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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.93% 5.95% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 6.25% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
Average daily rate
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£405 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.83 £24.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -24.80%
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
327 176 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.37% 95.14% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 91 116
Average daily rate £413 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.93 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 50 (69.44%) Business Analysis
2 24 (33.33%) Publishing
3 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) ISEB
4 17 (23.61%) User Stories
5 16 (22.22%) Retail
6 14 (19.44%) Finance
6 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
7 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
8 12 (16.67%) Project Management
8 12 (16.67%) Migration
9 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (13.89%) UML
10 10 (13.89%) Scrum
10 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.72%) Change Management
12 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.72%) MS Office
12 7 (9.72%) CMS
12 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
13 6 (8.33%) Degree
13 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
14 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
14 5 (6.94%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 7 (9.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.39%) OLAP
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (33.33%) Publishing
2 16 (22.22%) Retail
3 14 (19.44%) Finance
4 5 (6.94%) German Language
5 4 (5.56%) Banking
6 3 (4.17%) Advertising
7 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.39%) Law
8 1 (1.39%) Legal
8 1 (1.39%) French Language
8 1 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
1 1 (1.39%) Java EE
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Business Analysis
2 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) User Stories
4 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 12 (16.67%) Migration
7 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (13.89%) UML
8 10 (13.89%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) Change Management
9 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.94%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (6.94%) Test Planning
12 4 (5.56%) Time Management
12 4 (5.56%) Workflow
12 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) ISEB
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos
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