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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 29 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2827 3469 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.14% 6.86% 6.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 7.23% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2096 2448 2484
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Median hourly rate £34.50 £25.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.84% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £20.63 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.53 £101.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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
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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 -4 1582 £489 +2.89% 169
South East +4 405 £400 - 43
West Midlands +6 183 £400 +6.66% 33
North West -9 169 £380 +1.33% 33
South West -3 136 £403 +7.33% 29
Yorkshire -13 116 £394 -1.56% 24
East of England -14 103 £425 -1.16% 26
East Midlands 0 98 £406 +8.33% 24
North East -51 36 £340 -15.00% 2
Midlands +7 9 £500 +11.11%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2061 (35.08%) Business Analysis
2 1815 (30.89%) Finance
3 1787 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
4 1209 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 941 (16.02%) Banking
6 700 (11.91%) User Stories
7 653 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 599 (10.20%) Project Management
9 576 (9.80%) Scrum
10 509 (8.66%) Retail
11 494 (8.41%) Use Case
12 430 (7.32%) SQL
13 425 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 422 (7.18%) Data Analysis
15 406 (6.91%) Change Management
15 406 (6.91%) Waterfall
16 372 (6.33%) Migration
17 331 (5.63%) CRM
18 317 (5.40%) SDLC
19 314 (5.34%) UML
20 299 (5.09%) GAP Analysis
21 293 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
22 291 (4.95%) Data Modelling
23 284 (4.83%) Microsoft
24 268 (4.56%) MS Visio
25 267 (4.54%) Front Office
26 263 (4.48%) Investment Banking
26 263 (4.48%) MS Excel
26 263 (4.48%) User Experience
27 261 (4.44%) ISEB

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
1 124 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 76 (1.29%) CMS
3 73 (1.24%) Confluence
4 19 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (0.24%) SAS
6 12 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.12%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.10%) Apache
8 6 (0.10%) Drupal
8 6 (0.10%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.10%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.085%) FileNet
9 5 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.068%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.051%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.051%) Documentum
11 3 (0.051%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.034%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.034%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 268 (4.56%) MS Visio
2 263 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 185 (3.15%) MS Office
4 144 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (1.31%) MS Project
6 39 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.017%) Mingle
9 1 (0.017%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 96 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 35 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 22 (0.37%) thinkFolio
6 21 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 15 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (0.24%) Summit
10 13 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 13 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 13 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 13 (0.22%) SAP HR
10 13 (0.22%) SAP PP
11 12 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 11 (0.19%) Sonata
13 10 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (0.68%) Office 365
2 29 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 29 (0.49%) SaaS
3 28 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
5 16 (0.27%) PaaS
6 15 (0.26%) IaaS
7 9 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.15%) G Suite
8 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.085%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.085%) Force.com
9 5 (0.085%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.085%) Trello
10 3 (0.051%) BlueKai
11 2 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.034%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.034%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.034%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (0.68%) Internet
2 14 (0.24%) Intranet
3 11 (0.19%) Network Security
3 11 (0.19%) WebEx
4 10 (0.17%) Skype
5 8 (0.14%) Broadband
5 8 (0.14%) Firewall
6 7 (0.12%) NAS
7 6 (0.10%) ATM
7 6 (0.10%) DSL
8 4 (0.068%) LAN
8 4 (0.068%) LDAP
8 4 (0.068%) RFID
8 4 (0.068%) VoIP
8 4 (0.068%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.068%) Wireless
9 3 (0.051%) DMZ
9 3 (0.051%) MPLS
9 3 (0.051%) WAN
10 2 (0.034%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
2 95 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 63 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (0.97%) Big Data
5 52 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 34 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 24 (0.41%) QlikView
10 18 (0.31%) DB2
11 14 (0.24%) Data Mining
11 14 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (0.22%) Data Lake
12 13 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.19%) MS Access
13 11 (0.19%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 8 (0.14%) GIS
14 8 (0.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 219 (3.73%) JIRA
2 38 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (0.27%) Rational Rose
5 15 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.085%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.085%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.034%) ERwin
9 2 (0.034%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.034%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.017%) CaliberRM
10 1 (0.017%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.017%) LSMW
10 1 (0.017%) ProC
10 1 (0.017%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.017%) Synon
