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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3304 3107 3031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.00% 6.74% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 7.14% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2256 2183
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 13
Average hourly rate £43.22 £35.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £18.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £49.50 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 1783 £475 +5.55% 400
South East -2 427 £380 -5.00% 93
North West +7 249 £370 -7.50% 74
Yorkshire -3 221 £375 - 57
South West -10 173 £390 -2.50% 41
West Midlands +2 160 £375 - 39
East of England -2 126 £400 -3.03% 30
East Midlands -15 79 £375 -11.76% 16
North East +7 72 £380 +8.57% 5
Midlands -2 9 £450 - 1
South Coast +1 5 £450 +12.50%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2313 (33.87%) Business Analysis
2 2284 (33.45%) Finance
3 1647 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1429 (20.93%) Banking
5 1254 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 812 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
7 759 (11.11%) Project Management
8 572 (8.38%) Retail
9 539 (7.89%) SQL
10 537 (7.86%) User Stories
11 515 (7.54%) Investment Banking
12 494 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 475 (6.96%) Waterfall
14 474 (6.94%) Use Case
15 426 (6.24%) Migration
16 415 (6.08%) Change Management
17 413 (6.05%) Scrum
18 404 (5.92%) Data Analysis
19 388 (5.68%) Data Modelling
20 384 (5.62%) CRM
21 344 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
22 343 (5.02%) Front Office
23 341 (4.99%) Derivative
24 337 (4.93%) Microsoft
25 336 (4.92%) MS Excel
26 333 (4.88%) Asset Management
27 326 (4.77%) MS Visio
28 319 (4.67%) UML
29 312 (4.57%) ISEB
30 296 (4.33%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 154 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 98 (1.44%) CMS
3 60 (0.88%) Confluence
4 51 (0.75%) SAS
5 24 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.12%) LiveLink
13 5 (0.073%) Apache
13 5 (0.073%) Drupal
13 5 (0.073%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.059%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.059%) Documentum
14 4 (0.059%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.044%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 336 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 326 (4.77%) MS Visio
3 187 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 180 (2.64%) MS Office
5 102 (1.49%) MS Project
6 21 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.088%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.044%) Casewise Modeler
9 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.029%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 127 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.47%) Summit
4 29 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (0.32%) Endur
5 22 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 19 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
6 19 (0.28%) Temenos T24
7 18 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 16 (0.23%) Sonata
10 13 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 13 (0.19%) Tercero
11 12 (0.18%) Bankmaster
11 12 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.18%) Finacle
11 12 (0.18%) Hi Portfolio
12 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 45 (0.66%) Office 365
2 25 (0.37%) SaaS
3 15 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.088%) Taleo
8 5 (0.073%) Yammer
9 4 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.059%) IaaS
9 4 (0.059%) PaaS
10 3 (0.044%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.029%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.029%) Force.com
11 2 (0.029%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.015%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (0.56%) Intranet
2 32 (0.47%) Internet
3 17 (0.25%) VoIP
4 13 (0.19%) DNS
5 11 (0.16%) Firewall
6 10 (0.15%) MVNO
6 10 (0.15%) VPN
6 10 (0.15%) WAN
7 9 (0.13%) WebEx
8 8 (0.12%) ATM
8 8 (0.12%) LAN
9 6 (0.088%) SSH
9 6 (0.088%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.073%) FTP
10 5 (0.073%) HTTP
10 5 (0.073%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.073%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.059%) CTI
11 4 (0.059%) Network Security
12 3 (0.044%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
2 111 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 73 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
4 62 (0.91%) Big Data
5 50 (0.73%) Data Mining
6 43 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (0.45%) MS Access
8 29 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 25 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 25 (0.37%) QlikView
9 25 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 19 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.26%) GIS
13 16 (0.23%) SAP BW
14 12 (0.18%) Spotfire
15 11 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.16%) SAP BI
15 11 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 133 (1.95%) JIRA
2 19 (0.28%) Rational Rose
3 15 (0.22%) CA Gen
4 13 (0.19%) Toad
5 12 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.10%) ERwin
8 6 (0.088%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.088%) JIRA Agile
8 6 (0.088%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (0.073%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.059%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.059%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.059%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.044%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.044%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.029%) JBehave
12 2 (0.029%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.029%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.029%) VersionOne
General
1 2284 (33.45%) Finance
2 1429 (20.93%) Banking
3 572 (8.38%) Retail
4 515 (7.54%) Investment Banking
5 343 (5.02%) Front Office
6 217 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 206 (3.02%) Legal
