The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3927 3823 5619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.65% 8.85% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 9.54% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2659 3808
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £371 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 39
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.51 £15.83 £18.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.37 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-17.55% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Business Analyst
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 2187 £460 -8.00% 391
South East +3 591 £388 +1.97% 90
East of England -5 275 £400 - 46
North West +4 222 £360 +15.66% 49
South West +2 199 £380 +1.33% 74
Yorkshire -13 142 £370 +2.06% 44
East Midlands +2 140 £425 +20.56% 28
West Midlands -17 116 £375 +2.73% 33
North East -24 29 £270 -30.32% 9
Midlands +8 17 £385 +10.00%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2440 (33.65%) Finance
2 2377 (32.78%) Business Analysis
3 1599 (22.05%) Banking
4 1176 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 812 (11.20%) Project Management
6 761 (10.49%) SQL
7 736 (10.15%) Retail
8 672 (9.27%) Investment Banking
9 624 (8.60%) UML
10 618 (8.52%) Use Case
11 611 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
12 587 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 507 (6.99%) CRM
14 492 (6.78%) E-Commerce
15 438 (6.04%) Data Analysis
16 423 (5.83%) Microsoft
17 421 (5.81%) MS Excel
18 420 (5.79%) Front Office
19 397 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
20 395 (5.45%) Degree
21 386 (5.32%) Scrum
22 376 (5.18%) Migration
23 373 (5.14%) Data Modelling
24 369 (5.09%) Change Management
25 368 (5.07%) Derivative
26 363 (5.01%) ISEB
27 344 (4.74%) MS Visio
28 334 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
29 332 (4.58%) Oracle
30 323 (4.45%) User Stories

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.10%) CMS
3 38 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 36 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (0.50%) SAS
5 29 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 27 (0.37%) Drupal
7 20 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 15 (0.21%) Lync
9 12 (0.17%) FileNet
10 11 (0.15%) IIS
11 9 (0.12%) Documentum
11 9 (0.12%) Alfresco
11 9 (0.12%) Confluence
12 6 (0.083%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.083%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.069%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.055%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.055%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 421 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 344 (4.74%) MS Visio
3 252 (3.47%) MS Office
4 191 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 129 (1.78%) MS Project
6 47 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.083%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.069%) Mingle
10 4 (0.055%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.028%) SPSS
12 1 (0.014%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.014%) InDesign
12 1 (0.014%) DOC1
12 1 (0.014%) Casewise Modeler
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 106 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 27 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 23 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 22 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 19 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (0.25%) Markit EDM
9 18 (0.25%) SAP SRM
10 16 (0.22%) Loan IQ
10 16 (0.22%) Magento
11 15 (0.21%) Summit
12 14 (0.19%) SAP HR
13 13 (0.18%) Endur
14 12 (0.17%) Agresso
14 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
15 11 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (0.92%) SaaS
2 20 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.083%) Force.com
5 4 (0.055%) PaaS
5 4 (0.055%) Office 365
5 4 (0.055%) Taleo
5 4 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (0.97%) Internet
2 44 (0.61%) Intranet
3 12 (0.17%) FTP
3 12 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (0.14%) Unified Communications
4 10 (0.14%) ATM
5 9 (0.12%) Broadband
5 9 (0.12%) VoIP
6 8 (0.11%) CTI
6 8 (0.11%) LDAP
6 8 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.097%) VPN
7 7 (0.097%) HTTP
8 6 (0.083%) LAN
8 6 (0.083%) Extranet
8 6 (0.083%) MVNO
9 5 (0.069%) DSL
9 5 (0.069%) SMS
9 5 (0.069%) WAN
10 4 (0.055%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
2 148 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 82 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 51 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 51 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 46 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 35 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (0.47%) QlikView
10 33 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 32 (0.44%) MS Access
12 26 (0.36%) Big Data
13 22 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (0.26%) SAP BW
15 16 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.17%) SQLPlus
17 12 (0.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 82 (1.13%) JIRA
2 35 (0.48%) Rational Rose
3 26 (0.36%) RequisitePro
4 16 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.097%) Toad
8 5 (0.069%) ERwin
9 4 (0.055%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.055%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.041%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.028%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.028%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.028%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.014%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.014%) Ant
12 1 (0.014%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.014%) ProC
12 1 (0.014%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.014%) Selenium
General
1 2440 (33.65%) Finance
2 1599 (22.05%) Banking
3 736 (10.15%) Retail
4 672 (9.27%) Investment Banking
5 420 (5.79%) Front Office
6 277 (3.82%) Back Office
7 269 (3.71%) Telecoms
8 233 (3.21%) Legal
9 191 (2.63%) Marketing
10 157 (2.16%) Retail Banking
11 111 (1.53%) Publishing
12 94 (1.30%) Billing
13 85 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 83 (1.14%) Advertising
14 83 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 79 (1.09%) Law
16 57 (0.79%) Automotive
17 56 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
17 56 (0.77%) Games
18 39 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (1.86%) .NET
2 75 (1.03%) XML
3 37 (0.51%) Web Services
4 34 (0.47%) HTML
5 26 (0.36%) Middleware
6 23 (0.32%) FpML
7 18 (0.25%) J2EE
8 15 (0.21%) Mason
9 12 (0.17%) CSS
10 11 (0.15%) MDX
11 10 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.12%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.11%) WCF
14 7 (0.097%) WPF
15 6 (0.083%) REST
16 5 (0.069%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (0.069%) SOAP
17 4 (0.055%) XSLT
17 4 (0.055%) Hibernate
17 4 (0.055%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 368 (5.07%) Derivative
2 210 (2.90%) Fixed Income
3 195 (2.69%) Equities
4 193 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 190 (2.62%) Credit Risk
6 187 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 110 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 103 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 92 (1.27%) NHS
10 89 (1.23%) Reference Data
11 72 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
12 51 (0.70%) FMCG
13 45 (0.62%) EPoS
14 44 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
14 44 (0.61%) SWIFT
15 42 (0.58%) Smart Meter
16 37 (0.51%) Statistics
17 35 (0.48%) Social Media
18 32 (0.44%) Computer Science
19 30 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 85 (1.17%) Windows
2 44 (0.61%) UNIX
3 29 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 24 (0.33%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.23%) Android
6 8 (0.11%) Linux
7 7 (0.097%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.055%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.014%) VMS
10 1 (0.014%) zOS
10 1 (0.014%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2377 (32.78%) Business Analysis
2 1176 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 812 (11.20%) Project Management
4 624 (8.60%) UML
5 618 (8.52%) Use Case
6 611 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 587 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 507 (6.99%) CRM
9 492 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 438 (6.04%) Data Analysis
11 397 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
12 386 (5.32%) Scrum
13 376 (5.18%) Migration
14 373 (5.14%) Data Modelling
15 369 (5.09%) Change Management
16 334 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
17 323 (4.45%) User Stories
18 305 (4.21%) PRINCE2
19 282 (3.89%) Asset Management
20 278 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 761 (10.49%) SQL
2 86 (1.19%) Java
3 72 (0.99%) VBA
4 51 (0.70%) C
5 47 (0.65%) C#
6 44 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 42 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 28 (0.39%) VB
9 21 (0.29%) PHP
10 16 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 15 (0.21%) C++
12 9 (0.12%) Python
13 8 (0.11%) RPG
13 8 (0.11%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.11%) Perl
14 6 (0.083%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.083%) Ruby
14 6 (0.083%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (0.083%) R
15 5 (0.069%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 395 (5.45%) Degree
2 363 (5.01%) ISEB
3 192 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 133 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 44 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 43 (0.59%) IIBA
8 38 (0.52%) CBAP
9 37 (0.51%) ACCA
10 27 (0.37%) CIMA
11 24 (0.33%) PMP
12 22 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.23%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 11 (0.15%) CISA
17 11 (0.15%) CISSP
18 9 (0.12%) GIAC
19 7 (0.097%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (3.31%) QA
2 148 (2.04%) EMIR
3 127 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 111 (1.53%) Basel III
5 47 (0.65%) CRD IV
5 47 (0.65%) FATCA
6 45 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.61%) COREP
8 40 (0.55%) FINREP
9 39 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 38 (0.52%) Data Quality
11 36 (0.50%) MiFID
12 31 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 25 (0.34%) Basel II
13 25 (0.34%) Solvency II
14 14 (0.19%) SLA
15 12 (0.17%) GxP
16 9 (0.12%) GAAP
17 8 (0.11%) COBIT
18 7 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.055%) UAG
2 4 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.028%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.028%) XenApp
3 2 (0.028%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.014%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.014%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.15%) Tivoli
3 10 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 10 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.028%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.028%) SCCM
5 1 (0.014%) OpenView
5 1 (0.014%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.014%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.014%) Netcool
Vendors
1 423 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 332 (4.58%) Oracle
3 287 (3.96%) SAP
4 137 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 97 (1.34%) Business Objects
6 71 (0.98%) Siebel
7 63 (0.87%) IBM
8 49 (0.68%) hybris
9 46 (0.63%) ATG
10 42 (0.58%) Cognos
11 36 (0.50%) Charles River
11 36 (0.50%) Remedy
12 34 (0.47%) Murex
13 32 (0.44%) Fidessa
14 25 (0.34%) Calypso
15 24 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
15 24 (0.33%) Bloomberg
16 23 (0.32%) Hyperion
17 19 (0.26%) Misys
17 19 (0.26%) JD Edwards
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per annum + based on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Sussex
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
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Rugby, Warwickshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 425 per day GBP
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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