The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.74% 4.88% 18.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 5.41% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
Average daily rate £440 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £243 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 185 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.84% 90.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 82 56
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 9
Average hourly rate £14.21 £33.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.73% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
Surrey

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Guildford region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Use Case
2 7 (50.00%) User Stories
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Content Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) BPR
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Use Case
2 7 (50.00%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Content Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Thunderhead