The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 37 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.04% 8.75% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 9.06% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £34.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +53.33%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 254 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.90% 96.58% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 166 139
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 26
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Chatham - 1 £400 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) HOOD
7 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) CISM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Tripwire