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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3728 3924 5096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.41% 8.05% 9.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.03% 8.67% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2808 3600
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 47
Average hourly rate £30.58 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £16.80 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £88.50 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -5 1905 £450 -5.26% 338
South East +10 559 £375 -1.31% 105
East of England +6 262 £413 +3.12% 33
South West +4 239 £388 +3.33% 50
North West +8 229 £338 +3.84% 49
Yorkshire +8 200 £375 +2.73% 39
West Midlands -9 139 £380 +1.33% 41
East Midlands +2 135 £444 +18.33% 19
Midlands +21 26 £338 +12.50% 1
North East -18 24 £355 -4.05% 8
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2496 (32.63%) Business Analysis
2 2354 (30.78%) Finance
3 1373 (17.95%) Banking
4 1218 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 891 (11.65%) Retail
6 824 (10.77%) Project Management
7 789 (10.32%) SQL
8 708 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 663 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 651 (8.51%) Use Case
11 626 (8.18%) UML
12 557 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 532 (6.96%) Investment Banking
14 517 (6.76%) Data Analysis
15 496 (6.48%) Scrum
16 480 (6.28%) Migration
17 474 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
18 459 (6.00%) Microsoft
19 457 (5.97%) CRM
20 455 (5.95%) Degree
21 450 (5.88%) User Stories
22 442 (5.78%) Data Modelling
23 416 (5.44%) MS Visio
24 414 (5.41%) Change Management
25 411 (5.37%) MS Excel
26 375 (4.90%) SAP
27 356 (4.65%) ISEB
28 351 (4.59%) Front Office
29 342 (4.47%) Oracle
30 336 (4.39%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 210 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 121 (1.58%) CMS
3 74 (0.97%) SAS
4 57 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 48 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 29 (0.38%) Drupal
7 24 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.24%) Confluence
8 18 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 14 (0.18%) Lync
10 11 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.12%) Documentum
12 8 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.092%) IIS
13 7 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.052%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.052%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.052%) Magnolia
15 3 (0.039%) FileNet
Applications
1 416 (5.44%) MS Visio
2 411 (5.37%) MS Excel
3 255 (3.33%) MS Office
4 169 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 142 (1.86%) MS Project
6 43 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) SPSS
8 6 (0.078%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.078%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 111 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 28 (0.37%) SAP HR
7 26 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 25 (0.33%) SAP FI
9 24 (0.31%) SAP SD
9 24 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
10 22 (0.29%) SAP CO
11 21 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
13 16 (0.21%) SAP SRM
13 16 (0.21%) LatentZero
14 15 (0.20%) Endur
14 15 (0.20%) SAP ERP
15 14 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 46 (0.60%) SaaS
2 24 (0.31%) Office 365
3 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.14%) Force.com
5 10 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.092%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.026%) Taleo
7 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.013%) Heroku
8 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (0.72%) Internet
2 45 (0.59%) Intranet
3 15 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (0.18%) HTTP
5 13 (0.17%) Firewall
5 13 (0.17%) Unified Communications
6 11 (0.14%) FTP
7 9 (0.12%) SSL
8 8 (0.10%) VoIP
9 7 (0.092%) WAN
10 6 (0.078%) ATM
10 6 (0.078%) LAN
10 6 (0.078%) MVNO
10 6 (0.078%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.065%) Wireless
11 5 (0.065%) SMS
11 5 (0.065%) Broadband
11 5 (0.065%) LDAP
12 4 (0.052%) DSL
12 4 (0.052%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 199 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 92 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 64 (0.84%) MS Access
8 60 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 59 (0.77%) QlikView
10 31 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 28 (0.37%) Big Data
12 27 (0.35%) Data Mart
13 26 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (0.29%) SAP BW
14 22 (0.29%) EDRMS
15 21 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (0.26%) DB2
17 19 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (1.57%) JIRA
2 51 (0.67%) Rational Rose
3 18 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.21%) ERwin
5 15 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.16%) RequisitePro
7 9 (0.12%) Toad
8 8 (0.10%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.078%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.065%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.052%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.039%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.039%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.039%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.026%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 2 (0.026%) MSTest
13 2 (0.026%) LSMW
13 2 (0.026%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.026%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.026%) JDeveloper
General
1 2354 (30.78%) Finance
2 1373 (17.95%) Banking
3 891 (11.65%) Retail
