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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4188 3761 3922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.35% 8.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 7.96% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3104 2642 2813
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 33
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.58 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £14.87 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.20 £89.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 2126 £470 +4.44% 361
South East -4 585 £398 +6.13% 91
North West +1 359 £375 +11.11% 66
East of England +2 249 £413 - 30
South West -5 243 £400 +6.10% 42
Yorkshire -8 217 £396 +5.60% 36
West Midlands +18 209 £375 -1.63% 52
East Midlands -2 143 £400 -11.11% 25
North East +4 61 £440 +23.94% 9
Midlands -13 5 £388 +5.08%
South Coast -2 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2825 (36.00%) Finance
2 2618 (33.36%) Business Analysis
3 1706 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 1564 (19.93%) Banking
5 1563 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 958 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
7 820 (10.45%) Project Management
8 778 (9.91%) Retail
9 762 (9.71%) SQL
10 578 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
11 572 (7.29%) Use Case
12 571 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 550 (7.01%) User Stories
14 517 (6.59%) Scrum
15 514 (6.55%) Microsoft
16 500 (6.37%) Waterfall
17 495 (6.31%) Investment Banking
18 481 (6.13%) Data Analysis
18 481 (6.13%) CRM
18 481 (6.13%) Migration
19 453 (5.77%) Data Modelling
20 445 (5.67%) MS Excel
21 420 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
22 402 (5.12%) Change Management
23 401 (5.11%) MS Visio
24 375 (4.78%) E-Commerce
25 366 (4.66%) ISEB
26 356 (4.54%) PRINCE2
27 343 (4.37%) UML
28 339 (4.32%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 212 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 93 (1.19%) CMS
3 61 (0.78%) SAS
4 40 (0.51%) Confluence
5 36 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 26 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 21 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 17 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.18%) LiveLink
12 11 (0.14%) Lync
13 10 (0.13%) Drupal
13 10 (0.13%) Commerce Server
13 10 (0.13%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.076%) Documentum
16 5 (0.064%) WorkSite
16 5 (0.064%) Umbraco
Applications
1 445 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 401 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 255 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 226 (2.88%) MS Office
5 74 (0.94%) MS Project
6 36 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.15%) SPSS
8 11 (0.14%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.025%) Mingle
9 2 (0.025%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.013%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.013%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 168 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 28 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 27 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 25 (0.32%) SAP FI
8 23 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 23 (0.29%) Summit
8 23 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 21 (0.27%) thinkFolio
10 19 (0.24%) Markit EDM
11 16 (0.20%) Agresso
12 15 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
13 14 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (0.15%) Magento
15 11 (0.14%) SAP ERP
15 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
15 11 (0.14%) SAP HR
16 10 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 45 (0.57%) Office 365
2 37 (0.47%) SaaS
3 11 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 10 (0.13%) Yammer
5 9 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.076%) Taleo
7 5 (0.064%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.051%) Force.com
9 2 (0.025%) PaaS
9 2 (0.025%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.025%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.013%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.013%) Boomi
10 1 (0.013%) IaaS
10 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 61 (0.78%) Internet
2 35 (0.45%) Intranet
3 18 (0.23%) Network Security
4 14 (0.18%) MVNO
5 11 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (0.14%) WAN
6 10 (0.13%) Firewall
7 9 (0.11%) ATM
7 9 (0.11%) Broadband
8 8 (0.10%) HTTP
9 6 (0.076%) LAN
10 5 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.064%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.051%) Extranet
11 4 (0.051%) SSH
11 4 (0.051%) DSL
11 4 (0.051%) SAN
12 3 (0.038%) DNS
12 3 (0.038%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.038%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
2 193 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 140 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
4 107 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (0.97%) QlikView
7 66 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 63 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 61 (0.78%) MS Access
10 58 (0.74%) Big Data
10 58 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
11 57 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 39 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 26 (0.33%) OLAP
14 22 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.27%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (0.23%) Hadoop
17 18 (0.23%) EDRMS
18 16 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 187 (2.38%) JIRA
2 35 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 31 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (0.37%) Rational Rose
5 16 (0.20%) Toad
6 15 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 9 (0.11%) ERwin
8 7 (0.089%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.089%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.064%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.051%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.051%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.051%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.051%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.051%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.025%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.025%) Redmine
11 2 (0.025%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.025%) JBehave
