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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.38% 2.80% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 3.24% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
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£438 £341 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.15% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £402 £464
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 £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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
215 216 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.11% 86.40% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 116 114
Average daily rate £370 £350 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £224 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £39.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.74%) UML
4 19 (35.85%) Rational Rose
5 11 (20.75%) SAP
6 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 8 (15.09%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.32%) Data Integration
9 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.43%) System Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security
11 4 (7.55%) Aquila
11 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (7.55%) SAP SRM
11 4 (7.55%) Data Management
11 4 (7.55%) Document Management
11 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.55%) ISEB
11 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
12 3 (5.66%) PMP
12 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
12 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.66%) Master Data Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
2 4 (7.55%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
2 20 (37.74%) UML
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security
6 5 (9.43%) System Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Data Management
7 4 (7.55%) Document Management
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Master Data Management
8 3 (5.66%) User Stories
9 2 (3.77%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.89%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Aquila
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) ReadSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Open Text
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