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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.73% 5.29% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 5.66% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
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£348 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -18.18%
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
252 212 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.03% 93.39% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 135 144
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £227 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Average hourly rate £31.80 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.05% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.90 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £295 -
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Revenue Management
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (4.55%) Fund Management
8 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
8 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Revenue Management
7 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
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