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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.36% 4.40% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.14% 4.63% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 20
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£430 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £286 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
580 389 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 91.48% 95.11% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 191 232
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +2 30 £450 +25.87% 5
Banbury 0 4 £390 -
Faringdon - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (59.35%) Business Analysis
2 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.39%) Publishing
4 28 (22.76%) Retail
5 27 (21.95%) Finance
5 27 (21.95%) E-Commerce
6 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (17.89%) Project Management
8 21 (17.07%) ISEB
9 19 (15.45%) User Stories
10 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.38%) Migration
12 14 (11.38%) Data Modelling
12 14 (11.38%) Change Management
13 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
13 13 (10.57%) CRM
14 12 (9.76%) UML
15 11 (8.94%) Business Process Mapping
16 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.13%) Scrum
16 10 (8.13%) Data Integration
17 9 (7.32%) MS Office
17 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
18 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
18 8 (6.50%) Web Development
18 8 (6.50%) Degree
18 8 (6.50%) Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (3.25%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.44%) Force.com
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) OLAP
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (24.39%) Publishing
2 28 (22.76%) Retail
3 27 (21.95%) Finance
4 8 (6.50%) Marketing
5 7 (5.69%) Banking
6 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.88%) German Language
7 4 (3.25%) Electronics
7 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.25%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) Mason
1 3 (2.44%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) DTV
5 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Business Analysis
2 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.95%) E-Commerce
4 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (17.89%) Project Management
6 19 (15.45%) User Stories
7 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.38%) Migration
9 14 (11.38%) Data Modelling
9 14 (11.38%) Change Management
10 13 (10.57%) CRM
11 12 (9.76%) UML
12 11 (8.94%) Business Process Mapping
13 10 (8.13%) Scrum
14 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
15 8 (6.50%) Web Development
16 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
16 7 (5.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) Apex Code
2 3 (2.44%) C
2 3 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) ISEB
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.07%) SAP
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos
5 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
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