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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.93% 5.74% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 6.15% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £309 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £365
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 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
327 195 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.03% 93.30% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 93 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 (54.39%) Business Analysis
2 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.32%) Business Process Mapping
4 14 (24.56%) CMS
5 9 (15.79%) Publishing
5 9 (15.79%) Migration
5 9 (15.79%) Time Management
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
6 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
7 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.28%) Content Management
7 7 (12.28%) CRM
8 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.53%) ETL
8 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 6 (10.53%) Finance
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (8.77%) JIRA
9 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) WAN
10 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
10 4 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (24.56%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Publishing
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.51%) WPF
2 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Business Analysis
2 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.32%) Business Process Mapping
4 9 (15.79%) Time Management
4 9 (15.79%) Migration
5 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) CRM
6 7 (12.28%) Content Management
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
7 6 (10.53%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.51%) SDLC
11 2 (3.51%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CBAP
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
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