The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3216 3516 3523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.44% 6.82% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 7.19% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2253 2593 2482
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £34.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% -5.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £20.94 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £55.00 £56.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.65%
Business Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the England region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the England region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -3 1627 £470 +1.73% 206
South East +6 526 £410 +5.80% 61
North West -5 213 £375 - 48
West Midlands +1 212 £384 +6.59% 31
East of England +7 189 £425 +3.03% 23
Yorkshire -3 167 £375 -2.91% 35
South West -17 122 £375 -6.25% 25
East Midlands +3 113 £425 +4.29% 20
North East -69 19 £363 -12.12% 6
Midlands -3 11 £450 -10.00%
South Coast - 2 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2234 (33.78%) Business Analysis
2 1983 (29.98%) Finance
3 1776 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1367 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1060 (16.03%) Banking
6 732 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
7 716 (10.83%) Project Management
8 670 (10.13%) User Stories
9 618 (9.34%) Retail
10 531 (8.03%) Use Case
11 483 (7.30%) SQL
12 482 (7.29%) Scrum
13 464 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 456 (6.89%) Data Analysis
15 426 (6.44%) Waterfall
16 425 (6.43%) Migration
17 388 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
18 387 (5.85%) UML
19 384 (5.81%) SDLC
20 382 (5.78%) CRM
21 375 (5.67%) Change Management
22 341 (5.16%) Investment Banking
23 322 (4.87%) Data Modelling
24 302 (4.57%) Microsoft
25 299 (4.52%) SAP
26 293 (4.43%) MS Visio
27 292 (4.41%) E-Commerce
27 292 (4.41%) ISEB
28 288 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
29 283 (4.28%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst Skill Set
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
1 170 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 85 (1.29%) CMS
3 82 (1.24%) Confluence
4 41 (0.62%) SAS
5 26 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (0.24%) Apache
7 15 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.20%) Documentum
9 13 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.17%) Drupal
11 10 (0.15%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.11%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.091%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.060%) IIS
14 4 (0.060%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.060%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.045%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.030%) Tuxedo
16 2 (0.030%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 293 (4.43%) MS Visio
2 270 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 186 (2.81%) MS Office
4 167 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 81 (1.22%) MS Project
6 31 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.060%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.030%) SPSS
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.015%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.015%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 110 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.30%) SAP HR
3 20 (0.30%) Sonata
4 19 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 17 (0.26%) Maximo
7 16 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 16 (0.24%) Summit
8 14 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
8 14 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 13 (0.20%) Tercero
10 12 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
11 11 (0.17%) HFM
11 11 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.47%) Office 365
2 30 (0.45%) SaaS
3 23 (0.35%) IaaS
4 21 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
4 21 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 16 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.12%) PaaS
8 6 (0.091%) Basecamp
8 6 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.060%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.045%) Force.com
10 3 (0.045%) Trello
11 2 (0.030%) BlueKai
11 2 (0.030%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.030%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.015%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.64%) Internet
2 21 (0.32%) Network Security
3 19 (0.29%) Intranet
4 14 (0.21%) ATM
4 14 (0.21%) LAN
4 14 (0.21%) MPLS
5 12 (0.18%) WAN
6 9 (0.14%) BGP
6 9 (0.14%) Firewall
7 8 (0.12%) WebEx
8 6 (0.091%) Broadband
8 6 (0.091%) NAS
8 6 (0.091%) Wireless
9 4 (0.060%) FTP
9 4 (0.060%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.060%) LDAP
9 4 (0.060%) SAN
9 4 (0.060%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.060%) VoIP
9 4 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 89 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 71 (1.07%) Relational Database
4 57 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 54 (0.82%) Big Data
6 52 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 43 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (0.62%) QlikView
9 26 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (0.38%) MS Access
11 24 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (0.30%) GIS
14 17 (0.26%) Data Mart
15 15 (0.23%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.21%) MySQL
16 14 (0.21%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.21%) SAP HANA
17 13 (0.20%) EDRMS
18 12 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 210 (3.18%) JIRA
2 18 (0.27%) Rational Rose
3 17 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.14%) Axure RP
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.091%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (0.091%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.060%) CaliberRM
10 4 (0.060%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.060%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.060%) Toad
11 2 (0.030%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.030%) ERwin
11 2 (0.030%) Subversion
11 2 (0.030%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.015%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.015%) Git (software)
General
1 1983 (29.98%) Finance
2 1060 (16.03%) Banking
3 618 (9.34%) Retail
4 341 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 215 (3.25%) Front Office
6 210 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 191 (2.89%) Marketing
8 180 (2.72%) Legal
9 154 (2.33%) Back Office
10 118 (1.78%) Retail Banking
11 114 (1.72%) Manufacturing
12 75 (1.13%) Advertising
13 56 (0.85%) Billing
14 55 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 53 (0.80%) Law
16 44 (0.67%) Games
17 41 (0.62%) Publishing
18 40 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 38 (0.57%) Local Government
20 36 (0.54%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (1.48%) Web Services
2 81 (1.22%) XML
3 56 (0.85%) .NET
4 34 (0.51%) Gherkin
5 31 (0.47%) HTML
6 29 (0.44%) FpML
7 17 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (0.23%) Middleware
9 13 (0.20%) CSS
10 11 (0.17%) HTML5
11 10 (0.15%) EDI
12 9 (0.14%) Mason
13 8 (0.12%) FIXML
14 7 (0.11%) Apache Flex
14 7 (0.11%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.11%) JSON
14 7 (0.11%) Velocity
14 7 (0.11%) XBRL
15 6 (0.091%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.091%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 732 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 202 (3.05%) User Experience
4 156 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 155 (2.34%) Derivative
6 117 (1.77%) Credit Risk
7 114 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 111 (1.68%) Equities
9 77 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 76 (1.15%) Market Risk
11 75 (1.13%) NHS
12 53 (0.80%) Reference Data
13 49 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 48 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 44 (0.67%) Data Centre
16 43 (0.65%) Computer Science
17 38 (0.57%) Data Integration
17 38 (0.57%) Reinsurance
18 35 (0.53%) Video on Demand
18 35 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (1.29%) Windows
2 44 (0.67%) Unix
3 33 (0.50%) Linux
4 19 (0.29%) Windows 10
5 11 (0.17%) Android
5 11 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.11%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.076%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.060%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.045%) AIX
10 2 (0.030%) VMS
10 2 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.030%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.030%) zOS
11 1 (0.015%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.015%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.015%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.015%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2234 (33.78%) Business Analysis
2 1776 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1367 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 716 (10.83%) Project Management
5 670 (10.13%) User Stories
6 531 (8.03%) Use Case
7 482 (7.29%) Scrum
8 464 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 456 (6.89%) Data Analysis
10 426 (6.44%) Waterfall
11 425 (6.43%) Migration
12 388 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
13 387 (5.85%) UML
14 384 (5.81%) SDLC
15 382 (5.78%) CRM
16 375 (5.67%) Change Management
17 322 (4.87%) Data Modelling
18 292 (4.41%) E-Commerce
19 288 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
20 283 (4.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 483 (7.30%) SQL
2 126 (1.91%) Java
3 60 (0.91%) VBA
4 47 (0.71%) C#
5 43 (0.65%) Python
6 42 (0.64%) C
7 36 (0.54%) C++
8 35 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 22 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 18 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 18 (0.27%) PHP
11 17 (0.26%) VB
12 15 (0.23%) COBOL
13 14 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.076%) Perl
15 4 (0.060%) R
15 4 (0.060%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.045%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.045%) RPG
16 3 (0.045%) Scala
Qualifications
1 292 (4.41%) ISEB
2 266 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 251 (3.79%) Degree
4 169 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 58 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 53 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (0.60%) CBAP
8 32 (0.48%) IIBA
9 30 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 28 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.33%) CISSP
13 17 (0.26%) ACCA
13 17 (0.26%) CISM
14 15 (0.23%) CIMA
14 15 (0.23%) PMP
15 14 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.20%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 12 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (2.52%) QA
2 132 (2.00%) MiFID
3 96 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 53 (0.80%) EMIR
5 51 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 42 (0.64%) FATCA
7 38 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
8 33 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 30 (0.45%) SEPA
10 24 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (0.35%) Basel III
11 23 (0.35%) SLA
12 16 (0.24%) AIFMD
13 15 (0.23%) COREP
14 14 (0.21%) Basel II
15 11 (0.17%) CRD IV
16 10 (0.15%) UCITS
17 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
18 7 (0.11%) FINREP
19 6 (0.091%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.045%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.030%) RACF
4 2 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.015%) Samba
5 1 (0.015%) UAG
5 1 (0.015%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.27%) Puppet
3 6 (0.091%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.060%) Control-M
4 4 (0.060%) MOM
4 4 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.045%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.045%) SCCM
6 2 (0.030%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.015%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.015%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.015%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.015%) logstash
7 1 (0.015%) Netcool
7 1 (0.015%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 302 (4.57%) Microsoft
2 299 (4.52%) SAP
3 240 (3.63%) Oracle
4 146 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 90 (1.36%) ServiceNow
6 77 (1.16%) Murex
7 50 (0.76%) Pega
8 47 (0.71%) IBM
9 39 (0.59%) hybris
10 36 (0.54%) Bloomberg
11 34 (0.51%) Adobe
12 32 (0.48%) Calypso
12 32 (0.48%) Cognos
12 32 (0.48%) HP
12 32 (0.48%) Tableau
13 30 (0.45%) Guidewire
14 23 (0.35%) Hyperion
14 23 (0.35%) Teradata
15 22 (0.33%) Avaloq
15 22 (0.33%) Google
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £360 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2i Resourcing
Rate: From £325 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago