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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3629 3837 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.49% 7.97% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 8.61% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2655 2761 2618
Average daily rate
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£425 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 35
Average hourly rate £44.22 £30.33 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.80% -3.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.21 £18.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -1 1923 £475 +5.55% 321
South East -6 533 £400 +9.58% 109
North West -2 246 £375 +4.16% 62
Yorkshire +1 236 £375 - 54
South West +11 232 £394 +4.43% 52
East of England -17 157 £398 -0.62% 36
West Midlands +2 143 £400 +14.28% 43
East Midlands -10 108 £425 - 23
North East -8 33 £338 +20.26% 4
Midlands -7 12 £500 +17.64%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2570 (35.49%) Finance
2 2309 (31.89%) Business Analysis
3 1498 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1475 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 1375 (18.99%) Banking
6 818 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
7 736 (10.16%) Project Management
8 680 (9.39%) SQL
9 665 (9.18%) Retail
10 491 (6.78%) Investment Banking
11 479 (6.62%) Migration
12 478 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 478 (6.60%) Use Case
13 468 (6.46%) Data Modelling
14 456 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 441 (6.09%) User Stories
16 436 (6.02%) Scrum
17 432 (5.97%) CRM
17 432 (5.97%) Microsoft
18 420 (5.80%) Data Analysis
19 417 (5.76%) E-Commerce
20 407 (5.62%) MS Visio
21 387 (5.34%) MS Excel
22 382 (5.28%) Change Management
23 370 (5.11%) UML
24 359 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
25 349 (4.82%) Waterfall
26 338 (4.67%) Degree
27 337 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
28 332 (4.59%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 174 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 85 (1.17%) CMS
3 53 (0.73%) SAS
4 39 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 37 (0.51%) Confluence
6 33 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 22 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.18%) Lync
9 13 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.15%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.14%) Documentum
11 10 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.097%) FileNet
13 7 (0.097%) Drupal
14 4 (0.055%) MTS
14 4 (0.055%) Commerce Server
15 3 (0.041%) WebLogic
Applications
1 407 (5.62%) MS Visio
2 387 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 197 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 196 (2.71%) MS Office
5 75 (1.04%) MS Project
6 40 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.097%) Shockwave
8 5 (0.069%) SPSS
9 3 (0.041%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.014%) Mingle
10 1 (0.014%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.014%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 126 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 27 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 27 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (0.37%) thinkFolio
5 26 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 26 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 24 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 17 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
9 16 (0.22%) Maximo
10 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.19%) Agresso
10 14 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
11 13 (0.18%) Summit
12 12 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 29 (0.40%) SaaS
2 21 (0.29%) Office 365
3 16 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
4 10 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.083%) Taleo
6 6 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.083%) IaaS
6 6 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.055%) Force.com
8 3 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.041%) Yammer
9 2 (0.028%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.014%) Boomi
10 1 (0.014%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.014%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.014%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.014%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (0.57%) Intranet
2 38 (0.52%) Internet
3 21 (0.29%) Network Security
4 15 (0.21%) MVNO
5 14 (0.19%) ATM
5 14 (0.19%) Broadband
6 11 (0.15%) WAN
6 11 (0.15%) Firewall
7 8 (0.11%) LAN
7 8 (0.11%) WebEx
8 7 (0.097%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.097%) HTTP
8 7 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.083%) FTP
9 6 (0.083%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.069%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.055%) SMS
11 4 (0.055%) CTI
12 3 (0.041%) 4G
12 3 (0.041%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 153 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 76 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (0.95%) QlikView
6 57 (0.79%) Data Mining
7 54 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 53 (0.73%) Big Data
9 47 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 36 (0.50%) MS Access
12 23 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
13 22 (0.30%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.23%) OLAP
15 16 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (0.19%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.19%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 160 (2.21%) JIRA
2 25 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.28%) Rational Rose
4 13 (0.18%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.069%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.069%) RequisitePro
5 5 (0.069%) ERwin
5 5 (0.069%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.069%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.055%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.055%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.041%) Toad
7 3 (0.041%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.028%) Subversion
8 2 (0.028%) CaliberRM
8 2 (0.028%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.028%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.028%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.014%) Jasmine
General
1 2570 (35.49%) Finance
2 1375 (18.99%) Banking
3 665 (9.18%) Retail
4 491 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 286 (3.95%) Front Office
6 263 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 202 (2.79%) Back Office
8 182 (2.51%) Legal
9 180 (2.49%) Retail Banking
10 172 (2.38%) Marketing
11 105 (1.45%) Advertising
12 99 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 80 (1.10%) Law
13 80 (1.10%) Billing
14 73 (1.01%) Automotive
15 65 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 64 (0.88%) Publishing
17 55 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 47 (0.65%) General Ledger
19 39 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (1.74%) Web Services
2 119 (1.64%) .NET
3 86 (1.19%) XML
4 53 (0.73%) HTML
5 41 (0.57%) Middleware
6 31 (0.43%) FpML
7 26 (0.36%) HTML5
8 20 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 16 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (0.18%) Gherkin
11 12 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (0.17%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.14%) Mason
13 9 (0.12%) XSLT
13 9 (0.12%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.11%) JSON
14 8 (0.11%) CSS
15 7 (0.097%) Flash
15 7 (0.097%) RESTful
16 6 (0.083%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 818 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (3.56%) Derivative
3 203 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 201 (2.78%) User Experience
5 168 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 162 (2.24%) Fixed Income
7 145 (2.00%) Equities
8 115 (1.59%) NHS
9 109 (1.51%) Market Risk
10 98 (1.35%) Credit Risk
11 67 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 67 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 63 (0.87%) SWIFT
13 58 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 51 (0.70%) Data Centre
15 50 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 47 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
17 46 (0.64%) Computer Science
18 43 (0.59%) FMCG
19 41 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (0.91%) Windows
2 44 (0.61%) UNIX
3 14 (0.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (0.17%) Android
5 9 (0.12%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.069%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.069%) Linux
7 4 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.028%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.028%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.028%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.028%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.014%) VMS
9 1 (0.014%) AIX
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2309 (31.89%) Business Analysis
2 1498 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1475 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 736 (10.16%) Project Management
5 479 (6.62%) Migration
6 478 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
6 478 (6.60%) Use Case
7 468 (6.46%) Data Modelling
8 456 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 441 (6.09%) User Stories
10 436 (6.02%) Scrum
11 432 (5.97%) CRM
12 420 (5.80%) Data Analysis
13 417 (5.76%) E-Commerce
14 382 (5.28%) Change Management
15 370 (5.11%) UML
16 359 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
17 349 (4.82%) Waterfall
18 290 (4.00%) Workflow
19 284 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 680 (9.39%) SQL
2 101 (1.39%) Java
3 59 (0.81%) VBA
4 51 (0.70%) C
5 50 (0.69%) C#
6 41 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 40 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 26 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 23 (0.32%) VB
10 15 (0.21%) R
11 11 (0.15%) C++
12 10 (0.14%) Python
13 8 (0.11%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.083%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.083%) VBScript
15 5 (0.069%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (0.069%) Groovy
15 5 (0.069%) Scala
16 4 (0.055%) PHP
17 3 (0.041%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 338 (4.67%) Degree
2 332 (4.59%) ISEB
3 172 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 83 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.48%) IIBA
6 30 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 29 (0.40%) CBAP
8 28 (0.39%) CIMA
9 27 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 26 (0.36%) ACCA
11 22 (0.30%) PMP
12 21 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (0.17%) CCA
15 9 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.12%) CISSP
15 9 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 9 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 8 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (2.71%) QA
2 93 (1.28%) EMIR
3 80 (1.10%) FATCA
4 79 (1.09%) Solvency II
5 71 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
6 57 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 56 (0.77%) MiFID
8 34 (0.47%) Basel III
9 33 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 31 (0.43%) SLA
11 22 (0.30%) GAMP
12 21 (0.29%) COREP
13 19 (0.26%) Basel II
13 19 (0.26%) GAAP
14 17 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (0.22%) ISO 9001
15 16 (0.22%) FINREP
16 11 (0.15%) AIFMD
16 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
17 9 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 28 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.028%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 22 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.041%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.041%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.028%) SCCM
3 2 (0.028%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.014%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.014%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.014%) Netcool
4 1 (0.014%) Control-M
4 1 (0.014%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 432 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 307 (4.24%) Oracle
3 297 (4.10%) SAP
4 104 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 96 (1.33%) Business Objects
6 71 (0.98%) IBM
7 63 (0.87%) Cognos
8 44 (0.61%) hybris
9 39 (0.54%) Siebel
10 37 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 37 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
10 37 (0.51%) Pega
11 36 (0.50%) Bloomberg
12 35 (0.48%) JD Edwards
12 35 (0.48%) Tableau
13 34 (0.47%) Teradata
14 33 (0.46%) HP
15 32 (0.44%) Guidewire
16 31 (0.43%) Adobe
17 29 (0.40%) ATG
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