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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3313 3438 3537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.62% 6.96% 7.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 7.34% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2384 2539 2544
Median daily rate £425 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 9
Median hourly rate £38.25 £47.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +110.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £55.00 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 -3 1626 £463 -2.63% 234
South East +6 622 £410 +2.50% 70
North West +1 263 £375 -3.22% 38
East of England +21 198 £425 +6.78% 26
West Midlands +5 166 £400 - 28
Yorkshire -7 156 £375 - 35
South West -29 120 £375 -5.30% 24
East Midlands +11 116 £395 -7.05% 12
North East -45 29 £375 +11.11% 7
Midlands -3 9 £450 -2.70% 3
South Coast - 4 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 2146 (32.65%) Business Analysis
2 1999 (30.42%) Finance
3 1662 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1273 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 1100 (16.74%) Banking
6 733 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
7 728 (11.08%) Project Management
8 593 (9.02%) Retail
9 584 (8.89%) User Stories
10 482 (7.33%) Use Case
11 464 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 447 (6.80%) Scrum
13 444 (6.76%) SQL
14 415 (6.31%) Data Analysis
15 409 (6.22%) Migration
16 408 (6.21%) CRM
17 400 (6.09%) Waterfall
18 376 (5.72%) Investment Banking
19 371 (5.65%) Change Management
20 368 (5.60%) UML
21 367 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
21 367 (5.58%) SDLC
22 332 (5.05%) Data Modelling
23 317 (4.82%) Asset Management
24 300 (4.56%) ISEB
25 296 (4.50%) SAP
26 290 (4.41%) Microsoft
27 285 (4.34%) E-Commerce
28 276 (4.20%) GAP Analysis
29 275 (4.18%) MS Excel

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
1 167 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 88 (1.34%) CMS
3 79 (1.20%) Confluence
4 54 (0.82%) SAS
5 33 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (0.30%) Apache
7 19 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.20%) Drupal
10 12 (0.18%) Documentum
11 11 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.12%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.091%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.076%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.046%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.046%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.046%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.046%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.046%) WebLogic
Applications
1 275 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 269 (4.09%) MS Visio
3 176 (2.68%) MS Office
4 143 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (1.13%) MS Project
6 24 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.046%) Casewise Modeler
7 3 (0.046%) 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
1 126 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.33%) Sonata
5 20 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 17 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 16 (0.24%) Summit
8 16 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 16 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
9 15 (0.23%) Maximo
9 15 (0.23%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (0.23%) Tercero
10 14 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
11 13 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 13 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.49%) Office 365
2 30 (0.46%) SaaS
3 23 (0.35%) IaaS
4 21 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 19 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.076%) PaaS
9 5 (0.076%) Taleo
10 4 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.046%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.046%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.030%) Force.com
12 2 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.015%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.015%) Trello
13 1 (0.015%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.64%) Internet
2 21 (0.32%) Intranet
3 18 (0.27%) Network Security
3 18 (0.27%) WAN
4 15 (0.23%) LAN
5 12 (0.18%) Firewall
6 11 (0.17%) ATM
7 9 (0.14%) MPLS
8 8 (0.12%) VoIP
9 7 (0.11%) BGP
10 6 (0.091%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.091%) MVNO
11 5 (0.076%) Skype
12 4 (0.061%) FTP
12 4 (0.061%) WebEx
13 3 (0.046%) Broadband
13 3 (0.046%) Extranet
13 3 (0.046%) SAN
13 3 (0.046%) SMS
13 3 (0.046%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 93 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 64 (0.97%) Data Mining
3 64 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 56 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 49 (0.75%) Big Data
6 44 (0.67%) QlikView
7 31 (0.47%) MS Access
8 30 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 18 (0.27%) MySQL
10 18 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.24%) Data Mart
12 15 (0.23%) GIS
12 15 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.21%) Spotfire
14 12 (0.18%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.14%) IBM InfoSphere
15 9 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 189 (2.88%) JIRA
2 13 (0.20%) Rational Rose
2 13 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (0.14%) Axure RP
4 9 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.091%) Toad
8 5 (0.076%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.061%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.061%) ERwin
9 4 (0.061%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.061%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.046%) CaliberRM
11 2 (0.030%) CA Gen
11 2 (0.030%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.030%) Subversion
11 2 (0.030%) TestDirector
General
1 1999 (30.42%) Finance
2 1100 (16.74%) Banking
3 593 (9.02%) Retail
4 376 (5.72%) Investment Banking
5 238 (3.62%) Front Office
6 219 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 179 (2.72%) Legal
8 175 (2.66%) Marketing
9 149 (2.27%) Back Office
10 127 (1.93%) Retail Banking
