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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 18 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.94% 4.71% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 4.96% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 35
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £38.57 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +28.56%

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
547 484 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.33% 94.90% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 375 375
Median daily rate £425 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £34.40 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +8 12 £425 -29.12%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Business Analysis
3 20 (29.41%) User Stories
4 18 (26.47%) BPMN
4 18 (26.47%) Publishing
4 18 (26.47%) UML
5 16 (23.53%) Scrum
6 14 (20.59%) Finance
7 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
8 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
9 11 (16.18%) OAuth
9 11 (16.18%) Process Improvement
9 11 (16.18%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (14.71%) Migration
11 9 (13.24%) Use Case
12 8 (11.76%) JIRA
12 8 (11.76%) Confluence
12 8 (11.76%) Kanban
12 8 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
13 7 (10.29%) SQL
13 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (8.82%) ERP
14 6 (8.82%) ISEB
15 5 (7.35%) Workflow
15 5 (7.35%) Critical Success Factor
15 5 (7.35%) Shibboleth

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 8 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.47%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
1 2 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 18 (26.47%) Publishing
2 14 (20.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) OAuth
2 2 (2.94%) Mason
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Social Network
3 2 (2.94%) New Media
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Derivative
4 1 (1.47%) Economics
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Business Analysis
3 20 (29.41%) User Stories
4 18 (26.47%) BPMN
4 18 (26.47%) UML
5 16 (23.53%) Scrum
6 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.18%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (16.18%) Process Improvement
8 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
9 10 (14.71%) Migration
10 9 (13.24%) Use Case
11 8 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
11 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.76%) Kanban
12 6 (8.82%) ERP
12 6 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) IIBA
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
1 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy