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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3651 3800 4120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.02% 8.14% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 8.77% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2709 2749 2851
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£415 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £323 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 43
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £17.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -16.66%
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
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -6 1883 £450 -8.16% 287
South East +1 643 £389 +3.66% 132
South West -2 234 £380 -5.00% 62
Yorkshire +11 202 £375 +1.35% 59
North West 0 191 £375 +7.14% 45
West Midlands -9 155 £380 +4.10% 47
East of England -10 149 £413 +5.76% 43
East Midlands +23 138 £425 +13.33% 23
North East -9 39 £439 +25.35% 8
Midlands +1 13 £383 -15.00%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2408 (32.63%) Finance
2 2392 (32.41%) Business Analysis
3 1487 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
4 1330 (18.02%) Banking
5 1242 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 836 (11.33%) Retail
7 811 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
8 787 (10.66%) Project Management
9 723 (9.80%) SQL
10 652 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 532 (7.21%) E-Commerce
12 528 (7.15%) Use Case
13 494 (6.69%) Investment Banking
14 487 (6.60%) Migration
15 473 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
16 471 (6.38%) UML
17 470 (6.37%) Data Analysis
18 459 (6.22%) Scrum
19 458 (6.21%) Data Modelling
20 453 (6.14%) Microsoft
21 435 (5.89%) User Stories
22 412 (5.58%) Degree
23 408 (5.53%) MS Visio
24 403 (5.46%) MS Excel
25 389 (5.27%) CRM
26 369 (5.00%) SAP
27 357 (4.84%) ISEB
28 349 (4.73%) Change Management
29 343 (4.65%) Workflow
30 332 (4.50%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 220 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 92 (1.25%) CMS
3 68 (0.92%) SAS
4 66 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 50 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 38 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (0.43%) Lync
8 20 (0.27%) Confluence
9 19 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 11 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.12%) Drupal
12 9 (0.12%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.081%) Documentum
14 5 (0.068%) IIS
14 5 (0.068%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.041%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.027%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.027%) Smallworld
16 2 (0.027%) JBoss
Applications
1 408 (5.53%) MS Visio
2 403 (5.46%) MS Excel
3 249 (3.37%) MS Office
4 178 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 126 (1.71%) MS Project
6 36 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.18%) SPSS
8 10 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.095%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.041%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 131 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 27 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 25 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 19 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
8 19 (0.26%) Loan IQ
9 18 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 17 (0.23%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 15 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 15 (0.20%) Endur
13 14 (0.19%) SAP HR
13 14 (0.19%) SAP Retail
13 14 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (0.77%) SaaS
2 25 (0.34%) Office 365
3 14 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.14%) Force.com
4 10 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.054%) IaaS
7 3 (0.041%) Taleo
8 2 (0.027%) PaaS
8 2 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.027%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.014%) Trello
9 1 (0.014%) Responsys
9 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.57%) Intranet
2 34 (0.46%) Internet
3 20 (0.27%) WAN
4 16 (0.22%) LAN
4 16 (0.22%) HTTP
5 14 (0.19%) Firewall
6 12 (0.16%) VoIP
6 12 (0.16%) Unified Communications
7 11 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.14%) SSL
8 10 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (0.11%) LDAP
10 7 (0.095%) FTP
11 5 (0.068%) MVNO
11 5 (0.068%) ATM
12 4 (0.054%) SMS
12 4 (0.054%) GPRS
12 4 (0.054%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.041%) NFC
13 3 (0.041%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 189 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 85 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 71 (0.96%) QlikView
6 64 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (0.70%) MS Access
8 48 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 36 (0.49%) Big Data
10 35 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 27 (0.37%) SAP BW
12 24 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 24 (0.33%) EDRMS
13 23 (0.31%) SAP BI
13 23 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (0.28%) Data Mart
15 19 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 18 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 128 (1.73%) JIRA
2 35 (0.47%) Rational Rose
3 15 (0.20%) Toad
4 14 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.16%) RequisitePro
6 9 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.11%) ERwin
8 6 (0.081%) TestDirector
8 6 (0.081%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.068%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.054%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.054%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.041%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.041%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.027%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.027%) Ant
12 2 (0.027%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.027%) MSTest
12 2 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2408 (32.63%) Finance
2 1330 (18.02%) Banking
3 836 (11.33%) Retail
4 494 (6.69%) Investment Banking
5 296 (4.01%) Front Office
6 216 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 212 (2.87%) Marketing
8 205 (2.78%) Legal
9 198 (2.68%) Back Office
10 178 (2.41%) Retail Banking
11 127 (1.72%) Publishing
12 116 (1.57%) Manufacturing
13 99 (1.34%) Advertising
14 69 (0.93%) Billing
15 63 (0.85%) Automotive
16 62 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 56 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 55 (0.75%) Law
19 45 (0.61%) Local Government
20 41 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (2.01%) XML
2 111 (1.50%) Web Services
3 82 (1.11%) .NET
4 60 (0.81%) HTML
5 49 (0.66%) FpML
6 43 (0.58%) Middleware
7 28 (0.38%) Mason
8 18 (0.24%) CSS
8 18 (0.24%) HTML5
9 14 (0.19%) SOAP
9 14 (0.19%) EDI
10 12 (0.16%) Visualforce
10 12 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (0.15%) RESTful
12 10 (0.14%) JSON
12 10 (0.14%) MDX
13 9 (0.12%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.12%) XSD
14 8 (0.11%) XSLT
15 7 (0.095%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 811 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 215 (2.91%) Derivative
4 168 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 164 (2.22%) User Experience
6 136 (1.84%) Credit Risk
7 120 (1.63%) Market Risk
8 118 (1.60%) NHS
8 118 (1.60%) Equities
9 105 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 96 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 68 (0.92%) Reference Data
12 66 (0.89%) Open Source
13 63 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 49 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
15 46 (0.62%) SWIFT
16 43 (0.58%) Data Integration
17 41 (0.56%) Visualisation
17 41 (0.56%) Computer Science
18 36 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 136 (1.84%) Windows
2 57 (0.77%) Windows 7
3 50 (0.68%) UNIX
4 15 (0.20%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.20%) Android
4 15 (0.20%) Linux
5 11 (0.15%) Windows 8
5 11 (0.15%) Windows XP
6 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.054%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.041%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.014%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.014%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.014%) AIX
11 1 (0.014%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2392 (32.41%) Business Analysis
2 1487 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1242 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 787 (10.66%) Project Management
5 652 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 532 (7.21%) E-Commerce
7 528 (7.15%) Use Case
8 487 (6.60%) Migration
9 473 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
10 471 (6.38%) UML
11 470 (6.37%) Data Analysis
12 459 (6.22%) Scrum
13 458 (6.21%) Data Modelling
14 435 (5.89%) User Stories
15 389 (5.27%) CRM
16 349 (4.73%) Change Management
17 343 (4.65%) Workflow
18 332 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
19 329 (4.46%) PRINCE2
20 316 (4.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 723 (9.80%) SQL
2 76 (1.03%) VBA
3 73 (0.99%) Java
4 54 (0.73%) C
5 40 (0.54%) C#
6 32 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 23 (0.31%) PL/SQL
8 19 (0.26%) VB
9 18 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.15%) Apex Code
11 9 (0.12%) PHP
12 5 (0.068%) R
12 5 (0.068%) Groovy
12 5 (0.068%) Scala
12 5 (0.068%) Python
12 5 (0.068%) COBOL
13 4 (0.054%) Perl
14 3 (0.041%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.041%) ABAP
14 3 (0.041%) JCL
Qualifications
1 412 (5.58%) Degree
2 357 (4.84%) ISEB
3 186 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 49 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 45 (0.61%) CBAP
7 32 (0.43%) IIBA
8 28 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.35%) CIMA
9 26 (0.35%) ACCA
10 23 (0.31%) PMP
11 20 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.19%) MBA
13 10 (0.14%) CCAB
13 10 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.12%) CCA
15 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (2.44%) QA
2 90 (1.22%) EMIR
3 78 (1.06%) Solvency II
4 75 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
5 58 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 53 (0.72%) Basel III
7 43 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 41 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 41 (0.56%) FATCA
9 33 (0.45%) Basel II
10 26 (0.35%) MiFID
11 25 (0.34%) COREP
12 19 (0.26%) FINREP
12 19 (0.26%) SLA
13 15 (0.20%) PCI DSS
14 9 (0.12%) AIFMD
15 8 (0.11%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.095%) UCITS
17 6 (0.081%) COBIT
17 6 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.095%) SCCM
3 5 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.027%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.027%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.014%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.014%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.014%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 453 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 369 (5.00%) SAP
3 293 (3.97%) Oracle
4 131 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
5 104 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 79 (1.07%) IBM
7 68 (0.92%) Cognos
8 44 (0.60%) Siebel
9 38 (0.51%) Murex
10 32 (0.43%) Charles River
11 28 (0.38%) hybris
11 28 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
12 27 (0.37%) HP
12 27 (0.37%) ServiceNow
13 26 (0.35%) Hyperion
13 26 (0.35%) thinkFolio
14 25 (0.34%) Sun
14 25 (0.34%) ATG
15 23 (0.31%) Teradata
16 22 (0.30%) Adobe
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liphook, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £440 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £175 to £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago