The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3875 3887 3761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.50% 7.87% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 8.50% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2735 2658
Average daily rate
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£423 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 21 29
Average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.93 £15.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £57.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £34.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +53.33%
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
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +2 2038 £450 - 391
South East -8 507 £380 +2.70% 80
North West 0 304 £370 +10.03% 76
Yorkshire -7 225 £375 - 53
South West -1 218 £400 +1.91% 59
East of England -6 205 £413 -0.60% 50
West Midlands +15 186 £365 -2.66% 46
East Midlands -10 128 £400 -5.88% 39
North East -9 49 £414 +10.70% 5
Midlands -14 10 £500 +11.11% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 2783 (35.88%) Finance
2 2562 (33.03%) Business Analysis
3 1630 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 1562 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1499 (19.32%) Banking
6 877 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
7 787 (10.15%) Project Management
8 766 (9.87%) SQL
9 738 (9.51%) Retail
10 565 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 550 (7.09%) Use Case
12 549 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
13 509 (6.56%) Scrum
14 508 (6.55%) Investment Banking
15 501 (6.46%) Microsoft
16 495 (6.38%) User Stories
17 486 (6.27%) Migration
18 477 (6.15%) CRM
19 465 (5.99%) Data Analysis
20 463 (5.97%) Data Modelling
21 421 (5.43%) MS Excel
22 418 (5.39%) Waterfall
23 410 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
23 410 (5.29%) MS Visio
24 393 (5.07%) E-Commerce
25 381 (4.91%) Change Management
26 359 (4.63%) ISEB
27 356 (4.59%) UML
27 356 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
28 340 (4.38%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 199 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 93 (1.20%) CMS
3 48 (0.62%) SAS
4 41 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 37 (0.48%) Confluence
6 33 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 31 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.18%) Lync
9 14 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.14%) Drupal
11 10 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.12%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.10%) LiveLink
14 7 (0.090%) Documentum
14 7 (0.090%) Commerce Server
15 6 (0.077%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.077%) FileNet
16 4 (0.052%) Umbraco
Applications
1 421 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 410 (5.29%) MS Visio
3 226 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 226 (2.91%) MS Office
4 71 (0.92%) MS Project
5 38 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.15%) SPSS
7 7 (0.090%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.039%) Mingle
9 1 (0.013%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.013%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.013%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.013%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 170 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 29 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 28 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 27 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 26 (0.34%) thinkFolio
9 25 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 25 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 25 (0.32%) Markit EDM
10 20 (0.26%) Summit
11 18 (0.23%) Agresso
11 18 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
12 16 (0.21%) SAP HR
13 14 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
15 11 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
15 11 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.45%) Office 365
2 33 (0.43%) SaaS
3 15 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
4 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.10%) Yammer
6 6 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.064%) Force.com
8 4 (0.052%) Taleo
8 4 (0.052%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.026%) IaaS
9 2 (0.026%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.013%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.013%) Boomi
10 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.013%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (0.79%) Internet
2 42 (0.54%) Intranet
3 22 (0.28%) Network Security
4 15 (0.19%) MVNO
5 13 (0.17%) WAN
6 12 (0.15%) Firewall
7 11 (0.14%) ATM
7 11 (0.14%) Broadband
8 8 (0.10%) LAN
8 8 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (0.090%) HTTP
10 6 (0.077%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.052%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.052%) SMS
13 3 (0.039%) GSM
13 3 (0.039%) SSH
13 3 (0.039%) Extranet
13 3 (0.039%) SAN
13 3 (0.039%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
2 194 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 119 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 95 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 85 (1.10%) QlikView
7 64 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 61 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 58 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (0.66%) MS Access
11 48 (0.62%) Big Data
12 42 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 38 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 23 (0.30%) OLAP
14 23 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.27%) DataStage
16 20 (0.26%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.22%) EDRMS
18 16 (0.21%) SAP BW
18 16 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 183 (2.36%) JIRA
2 31 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.35%) Rational Rose
4 19 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (0.21%) Axure RP
6 12 (0.15%) Toad
7 10 (0.13%) ERwin
8 7 (0.090%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.077%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.064%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.064%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.064%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.052%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.026%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.026%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.026%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.026%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.026%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.026%) CaliberRM
13 1 (0.013%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2783 (35.88%) Finance
2 1499 (19.32%) Banking
3 738 (9.51%) Retail
4 508 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 277 (3.57%) Front Office
6 262 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 209 (2.69%) Back Office
8 200 (2.58%) Retail Banking
9 192 (2.48%) Legal
10 177 (2.28%) Marketing
11 109 (1.41%) Advertising
12 99 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 98 (1.26%) Billing
14 81 (1.04%) Law
15 75 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 72 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 70 (0.90%) Automotive
18 59 (0.76%) Publishing
19 52 (0.67%) General Ledger
20 44 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (1.44%) .NET
2 101 (1.30%) Web Services
3 95 (1.22%) XML
4 50 (0.64%) HTML
5 33 (0.43%) Middleware
6 31 (0.40%) FpML
7 20 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.24%) HTML5
9 18 (0.23%) Gherkin
10 16 (0.21%) JSON
11 15 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (0.19%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.15%) CSS
13 11 (0.14%) Application Packaging
13 11 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (0.12%) MDX
15 8 (0.10%) RESTful
16 7 (0.090%) jQuery
17 6 (0.077%) CSS3
17 6 (0.077%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 877 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (3.24%) Derivative
3 227 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 201 (2.59%) Fixed Income
5 188 (2.42%) User Experience
6 185 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 165 (2.13%) Equities
8 111 (1.43%) Credit Risk
9 94 (1.21%) Market Risk
10 93 (1.20%) NHS
11 77 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 76 (0.98%) Reference Data
13 62 (0.80%) SWIFT
14 58 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 58 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 47 (0.61%) Data Centre
16 44 (0.57%) FMCG
17 42 (0.54%) Computer Science
18 41 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
19 35 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 72 (0.93%) Windows
2 51 (0.66%) UNIX
3 16 (0.21%) Windows 7
3 16 (0.21%) Android
4 15 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (0.10%) Linux
5 8 (0.10%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.026%) AIX
7 2 (0.026%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.013%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.013%) Solaris
8 1 (0.013%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2562 (33.03%) Business Analysis
2 1630 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1562 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 787 (10.15%) Project Management
5 565 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 550 (7.09%) Use Case
7 549 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
8 509 (6.56%) Scrum
9 495 (6.38%) User Stories
10 486 (6.27%) Migration
11 477 (6.15%) CRM
12 465 (5.99%) Data Analysis
13 463 (5.97%) Data Modelling
14 418 (5.39%) Waterfall
15 393 (5.07%) E-Commerce
16 381 (4.91%) Change Management
17 356 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
17 356 (4.59%) UML
18 329 (4.24%) SDLC
19 325 (4.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 766 (9.87%) SQL
2 90 (1.16%) Java
3 71 (0.92%) VBA
4 57 (0.73%) T-SQL
5 54 (0.70%) C#
6 51 (0.66%) C
7 36 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 24 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 17 (0.22%) VB
10 9 (0.12%) Python
10 9 (0.12%) R
11 6 (0.077%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.064%) Scala
12 5 (0.064%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (0.064%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.064%) C++
13 4 (0.052%) PHP
13 4 (0.052%) PL/1
14 3 (0.039%) Groovy
14 3 (0.039%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 359 (4.63%) ISEB
2 340 (4.38%) Degree
3 230 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 132 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 40 (0.52%) IIBA
6 36 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 31 (0.40%) CBAP
8 29 (0.37%) CIMA
8 29 (0.37%) ACCA
9 27 (0.35%) PMP
10 25 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 21 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.21%) APMP
14 14 (0.18%) CISSP
15 12 (0.15%) CISA
16 10 (0.13%) CCA
16 10 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 10 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (2.68%) QA
2 108 (1.39%) EMIR
3 89 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 80 (1.03%) MiFID
5 78 (1.01%) Solvency II
6 68 (0.88%) FATCA
7 52 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.59%) Basel III
9 36 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 33 (0.43%) SLA
11 27 (0.35%) COREP
12 26 (0.34%) PCI DSS
13 23 (0.30%) GAAP
14 18 (0.23%) Basel II
15 17 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (0.21%) AIFMD
17 14 (0.18%) CRD IV
18 13 (0.17%) FINREP
18 13 (0.17%) ISO 9001
19 12 (0.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 26 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.026%) XenApp
3 2 (0.026%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.026%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.013%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.039%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.026%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.026%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.026%) SCCM
3 2 (0.026%) systemd
4 1 (0.013%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.013%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.013%) Netcool
4 1 (0.013%) Control-M
4 1 (0.013%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 501 (6.46%) Microsoft
2 339 (4.37%) Oracle
3 298 (3.84%) SAP
4 91 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
5 74 (0.95%) Cognos
6 70 (0.90%) IBM
7 49 (0.63%) Teradata
8 46 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 46 (0.59%) Informatica
9 41 (0.53%) Pega
10 39 (0.50%) HP
11 37 (0.48%) hybris
12 36 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
13 35 (0.45%) Guidewire
14 33 (0.43%) Tableau
14 33 (0.43%) Siebel
15 32 (0.41%) Hyperion
15 32 (0.41%) Bloomberg
16 31 (0.40%) Murex
17 30 (0.39%) JD Edwards
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