The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.94% 4.44% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 5.17% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
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£413 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £313 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.55% 85.93% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 80 38
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 8 (53.33%) Use Case
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Use Case
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft