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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3101 3738 3567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.16% 7.05% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 7.44% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2195 2786 2516
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 10
Median hourly rate £32.27 £33.00 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% -15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.94 £17.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £84.50 £70.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -7 1592 £475 +0.79% 206
South East 0 487 £400 - 49
West Midlands -5 222 £400 +6.66% 37
North West -6 188 £375 -6.25% 42
Yorkshire -1 175 £375 -6.25% 34
East of England -1 167 £425 - 12
South West -16 117 £375 -6.25% 22
East Midlands -3 105 £400 -5.88% 14
North East -52 27 £365 -17.04% 1
Midlands -8 9 £450 -10.00% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2194 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 1923 (30.22%) Finance
3 1786 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 1341 (21.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 1039 (16.33%) Banking
6 715 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
7 687 (10.80%) User Stories
8 678 (10.66%) Project Management
9 615 (9.67%) Retail
10 532 (8.36%) Use Case
11 500 (7.86%) Scrum
12 469 (7.37%) SQL
13 468 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 450 (7.07%) Data Analysis
15 435 (6.84%) Waterfall
16 404 (6.35%) Migration
17 383 (6.02%) Change Management
18 364 (5.72%) UML
18 364 (5.72%) CRM
19 356 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
20 352 (5.53%) SDLC
21 301 (4.73%) Microsoft
22 300 (4.71%) Data Modelling
23 299 (4.70%) ISEB
24 292 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
25 290 (4.56%) Investment Banking
26 277 (4.35%) MS Visio
27 271 (4.26%) E-Commerce
28 270 (4.24%) SAP
28 270 (4.24%) 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
1 161 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 88 (1.38%) CMS
3 77 (1.21%) Confluence
4 32 (0.50%) SAS
5 19 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (0.25%) Apache
7 15 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.22%) Documentum
9 12 (0.19%) Drupal
10 9 (0.14%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.094%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.094%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.063%) IIS
13 4 (0.063%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.063%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.047%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.047%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.031%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.031%) CICS
Applications
1 277 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 265 (4.16%) MS Excel
3 195 (3.06%) MS Office
4 174 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (1.23%) MS Project
6 34 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.016%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.016%) Mingle
9 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.27%) Maximo
6 17 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 17 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 16 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.20%) Sonata
8 13 (0.20%) Summit
8 13 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 12 (0.19%) thinkFolio
10 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 10 (0.16%) HFM
11 10 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.50%) Office 365
2 29 (0.46%) SaaS
3 26 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 24 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
5 23 (0.36%) IaaS
6 21 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (0.14%) PaaS
9 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.094%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.079%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.063%) Trello
13 3 (0.047%) BlueKai
13 3 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.047%) Force.com
14 2 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.031%) Lucidchart
14 2 (0.031%) Veeva
15 1 (0.016%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.016%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.55%) Internet
2 20 (0.31%) Network Security
3 15 (0.24%) Intranet
3 15 (0.24%) LAN
4 14 (0.22%) ATM
5 13 (0.20%) MPLS
6 12 (0.19%) WAN
6 12 (0.19%) WebEx
7 10 (0.16%) Firewall
8 9 (0.14%) BGP
9 8 (0.13%) Broadband
10 7 (0.11%) NAS
11 6 (0.094%) Skype
11 6 (0.094%) Wireless
12 5 (0.079%) FTP
12 5 (0.079%) LDAP
12 5 (0.079%) VoIP
13 4 (0.063%) SAN
13 4 (0.063%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 65 (1.02%) Big Data
4 61 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 53 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 41 (0.64%) QlikView
8 34 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 34 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (0.31%) MS Access
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (0.27%) DB2
12 17 (0.27%) Hadoop
13 15 (0.24%) GIS
14 14 (0.22%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.20%) Data Mart
15 13 (0.20%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.19%) SAP HANA
17 11 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 198 (3.11%) JIRA
2 24 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 13 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 13 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.094%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.094%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.079%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.063%) CaliberRM
9 4 (0.063%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.047%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.047%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.031%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.031%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.031%) ERwin
11 2 (0.031%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.031%) Subversion
General
1 1923 (30.22%) Finance
2 1039 (16.33%) Banking
3 615 (9.67%) Retail
4 290 (4.56%) Investment Banking
5 199 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 198 (3.11%) Front Office
7 190 (2.99%) Marketing
8 155 (2.44%) Legal
9 129 (2.03%) Back Office
10 124 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 113 (1.78%) Retail Banking
12 76 (1.19%) Advertising
13 58 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.72%) Billing
14 46 (0.72%) Publishing
15 45 (0.71%) Games
16 39 (0.61%) Automotive
17 37 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.58%) General Ledger
17 37 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (1.67%) Web Services
2 90 (1.41%) XML
3 56 (0.88%) .NET
4 41 (0.64%) Gherkin
5 33 (0.52%) HTML
6 31 (0.49%) FpML
7 17 (0.27%) CSS
8 16 (0.25%) Middleware
9 11 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (0.14%) EDI
11 8 (0.13%) HTML5
11 8 (0.13%) RESTful
12 7 (0.11%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.11%) FIXML
13 6 (0.094%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.094%) Apache Flex
13 6 (0.094%) JSON
13 6 (0.094%) Murex MxML
13 6 (0.094%) XML Messaging
14 5 (0.079%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 715 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (3.43%) User Experience
3 212 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 136 (2.14%) Derivative
5 132 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 107 (1.68%) Fixed Income
7 103 (1.62%) Credit Risk
7 103 (1.62%) Equities
8 79 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 75 (1.18%) NHS
10 65 (1.02%) Market Risk
11 45 (0.71%) Reference Data
12 44 (0.69%) Computer Science
13 43 (0.68%) Visualisation
14 39 (0.61%) Reinsurance
15 38 (0.60%) Data Centre
15 38 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 36 (0.57%) Data Structures
16 36 (0.57%) SWIFT
17 31 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 76 (1.19%) Windows
2 41 (0.64%) Unix
3 38 (0.60%) Linux
4 18 (0.28%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.16%) Android
6 9 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.11%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.094%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.047%) AIX
12 2 (0.031%) VMS
12 2 (0.031%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.031%) zOS
13 1 (0.016%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.016%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.016%) SUSE
13 1 (0.016%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.016%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2194 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 1786 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 1341 (21.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 687 (10.80%) User Stories
5 678 (10.66%) Project Management
6 532 (8.36%) Use Case
7 500 (7.86%) Scrum
8 468 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 450 (7.07%) Data Analysis
10 435 (6.84%) Waterfall
11 404 (6.35%) Migration
12 383 (6.02%) Change Management
13 364 (5.72%) CRM
13 364 (5.72%) UML
14 356 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
15 352 (5.53%) SDLC
16 300 (4.71%) Data Modelling
17 292 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
18 271 (4.26%) E-Commerce
19 270 (4.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 469 (7.37%) SQL
2 110 (1.73%) Java
3 65 (1.02%) VBA
4 46 (0.72%) C
5 44 (0.69%) Python
6 39 (0.61%) C#
7 33 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 28 (0.44%) C++
9 25 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 23 (0.36%) PHP
11 20 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 20 (0.31%) COBOL
12 17 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.22%) VB
14 7 (0.11%) Perl
15 5 (0.079%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.079%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.063%) R
16 4 (0.063%) RPG
16 4 (0.063%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 299 (4.70%) ISEB
2 254 (3.99%) Degree
3 239 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 143 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 57 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 45 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (0.50%) CBAP
8 29 (0.46%) IIBA
9 28 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 26 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 24 (0.38%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.35%) CISSP
13 20 (0.31%) CISM
14 17 (0.27%) ACCA
14 17 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 16 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.24%) CIMA
16 15 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 13 (0.20%) PMP
18 12 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (2.69%) QA
2 130 (2.04%) MiFID
3 89 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 47 (0.74%) Solvency II
5 42 (0.66%) EMIR
6 35 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 35 (0.55%) FATCA
7 34 (0.53%) SEPA
8 32 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.36%) Basel III
10 21 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (0.30%) SLA
12 13 (0.20%) Basel II
12 13 (0.20%) COREP
13 12 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.17%) AIFMD
15 9 (0.14%) UCITS
16 8 (0.13%) CRD IV
17 7 (0.11%) FINREP
17 7 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.047%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.016%) HDFS
5 1 (0.016%) RACF
5 1 (0.016%) Samba
5 1 (0.016%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.28%) Puppet
3 6 (0.094%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.079%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.063%) Control-M
5 4 (0.063%) MOM
5 4 (0.063%) SCCM
6 2 (0.031%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.016%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.016%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.016%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.016%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.016%) logstash
7 1 (0.016%) Netcool
7 1 (0.016%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.016%) WSUS
Vendors
1 301 (4.73%) Microsoft
2 270 (4.24%) SAP
3 222 (3.49%) Oracle
4 137 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (1.34%) ServiceNow
6 58 (0.91%) Murex
7 47 (0.74%) IBM
8 41 (0.64%) Tableau
9 40 (0.63%) hybris
10 37 (0.58%) Pega
11 34 (0.53%) Guidewire
12 33 (0.52%) HP
13 30 (0.47%) Adobe
14 27 (0.42%) Bloomberg
14 27 (0.42%) Cognos
15 26 (0.41%) Google
16 22 (0.35%) Calypso
16 22 (0.35%) Charles River
16 22 (0.35%) Hyperion
17 21 (0.33%) Sitecore
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Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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City, London
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Merseyside
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Guildford, Surrey
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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City, London
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