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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3399 3628 3624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.67% 7.17% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 7.57% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2698 2604
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £49.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +132.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £22.50 £19.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.67 £55.00 £30.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +75.59%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -5 1723 £463 -2.63% 240
South East +7 610 £400 - 68
North West -1 267 £375 -1.63% 36
East of England +16 191 £425 +6.25% 27
West Midlands +12 167 £388 -3.12% 30
Yorkshire -8 158 £375 - 53
South West -22 136 £375 -6.25% 18
East Midlands +4 105 £375 -11.76% 12
North East -48 23 £408 +20.74% 2
Midlands -5 13 £450 +20.80%
South Coast - 3 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2215 (33.23%) Business Analysis
2 2091 (31.37%) Finance
3 1661 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
4 1271 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 1168 (17.52%) Banking
6 770 (11.55%) Project Management
7 751 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
8 603 (9.05%) Retail
9 594 (8.91%) User Stories
10 500 (7.50%) Use Case
11 456 (6.84%) Scrum
12 453 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 427 (6.41%) Migration
13 427 (6.41%) SQL
14 415 (6.23%) Investment Banking
15 412 (6.18%) Waterfall
16 408 (6.12%) Data Analysis
17 404 (6.06%) CRM
18 388 (5.82%) Change Management
19 373 (5.60%) UML
20 360 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
21 357 (5.36%) SDLC
22 347 (5.21%) Data Modelling
23 342 (5.13%) Asset Management
24 306 (4.59%) ISEB
25 297 (4.46%) Degree
26 290 (4.35%) E-Commerce
27 289 (4.34%) Microsoft
28 288 (4.32%) MS Excel
29 287 (4.31%) MS Visio

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
1 144 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 108 (1.62%) CMS
3 62 (0.93%) Confluence
4 53 (0.80%) SAS
5 28 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (0.30%) Apache
8 19 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.20%) Drupal
12 9 (0.14%) Documentum
13 7 (0.11%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.090%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.075%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.045%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.045%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.045%) Umbraco
17 2 (0.030%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 288 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 287 (4.31%) MS Visio
3 178 (2.67%) MS Office
4 146 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 87 (1.31%) MS Project
6 21 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.045%) Casewise Modeler
8 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.030%) SPSS
9 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.015%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 131 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.35%) Summit
4 19 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.29%) Sonata
5 17 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 16 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 16 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 15 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.23%) Maximo
7 15 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 15 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 14 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
8 14 (0.21%) Tercero
9 13 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.48%) SaaS
2 28 (0.42%) Office 365
3 25 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.36%) IaaS
5 18 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
6 16 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.090%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.090%) Taleo
9 5 (0.075%) PaaS
10 4 (0.060%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.045%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.045%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.030%) Force.com
12 2 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.030%) Yammer
13 1 (0.015%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.015%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 39 (0.59%) Internet
2 22 (0.33%) Intranet
3 20 (0.30%) WAN
4 17 (0.26%) LAN
4 17 (0.26%) Network Security
5 13 (0.20%) Firewall
6 10 (0.15%) VoIP
7 8 (0.12%) ATM
8 7 (0.11%) MVNO
9 6 (0.090%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.090%) MPLS
10 5 (0.075%) FTP
10 5 (0.075%) SSH
11 4 (0.060%) BGP
11 4 (0.060%) CTI
11 4 (0.060%) Skype
11 4 (0.060%) SMS
11 4 (0.060%) WebEx
11 4 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.045%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
2 102 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 63 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 60 (0.90%) Data Mining
5 55 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 51 (0.77%) Big Data
7 41 (0.62%) QlikView
8 31 (0.47%) MS Access
9 26 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (0.26%) GIS
13 16 (0.24%) Data Mart
14 15 (0.23%) MySQL
14 15 (0.23%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.21%) Spotfire
16 12 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.17%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.15%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.15%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 170 (2.55%) JIRA
2 15 (0.23%) CA Gen
2 15 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.20%) Rational Rose
4 10 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 8 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.11%) Toad
8 6 (0.090%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (0.075%) ERwin
9 5 (0.075%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.060%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.060%) RequisitePro
11 3 (0.045%) CaliberRM
12 2 (0.030%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.030%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.030%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.030%) Subversion
General
1 2091 (31.37%) Finance
2 1168 (17.52%) Banking
3 603 (9.05%) Retail
4 415 (6.23%) Investment Banking
5 270 (4.05%) Front Office
6 233 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 202 (3.03%) Legal
8 183 (2.75%) Marketing
9 156 (2.34%) Back Office
10 140 (2.10%) Retail Banking
11 99 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 76 (1.14%) Advertising