11 2 (0.025%) RequisitePro
General
1 2825 (36.00%) Finance
2 1564 (19.93%) Banking
3 778 (9.91%) Retail
4 495 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 269 (3.43%) Front Office
6 259 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 224 (2.85%) Retail Banking
8 203 (2.59%) Legal
9 196 (2.50%) Back Office
10 193 (2.46%) Marketing
11 100 (1.27%) Advertising
12 99 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 95 (1.21%) Billing
14 89 (1.13%) Law
15 87 (1.11%) Financial Institution
16 83 (1.06%) Publishing
17 71 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
18 60 (0.76%) Automotive
19 49 (0.62%) General Ledger
20 40 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (1.50%) Web Services
2 101 (1.29%) .NET
3 94 (1.20%) XML
4 43 (0.55%) HTML
5 27 (0.34%) FpML
5 27 (0.34%) Middleware
6 20 (0.25%) Gherkin
7 19 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.22%) HTML5
9 15 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (0.18%) JSON
11 13 (0.17%) CSS
12 12 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (0.089%) MDX
13 7 (0.089%) CSS3
14 6 (0.076%) RESTful
14 6 (0.076%) Mason
15 5 (0.064%) Visualforce
15 5 (0.064%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 958 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (3.41%) Derivative
3 229 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 200 (2.55%) Fixed Income
5 182 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 179 (2.28%) User Experience
7 167 (2.13%) Equities
8 111 (1.41%) NHS
9 110 (1.40%) Credit Risk
10 88 (1.12%) Reference Data
11 83 (1.06%) Market Risk
12 70 (0.89%) Data Structures
13 60 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 54 (0.69%) SWIFT
15 51 (0.65%) Visualisation
15 51 (0.65%) Computer Science
16 44 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
17 42 (0.54%) Data Centre
18 41 (0.52%) Data Integration
18 41 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (0.83%) Windows
2 37 (0.47%) UNIX
3 15 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 14 (0.18%) Android
5 12 (0.15%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.13%) Linux
7 6 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.038%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.025%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.013%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.013%) VMS
11 1 (0.013%) OS/390
11 1 (0.013%) zOS
11 1 (0.013%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.013%) AIX
11 1 (0.013%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2618 (33.36%) Business Analysis
2 1706 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1563 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 820 (10.45%) Project Management
5 578 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 572 (7.29%) Use Case
7 571 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 550 (7.01%) User Stories
9 517 (6.59%) Scrum
10 500 (6.37%) Waterfall
11 481 (6.13%) Migration
11 481 (6.13%) CRM
11 481 (6.13%) Data Analysis
12 453 (5.77%) Data Modelling
13 402 (5.12%) Change Management
14 375 (4.78%) E-Commerce
15 356 (4.54%) PRINCE2
16 343 (4.37%) UML
17 336 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
18 320 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 762 (9.71%) SQL
2 81 (1.03%) Java
3 79 (1.01%) VBA
4 62 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 47 (0.60%) C#
6 45 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 43 (0.55%) C
8 22 (0.28%) VB
9 20 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.17%) Python
11 12 (0.15%) R
12 10 (0.13%) PHP
13 6 (0.076%) C++
13 6 (0.076%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.064%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.064%) Scala
14 5 (0.064%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 5 (0.064%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.064%) VBScript
15 3 (0.038%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 366 (4.66%) ISEB
2 339 (4.32%) Degree
3 249 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 139 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.50%) IIBA
6 36 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 33 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 33 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.38%) CBAP
9 28 (0.36%) ACCA
10 27 (0.34%) CIMA
11 26 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.33%) APMP
12 25 (0.32%) PMP
13 22 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.17%) CISSP
15 13 (0.17%) CISA
15 13 (0.17%) MCTS
16 11 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (2.97%) QA
2 119 (1.52%) EMIR
3 96 (1.22%) MiFID
4 93 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 74 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 58 (0.74%) FATCA
7 55 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.59%) Basel III
9 28 (0.36%) SLA
9 28 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 23 (0.29%) COREP
12 21 (0.27%) AIFMD
12 21 (0.27%) GAAP
13 15 (0.19%) CRD IV
14 14 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (0.17%) Basel II
15 13 (0.17%) ISO 9001
16 10 (0.13%) FINREP
17 6 (0.076%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.025%) XenApp
3 2 (0.025%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.025%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.013%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.013%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.076%) SCCM
3 3 (0.038%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.038%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.025%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.025%) systemd
5 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.013%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.013%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.013%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.013%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.013%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 514 (6.55%) Microsoft
2 330 (4.20%) Oracle
3 313 (3.99%) SAP
4 99 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
5 80 (1.02%) Cognos
6 69 (0.88%) IBM
7 57 (0.73%) Informatica
8 51 (0.65%) ServiceNow
9 47 (0.60%) Tableau
10 46 (0.59%) Teradata
11 41 (0.52%) hybris
12 39 (0.50%) Guidewire
12 39 (0.50%) HP
13 38 (0.48%) Murex
14 37 (0.47%) Pega
15 31 (0.40%) Bloomberg
16 30 (0.38%) ATG
17 26 (0.33%) Adobe
17 26 (0.33%) Calypso
18 25 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
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