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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3761 3922 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.35% 8.04% 9.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.97% 8.66% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2813 3562
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 48
Average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £16.70 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £89.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 1922 £450 -5.26% 373
South East +5 565 £375 -1.31% 110
East of England +5 257 £413 +3.12% 31
South West +5 251 £377 +0.53% 58
North West +7 227 £338 +3.84% 46
Yorkshire +9 203 £375 +1.07% 50
West Midlands -12 137 £381 +1.66% 51
East Midlands +2 136 £450 +20.00% 24
Midlands +21 27 £369 +22.91%
North East -16 24 £355 -4.05% 5
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2466 (32.57%) Business Analysis
2 2326 (30.72%) Finance
3 1358 (17.94%) Banking
4 1219 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 879 (11.61%) Retail
6 819 (10.82%) Project Management
7 788 (10.41%) SQL
8 708 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
9 664 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 628 (8.29%) Use Case
11 614 (8.11%) UML
12 539 (7.12%) E-Commerce
13 530 (7.00%) Investment Banking
14 506 (6.68%) Data Analysis
15 490 (6.47%) Scrum
16 476 (6.29%) Migration
17 469 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 451 (5.96%) Microsoft
19 449 (5.93%) CRM
20 447 (5.90%) User Stories
21 446 (5.89%) Degree
22 444 (5.86%) Data Modelling
23 416 (5.49%) Change Management
24 406 (5.36%) MS Visio
25 401 (5.30%) MS Excel
26 372 (4.91%) SAP
27 356 (4.70%) ISEB
28 346 (4.57%) Front Office
29 340 (4.49%) Workflow
30 338 (4.46%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 212 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 118 (1.56%) CMS
3 75 (0.99%) SAS
4 60 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 47 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 29 (0.38%) Drupal
7 26 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.24%) Confluence
8 18 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.16%) Lync
10 11 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
11 10 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.11%) Documentum
13 7 (0.092%) IIS
13 7 (0.092%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.053%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.053%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.053%) Magnolia
15 3 (0.040%) FileNet
Applications
1 406 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 401 (5.30%) MS Excel
3 251 (3.32%) MS Office
4 166 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 139 (1.84%) MS Project
6 43 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.15%) SPSS
8 6 (0.079%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.066%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 113 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 27 (0.36%) SAP HR
7 26 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 24 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 24 (0.32%) SAP SD
10 23 (0.30%) SAP FI
11 20 (0.26%) SAP CO
12 19 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
13 17 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
14 16 (0.21%) LatentZero
15 15 (0.20%) SAP SRM
15 15 (0.20%) Endur
15 15 (0.20%) SAP ERP
16 14 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (0.55%) SaaS
2 26 (0.34%) Office 365
3 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.15%) Force.com
5 9 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.092%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.026%) Taleo
7 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.013%) Heroku
8 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (0.70%) Internet
2 48 (0.63%) Intranet
3 15 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (0.17%) Firewall
5 11 (0.15%) Unified Communications
5 11 (0.15%) FTP
6 9 (0.12%) SSL
7 8 (0.11%) HTTP
7 8 (0.11%) WAN
8 7 (0.092%) VoIP
8 7 (0.092%) ATM
8 7 (0.092%) LAN
9 6 (0.079%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.079%) MVNO
10 5 (0.066%) Wireless
10 5 (0.066%) SMS
10 5 (0.066%) LDAP
10 5 (0.066%) DSL
11 4 (0.053%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.040%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
2 197 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 92 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 70 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 63 (0.83%) MS Access
8 57 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 57 (0.75%) QlikView
9 31 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 28 (0.37%) Big Data
11 27 (0.36%) Data Mart
12 25 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (0.29%) SAP BW
13 22 (0.29%) EDRMS
14 21 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (0.26%) DB2
16 19 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 117 (1.55%) JIRA
2 49 (0.65%) Rational Rose
3 19 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (0.20%) ERwin
5 12 (0.16%) RequisitePro
6 9 (0.12%) Toad
7 8 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.079%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.053%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.040%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.040%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.040%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.026%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.026%) MSTest
12 2 (0.026%) LSMW
12 2 (0.026%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.026%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.026%) JDeveloper
General
1 2326 (30.72%) Finance
2 1358 (17.94%) Banking
3 879 (11.61%) Retail
4 530 (7.00%) Investment Banking
5 346 (4.57%) Front Office
6 241 (3.18%) Marketing
7 224 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 218 (2.88%) Back Office
9 202 (2.67%) Legal
10 161 (2.13%) Retail Banking
11 119 (1.57%) Publishing
12 103 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 99 (1.31%) Advertising
14 98 (1.29%) Billing
15 79 (1.04%) Financial Institution
16 56 (0.74%) Law
17 49 (0.65%) Automotive
18 48 (0.63%) Local Government
19 41 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
20 39 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (1.58%) XML
2 107 (1.41%) .NET
3 79 (1.04%) Web Services
4 58 (0.77%) HTML
5 31 (0.41%) J2EE
5 31 (0.41%) FpML
6 27 (0.36%) CSS
7 25 (0.33%) Middleware
7 25 (0.33%) Mason
8 23 (0.30%) MDX
9 16 (0.21%) SOAP
10 13 (0.17%) HTML5
11 12 (0.16%) JSON
12 11 (0.15%) XSLT
13 10 (0.13%) EDI
14 9 (0.12%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.11%) jQuery
15 8 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
16 7 (0.092%) FIX Protocol
17 6 (0.079%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 264 (3.49%) Derivative
2 215 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 175 (2.31%) Fixed Income
4 174 (2.30%) Credit Risk
5 169 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 134 (1.77%) Equities
7 133 (1.76%) NHS
8 116 (1.53%) Market Risk
9 107 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 67 (0.88%) Reference Data
11 55 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
12 52 (0.69%) Computer Science
13 48 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
14 45 (0.59%) Open Source
15 39 (0.52%) Data Integration
15 39 (0.52%) FMCG
16 36 (0.48%) Social Media
17 34 (0.45%) iPad
17 34 (0.45%) SWIFT
17 34 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (1.39%) Windows
2 41 (0.54%) UNIX
3 31 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 20 (0.26%) Android
5 19 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.21%) Linux
7 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.092%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.066%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.026%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.013%) VMS
12 1 (0.013%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2466 (32.57%) Business Analysis
2 1219 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 819 (10.82%) Project Management
4 708 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 664 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 628 (8.29%) Use Case
7 614 (8.11%) UML
8 539 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 506 (6.68%) Data Analysis
10 490 (6.47%) Scrum
11 476 (6.29%) Migration
12 469 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 449 (5.93%) CRM
14 447 (5.90%) User Stories
15 444 (5.86%) Data Modelling
16 416 (5.49%) Change Management
17 340 (4.49%) Workflow
18 322 (4.25%) GAP Analysis
19 299 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
20 296 (3.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 788 (10.41%) SQL
2 92 (1.22%) Java
3 77 (1.02%) VBA
4 49 (0.65%) C#
5 45 (0.59%) T-SQL
6 44 (0.58%) C
7 28 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 21 (0.28%) VB
9 17 (0.22%) Python
10 16 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.17%) C++
12 11 (0.15%) PHP
13 8 (0.11%) Perl
14 6 (0.079%) Scala
14 6 (0.079%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.066%) COBOL
15 5 (0.066%) RPG
16 4 (0.053%) ActionScript 2.0
16 4 (0.053%) R
16 4 (0.053%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 446 (5.89%) Degree
2 356 (4.70%) ISEB
3 162 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 55 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 45 (0.59%) CBAP
7 38 (0.50%) IIBA
8 33 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 27 (0.36%) ACCA
10 26 (0.34%) CIMA
11 25 (0.33%) PMP
12 22 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.20%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 11 (0.15%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.13%) CCAB
17 10 (0.13%) MBA
17 10 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (2.55%) QA
2 111 (1.47%) EMIR
3 91 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 85 (1.12%) Basel III
5 71 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 47 (0.62%) FATCA
7 44 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 42 (0.55%) Basel II
9 40 (0.53%) Data Quality
10 31 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 30 (0.40%) MiFID
12 25 (0.33%) AIFMD
13 21 (0.28%) COREP
14 20 (0.26%) FINREP
15 18 (0.24%) PCI DSS
16 17 (0.22%) SLA
16 17 (0.22%) CRD IV
17 7 (0.092%) UCITS
18 5 (0.066%) ISO 8583
18 5 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.040%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.026%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.026%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.013%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.013%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.013%) SCCM
Vendors
1 451 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 372 (4.91%) SAP
3 338 (4.46%) Oracle
4 145 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (1.18%) Business Objects
6 75 (0.99%) IBM
7 69 (0.91%) Cognos
8 56 (0.74%) Siebel
9 51 (0.67%) Charles River
10 46 (0.61%) ATG
11 42 (0.55%) hybris
12 33 (0.44%) Remedy
13 32 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
14 31 (0.41%) HP
15 28 (0.37%) Sun
16 26 (0.34%) Teradata
17 25 (0.33%) thinkFolio
17 25 (0.33%) Murex
17 25 (0.33%) Hyperion
18 23 (0.30%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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London
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City, London
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North West London
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Rate: £320 - £360 per day
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £market rates per day
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London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £315 - £325 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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