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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3090 3829 3497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.24% 7.27% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 7.65% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 2835 2500
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 14
Median hourly rate £34.00 £32.83 £37.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.91 £19.75 £24.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £76.25 £55.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 1583 £475 - 168
South East -2 483 £425 +6.25% 52
North West -4 214 £375 -2.59% 34
West Midlands -2 199 £400 - 32
Yorkshire -4 169 £375 -2.59% 22
East of England -14 135 £425 - 25
South West -16 129 £396 -0.93% 22
East Midlands -4 128 £400 +6.66% 15
North East -27 43 £400 - 2
Midlands -1 7 £500 +29.03%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2207 (35.10%) Business Analysis
2 1879 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1873 (29.79%) Finance
4 1312 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 1015 (16.14%) Banking
6 727 (11.56%) User Stories
7 721 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
8 658 (10.46%) Project Management
9 593 (9.43%) Retail
10 550 (8.75%) Scrum
11 547 (8.70%) Use Case
12 473 (7.52%) SQL
13 459 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 453 (7.20%) Data Analysis
15 450 (7.16%) Waterfall
16 412 (6.55%) Change Management
17 401 (6.38%) Migration
18 398 (6.33%) UML
19 362 (5.76%) CRM
20 338 (5.38%) SDLC
21 337 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
22 312 (4.96%) Data Modelling
23 302 (4.80%) ISEB
23 302 (4.80%) GAP Analysis
24 292 (4.64%) Microsoft
25 279 (4.44%) Degree
26 275 (4.37%) MS Visio
26 275 (4.37%) E-Commerce
27 266 (4.23%) Investment Banking
28 262 (4.17%) 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
1 157 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 89 (1.42%) CMS
3 82 (1.30%) Confluence
4 22 (0.35%) Apache
5 19 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (0.27%) SAS
8 14 (0.22%) Documentum
9 13 (0.21%) Drupal
10 11 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.11%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.095%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.064%) IIS
14 4 (0.064%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.048%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.048%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.048%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.032%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 275 (4.37%) MS Visio
2 262 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 180 (2.86%) MS Office
4 172 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (1.24%) MS Project
6 32 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.016%) Mingle
9 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 95 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 35 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 20 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 18 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 18 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 18 (0.29%) thinkFolio
7 17 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 13 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.21%) Sonata
9 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 11 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.17%) Summit
10 10 (0.16%) Magento
10 10 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.14%) Maximo
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.68%) Office 365
2 31 (0.49%) SaaS
3 27 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
4 26 (0.41%) IaaS
5 24 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
7 18 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (0.14%) PaaS
9 8 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.095%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.080%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.048%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.048%) Force.com
12 3 (0.048%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.048%) Trello
13 2 (0.032%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.032%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.032%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.032%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 34 (0.54%) Internet
2 16 (0.25%) Network Security
3 15 (0.24%) Intranet
4 12 (0.19%) ATM
4 12 (0.19%) WebEx
5 11 (0.17%) LAN
5 11 (0.17%) MPLS
6 10 (0.16%) Skype
7 9 (0.14%) WAN
8 8 (0.13%) Broadband
8 8 (0.13%) NAS
9 7 (0.11%) BGP
9 7 (0.11%) DSL
9 7 (0.11%) Firewall
10 5 (0.080%) Wireless
11 4 (0.064%) LDAP
11 4 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.048%) NFC
12 3 (0.048%) OSPF
12 3 (0.048%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (1.24%) SQL Server
3 61 (0.97%) Big Data
4 59 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 57 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (0.60%) Data Mining
7 35 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (0.51%) QlikView
9 28 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 23 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 22 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (0.33%) MS Access
13 16 (0.25%) DB2
13 16 (0.25%) EDRMS
14 14 (0.22%) GIS
15 12 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.16%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.11%) PowerPivot
17 7 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
17 7 (0.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 224 (3.56%) JIRA
2 23 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (0.32%) Rational Rose
5 13 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 13 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.095%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.095%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.080%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.064%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.048%) CaliberRM
10 3 (0.048%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.048%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.032%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.032%) ERwin
11 2 (0.032%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.016%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.016%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.016%) ProC
General
1 1873 (29.79%) Finance
2 1015 (16.14%) Banking
3 593 (9.43%) Retail
4 266 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 220 (3.50%) Front Office
6 193 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 184 (2.93%) Marketing
8 142 (2.26%) Legal
9 127 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 114 (1.81%) Back Office
11 112 (1.78%) Retail Banking
12 79 (1.26%) Advertising
13 55 (0.87%) Publishing
14 52 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 51 (0.81%) Billing
16 45 (0.72%) Automotive
17 44 (0.70%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.65%) Games
19 39 (0.62%) Local Government
20 37 (0.59%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (1.80%) Web Services
2 101 (1.61%) XML
3 47 (0.75%) .NET
4 38 (0.60%) FpML
4 38 (0.60%) HTML
5 36 (0.57%) Gherkin
6 22 (0.35%) Middleware
7 17 (0.27%) CSS
8 13 (0.21%) RESTful
9 11 (0.17%) JSON
10 10 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (0.14%) EDI
12 7 (0.11%) HTML5
13 6 (0.095%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.095%) GWT
13 6 (0.095%) OAuth
14 5 (0.080%) Mason
14 5 (0.080%) MDX
14 5 (0.080%) Murex MxML
14 5 (0.080%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 721 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (3.75%) User Experience
3 215 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 161 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 142 (2.26%) Fixed Income
6 137 (2.18%) Derivative
7 130 (2.07%) Equities
8 83 (1.32%) Credit Risk
9 81 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 79 (1.26%) NHS
11 54 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 52 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 49 (0.78%) Reinsurance
14 41 (0.65%) SWIFT
15 40 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 35 (0.56%) Data Structures
16 35 (0.56%) Virtual Team
17 34 (0.54%) Computer Science
17 34 (0.54%) Smart Meter
18 33 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 89 (1.42%) Windows
2 47 (0.75%) Linux
3 43 (0.68%) Unix
4 16 (0.25%) Windows 10
5 13 (0.21%) Android
6 11 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.11%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.095%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.048%) AIX
10 3 (0.048%) MVS
10 3 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.032%) zOS
12 1 (0.016%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.016%) SUSE
12 1 (0.016%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.016%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.016%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.016%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2207 (35.10%) Business Analysis
2 1879 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1312 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 727 (11.56%) User Stories
5 658 (10.46%) Project Management
6 550 (8.75%) Scrum
7 547 (8.70%) Use Case
8 459 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 453 (7.20%) Data Analysis
10 450 (7.16%) Waterfall
11 412 (6.55%) Change Management
12 401 (6.38%) Migration
13 398 (6.33%) UML
14 362 (5.76%) CRM
15 338 (5.38%) SDLC
16 337 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
17 312 (4.96%) Data Modelling
18 302 (4.80%) GAP Analysis
19 275 (4.37%) E-Commerce
20 257 (4.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 473 (7.52%) SQL
2 109 (1.73%) Java
3 62 (0.99%) C
3 62 (0.99%) VBA
4 45 (0.72%) Python
5 30 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 27 (0.43%) C#
8 25 (0.40%) T-SQL
9 24 (0.38%) C++
9 24 (0.38%) COBOL
10 18 (0.29%) PHP
10 18 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.27%) VB
12 8 (0.13%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.11%) VBScript
14 6 (0.095%) Perl
14 6 (0.095%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.080%) JCL
15 5 (0.080%) VB6
Qualifications
1 302 (4.80%) ISEB
2 279 (4.44%) Degree
3 234 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 141 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 50 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 38 (0.60%) CBAP
7 37 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 29 (0.46%) IIBA
10 28 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.22%) CISSP
13 14 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (0.21%) CISM
15 9 (0.14%) ACCA
15 9 (0.14%) PMP
15 9 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
16 8 (0.13%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (2.58%) QA
2 159 (2.53%) MiFID
3 88 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 49 (0.78%) EMIR
6 39 (0.62%) SEPA
7 38 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
8 31 (0.49%) FATCA
9 30 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
10 25 (0.40%) Basel III
11 19 (0.30%) SLA
12 13 (0.21%) Basel II
12 13 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.17%) COREP
15 9 (0.14%) AIFMD
15 9 (0.14%) GxP
15 9 (0.14%) UCITS
16 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.095%) CRD IV
System Software
1 10 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
2 9 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.048%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.048%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.032%) HDFS
4 2 (0.032%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.016%) RACF
5 1 (0.016%) Samba
5 1 (0.016%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (0.37%) Puppet
3 7 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (0.080%) SCCM
5 4 (0.064%) Control-M
5 4 (0.064%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.064%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.048%) SCOM
7 2 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.016%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.016%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.016%) logstash
8 1 (0.016%) MOM
8 1 (0.016%) Netcool
8 1 (0.016%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.016%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.016%) WSUS
Vendors
1 292 (4.64%) Microsoft
2 260 (4.13%) SAP
3 199 (3.16%) Oracle
4 121 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (1.19%) ServiceNow
6 45 (0.72%) Tableau
7 42 (0.67%) Murex
8 38 (0.60%) Guidewire
9 36 (0.57%) Google
10 33 (0.52%) Bloomberg
11 31 (0.49%) HP
12 29 (0.46%) hybris
12 29 (0.46%) IBM
12 29 (0.46%) Pega
13 28 (0.45%) Adobe
14 25 (0.40%) Charles River
15 24 (0.38%) Sitecore
16 22 (0.35%) SaltStack
17 21 (0.33%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.32%) Cognos
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £480 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £700 - £750 per day + on Limited Company basis
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Rate: From £31,656 to £36,672 per annum plus £4497 London weighting
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago