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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3907 3889 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 7.85% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 8.49% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2775 2596
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 35
Average hourly rate £43.43 £25.10 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.02% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.51 £18.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -8.10%
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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 2066 £475 +3.26% 350
South East -1 583 £400 +5.26% 122
North West +3 273 £375 +4.16% 76
Yorkshire +8 244 £375 - 46
South West +7 244 £400 +6.31% 59
East of England -12 172 £400 - 32
West Midlands -1 134 £400 +6.66% 31
East Midlands -3 131 £425 - 22
North East 0 39 £338 +23.85% 5
Midlands 0 15 £373 -3.24% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2538 (34.92%) Finance
2 2303 (31.68%) Business Analysis
3 1496 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 1494 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1371 (18.86%) Banking
6 814 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
7 748 (10.29%) Project Management
8 690 (9.49%) Retail
9 654 (9.00%) SQL
10 481 (6.62%) Use Case
11 474 (6.52%) Migration
12 473 (6.51%) Investment Banking
13 472 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 467 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 466 (6.41%) Data Modelling
16 442 (6.08%) E-Commerce
17 441 (6.07%) User Stories
18 426 (5.86%) Scrum
19 425 (5.85%) MS Visio
20 424 (5.83%) Data Analysis
21 422 (5.81%) Microsoft
22 407 (5.60%) CRM
23 397 (5.46%) UML
24 384 (5.28%) Waterfall
25 377 (5.19%) MS Excel
26 374 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
27 370 (5.09%) Change Management
28 356 (4.90%) ISEB
29 352 (4.84%) Degree
30 327 (4.50%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 175 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 81 (1.11%) CMS
3 49 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 45 (0.62%) SAS
5 37 (0.51%) Confluence
6 33 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.21%) Lync
10 13 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.14%) Documentum
13 9 (0.12%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.096%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.096%) FileNet
15 6 (0.083%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.055%) MTS
17 3 (0.041%) Drupal
17 3 (0.041%) Umbraco
Applications
1 425 (5.85%) MS Visio
2 377 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 202 (2.78%) MS Office
4 193 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (1.24%) MS Project
6 36 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.096%) Shockwave
8 4 (0.055%) SPSS
9 3 (0.041%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.014%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.014%) Mingle
10 1 (0.014%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 122 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.37%) thinkFolio
2 27 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 23 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 22 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 22 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (0.29%) Maximo
7 21 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 21 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 20 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
10 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.15%) Agresso
12 10 (0.14%) Summit
12 10 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
13 9 (0.12%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 30 (0.41%) SaaS
2 21 (0.29%) Office 365
3 17 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 13 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.096%) Force.com
7 6 (0.083%) IaaS
7 6 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.055%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.041%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.028%) FinancialForce.com
10 2 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.028%) Yammer
10 2 (0.028%) Taleo
11 1 (0.014%) PaaS
11 1 (0.014%) Responsys
11 1 (0.014%) Boomi
11 1 (0.014%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.58%) Intranet
2 32 (0.44%) Internet
3 20 (0.28%) Network Security
4 17 (0.23%) Broadband
5 15 (0.21%) WAN
6 13 (0.18%) MVNO
7 12 (0.17%) Firewall
7 12 (0.17%) LAN
7 12 (0.17%) ATM
7 12 (0.17%) HTTP
8 9 (0.12%) WebEx
9 8 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.083%) FTP
12 5 (0.069%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.069%) Radio Access Network
13 4 (0.055%) CTI
13 4 (0.055%) GPRS
13 4 (0.055%) SMS
14 3 (0.041%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
2 146 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 78 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (0.98%) QlikView
6 56 (0.77%) Data Mining
7 49 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 47 (0.65%) Big Data
10 37 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 31 (0.43%) MS Access
12 27 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (0.25%) OLAP
16 15 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.19%) Essbase
17 14 (0.19%) DataStage
17 14 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 156 (2.15%) JIRA
2 19 (0.26%) Rational Rose
3 18 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.083%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.083%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.083%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (0.069%) Toad
6 5 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.069%) RequisitePro
6 5 (0.069%) ERwin
7 4 (0.055%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.041%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.028%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.028%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.028%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.028%) Subversion
9 2 (0.028%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.028%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2538 (34.92%) Finance
2 1371 (18.86%) Banking
3 690 (9.49%) Retail
4 473 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 276 (3.80%) Front Office
6 267 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 196 (2.70%) Back Office
