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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.00% 4.66% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.35% 4.78% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 10
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £267 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
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
551 460 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.83% 97.46% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 257 227
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +10 16 £350 +3.70% 4
Abingdon - 9 - - 3
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 - 2
Bicester - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (53.41%) Business Analysis
2 30 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (14.77%) Publishing
5 11 (12.50%) CRM
6 10 (11.36%) Finance
7 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.95%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.95%) Project Management
10 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (6.82%) Change Management
11 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.68%) VoIP
11 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.68%) SAP
11 5 (5.68%) ITIL
11 5 (5.68%) Marketing
11 5 (5.68%) Retail
12 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (4.55%) Degree
12 4 (4.55%) Test Management
12 4 (4.55%) APMG
12 4 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
12 4 (4.55%) ETL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.14%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) VoIP
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 13 (14.77%) Publishing
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.41%) Electronics
6 3 (3.41%) Local Government
7 2 (2.27%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) DTV
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
1 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Business Analysis
2 30 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (12.50%) CRM
5 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 7 (7.95%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL
10 4 (4.55%) Test Management
10 4 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (4.55%) ETL
10 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.41%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.41%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) C
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
1 4 (4.55%) APMG
1 4 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.68%) SAP
2 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.27%) Cognos
3 2 (2.27%) Charles River
3 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) ATG
4 1 (1.14%) Open Text
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) hybris
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