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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.27% 7.05% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.01% 7.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 2
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£380 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.66 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+43.04% -12.48%
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
345 232 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.24% 96.27% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 129 126
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.95 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 43 (64.18%) Business Analysis
2 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
3 18 (26.87%) Publishing
3 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.90%) CMS
4 14 (20.90%) ISEB
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.42%) Migration
6 11 (16.42%) UML
7 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.93%) User Stories
8 9 (13.43%) Time Management
8 9 (13.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Business Continuity
9 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.94%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.45%) Retail
10 7 (10.45%) Degree
10 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.45%) MS Office
11 6 (8.96%) CRM
11 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.96%) ETL
11 6 (8.96%) Finance
11 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.96%) Content Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (20.90%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (26.87%) Publishing
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
4 5 (7.46%) German Language
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.97%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Business Analysis
2 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
3 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.42%) Migration
5 11 (16.42%) UML
6 10 (14.93%) User Stories
7 9 (13.43%) Time Management
7 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.94%) Business Continuity
8 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.94%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (8.96%) Content Management
9 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.96%) ETL
9 6 (8.96%) CRM
10 5 (7.46%) Scrum
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
11 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) ISEB
2 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
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