8 178 (2.61%) Back Office
9 174 (2.55%) Marketing
10 160 (2.34%) Retail Banking
11 103 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 81 (1.19%) Advertising
13 78 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 73 (1.07%) Publishing
15 72 (1.05%) Law
16 62 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
17 49 (0.72%) Electronics
18 44 (0.64%) Local Government
19 39 (0.57%) Billing
20 38 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (2.21%) Web Services
2 93 (1.36%) XML
3 70 (1.03%) .NET
4 32 (0.47%) Middleware
5 28 (0.41%) FpML
6 24 (0.35%) HTML
7 20 (0.29%) Gherkin
8 19 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (0.21%) Velocity
10 10 (0.15%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.15%) HTML5
11 9 (0.13%) CSS
11 9 (0.13%) EDI
11 9 (0.13%) jQuery
12 8 (0.12%) FIXML
12 8 (0.12%) REST
13 7 (0.10%) COM
13 7 (0.10%) JSF
13 7 (0.10%) JSON
13 7 (0.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 812 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (4.99%) Derivative
3 233 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 201 (2.94%) User Experience
5 195 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 180 (2.64%) Equities
7 151 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 135 (1.98%) Market Risk
9 113 (1.65%) NHS
10 106 (1.55%) Credit Risk
11 84 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 70 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 69 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
14 60 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 50 (0.73%) Computer Science
16 49 (0.72%) Visualisation
17 48 (0.70%) Reinsurance
18 41 (0.60%) Data Centre
19 37 (0.54%) Hedge funds
20 35 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 71 (1.04%) Windows
2 32 (0.47%) Linux
3 23 (0.34%) Unix
4 16 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 15 (0.22%) Android
6 11 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.16%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.10%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.044%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.029%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.029%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.015%) AIX
10 1 (0.015%) OS/390
10 1 (0.015%) Solaris
10 1 (0.015%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2313 (33.87%) Business Analysis
2 1647 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1254 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 759 (11.11%) Project Management
5 537 (7.86%) User Stories
6 494 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 475 (6.96%) Waterfall
8 474 (6.94%) Use Case
9 426 (6.24%) Migration
10 415 (6.08%) Change Management
11 413 (6.05%) Scrum
12 404 (5.92%) Data Analysis
13 388 (5.68%) Data Modelling
14 384 (5.62%) CRM
15 344 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
16 333 (4.88%) Asset Management
17 319 (4.67%) UML
18 295 (4.32%) GAP Analysis
19 294 (4.31%) PRINCE2
20 290 (4.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 539 (7.89%) SQL
2 100 (1.46%) Java
3 58 (0.85%) C#
4 41 (0.60%) VBA
5 36 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 29 (0.42%) C
7 22 (0.32%) Python
8 20 (0.29%) C++
9 15 (0.22%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.18%) PHP
11 12 (0.18%) VB
12 9 (0.13%) R
13 5 (0.073%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.073%) VBScript
14 4 (0.059%) AWK
14 4 (0.059%) sed
15 3 (0.044%) COBOL
15 3 (0.044%) Scala
15 3 (0.044%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 312 (4.57%) ISEB
2 296 (4.33%) Degree
3 202 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 36 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 30 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 29 (0.42%) ACCA
9 25 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 24 (0.35%) CBAP
11 23 (0.34%) CIMA
11 23 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.29%) IIBA
13 17 (0.25%) PMP
14 11 (0.16%) CCA
14 11 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.15%) CISSP
16 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (3.32%) MiFID
1 227 (3.32%) QA
2 142 (2.08%) EMIR
3 125 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 93 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 78 (1.14%) Solvency II
6 70 (1.03%) FATCA
7 54 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 38 (0.56%) AIFMD
9 33 (0.48%) SLA
10 31 (0.45%) Basel III
11 27 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (0.29%) Basel II
13 16 (0.23%) CRD IV
13 16 (0.23%) SEPA
14 13 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.19%) UCITS
15 12 (0.18%) GAAP
15 12 (0.18%) GxP
16 9 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.029%) UAG
3 1 (0.015%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.015%) RACF
3 1 (0.015%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.073%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.059%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.059%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.044%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.029%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.029%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.029%) SCCM
5 2 (0.029%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.015%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.015%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.015%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.015%) QRadar
6 1 (0.015%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 337 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 263 (3.85%) Oracle
3 254 (3.72%) SAP
4 128 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 86 (1.26%) Murex
6 49 (0.72%) Calypso
7 48 (0.70%) Tableau
8 47 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 44 (0.64%) IBM
10 40 (0.59%) Cognos
11 38 (0.56%) hybris
12 37 (0.54%) Charles River
13 36 (0.53%) Bloomberg
14 31 (0.45%) Adobe
15 27 (0.40%) Pega
16 24 (0.35%) Sitecore
17 23 (0.34%) HP
17 23 (0.34%) Informatica
18 22 (0.32%) Avaloq
19 20 (0.29%) OpenText
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Dorset
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