The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 52 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.45% 8.94% 8.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 9.20% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 40
Median daily rate £445 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £285 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 663 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.98% 97.21% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 490 361
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 39
Median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £45.00 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -21 13 £444 +14.44% 1
Kidlington -10 1 £525 +40.00%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Business Analysis
3 20 (40.00%) UML
4 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 16 (32.00%) User Stories
5 14 (28.00%) Publishing
6 13 (26.00%) Scrum
7 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (24.00%) BPMN
8 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
9 10 (20.00%) Finance
9 10 (20.00%) SDLC
10 9 (18.00%) Use Case
10 9 (18.00%) ISEB
11 8 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (16.00%) Kanban
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) Workflow
13 6 (12.00%) OAuth
13 6 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
14 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
14 5 (10.00%) Product Management
14 5 (10.00%) Social Network
14 5 (10.00%) Migration
14 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (8.00%) Change Management
15 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
15 4 (8.00%) MS Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (28.00%) Publishing
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) OAuth
2 2 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Social Network
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) New Media
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Business Analysis
3 20 (40.00%) UML
4 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 16 (32.00%) User Stories
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 12 (24.00%) BPMN
6 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (20.00%) SDLC
9 9 (18.00%) Use Case
10 8 (16.00%) Kanban
10 8 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (12.00%) Workflow
12 5 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) Product Management
12 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Java
1 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com