The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Kent 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.56% 4.74% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 5.00% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 260 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.59% 94.89% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 140 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £23.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Folkestone - 2 £338 - 1
Maidstone +3 1 £375 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £435 - 2
Chatham - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.22%) Product Management
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Workflow
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Retail
7 4 (10.81%) ISEB
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Banking
8 3 (8.11%) Lagan
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.41%) BPR
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.41%) NHS
9 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) LSMW
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) UML
3 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (16.22%) Use Case
4 6 (16.22%) Product Management
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
5 5 (13.51%) Workflow
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) BPR
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) Basel III
2 1 (2.70%) Basel II
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Lagan
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220-£240pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago