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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 21 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3753 3908 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.18% 8.10% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 8.73% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2792 3589
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 47
Average hourly rate £34.00 £34.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.60 £21.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £89.50 £49.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 1959 £450 -5.26% 351
South East +9 588 £395 +3.94% 119
South West +8 253 £380 - 47
North West +3 220 £359 +10.38% 63
East of England -3 216 £400 - 49
Yorkshire +7 191 £373 -0.66% 61
West Midlands -11 139 £383 +2.00% 45
East Midlands -1 126 £425 +13.33% 23
North East -21 30 £425 +16.83% 5
Midlands +16 24 £369 +22.91% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2522 (32.58%) Business Analysis
2 2372 (30.64%) Finance
3 1527 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
4 1354 (17.49%) Banking
5 1274 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 889 (11.48%) Retail
7 839 (10.84%) Project Management
8 837 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 794 (10.26%) SQL
10 698 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 625 (8.07%) Use Case
12 597 (7.71%) UML
13 566 (7.31%) E-Commerce
14 527 (6.81%) Investment Banking
15 505 (6.52%) Data Analysis
15 505 (6.52%) Migration
16 484 (6.25%) Scrum
17 469 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
18 464 (5.99%) User Stories
19 459 (5.93%) Data Modelling
20 453 (5.85%) Microsoft
21 439 (5.67%) Degree
22 436 (5.63%) CRM
23 413 (5.34%) Change Management
24 410 (5.30%) MS Visio
25 398 (5.14%) MS Excel
26 379 (4.90%) SAP
27 360 (4.65%) ISEB
28 351 (4.53%) Workflow
29 338 (4.37%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 235 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 113 (1.46%) CMS
3 74 (0.96%) SAS
4 63 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 53 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 30 (0.39%) Drupal
6 30 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (0.28%) Lync
8 21 (0.27%) Confluence
9 19 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
11 11 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.090%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.078%) Documentum
14 5 (0.065%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.052%) IIS
15 4 (0.052%) Magnolia
16 3 (0.039%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.039%) Apache
Applications
1 410 (5.30%) MS Visio
2 398 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 240 (3.10%) MS Office
4 161 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 138 (1.78%) MS Project
6 37 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) SPSS
8 9 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.078%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 119 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 34 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 26 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 25 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 24 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 24 (0.31%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (0.28%) SAP SD
10 21 (0.27%) SAP CO
11 20 (0.26%) Loan IQ
11 20 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
12 18 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
12 18 (0.23%) SAP ERP
13 16 (0.21%) LatentZero
14 15 (0.19%) SAP SRM
15 14 (0.18%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 46 (0.59%) SaaS
2 32 (0.41%) Office 365
3 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.14%) Force.com
5 7 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.052%) Taleo
6 4 (0.052%) IaaS
7 2 (0.026%) PaaS
7 2 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.013%) Trello
8 1 (0.013%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 50 (0.65%) Internet
2 45 (0.58%) Intranet
3 14 (0.18%) WAN
3 14 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (0.17%) Firewall
5 11 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 9 (0.12%) SSL
6 9 (0.12%) HTTP
6 9 (0.12%) LAN
6 9 (0.12%) VoIP
7 8 (0.10%) FTP
8 6 (0.078%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (0.078%) MVNO
9 5 (0.065%) Wireless
9 5 (0.065%) SMS
9 5 (0.065%) LDAP
9 5 (0.065%) DSL
10 4 (0.052%) ATM
11 3 (0.039%) Network Security
12 2 (0.026%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 193 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 92 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 73 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (0.81%) MS Access
7 61 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 58 (0.75%) QlikView
9 29 (0.37%) Big Data
10 28 (0.36%) SAP BW
11 27 (0.35%) Data Mart
12 24 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
13 23 (0.30%) EDRMS
14 21 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (0.26%) SAP BI
16 19 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
17 18 (0.23%) DB2
17 18 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 124 (1.60%) JIRA
2 44 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 18 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (0.19%) RequisitePro
5 15 (0.19%) Toad
6 14 (0.18%) ERwin
7 6 (0.078%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.078%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.078%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.052%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.039%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.039%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.039%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.026%) LSMW
10 2 (0.026%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.026%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.026%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.026%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.026%) MSTest