11 99 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 75 (1.14%) Advertising
13 64 (0.97%) Law
14 53 (0.81%) Billing
15 51 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 50 (0.76%) Publishing
17 44 (0.67%) Games
17 44 (0.67%) Local Government
18 39 (0.59%) Financial Institution
19 34 (0.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (1.57%) Web Services
2 79 (1.20%) XML
3 51 (0.78%) .NET
4 33 (0.50%) FpML
5 23 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
6 22 (0.33%) Gherkin
7 18 (0.27%) HTML
8 17 (0.26%) Middleware
9 13 (0.20%) FIXML
10 12 (0.18%) Velocity
11 9 (0.14%) Mason
12 8 (0.12%) CSS
13 7 (0.11%) Apache Flex
13 7 (0.11%) EDI
13 7 (0.11%) HTML5
13 7 (0.11%) XBRL
14 6 (0.091%) XML Schema
15 5 (0.076%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.076%) JSON
15 5 (0.076%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 733 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 194 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 187 (2.85%) User Experience
5 181 (2.75%) Derivative
6 111 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 110 (1.67%) Credit Risk
8 102 (1.55%) Equities
9 90 (1.37%) Market Risk
10 78 (1.19%) NHS
11 65 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 64 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 56 (0.85%) Reference Data
14 53 (0.81%) Visualisation
15 49 (0.75%) Computer Science
16 44 (0.67%) Data Centre
17 39 (0.59%) Data Integration
18 36 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
19 35 (0.53%) FMCG
19 35 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 81 (1.23%) Windows
2 39 (0.59%) Unix
3 32 (0.49%) Linux
4 16 (0.24%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.14%) Android
5 9 (0.14%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.12%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.076%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.076%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.030%) AIX
9 2 (0.030%) VMS
10 1 (0.015%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.015%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.015%) Solaris
10 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.015%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2146 (32.65%) Business Analysis
2 1662 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1273 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 728 (11.08%) Project Management
5 584 (8.89%) User Stories
6 482 (7.33%) Use Case
7 464 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 447 (6.80%) Scrum
9 415 (6.31%) Data Analysis
10 409 (6.22%) Migration
11 408 (6.21%) CRM
12 400 (6.09%) Waterfall
13 371 (5.65%) Change Management
14 368 (5.60%) UML
15 367 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
15 367 (5.58%) SDLC
16 332 (5.05%) Data Modelling
17 317 (4.82%) Asset Management
18 285 (4.34%) E-Commerce
19 276 (4.20%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 444 (6.76%) SQL
2 114 (1.73%) Java
3 57 (0.87%) C#
4 45 (0.68%) Python
5 42 (0.64%) VBA
6 39 (0.59%) C
7 35 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 31 (0.47%) C++
9 18 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 15 (0.23%) PHP
10 15 (0.23%) VB
11 12 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.091%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.091%) R
14 4 (0.061%) sed
14 4 (0.061%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.046%) AWK
15 3 (0.046%) COBOL
15 3 (0.046%) Perl
Qualifications
1 300 (4.56%) ISEB
2 269 (4.09%) Degree
3 251 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 150 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 50 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 48 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (0.49%) IIBA
8 30 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 29 (0.44%) ACCA
10 27 (0.41%) CBAP
10 27 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.40%) CIMA
11 26 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.26%) PMP
13 16 (0.24%) CISSP
14 14 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 11 (0.17%) CISA
15 11 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (2.45%) QA
2 134 (2.04%) MiFID
3 113 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 63 (0.96%) EMIR
5 54 (0.82%) FATCA
6 52 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 43 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
8 38 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
9 29 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 23 (0.35%) Basel III
11 22 (0.33%) AIFMD
12 21 (0.32%) SEPA
13 20 (0.30%) SLA
14 18 (0.27%) Basel II
15 16 (0.24%) COREP
16 13 (0.20%) CRD IV
17 12 (0.18%) UCITS
18 8 (0.12%) FINREP
19 7 (0.11%) PCI DSS
20 6 (0.091%) GAAP
System Software
1 20 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.046%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.030%) RACF
4 2 (0.030%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.030%) UAG
4 2 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.015%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (0.27%) Puppet
2 15 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.061%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.061%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (0.061%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.046%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.046%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.046%) MOM
5 2 (0.030%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.030%) Control-M
5 2 (0.030%) SCCM
6 1 (0.015%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.015%) logstash
6 1 (0.015%) QRadar
6 1 (0.015%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.015%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.015%) vRealize
Vendors
1 296 (4.50%) SAP
2 290 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 248 (3.77%) Oracle
4 142 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 92 (1.40%) Murex
6 88 (1.34%) ServiceNow
7 51 (0.78%) Pega
8 50 (0.76%) IBM
9 38 (0.58%) hybris
10 36 (0.55%) Calypso
10 36 (0.55%) Tableau
11 35 (0.53%) Bloomberg
12 34 (0.52%) Cognos
13 32 (0.49%) Adobe
14 27 (0.41%) Avaloq
15 25 (0.38%) Vermilion
16 24 (0.37%) Guidewire
16 24 (0.37%) Hyperion
16 24 (0.37%) Teradata
17 23 (0.35%) SunGard
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