The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 14 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.06% 3.14% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 3.98% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +76.47%
Business Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87 176 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 87.88% 78.92% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 91 86
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
1 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
1 1 (7.69%) Huawei
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Teradata
1 1 (7.69%) Tripwire