General
1 2372 (30.64%) Finance
2 1354 (17.49%) Banking
3 889 (11.48%) Retail
4 527 (6.81%) Investment Banking
5 337 (4.35%) Front Office
6 249 (3.22%) Marketing
7 226 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 211 (2.73%) Back Office
9 205 (2.65%) Legal
10 164 (2.12%) Retail Banking
11 117 (1.51%) Publishing
12 103 (1.33%) Billing
13 100 (1.29%) Manufacturing
14 99 (1.28%) Advertising
15 80 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 54 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 51 (0.66%) Local Government
18 50 (0.65%) Automotive
19 46 (0.59%) Law
20 41 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (1.65%) XML
2 98 (1.27%) .NET
3 91 (1.18%) Web Services
4 59 (0.76%) HTML
5 35 (0.45%) FpML
6 30 (0.39%) J2EE
7 27 (0.35%) Mason
8 26 (0.34%) Middleware
8 26 (0.34%) CSS
9 23 (0.30%) MDX
10 15 (0.19%) SOAP
11 13 (0.17%) HTML5
12 12 (0.16%) JSON
13 11 (0.14%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.13%) EDI
15 9 (0.12%) XSLT
16 8 (0.10%) jQuery
17 7 (0.090%) RESTful
17 7 (0.090%) Visualforce
17 7 (0.090%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 837 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (3.24%) Derivative
3 225 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 180 (2.33%) User Experience
5 167 (2.16%) Fixed Income
6 165 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 164 (2.12%) Credit Risk
8 145 (1.87%) NHS
9 127 (1.64%) Equities
10 120 (1.55%) Market Risk
11 115 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 78 (1.01%) Reference Data
13 56 (0.72%) Open Source
14 50 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
14 50 (0.65%) Computer Science
15 47 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
16 42 (0.54%) FMCG
17 38 (0.49%) Social Media
17 38 (0.49%) Data Integration
18 37 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 115 (1.49%) Windows
2 42 (0.54%) UNIX
3 41 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 22 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 20 (0.26%) Android
6 17 (0.22%) Linux
7 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.10%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.052%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.026%) AIX
13 1 (0.013%) VMS
13 1 (0.013%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2522 (32.58%) Business Analysis
2 1527 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1274 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 839 (10.84%) Project Management
5 698 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 625 (8.07%) Use Case
7 597 (7.71%) UML
8 566 (7.31%) E-Commerce
9 505 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 505 (6.52%) Migration
10 484 (6.25%) Scrum
11 469 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 464 (5.99%) User Stories
13 459 (5.93%) Data Modelling
14 436 (5.63%) CRM
15 413 (5.34%) Change Management
16 351 (4.53%) Workflow
17 338 (4.37%) GAP Analysis
18 305 (3.94%) PRINCE2
19 293 (3.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 794 (10.26%) SQL
2 90 (1.16%) Java
3 81 (1.05%) VBA
4 51 (0.66%) C
5 47 (0.61%) C#
6 43 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 25 (0.32%) VB
7 25 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 16 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 15 (0.19%) Python
10 12 (0.16%) C++
11 11 (0.14%) PHP
12 7 (0.090%) Perl
12 7 (0.090%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.078%) Scala
14 5 (0.065%) COBOL
15 4 (0.052%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.039%) R
16 3 (0.039%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.026%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 439 (5.67%) Degree
2 360 (4.65%) ISEB
3 161 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 55 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 46 (0.59%) CBAP
7 34 (0.44%) IIBA
8 33 (0.43%) ACCA
9 32 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 30 (0.39%) CIMA
11 24 (0.31%) PMP
12 19 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.16%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.14%) CISSP
16 11 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 10 (0.13%) MBA
17 10 (0.13%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (2.42%) QA
2 109 (1.41%) EMIR
3 94 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 74 (0.96%) Basel III
5 73 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 48 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 42 (0.54%) FATCA
8 38 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 36 (0.47%) Basel II
10 31 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 25 (0.32%) MiFID
12 23 (0.30%) AIFMD
13 21 (0.27%) SLA
13 21 (0.27%) COREP
14 20 (0.26%) FINREP
15 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
16 13 (0.17%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.10%) UCITS
18 7 (0.090%) COBIT
19 5 (0.065%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.026%) SCCM
3 2 (0.026%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.013%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.013%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.013%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 453 (5.85%) Microsoft
2 379 (4.90%) SAP
3 332 (4.29%) Oracle
4 153 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 93 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 81 (1.05%) IBM
7 66 (0.85%) Cognos
8 56 (0.72%) Siebel
9 52 (0.67%) Charles River
10 42 (0.54%) ATG
11 39 (0.50%) hybris
12 31 (0.40%) Remedy
13 30 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
13 30 (0.39%) HP
14 29 (0.37%) Sun
15 28 (0.36%) thinkFolio
15 28 (0.36%) Bloomberg
15 28 (0.36%) Murex
16 27 (0.35%) Teradata
17 25 (0.32%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
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Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday