The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 11 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.55% 3.70% 14.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 3.70% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £473
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +7.14%
Business Analyst
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 19
Average daily rate £450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Gatwick region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Law
2 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) Case Management
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 6 (75.00%) Case Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com