The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 40 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.10% 5.63% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.57% 5.84% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 12
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
609 428 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.84% 96.40% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 203 201
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.75 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 21 £410 -7.34% 3
Banbury - 2 £410 -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 76 (60.80%) Business Analysis
2 34 (27.20%) E-Commerce
3 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.00%) Publishing
5 29 (23.20%) Retail
6 27 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (20.80%) Finance
8 25 (20.00%) Project Management
9 22 (17.60%) ISEB
10 19 (15.20%) Migration
10 19 (15.20%) User Stories
11 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (12.00%) Change Management
12 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.60%) UML
16 11 (8.80%) CRM
16 11 (8.80%) Business Process Mapping
17 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
17 10 (8.00%) MS Office
17 10 (8.00%) Scrum
17 10 (8.00%) Time Management
17 10 (8.00%) Data Integration
18 9 (7.20%) CMS
18 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
19 8 (6.40%) SQL
19 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (7.20%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Office
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.40%) Force.com
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Intranet
1 2 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.80%) OLAP
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (24.00%) Publishing
2 29 (23.20%) Retail
3 26 (20.80%) Finance
4 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 7 (5.60%) Marketing
5 6 (4.80%) German Language
6 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.20%) Advertising
8 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.80%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.80%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) Mason
1 3 (2.40%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.40%) DTV
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 2 (1.60%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (60.80%) Business Analysis
2 34 (27.20%) E-Commerce
3 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (20.00%) Project Management
6 19 (15.20%) Migration
6 19 (15.20%) User Stories
7 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.00%) Change Management
8 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.60%) UML
11 11 (8.80%) CRM
11 11 (8.80%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (8.00%) Time Management
12 10 (8.00%) Scrum
13 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.40%) Web Development
15 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) Java
3 3 (2.40%) C
3 3 (2.40%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) ISEB
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.20%) SAP
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle
5 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.80%) Cognos
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £370 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago