The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.35% 2.48% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.85% 2.54% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £383 £385
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 £34.00 £27.50 £27.62
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -0.41%
Business Analyst
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
264 197 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.96% 97.52% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 104 124
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Oxford region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (46.67%) Business Analysis
1 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 11 (24.44%) Business Process Mapping
4 10 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (20.00%) Retail
6 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 4 (8.89%) Publishing
9 4 (8.89%) C
9 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (8.89%) APMG
10 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
11 2 (4.44%) Banking
11 2 (4.44%) Degree
11 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.44%) ISEB
11 2 (4.44%) Cognos
11 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
12 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
12 1 (2.22%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 21 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 11 (24.44%) Business Process Mapping
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) CRM
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Web Development
7 1 (2.22%) Data Management
7 1 (2.22%) Information Management
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Logistics
7 1 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) APMG
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Open Text
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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