8 184 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 172 (2.37%) Legal
10 169 (2.32%) Marketing
11 107 (1.47%) Advertising
12 103 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 76 (1.05%) Law
13 76 (1.05%) Billing
14 74 (1.02%) Automotive
15 70 (0.96%) Publishing
16 64 (0.88%) Financial Institution
17 61 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
18 46 (0.63%) General Ledger
19 40 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (1.83%) Web Services
2 109 (1.50%) .NET
3 91 (1.25%) XML
4 58 (0.80%) HTML
5 42 (0.58%) Middleware
6 34 (0.47%) FpML
7 28 (0.39%) HTML5
8 21 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.17%) Mason
11 11 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.14%) Gherkin
12 10 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (0.12%) Visualforce
13 9 (0.12%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.11%) XSLT
15 7 (0.096%) RESTful
15 7 (0.096%) Flash
15 7 (0.096%) CSS
16 6 (0.083%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 814 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 259 (3.56%) Derivative
3 210 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 188 (2.59%) User Experience
5 172 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 148 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 145 (1.99%) Equities
8 120 (1.65%) NHS
9 107 (1.47%) Market Risk
10 98 (1.35%) Credit Risk
11 95 (1.31%) Open Source
12 66 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 64 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 60 (0.83%) Reference Data
15 56 (0.77%) SWIFT
16 54 (0.74%) Visualisation
17 50 (0.69%) Computer Science
18 46 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
19 45 (0.62%) Data Integration
20 38 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 93 (1.28%) Windows
2 44 (0.61%) UNIX
3 28 (0.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (0.21%) Android
5 12 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.12%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.096%) Linux
8 6 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.041%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.028%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.028%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.028%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.014%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.014%) VMS
11 1 (0.014%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2303 (31.68%) Business Analysis
2 1496 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 1494 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 748 (10.29%) Project Management
5 481 (6.62%) Use Case
6 474 (6.52%) Migration
7 472 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 467 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 466 (6.41%) Data Modelling
10 442 (6.08%) E-Commerce
11 441 (6.07%) User Stories
12 426 (5.86%) Scrum
13 424 (5.83%) Data Analysis
14 407 (5.60%) CRM
15 397 (5.46%) UML
16 384 (5.28%) Waterfall
17 374 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
18 370 (5.09%) Change Management
19 298 (4.10%) Workflow
20 290 (3.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 654 (9.00%) SQL
2 104 (1.43%) Java
3 51 (0.70%) C
4 45 (0.62%) C#
5 44 (0.61%) VBA
6 40 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 31 (0.43%) T-SQL
8 28 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 19 (0.26%) VB
10 14 (0.19%) R
11 11 (0.15%) Apex Code
11 11 (0.15%) Python
12 9 (0.12%) C++
13 7 (0.096%) Groovy
14 6 (0.083%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.083%) VBScript
14 6 (0.083%) Scala
15 5 (0.069%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (0.069%) PHP
16 3 (0.041%) Perl
Qualifications
1 356 (4.90%) ISEB
2 352 (4.84%) Degree
3 181 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 87 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 36 (0.50%) IIBA
6 34 (0.47%) CBAP
7 31 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 31 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 31 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 28 (0.39%) CIMA
9 26 (0.36%) ACCA
10 24 (0.33%) PMP
11 14 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.14%) CCA
13 9 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 9 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
13 9 (0.12%) CISSP
14 7 (0.096%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.096%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (2.90%) QA
2 85 (1.17%) EMIR
3 82 (1.13%) Solvency II
4 73 (1.00%) FATCA
5 61 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 58 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 46 (0.63%) MiFID
8 42 (0.58%) Basel III
9 32 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (0.39%) SLA
11 26 (0.36%) GAMP
12 25 (0.34%) COREP
13 24 (0.33%) Basel II
14 22 (0.30%) ISO 9001
15 20 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 17 (0.23%) FINREP
17 14 (0.19%) PCI DSS
18 13 (0.18%) GAAP
19 10 (0.14%) AIFMD
20 9 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 32 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.028%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.014%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 20 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.083%) SCCM
3 4 (0.055%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.041%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.041%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.028%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.028%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.014%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.014%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.014%) Netcool
6 1 (0.014%) Control-M
6 1 (0.014%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.014%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 422 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 311 (4.28%) Oracle
3 294 (4.04%) SAP
4 107 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 102 (1.40%) Business Objects
6 80 (1.10%) IBM
7 69 (0.95%) Cognos
8 46 (0.63%) hybris
9 39 (0.54%) Pega
9 39 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
9 39 (0.54%) Hyperion
9 39 (0.54%) Tableau
10 33 (0.45%) Adobe
11 32 (0.44%) Guidewire
11 32 (0.44%) Calypso
11 32 (0.44%) Siebel
12 31 (0.43%) JD Edwards
13 30 (0.41%) Bloomberg
13 30 (0.41%) ATG
14 29 (0.40%) Informatica
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