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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / England
Rank 29 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2560 3205 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.16% 6.89% 6.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 7.25% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 2289 2240
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 8
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £20.63 £24.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £53.75 £80.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +19.32%

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -6 1451 £480 +1.05% 184
South East +5 345 £413 +5.09% 79
West Midlands +7 167 £410 +13.10% 24
South West +8 151 £400 +5.96% 38
North West -18 115 £375 +3.44% 40
Yorkshire -13 108 £375 - 48
East of England +9 99 £425 +6.25% 26
East Midlands 0 84 £400 +8.10% 10
North East -47 28 £350 -12.50% 3
Midlands +4 12 £500 +11.11% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1904 (34.09%) Business Analysis
2 1746 (31.26%) Finance
3 1698 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
4 1095 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 865 (15.49%) Banking
6 641 (11.48%) User Stories
7 631 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
8 573 (10.26%) Project Management
9 571 (10.22%) Scrum
10 432 (7.74%) Retail
10 432 (7.74%) Use Case
11 414 (7.41%) SQL
12 389 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 385 (6.89%) Data Analysis
14 372 (6.66%) Waterfall
15 357 (6.39%) Migration
16 352 (6.30%) Change Management
17 310 (5.55%) CRM
18 303 (5.43%) Data Modelling
19 291 (5.21%) SDLC
20 288 (5.16%) Front Office
21 287 (5.14%) GAP Analysis
22 274 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
23 271 (4.85%) UML
24 268 (4.80%) MiFID
25 266 (4.76%) Degree
26 262 (4.69%) Security Cleared
27 252 (4.51%) User Experience
28 251 (4.49%) Process Improvement
29 249 (4.46%) Investment Banking

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
1 123 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.43%) Confluence
3 68 (1.22%) CMS
4 18 (0.32%) SAS
5 16 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (0.25%) 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 3 (0.054%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.054%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.036%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.036%) Documentum
12 2 (0.036%) IIS
12 2 (0.036%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.036%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 234 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 231 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 177 (3.17%) MS Office
4 123 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (1.15%) MS Project
6 40 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 103 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
6 21 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 19 (0.34%) thinkFolio
8 18 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (0.29%) Sonata
10 15 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 13 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
11 13 (0.23%) Summit
12 12 (0.21%) Endur
12 12 (0.21%) Loan IQ
12 12 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 12 (0.21%) SAP PP
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
14 10 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (0.82%) Office 365
2 26 (0.47%) SaaS
3 22 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 16 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
5 13 (0.23%) IaaS
6 11 (0.20%) PaaS
7 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.090%) Force.com
10 5 (0.090%) Trello
11 4 (0.072%) Veeva
12 3 (0.054%) G Suite
12 3 (0.054%) GitHub
13 2 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.036%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.036%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.036%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (0.72%) Internet
2 15 (0.27%) Intranet
3 11 (0.20%) Skype
4 10 (0.18%) Network Security
5 9 (0.16%) Firewall
6 8 (0.14%) WebEx
7 6 (0.11%) Broadband
7 6 (0.11%) DSL
7 6 (0.11%) WAN
8 5 (0.090%) LDAP
9 4 (0.072%) MVNO
9 4 (0.072%) RFID
9 4 (0.072%) VoIP
10 3 (0.054%) DMZ
10 3 (0.054%) IMAP
10 3 (0.054%) LAN
10 3 (0.054%) NAS
11 2 (0.036%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.036%) NFC
11 2 (0.036%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 97 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 51 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (0.88%) Big Data
4 49 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 32 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (0.48%) QlikView
8 26 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 26 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (0.39%) DB2
10 17 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.21%) Data Lake
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.16%) OLAP
15 6 (0.11%) GIS
15 6 (0.11%) MS Access
15 6 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 215 (3.85%) JIRA
2 44 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.25%) Eclipse
3 14 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (0.18%) Rational Rose
5 6 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.054%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.054%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.036%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.036%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.036%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.018%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.018%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.018%) LSMW
8 1 (0.018%) Synon
8 1 (0.018%) Toad
8 1 (0.018%) Xcode
General
1 1746 (31.26%) Finance
2 865 (15.49%) Banking
3 432 (7.74%) Retail
4 288 (5.16%) Front Office
5 249 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 184 (3.29%) Marketing
7 158 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 125 (2.24%) Back Office
9 124 (2.22%) Legal
10 122 (2.18%) Manufacturing
11 79 (1.41%) Advertising
12 67 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 56 (1.00%) Publishing
14 46 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.70%) Billing
16 37 (0.66%) Local Government
17 34 (0.61%) Automotive
17 34 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.57%) Electronics
18 32 (0.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (1.97%) Web Services
2 84 (1.50%) XML
3 46 (0.82%) .NET
4 34 (0.61%) HTML
5 27 (0.48%) Gherkin
6 26 (0.47%) FpML
7 21 (0.38%) Middleware
8 18 (0.32%) CSS
9 17 (0.30%) RESTful
10 15 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (0.21%) OAuth
12 11 (0.20%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.20%) MDX
13 9 (0.16%) JSON
14 8 (0.14%) Mason
14 8 (0.14%) SAP XI
15 7 (0.13%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.13%) Sensu
16 6 (0.11%) ELK Stack
16 6 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 631 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 252 (4.51%) User Experience
3 209 (3.74%) Derivative
4 180 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 177 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 165 (2.95%) Fixed Income
7 162 (2.90%) Equities
8 65 (1.16%) Fintech
9 64 (1.15%) Credit Risk
10 58 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 58 (1.04%) Reference Data
11 56 (1.00%) NHS
12 50 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 45 (0.81%) Reinsurance
14 33 (0.59%) OTC Derivatives
15 32 (0.57%) Data Centre
15 32 (0.57%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.56%) SWIFT
16 31 (0.56%) Visualisation
17 29 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (1.52%) Windows
2 40 (0.72%) Linux
3 22 (0.39%) Unix
4 14 (0.25%) Windows 10
5 11 (0.20%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.18%) Android
7 8 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.13%) MVS
8 7 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.036%) AIX
9 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.018%) SUSE
10 1 (0.018%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.018%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.018%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.018%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1904 (34.09%) Business Analysis
2 1698 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1095 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 641 (11.48%) User Stories
5 573 (10.26%) Project Management
6 571 (10.22%) Scrum
7 432 (7.74%) Use Case
8 389 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 385 (6.89%) Data Analysis
10 372 (6.66%) Waterfall
11 357 (6.39%) Migration
12 352 (6.30%) Change Management
13 310 (5.55%) CRM
14 303 (5.43%) Data Modelling
15 291 (5.21%) SDLC
16 287 (5.14%) GAP Analysis
17 274 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
18 271 (4.85%) UML
19 251 (4.49%) Process Improvement
20 236 (4.23%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 414 (7.41%) SQL
2 69 (1.24%) C
3 55 (0.98%) Java
4 41 (0.73%) VBA
5 38 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 30 (0.54%) Python
7 27 (0.48%) PL/SQL
8 23 (0.41%) C#
9 17 (0.30%) VB
10 14 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.23%) C++
11 13 (0.23%) COBOL
12 11 (0.20%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.20%) PHP
13 7 (0.13%) JCL
13 7 (0.13%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.13%) VC++
14 6 (0.11%) Perl
14 6 (0.11%) VBScript
15 5 (0.090%) VB6
Qualifications
1 266 (4.76%) Degree
2 262 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 237 (4.24%) ISEB
4 186 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 51 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 45 (0.81%) CBAP
7 42 (0.75%) IIBA
8 31 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (0.43%) CISSP
11 17 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.27%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.25%) CISA
13 14 (0.25%) PMP
14 13 (0.23%) ACCA
15 12 (0.21%) CIMA
15 12 (0.21%) CISM
15 12 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (4.80%) MiFID
2 142 (2.54%) QA
3 68 (1.22%) EMIR
4 56 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 56 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 46 (0.82%) Solvency II
6 25 (0.45%) FATCA
7 24 (0.43%) SEPA
8 23 (0.41%) SLA
9 19 (0.34%) GDPR
10 18 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
11 16 (0.29%) Basel III
12 15 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.14%) GxP
15 7 (0.13%) AIFMD
15 7 (0.13%) GAAP
16 6 (0.11%) ISO20022
17 4 (0.072%) Basel II
17 4 (0.072%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.090%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.072%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.054%) HDFS
4 2 (0.036%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.036%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.018%) RACF
5 1 (0.018%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.018%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (0.23%) 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 4 (0.072%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.072%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (0.054%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.054%) SCOM
7 2 (0.036%) Control-M
7 2 (0.036%) SCCM
8 1 (0.018%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.018%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.018%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.018%) Netcool
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.018%) WSUS
Vendors
1 247 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 203 (3.63%) SAP
3 194 (3.47%) Oracle
4 111 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (0.93%) ServiceNow
6 42 (0.75%) Tableau
7 41 (0.73%) Charles River
8 39 (0.70%) Google
9 32 (0.57%) Adobe
9 32 (0.57%) Murex
10 28 (0.50%) Bloomberg
10 28 (0.50%) Guidewire
11 25 (0.45%) Cognos
11 25 (0.45%) FNZ
12 24 (0.43%) Splunk
13 23 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 22 (0.39%) IBM
14 22 (0.39%) Workday
15 20 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
16 19 (0.34%) HP
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