
14 282 (7.60%) MS Excel
15 280 (7.55%) ISEB
16 268 (7.23%) Investment Banking
17 262 (7.06%) CRM
18 252 (6.79%) Data Analysis
19 250 (6.74%) Oracle
20 234 (6.31%) Data Modelling
20 234 (6.31%) Migration
21 233 (6.28%) MS Visio
22 232 (6.26%) UML
23 211 (5.69%) E-Commerce
24 195 (5.26%) Front Office
25 194 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
26 191 (5.15%) SAP
27 185 (4.99%) MS Office
28 179 (4.83%) Workflow

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 146 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.64%) SAS
3 45 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 36 (0.97%) CMS
5 26 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.35%) Drupal
7 13 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.32%) IIS
9 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.24%) Documentum
10 9 (0.24%) Confluence
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.19%) Lync
11 7 (0.19%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.16%) Alfresco
Applications
1 282 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 233 (6.28%) MS Visio
3 185 (4.99%) MS Office
4 132 (3.56%) MS Project
5 101 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.67%) 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%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 55 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.73%) Markit EDM
2 27 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
3 26 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.59%) SAP SD
4 22 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.35%) Agresso
8 11 (0.30%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.30%) Summit
8 11 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.22%) SAP MM
10 8 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.67%) SaaS
2 14 (0.38%) Force.com
3 12 (0.32%) Office 365
4 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.11%) GitHub
7 3 (0.081%) PaaS
7 3 (0.081%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.054%) Heroku
8 2 (0.054%) IaaS
9 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.13%) Internet
2 29 (0.78%) Intranet
3 12 (0.32%) Firewall
4 8 (0.22%) SSL
4 8 (0.22%) VoIP
4 8 (0.22%) HTTP
5 7 (0.19%) WAN
6 6 (0.16%) LAN
6 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.13%) Extranet
7 5 (0.13%) LDAP
7 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.13%) VPN
8 4 (0.11%) SAN
8 4 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.081%) MVNO
9 3 (0.081%) Wireless
9 3 (0.081%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.081%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 158 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 47 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 39 (1.05%) QlikView
7 37 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 24 (0.65%) MS Access
10 23 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (0.59%) MySQL
12 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (0.51%) DB2
14 18 (0.49%) Big Data
15 15 (0.40%) MongoDB
16 14 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
16 14 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 68 (1.83%) JIRA
2 32 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 25 (0.67%) JUnit
4 23 (0.62%) CruiseControl
5 22 (0.59%) Maven
6 20 (0.54%) MSTest
7 16 (0.43%) ERwin
8 13 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.32%) Mockito
10 10 (0.27%) Subversion
11 9 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.22%) Rational Rose
13 7 (0.19%) RequisitePro
13 7 (0.19%) Toad
13 7 (0.19%) Ant
13 7 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.19%) jMock
General
1 1258 (33.92%) Finance
2 667 (17.98%) Banking
3 350 (9.44%) Retail
4 268 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 195 (5.26%) Front Office
6 130 (3.50%) Marketing
7 128 (3.45%) Back Office
8 109 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 106 (2.86%) Legal
10 65 (1.75%) Advertising
11 56 (1.51%) Retail Banking
12 53 (1.43%) Financial Institution
13 49 (1.32%) Publishing
13 49 (1.32%) Billing
14 46 (1.24%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.89%) Automotive
16 32 (0.86%) Law
17 31 (0.84%) Local Government
18 29 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
19 20 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2749 (74.12%) Analyst
2 2483 (66.95%) Business Analyst
3 335 (9.03%) Project Manager
4 212 (5.72%) Senior Analyst
5 194 (5.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 176 (4.75%) Agile Business Analyst
7 175 (4.72%) Developer
8 153 (4.13%) Consultant
9 142 (3.83%) Architect
10 124 (3.34%) Banking Business Analyst
11 123 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
12 118 (3.18%) Data Analyst
13 80 (2.16%) Financial Business Analyst
13 80 (2.16%) Business Manager
14 73 (1.97%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 71 (1.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 70 (1.89%) IT Business Analyst
17 68 (1.83%) Technical Analyst
18 67 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
19 65 (1.75%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.37%) .NET