10 1 (0.017%) Toad
General
1 1815 (30.89%) Finance
2 941 (16.02%) Banking
3 509 (8.66%) Retail
4 267 (4.54%) Front Office
5 263 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 196 (3.34%) Marketing
7 168 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 135 (2.30%) Legal
9 129 (2.20%) Back Office
10 126 (2.14%) Manufacturing
11 88 (1.50%) Retail Banking
12 74 (1.26%) Advertising
13 53 (0.90%) Publishing
14 49 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.77%) Billing
16 39 (0.66%) Local Government
16 39 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.58%) Games
18 33 (0.56%) Automotive
18 33 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (1.82%) Web Services
2 96 (1.63%) XML
3 51 (0.87%) .NET
4 42 (0.71%) HTML
5 30 (0.51%) Gherkin
6 29 (0.49%) FpML
7 21 (0.36%) CSS
7 21 (0.36%) Middleware
8 18 (0.31%) RESTful
9 13 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (0.19%) JSON
11 9 (0.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.15%) Mason
12 8 (0.14%) MDX
12 8 (0.14%) OAuth
12 8 (0.14%) SAP XI
13 7 (0.12%) Sensu
13 7 (0.12%) XML Messaging
14 6 (0.10%) EDI
14 6 (0.10%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 653 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (4.48%) User Experience
3 194 (3.30%) Derivative
4 185 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 170 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 162 (2.76%) Fixed Income
7 160 (2.72%) Equities
8 83 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 65 (1.11%) Market Risk
10 64 (1.09%) Reference Data
11 63 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 63 (1.07%) NHS
12 53 (0.90%) Fintech
13 51 (0.87%) Reinsurance
14 40 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 38 (0.65%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
17 32 (0.54%) OTC Derivatives
17 32 (0.54%) Smart Meter
18 30 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 79 (1.34%) Windows
2 39 (0.66%) Linux
3 27 (0.46%) Unix
4 13 (0.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.17%) Android
5 10 (0.17%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.12%) MVS
7 7 (0.12%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.068%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.034%) AIX
10 2 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.017%) SUSE
11 1 (0.017%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.017%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.017%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2061 (35.08%) Business Analysis
2 1787 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1209 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 700 (11.91%) User Stories
5 599 (10.20%) Project Management
6 576 (9.80%) Scrum
7 494 (8.41%) Use Case
8 425 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 422 (7.18%) Data Analysis
10 406 (6.91%) Change Management
10 406 (6.91%) Waterfall
11 372 (6.33%) Migration
12 331 (5.63%) CRM
13 317 (5.40%) SDLC
14 314 (5.34%) UML
15 299 (5.09%) GAP Analysis
16 293 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
17 291 (4.95%) Data Modelling
18 256 (4.36%) Target Operating Model
19 248 (4.22%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 430 (7.32%) SQL
2 78 (1.33%) Java
3 69 (1.17%) C
4 53 (0.90%) VBA
5 35 (0.60%) T-SQL
6 31 (0.53%) Python
7 26 (0.44%) C#
8 20 (0.34%) C++
8 20 (0.34%) COBOL
9 18 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 18 (0.31%) VB
10 16 (0.27%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.20%) PHP
12 10 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.12%) JCL
13 7 (0.12%) VC++
14 6 (0.10%) Perl
14 6 (0.10%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.10%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 261 (4.44%) ISEB
2 241 (4.10%) Degree
3 230 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 155 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 55 (0.94%) CBAP
5 55 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 39 (0.66%) IIBA
7 33 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 28 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (0.46%) CISSP
11 17 (0.29%) CISM
11 17 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.24%) PMP
13 13 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 13 (0.22%) CISA
13 13 (0.22%) CITP
14 12 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 11 (0.19%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (3.86%) MiFID
2 146 (2.49%) QA
3 64 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 59 (1.00%) EMIR
5 55 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 46 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
7 28 (0.48%) FATCA
7 28 (0.48%) SEPA
8 23 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 21 (0.36%) SLA
10 18 (0.31%) Basel III
11 10 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.12%) Basel II
13 6 (0.10%) AIFMD
13 6 (0.10%) GxP
13 6 (0.10%) ISO20022
14 5 (0.085%) GAAP
14 5 (0.085%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (0.085%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.051%) HDFS
3 3 (0.051%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.017%) RACF
4 1 (0.017%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.12%) logstash
2 7 (0.12%) Nagios
3 6 (0.10%) Kibana
4 5 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.085%) Puppet
4 5 (0.085%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.068%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.068%) Control-M
5 4 (0.068%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.051%) SCCM
6 3 (0.051%) SCOM
7 2 (0.034%) Netcool
8 1 (0.017%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.017%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.017%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.017%) WSUS
Vendors
1 284 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 218 (3.71%) SAP
3 196 (3.34%) Oracle
4 122 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 53 (0.90%) ServiceNow
6 47 (0.80%) Google
7 44 (0.75%) Tableau
8 41 (0.70%) Charles River
9 35 (0.60%) Adobe
9 35 (0.60%) Murex
10 31 (0.53%) Guidewire
11 28 (0.48%) HP
11 28 (0.48%) IBM
11 28 (0.48%) Workday
12 27 (0.46%) Bloomberg
13 23 (0.39%) Cognos
14 22 (0.37%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.36%) hybris
15 21 (0.36%) Splunk
16 20 (0.34%) Pega
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