13 68 (1.02%) Law
14 57 (0.86%) Publishing
15 53 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
16 51 (0.77%) Billing
17 50 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 45 (0.68%) Local Government
19 44 (0.66%) Games
20 42 (0.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (1.85%) Web Services
2 70 (1.05%) XML
3 59 (0.89%) .NET
4 25 (0.38%) FpML
5 23 (0.35%) Gherkin
6 20 (0.30%) Middleware
7 18 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
8 17 (0.26%) HTML
9 13 (0.20%) Velocity
10 12 (0.18%) FIXML
11 8 (0.12%) CSS
11 8 (0.12%) EDI
11 8 (0.12%) Mason
12 7 (0.11%) Apache Flex
12 7 (0.11%) HTML5
12 7 (0.11%) XBRL
13 6 (0.090%) COM
13 6 (0.090%) JSON
13 6 (0.090%) XML Schema
14 5 (0.075%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 751 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (3.20%) Derivative
3 207 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 193 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 189 (2.84%) User Experience
6 122 (1.83%) Fixed Income
7 117 (1.76%) Equities
8 111 (1.67%) Credit Risk
9 104 (1.56%) Market Risk
10 92 (1.38%) NHS
11 69 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 61 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 56 (0.84%) Reference Data
14 51 (0.77%) Visualisation
15 49 (0.74%) Computer Science
16 43 (0.65%) Data Centre
17 40 (0.60%) Reinsurance
18 39 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
19 35 (0.53%) FMCG
20 34 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 87 (1.31%) Windows
2 44 (0.66%) Linux
2 44 (0.66%) Unix
3 15 (0.23%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.15%) Android
5 9 (0.14%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.12%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.12%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.075%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.030%) AIX
8 2 (0.030%) VMS
8 2 (0.030%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.030%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.015%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.015%) Solaris
9 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2215 (33.23%) Business Analysis
2 1661 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1271 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 770 (11.55%) Project Management
5 594 (8.91%) User Stories
6 500 (7.50%) Use Case
7 456 (6.84%) Scrum
8 453 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 427 (6.41%) Migration
10 412 (6.18%) Waterfall
11 408 (6.12%) Data Analysis
12 404 (6.06%) CRM
13 388 (5.82%) Change Management
14 373 (5.60%) UML
15 360 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
16 357 (5.36%) SDLC
17 347 (5.21%) Data Modelling
18 342 (5.13%) Asset Management
19 290 (4.35%) E-Commerce
20 276 (4.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 427 (6.41%) SQL
2 128 (1.92%) Java
3 62 (0.93%) C#
4 45 (0.68%) Python
5 39 (0.59%) VBA
6 35 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 32 (0.48%) C
8 27 (0.41%) C++
9 19 (0.29%) PHP
10 18 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.26%) VB
12 10 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.090%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.075%) sed
15 4 (0.060%) AWK
15 4 (0.060%) R
15 4 (0.060%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.045%) Perl
17 2 (0.030%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.030%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 306 (4.59%) ISEB
2 297 (4.46%) Degree
3 242 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 138 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 46 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 42 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (0.50%) ACCA
8 32 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 32 (0.48%) CBAP
9 30 (0.45%) CIMA
9 30 (0.45%) IIBA
10 28 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 27 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.27%) PMP
13 16 (0.24%) CISSP
14 15 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 14 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.17%) CISA
16 11 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
16 11 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (2.85%) QA
2 170 (2.55%) MiFID
3 116 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 84 (1.26%) EMIR
5 71 (1.07%) FATCA
6 55 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
7 54 (0.81%) Solvency II
8 47 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
9 34 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (0.39%) AIFMD
11 22 (0.33%) Basel II
11 22 (0.33%) SEPA
12 20 (0.30%) Basel III
13 19 (0.29%) CRD IV
14 18 (0.27%) SLA
15 12 (0.18%) COREP
16 11 (0.17%) UCITS
17 8 (0.12%) PCI DSS
18 7 (0.11%) FINREP
18 7 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 22 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.030%) RACF
2 2 (0.030%) UAG
2 2 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.015%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.015%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (0.27%) Puppet
2 12 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.060%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (0.060%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.045%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.045%) MOM
5 2 (0.030%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.030%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.030%) Control-M
6 1 (0.015%) logstash
6 1 (0.015%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.015%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.015%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.015%) QRadar
6 1 (0.015%) SCCM
6 1 (0.015%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.015%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.015%) vRealize
Vendors
1 289 (4.34%) Microsoft
2 271 (4.07%) SAP
3 253 (3.80%) Oracle
4 130 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 98 (1.47%) Murex
6 77 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 47 (0.71%) IBM
7 47 (0.71%) Pega
8 44 (0.66%) Calypso
9 41 (0.62%) Adobe
10 39 (0.59%) hybris
11 33 (0.50%) Cognos
12 31 (0.47%) Tableau
13 30 (0.45%) Sitecore
14 27 (0.41%) Charles River
15 26 (0.39%) Bloomberg
15 26 (0.39%) Hyperion
16 24 (0.36%) Avaloq
16 24 (0.36%) Vermilion
17 22 (0.33%) Teradata
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £465 - £485 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £47.39 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £359.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £440 - £485 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Athelstan Search
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday