The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.68% 2.83% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.76% 3.27% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
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£385 £341 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.77% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £312 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
Business Analyst
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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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
223 245 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.92% 86.57% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 132 103
Average daily rate £375 £352 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 20 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 19 (29.69%) UML
4 18 (28.13%) Rational Rose
5 14 (21.88%) SAP
6 11 (17.19%) Finance
7 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (14.06%) System Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.50%) Project Management
10 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
11 6 (9.38%) SAP HR
12 5 (7.81%) ISEB
12 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.81%) Cyber Security
13 4 (6.25%) SAP SRM
13 4 (6.25%) Data Management
13 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (6.25%) Document Management
13 4 (6.25%) Aquila
13 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
13 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
14 3 (4.69%) PMP
14 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
14 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) SAP HR
2 4 (6.25%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 19 (29.69%) UML
3 9 (14.06%) System Testing
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) Cyber Security
7 4 (6.25%) Data Management
7 4 (6.25%) Document Management
7 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.69%) User Stories
9 2 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) PMP
4 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) CIMA
6 1 (1.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) Aquila
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) Ariba
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) ReadSoft
4 1 (1.56%) Open Text
Middlesex
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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