4 532 (6.96%) Investment Banking
5 351 (4.59%) Front Office
6 243 (3.18%) Marketing
7 226 (2.95%) Back Office
7 226 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 199 (2.60%) Legal
9 159 (2.08%) Retail Banking
10 117 (1.53%) Publishing
11 105 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 101 (1.32%) Advertising
13 99 (1.29%) Billing
14 83 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 60 (0.78%) Law
16 49 (0.64%) Automotive
17 48 (0.63%) Local Government
18 43 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 38 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (1.56%) XML
2 110 (1.44%) .NET
3 77 (1.01%) Web Services
4 60 (0.78%) HTML
5 31 (0.41%) J2EE
6 30 (0.39%) FpML
7 28 (0.37%) CSS
8 25 (0.33%) Mason
9 24 (0.31%) Middleware
10 23 (0.30%) MDX
11 16 (0.21%) SOAP
12 13 (0.17%) HTML5
13 12 (0.16%) JSON
13 12 (0.16%) XSLT
14 10 (0.13%) EDI
15 9 (0.12%) ASP.NET
16 8 (0.10%) jQuery
16 8 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
17 7 (0.092%) FIX Protocol
18 6 (0.078%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 272 (3.56%) Derivative
2 214 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 179 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 179 (2.34%) Fixed Income
4 171 (2.24%) Credit Risk
5 135 (1.76%) Equities
6 133 (1.74%) NHS
7 111 (1.45%) Market Risk
7 111 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 68 (0.89%) Reference Data
9 55 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
10 51 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 49 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
12 46 (0.60%) Open Source
13 41 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 41 (0.54%) FMCG
14 36 (0.47%) EPoS
15 35 (0.46%) Social Media
16 34 (0.44%) iPad
16 34 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (1.37%) Windows
2 42 (0.55%) UNIX
3 32 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 20 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.26%) Android
5 16 (0.21%) Linux
6 8 (0.10%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.092%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.065%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.013%) AIX
10 1 (0.013%) VMS
10 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2496 (32.63%) Business Analysis
2 1218 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 824 (10.77%) Project Management
4 708 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 663 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 651 (8.51%) Use Case
7 626 (8.18%) UML
8 557 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 517 (6.76%) Data Analysis
10 496 (6.48%) Scrum
11 480 (6.28%) Migration
12 474 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
13 457 (5.97%) CRM
14 450 (5.88%) User Stories
15 442 (5.78%) Data Modelling
16 414 (5.41%) Change Management
17 336 (4.39%) Workflow
18 322 (4.21%) GAP Analysis
19 304 (3.97%) Systems Analysis
20 301 (3.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 789 (10.32%) SQL
2 93 (1.22%) Java
3 80 (1.05%) VBA
4 48 (0.63%) C#
5 45 (0.59%) T-SQL
6 43 (0.56%) C
7 27 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 21 (0.27%) VB
9 17 (0.22%) Python
10 16 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.17%) C++
12 12 (0.16%) PHP
13 8 (0.10%) Perl
14 7 (0.092%) RPG
15 6 (0.078%) Scala
15 6 (0.078%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.065%) COBOL
17 4 (0.052%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.052%) R
17 4 (0.052%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 455 (5.95%) Degree
2 356 (4.65%) ISEB
3 159 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 52 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 47 (0.61%) CBAP
7 39 (0.51%) IIBA
8 35 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 27 (0.35%) ACCA
10 26 (0.34%) CIMA
11 25 (0.33%) PMP
12 22 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.20%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 11 (0.14%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.13%) CCAB
17 10 (0.13%) CISSP
18 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (2.55%) QA
2 116 (1.52%) EMIR
3 89 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 85 (1.11%) Basel III
5 70 (0.92%) Solvency II
6 47 (0.61%) FATCA
7 42 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 42 (0.55%) Basel II
8 40 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 31 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 30 (0.39%) MiFID
11 25 (0.33%) AIFMD
12 22 (0.29%) COREP
13 20 (0.26%) FINREP
13 20 (0.26%) PCI DSS
14 17 (0.22%) CRD IV
15 15 (0.20%) SLA
16 6 (0.078%) COBIT
16 6 (0.078%) UCITS
17 5 (0.065%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (0.039%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.026%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.013%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.013%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.013%) SCCM
4 1 (0.013%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.013%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 459 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 375 (4.90%) SAP
3 342 (4.47%) Oracle
4 147 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (1.16%) Business Objects
6 79 (1.03%) IBM
7 71 (0.93%) Cognos
8 56 (0.73%) Siebel
9 51 (0.67%) Charles River
10 48 (0.63%) ATG
11 46 (0.60%) hybris
12 32 (0.42%) Remedy
12 32 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
13 30 (0.39%) HP
14 27 (0.35%) Sun
15 26 (0.34%) Murex
15 26 (0.34%) thinkFolio
15 26 (0.34%) Teradata
16 25 (0.33%) Hyperion
17 24 (0.31%) Bloomberg
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Viridor
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 - 360 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago