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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3562 3363 3423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.48% 7.35% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 7.95% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2358 2425
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 29
Average hourly rate £41.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.47 £37.50 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 0 1838 £461 -2.89% 424
South East 0 538 £400 - 120
South West +12 251 £400 - 58
Yorkshire +15 238 £368 +5.00% 46
North West -1 227 £375 +8.30% 60
East of England -4 149 £413 -2.94% 34
East Midlands +6 138 £425 +0.59% 31
West Midlands -3 121 £375 +7.14% 49
North East +22 37 £338 +22.72% 4
Midlands +9 15 £425 -22.72%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2452 (34.17%) Finance
2 2248 (31.33%) Business Analysis
3 1466 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1388 (19.34%) Banking
5 1373 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 795 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
7 765 (10.66%) Project Management
8 699 (9.74%) Retail
9 678 (9.45%) SQL
10 510 (7.11%) Investment Banking
11 506 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 505 (7.04%) Data Modelling
13 479 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 477 (6.65%) Migration
15 450 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
16 438 (6.10%) Data Analysis
17 433 (6.03%) Use Case
18 417 (5.81%) MS Visio
19 407 (5.67%) User Stories
20 405 (5.64%) CRM
21 402 (5.60%) Microsoft
22 401 (5.59%) Scrum
23 378 (5.27%) UML
24 374 (5.21%) ISEB
25 373 (5.20%) Waterfall
26 369 (5.14%) MS Excel
27 368 (5.13%) Change Management
27 368 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
28 347 (4.84%) Degree
29 335 (4.67%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 197 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.25%) CMS
3 57 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 39 (0.54%) SAS
5 34 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (0.39%) Confluence
7 28 (0.39%) Lync
8 22 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.098%) Commerce Server
10 7 (0.098%) Documentum
11 5 (0.070%) FileNet
11 5 (0.070%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.070%) Drupal
11 5 (0.070%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.056%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.042%) MTS
14 2 (0.028%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.028%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 417 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 369 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 216 (3.01%) MS Office
4 170 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 101 (1.41%) MS Project
6 30 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.098%) Shockwave
8 5 (0.070%) SPSS
8 5 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.070%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.014%) Mingle
9 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 109 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.50%) thinkFolio
3 35 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 23 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 17 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 16 (0.22%) Loan IQ
9 15 (0.21%) Maximo
10 14 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 14 (0.20%) Agresso
10 14 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 13 (0.18%) Summit
12 12 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
12 12 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
13 11 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (0.67%) SaaS
2 18 (0.25%) Office 365
3 15 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.14%) Force.com
6 9 (0.13%) IaaS
7 4 (0.056%) Taleo
8 3 (0.042%) PaaS
9 2 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.014%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.014%) Responsys
10 1 (0.014%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (0.85%) Intranet
2 23 (0.32%) Internet
3 17 (0.24%) WAN
4 15 (0.21%) LAN
5 13 (0.18%) HTTP
6 11 (0.15%) Broadband
6 11 (0.15%) FTP
6 11 (0.15%) Network Security
6 11 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (0.14%) MVNO
7 10 (0.14%) Firewall
7 10 (0.14%) ATM
8 8 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.098%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.084%) VoIP
11 5 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.056%) CTI
12 4 (0.056%) SMS
12 4 (0.056%) LDAP
12 4 (0.056%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 148 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 70 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 68 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (0.89%) QlikView
6 47 (0.66%) Big Data
7 43 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 42 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (0.53%) MS Access
10 32 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 26 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 18 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
14 18 (0.25%) SAP BW
15 17 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.24%) Hadoop
16 16 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (1.63%) JIRA
2 16 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.21%) Rational Rose
4 11 (0.15%) Toad
5 7 (0.098%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.098%) RequisitePro
6 6 (0.084%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.070%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.056%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.056%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.042%) ERwin
10 2 (0.028%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.028%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.028%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.028%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.028%) Ant
10 2 (0.028%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.028%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.014%) WATIR
11 1 (0.014%) Selenium
General
1 2452 (34.17%) Finance
2 1388 (19.34%) Banking
3 699 (9.74%) Retail
4 510 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 307 (4.28%) Front Office
6 235 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 204 (2.84%) Marketing
8 191 (2.66%) Legal
9 190 (2.65%) Back Office
10 185 (2.58%) Retail Banking
11 114 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 100 (1.39%) Advertising
13 94 (1.31%) Publishing
14 84 (1.17%) Automotive
15 73 (1.02%) Law
16 62 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 54 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 53 (0.74%) Billing
19 46 (0.64%) Local Government
20 41 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (1.71%) Web Services
2 112 (1.56%) XML
3 83 (1.16%) .NET
4 62 (0.86%) HTML
5 53 (0.74%) Middleware
6 36 (0.50%) FpML
7 27 (0.38%) HTML5
8 23 (0.32%) Mason
9 14 (0.20%) Visualforce
10 12 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.17%) CSS
11 10 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (0.13%) SOAP
13 8 (0.11%) WSDL
13 8 (0.11%) XSD
13 8 (0.11%) XSLT
13 8 (0.11%) Gherkin
13 8 (0.11%) RESTful
14 7 (0.098%) Flash
14 7 (0.098%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 795 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (3.60%) Derivative
3 208 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 182 (2.54%) User Experience
5 171 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 137 (1.91%) NHS
7 131 (1.83%) Market Risk
8 129 (1.80%) Equities
9 114 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 114 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 87 (1.21%) Open Source
10 87 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 59 (0.82%) Reference Data
12 56 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 53 (0.74%) SWIFT
14 51 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 48 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
16 47 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 45 (0.63%) Computer Science
18 41 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 118 (1.64%) Windows
2 52 (0.72%) UNIX
3 47 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 17 (0.24%) Android
5 15 (0.21%) Windows XP
6 14 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.15%) Linux
8 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.070%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.070%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.042%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.028%) AIX
12 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.014%) Solaris
13 1 (0.014%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.014%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.014%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2248 (31.33%) Business Analysis
2 1466 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1373 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 765 (10.66%) Project Management
5 506 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 505 (7.04%) Data Modelling
7 479 (6.68%) E-Commerce
8 477 (6.65%) Migration
9 450 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
10 438 (6.10%) Data Analysis
11 433 (6.03%) Use Case
12 407 (5.67%) User Stories
13 405 (5.64%) CRM
14 401 (5.59%) Scrum
15 378 (5.27%) UML
16 373 (5.20%) Waterfall
17 368 (5.13%) Change Management
17 368 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
18 335 (4.67%) PRINCE2
19 319 (4.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 678 (9.45%) SQL
2 102 (1.42%) Java
3 64 (0.89%) VBA
4 58 (0.81%) C
5 33 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 33 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 24 (0.33%) VB
7 21 (0.29%) C#
8 20 (0.28%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.20%) Apex Code
10 13 (0.18%) R
11 9 (0.13%) Groovy
11 9 (0.13%) Python
11 9 (0.13%) PHP
12 8 (0.11%) Scala
13 7 (0.098%) C++
14 6 (0.084%) VBScript
15 5 (0.070%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.070%) ABAP
15 5 (0.070%) Perl
Qualifications
1 374 (5.21%) ISEB
2 347 (4.84%) Degree
3 196 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 102 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 65 (0.91%) VCP4
6 49 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (0.53%) CBAP
8 31 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 30 (0.42%) IIBA
10 27 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 26 (0.36%) PMP
12 19 (0.26%) CIMA
12 19 (0.26%) ACCA
13 12 (0.17%) MBA
14 11 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.11%) BC Cleared
16 8 (0.11%) CFA
16 8 (0.11%) CCA
17 7 (0.098%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (2.65%) QA
2 81 (1.13%) EMIR
3 75 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 66 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
5 57 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.74%) FATCA
7 42 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 41 (0.57%) Basel III
9 39 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 34 (0.47%) SLA
11 31 (0.43%) MiFID
12 28 (0.39%) COREP
13 26 (0.36%) Basel II
14 21 (0.29%) FINREP
15 19 (0.26%) GAMP
16 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
17 11 (0.15%) CRD IV
18 4 (0.056%) UCITS
18 4 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.13%) SCCM
3 5 (0.070%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.056%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.028%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.028%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.014%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.014%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.014%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.014%) Netcool
6 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 402 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 292 (4.07%) SAP
3 281 (3.92%) Oracle
4 140 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 100 (1.39%) Business Objects
6 71 (0.99%) IBM
7 64 (0.89%) Cognos
8 59 (0.82%) Siebel
9 36 (0.50%) Bloomberg
10 35 (0.49%) hybris
11 34 (0.47%) Citrix
12 33 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
12 33 (0.46%) Tableau
13 31 (0.43%) Murex
13 31 (0.43%) Calypso
14 30 (0.42%) Hyperion
15 29 (0.40%) Adobe
16 27 (0.38%) SunGard
16 27 (0.38%) JD Edwards
17 26 (0.36%) ATG
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday