The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Middlesex 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.48% 3.35% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.71% 3.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
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£440 £328 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.35% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £272 £457
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £396 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 206 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.52% 86.19% 88.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 118 102
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £31.00 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
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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 1 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 1 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 28 (49.12%) Degree
2 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 18 (31.58%) UML
4 17 (29.82%) Rational Rose
5 13 (22.81%) SAP
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.28%) Finance
8 7 (12.28%) System Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.53%) Data Integration
9 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.53%) SAP HR
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.77%) SAP SRM
10 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Cyber Security
11 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.02%) Aquila
11 4 (7.02%) Document Management
11 4 (7.02%) Data Management
11 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.02%) ISEB
12 3 (5.26%) PMP
12 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
12 3 (5.26%) Master Data Management
12 3 (5.26%) User Stories

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) SAP HR
2 5 (8.77%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) OLAP
2 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.75%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) German Language
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Integration
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) SCORM
3 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 18 (31.58%) UML
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.28%) System Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) Document Management
7 4 (7.02%) Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.26%) Master Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) User Stories
8 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (3.51%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.02%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) PMP
3 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Aquila
4 2 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.75%) Open Text
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com