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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 16 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.57% 10.39% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 11.59% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £440 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £484 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £30.58 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +10.66%
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
190 207 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.20% 89.61% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 122 120
Average daily rate £350 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Average hourly rate £28.13 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.34% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 5 August 2015, 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 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) FMCG
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
5 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
5 1 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (5.00%) CMDB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) BPR
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
1 2 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) TSYS
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba