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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3517 3704 3762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.96% 7.83% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 8.45% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2694 2600
Average daily rate
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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 £300 £320 £310
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 7 20 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £36.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.37 £15.50 £20.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.00 £42.75 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £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 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
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 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -8 1783 £450 -7.69% 326
South East +1 592 £388 +3.33% 89
Yorkshire +11 233 £375 +5.63% 46
South West -5 220 £400 - 63
North West -2 190 £360 +2.85% 37
East of England -3 165 £413 +3.12% 35
West Midlands -7 148 £375 +2.73% 47
East Midlands +31 136 £425 +13.33% 17
North East -11 29 £438 +20.68% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (33.14%) Finance
2 2336 (32.15%) Business Analysis
3 1499 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1327 (18.26%) Banking
5 1247 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 806 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
7 803 (11.05%) Retail
8 791 (10.88%) Project Management
9 719 (9.89%) SQL
10 594 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 520 (7.16%) E-Commerce
12 511 (7.03%) Use Case
13 491 (6.76%) Investment Banking
14 480 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
14 480 (6.61%) Migration
15 467 (6.43%) Data Modelling
16 454 (6.25%) Data Analysis
17 450 (6.19%) Scrum
18 449 (6.18%) UML
19 436 (6.00%) Microsoft
20 432 (5.94%) User Stories
21 404 (5.56%) MS Excel
22 394 (5.42%) MS Visio
23 393 (5.41%) Degree
24 382 (5.26%) CRM
25 368 (5.06%) Change Management
26 365 (5.02%) SAP
26 365 (5.02%) ISEB
27 349 (4.80%) Waterfall
28 337 (4.64%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 87 (1.20%) CMS
3 64 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 62 (0.85%) SAS
5 39 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 35 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (0.43%) Lync
8 20 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
9 19 (0.26%) Confluence
10 11 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.12%) Drupal
11 9 (0.12%) Commerce Server
11 9 (0.12%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.096%) Documentum
13 6 (0.083%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.069%) IIS
15 3 (0.041%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.028%) Smallworld
16 2 (0.028%) FileNet
16 2 (0.028%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 404 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 394 (5.42%) MS Visio
3 234 (3.22%) MS Office
4 172 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (1.54%) MS Project
6 31 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.18%) SPSS
8 9 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.069%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.041%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 123 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 37 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 28 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 26 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 21 (0.29%) Maximo
9 20 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 20 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 19 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 19 (0.26%) Loan IQ
10 19 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.19%) Endur
12 14 (0.19%) SAP HR
12 14 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 58 (0.80%) SaaS
2 22 (0.30%) Office 365
3 16 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.15%) Force.com
5 10 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (0.069%) Taleo
7 4 (0.055%) IaaS
8 3 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.028%) PaaS
10 1 (0.014%) Trello
10 1 (0.014%) Responsys
10 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (0.59%) Intranet
2 30 (0.41%) Internet
3 21 (0.29%) WAN
4 17 (0.23%) LAN
5 16 (0.22%) HTTP
6 15 (0.21%) Firewall
7 12 (0.17%) VoIP
8 11 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 11 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.11%) SSL
11 6 (0.083%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.083%) FTP
11 6 (0.083%) LDAP
12 5 (0.069%) MVNO
12 5 (0.069%) ATM
13 4 (0.055%) Broadband
13 4 (0.055%) GPRS
14 3 (0.041%) Network Security
14 3 (0.041%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
2 184 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 79 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 78 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (0.99%) QlikView
6 64 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (0.76%) MS Access
9 50 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 41 (0.56%) Big Data
11 34 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 26 (0.36%) Oracle Database
13 24 (0.33%) SAP BW
14 22 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (0.29%) SAP BI
16 19 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 18 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.25%) Data Mart
18 17 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 120 (1.65%) JIRA
2 28 (0.39%) Rational Rose
3 16 (0.22%) Toad
4 13 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.18%) RequisitePro
5 8 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.096%) ERwin
6 7 (0.096%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.083%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.069%) ClearQuest
8 5 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.055%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.055%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.041%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.041%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.028%) Ant
11 2 (0.028%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.028%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.028%) MSTest
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2408 (33.14%) Finance
2 1327 (18.26%) Banking
3 803 (11.05%) Retail
4 491 (6.76%) Investment Banking
5 299 (4.11%) Front Office
6 220 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 208 (2.86%) Legal
8 207 (2.85%) Marketing
9 202 (2.78%) Back Office
10 186 (2.56%) Retail Banking
11 122 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 114 (1.57%) Publishing
13 99 (1.36%) Advertising
14 69 (0.95%) Automotive
15 61 (0.84%) Billing
15 61 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 54 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 54 (0.74%) Law
17 45 (0.62%) Local Government
18 39 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (1.98%) XML
2 124 (1.71%) Web Services
3 86 (1.18%) .NET
4 67 (0.92%) HTML
5 46 (0.63%) FpML
6 45 (0.62%) Middleware
7 27 (0.37%) Mason
8 21 (0.29%) HTML5
9 18 (0.25%) CSS
10 13 (0.18%) Visualforce
10 13 (0.18%) XSLT
11 11 (0.15%) EDI
11 11 (0.15%) SOAP
12 10 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (0.12%) MDX
14 8 (0.11%) XSD
14 8 (0.11%) RESTful
15 7 (0.096%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.096%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 806 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (3.23%) Derivative
3 211 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 179 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 164 (2.26%) User Experience
6 144 (1.98%) Credit Risk
7 129 (1.78%) Market Risk
8 123 (1.69%) Equities
9 117 (1.61%) NHS
10 106 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 85 (1.17%) Open Source
12 84 (1.16%) Mobile App
13 64 (0.88%) Reference Data
14 61 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 51 (0.70%) Data Integration
16 49 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
17 47 (0.65%) SWIFT
18 45 (0.62%) Visualisation
19 43 (0.59%) Computer Science
20 38 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 132 (1.82%) Windows
2 54 (0.74%) Windows 7
3 43 (0.59%) UNIX
4 13 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 13 (0.18%) Android
4 13 (0.18%) Linux
5 11 (0.15%) Windows XP
6 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.096%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.069%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.055%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.014%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.014%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.014%) AIX
12 1 (0.014%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2336 (32.15%) Business Analysis
2 1499 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1247 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 791 (10.88%) Project Management
5 594 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 520 (7.16%) E-Commerce
7 511 (7.03%) Use Case
8 480 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 480 (6.61%) Migration
9 467 (6.43%) Data Modelling
10 454 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 450 (6.19%) Scrum
12 449 (6.18%) UML
13 432 (5.94%) User Stories
14 382 (5.26%) CRM
15 368 (5.06%) Change Management
16 349 (4.80%) Waterfall
17 337 (4.64%) GAP Analysis
18 329 (4.53%) Workflow
19 326 (4.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 719 (9.89%) SQL
2 79 (1.09%) Java
3 78 (1.07%) VBA
4 55 (0.76%) C
5 37 (0.51%) C#
6 32 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 24 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 21 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 21 (0.29%) VB
9 13 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 9 (0.12%) R
11 8 (0.11%) PHP
12 6 (0.083%) Python
12 6 (0.083%) Groovy
13 5 (0.069%) Scala
13 5 (0.069%) VBScript
13 5 (0.069%) Perl
14 4 (0.055%) COBOL
14 4 (0.055%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.041%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 393 (5.41%) Degree
2 365 (5.02%) ISEB
3 200 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 109 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 51 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (0.56%) CBAP
7 34 (0.47%) IIBA
8 26 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 24 (0.33%) ACCA
10 23 (0.32%) CIMA
11 19 (0.26%) PMP
12 13 (0.18%) MBA
13 11 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.14%) CCAB
14 10 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.11%) CCA
16 7 (0.096%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.096%) ISEB Practitioner
16 7 (0.096%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (2.44%) QA
2 84 (1.16%) EMIR
3 71 (0.98%) Solvency II
4 65 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
5 54 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.72%) Basel III
7 47 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 44 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 39 (0.54%) FATCA
10 32 (0.44%) Basel II
11 28 (0.39%) COREP
12 25 (0.34%) MiFID
13 24 (0.33%) SLA
14 22 (0.30%) FINREP
15 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.12%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 8 (0.11%) AIFMD
18 6 (0.083%) COBIT
18 6 (0.083%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.028%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.11%) SCCM
3 6 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.055%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.028%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.028%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.014%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.014%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 436 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 365 (5.02%) SAP
3 291 (4.00%) Oracle
4 132 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 104 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 79 (1.09%) IBM
7 65 (0.89%) Cognos
8 46 (0.63%) Siebel
9 38 (0.52%) Murex
10 32 (0.44%) hybris
10 32 (0.44%) Bloomberg
11 29 (0.40%) ServiceNow
12 27 (0.37%) ATG
12 27 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
12 27 (0.37%) Hyperion
12 27 (0.37%) thinkFolio
13 24 (0.33%) Teradata
13 24 (0.33%) HP
13 24 (0.33%) Tableau
14 23 (0.32%) Remedy
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £462.61 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday