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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / England
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2621 3289 3198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.27% 7.01% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 7.37% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 2414 2331
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.63 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.10 £54.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -7 1395 £475 - 202
South East -6 340 £425 +6.58% 56
South West +3 173 £400 - 28
West Midlands +8 161 £400 +3.22% 15
North West -9 138 £375 - 29
Yorkshire -7 134 £375 - 35
East of England +2 132 £425 - 26
East Midlands +15 97 £400 +6.66% 12
North East -32 31 £363 -3.33% 3
Midlands +4 14 £425 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1889 (33.99%) Business Analysis
2 1757 (31.62%) Finance
3 1683 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1089 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 821 (14.77%) Banking
6 642 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
7 602 (10.83%) User Stories
8 596 (10.73%) Project Management
9 556 (10.01%) Scrum
10 471 (8.48%) Use Case
11 408 (7.34%) Retail
12 393 (7.07%) SQL
13 372 (6.69%) Waterfall
14 370 (6.66%) Data Analysis
15 363 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 351 (6.32%) Change Management
17 335 (6.03%) Migration
18 331 (5.96%) MiFID
19 307 (5.52%) Front Office
20 300 (5.40%) CRM
21 294 (5.29%) GAP Analysis
22 288 (5.18%) Security Cleared
22 288 (5.18%) SDLC
23 283 (5.09%) Data Modelling
24 282 (5.07%) UML
25 278 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
26 275 (4.95%) Degree
27 268 (4.82%) Microsoft
28 266 (4.79%) Process Improvement
29 263 (4.73%) ISEB

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
1 124 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 88 (1.58%) Confluence
3 78 (1.40%) CMS
4 22 (0.40%) SAS
5 20 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.14%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.13%) Apache
9 7 (0.13%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.11%) Drupal
10 6 (0.11%) FileNet
11 5 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.072%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.072%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.072%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.036%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.036%) Documentum
13 2 (0.036%) Mule
Applications
1 236 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 232 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 161 (2.90%) MS Office
4 111 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 66 (1.19%) MS Project
6 32 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.054%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 24 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 21 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 20 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 20 (0.36%) thinkFolio
8 18 (0.32%) Loan IQ
8 18 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 17 (0.31%) Sonata
10 16 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 14 (0.25%) SAP FI
12 13 (0.23%) Endur
12 13 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 13 (0.23%) SAP PP
13 12 (0.22%) NetSuite
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
15 10 (0.18%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.01%) Office 365
2 33 (0.59%) SaaS
3 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 15 (0.27%) IaaS
6 13 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
7 11 (0.20%) G Suite
8 10 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.16%) PaaS
10 8 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.13%) Trello
12 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.090%) Force.com
14 3 (0.054%) GitHub
14 3 (0.054%) Veeva
15 2 (0.036%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.036%) Slack
16 1 (0.018%) GoToWebinar
16 1 (0.018%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 34 (0.61%) Internet
2 18 (0.32%) Intranet
3 14 (0.25%) Network Security
4 9 (0.16%) Skype
5 8 (0.14%) Firewall
6 7 (0.13%) LDAP
6 7 (0.13%) WAN
7 6 (0.11%) DSL
8 5 (0.090%) VoIP
9 4 (0.072%) LAN
9 4 (0.072%) MVNO
9 4 (0.072%) RFID
9 4 (0.072%) WebEx
10 3 (0.054%) ATM
10 3 (0.054%) DMZ
10 3 (0.054%) IMAP
10 3 (0.054%) NAS
10 3 (0.054%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.036%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 70 (1.26%) Big Data
4 45 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 35 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 35 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 28 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (0.49%) QlikView
9 21 (0.38%) DB2
10 17 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.25%) Data Lake
12 13 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.20%) OLAP
14 10 (0.18%) Blockchain
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.16%) MS Access
15 9 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 222 (3.99%) JIRA
2 38 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 10 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (0.14%) Rational Rose
6 7 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.072%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.054%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.054%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.054%) Toad
9 3 (0.054%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.018%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.018%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.018%) LSMW
10 1 (0.018%) Subversion
10 1 (0.018%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.018%) Xcode
General
1 1757 (31.62%) Finance
2 821 (14.77%) Banking
3 408 (7.34%) Retail
4 307 (5.52%) Front Office
5 251 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 187 (3.37%) Marketing
7 142 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 124 (2.23%) Back Office
9 118 (2.12%) Legal
10 114 (2.05%) Manufacturing
11 74 (1.33%) Advertising
12 63 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 55 (0.99%) Publishing
14 47 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.67%) Automotive
16 35 (0.63%) Billing
16 35 (0.63%) Law
17 30 (0.54%) Local Government
18 29 (0.52%) Electronics
18 29 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (1.85%) Web Services
2 79 (1.42%) XML
3 51 (0.92%) .NET
4 31 (0.56%) HTML
5 27 (0.49%) FpML
6 24 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (0.38%) Gherkin
8 17 (0.31%) Middleware
9 15 (0.27%) CSS
10 13 (0.23%) RESTful
11 12 (0.22%) OAuth
12 11 (0.20%) JSON
12 11 (0.20%) MDX
13 10 (0.18%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.14%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.14%) Mason
14 8 (0.14%) SAP XI
15 7 (0.13%) Sensu
15 7 (0.13%) Velocity
16 6 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 642 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (4.34%) User Experience
3 224 (4.03%) Derivative
4 181 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 179 (3.22%) Fixed Income
6 178 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 154 (2.77%) Equities
8 62 (1.12%) Fintech
9 61 (1.10%) Credit Risk
10 58 (1.04%) Reference Data
11 48 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 42 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 40 (0.72%) Mobile App
14 39 (0.70%) Reinsurance
15 37 (0.67%) NHS
16 34 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
17 31 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
18 29 (0.52%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.52%) SWIFT
18 29 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (1.48%) Windows
2 34 (0.61%) Linux
3 21 (0.38%) Unix
4 10 (0.18%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.16%) Android
6 8 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.14%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.13%) MVS
7 7 (0.13%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.054%) AIX
9 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.018%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.018%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.018%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.018%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1889 (33.99%) Business Analysis
2 1683 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1089 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 602 (10.83%) User Stories
5 596 (10.73%) Project Management
6 556 (10.01%) Scrum
7 471 (8.48%) Use Case
8 372 (6.69%) Waterfall
9 370 (6.66%) Data Analysis
10 363 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 351 (6.32%) Change Management
12 335 (6.03%) Migration
13 300 (5.40%) CRM
14 294 (5.29%) GAP Analysis
15 288 (5.18%) SDLC
16 283 (5.09%) Data Modelling
17 282 (5.07%) UML
18 278 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
19 266 (4.79%) Process Improvement
20 241 (4.34%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 393 (7.07%) SQL
2 68 (1.22%) C
3 55 (0.99%) Java
4 39 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 32 (0.58%) VBA
6 28 (0.50%) C#
6 28 (0.50%) Python
7 22 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 16 (0.29%) VB
9 14 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.22%) C++
11 9 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.14%) COBOL
12 8 (0.14%) R
13 7 (0.13%) JCL
13 7 (0.13%) Perl
13 7 (0.13%) VC++
14 6 (0.11%) PHP
15 5 (0.090%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.090%) VB6
Qualifications
1 288 (5.18%) Security Cleared
2 275 (4.95%) Degree
3 263 (4.73%) ISEB
4 213 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 51 (0.92%) CBAP
6 49 (0.88%) IIBA
7 47 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 39 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.50%) CISSP
10 25 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (0.36%) ACCA
12 19 (0.34%) CIMA
13 18 (0.32%) PMP
14 15 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.27%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
15 13 (0.23%) CISA
16 12 (0.22%) APMG
16 12 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (5.96%) MiFID
2 141 (2.54%) QA
3 77 (1.39%) EMIR
4 67 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 56 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 49 (0.88%) Solvency II
7 43 (0.77%) GDPR
8 38 (0.68%) IFRS
9 25 (0.45%) IFRS 9
10 24 (0.43%) FATCA
11 20 (0.36%) SLA
12 19 (0.34%) SEPA
13 17 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
14 15 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 14 (0.25%) Basel III
16 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
17 9 (0.16%) AIFMD
18 8 (0.14%) GxP
19 7 (0.13%) GAAP
19 7 (0.13%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (0.090%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.072%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.036%) Dovecot
3 2 (0.036%) HDFS
4 1 (0.018%) Docker
4 1 (0.018%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.018%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.13%) logstash
2 7 (0.13%) Nagios
3 6 (0.11%) Kibana
4 5 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.090%) Puppet
4 5 (0.090%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.054%) SCOM
5 3 (0.054%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.036%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.036%) Control-M
6 2 (0.036%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.018%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.018%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.018%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.018%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.018%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.018%) Netcool
7 1 (0.018%) SCCM
Vendors
1 268 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 206 (3.71%) SAP
3 195 (3.51%) Oracle
4 85 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 48 (0.86%) Charles River
7 41 (0.74%) Google
8 36 (0.65%) Tableau
9 34 (0.61%) Bloomberg
10 33 (0.59%) Murex
11 32 (0.58%) Adobe
12 27 (0.49%) FNZ
12 27 (0.49%) Guidewire
13 25 (0.45%) Workday
14 24 (0.43%) Atlassian
14 24 (0.43%) Cognos
15 21 (0.38%) IBM
16 20 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
17 18 (0.32%) HP
17 18 (0.32%) hybris
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Flex upon experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates plus expenses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £498 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Interact Consulting
Rate: 375-400pd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago