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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 16 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.29% 6.49% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 7.14% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
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£431 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
156 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 91.76% 90.91% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 129 76
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) System Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) ISEB
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Front Office
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) PMP
7 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) BPR
7 2 (6.06%) SLA
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (6.06%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) BPR
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Ariba