2 76 (2.05%) Web Services
3 74 (2.00%) XML
4 67 (1.81%) HTML
5 52 (1.40%) J2EE
6 40 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 40 (1.08%) CSS
7 37 (1.00%) Spring
8 27 (0.73%) Middleware
9 25 (0.67%) jQuery
10 24 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 24 (0.65%) Spring MVC
11 23 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (0.59%) WCF
13 20 (0.54%) JDBC
14 18 (0.49%) FpML
14 18 (0.49%) Mason
15 17 (0.46%) Visualforce
15 17 (0.46%) HTML5
16 16 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 166 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 122 (3.29%) Derivative
3 82 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 73 (1.97%) Credit Risk
5 69 (1.86%) Fixed Income
6 64 (1.73%) Market Risk
7 60 (1.62%) Equities
8 55 (1.48%) NHS
9 40 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 35 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
11 34 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 33 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 33 (0.89%) Data Integration
13 31 (0.84%) Reference Data
14 26 (0.70%) FMCG
14 26 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 26 (0.70%) iPad
15 24 (0.65%) Open Source
16 22 (0.59%) Data Extraction
17 20 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 110 (2.97%) Windows
2 45 (1.21%) UNIX
3 28 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 19 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.49%) Android
5 18 (0.49%) Linux
6 8 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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
1 757 (20.41%) Project Management
2 659 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 361 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 353 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 317 (8.55%) PRINCE2
6 287 (7.74%) Change Management
6 287 (7.74%) Scrum
7 286 (7.71%) Use Case
8 262 (7.06%) CRM
9 252 (6.79%) Data Analysis
10 234 (6.31%) Migration
10 234 (6.31%) Data Modelling
11 232 (6.26%) UML
12 211 (5.69%) E-Commerce
13 194 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
14 179 (4.83%) Workflow
15 176 (4.75%) Risk Management
16 158 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
16 158 (4.26%) User Stories
17 149 (4.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 428 (11.54%) SQL
2 121 (3.26%) Java
3 88 (2.37%) C#
4 61 (1.64%) VBA
5 45 (1.21%) C
6 40 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 36 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 31 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 20 (0.54%) ABAP
10 19 (0.51%) VB
11 16 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 16 (0.43%) Python
12 13 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.32%) PHP
14 11 (0.30%) Scala
15 9 (0.24%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.24%) Perl
15 9 (0.24%) C++
16 8 (0.22%) Ruby
17 6 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 328 (8.84%) Degree
2 280 (7.55%) ISEB
3 116 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 79 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 64 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 51 (1.38%) PMP
7 48 (1.29%) CBAP
8 39 (1.05%) IIBA
9 38 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.35%) CIMA
13 12 (0.32%) MBA
13 12 (0.32%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.30%) ACCA
14 11 (0.30%) APMP
14 11 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.22%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.02%) QA
2 37 (1.00%) EMIR
3 36 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.78%) Basel III
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 (0.32%) MiFID
10 11 (0.30%) COREP
10 11 (0.30%) FINREP
11 10 (0.27%) AIFMD
11 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.22%) CRD IV
12 8 (0.22%) SLA
13 6 (0.16%) Basel II
13 6 (0.16%) UCITS
14 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
15 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 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.081%) SCCM
5 2 (0.054%) Puppet
5 2 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.027%) Salt
6 1 (0.027%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.027%) SCOM
Vendors
1 342 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 250 (6.74%) Oracle
3 191 (5.15%) SAP
4 119 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (2.29%) Business Objects
6 51 (1.38%) IBM
7 31 (0.84%) Cognos
8 29 (0.78%) hybris
9 27 (0.73%) HP
10 24 (0.65%) Charles River
11 23 (0.62%) Tableau
11 23 (0.62%) Remedy
12 21 (0.57%) JDA
13 18 (0.49%) Siebel
14 16 (0.43%) Murex
14 16 (0.43%) Misys
14 16 (0.43%) Informatica
15 15 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
15 15 (0.40%) CA
15 15 (0.40%) Teradata
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 minutes ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £500 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Rate: £440 - £450 per day
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
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