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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 16 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 63 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.17% 7.81% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 8.13% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 7
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£380 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -8.10%
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
715 492 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.74% 96.09% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 277 217
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £169 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 42 46
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 31 £380 +11.76% 4
Abingdon - 2 - -
Banbury -5 1 £450 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 67 (55.37%) Business Analysis
2 37 (30.58%) E-Commerce
3 28 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.66%) Publishing
6 19 (15.70%) CMS
7 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.88%) ISEB
8 17 (14.05%) Finance
9 16 (13.22%) Time Management
10 15 (12.40%) Migration
11 14 (11.57%) UML
12 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
12 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.74%) Project Management
12 13 (10.74%) Retail
12 13 (10.74%) User Stories
13 12 (9.92%) Degree
13 12 (9.92%) ETL
13 12 (9.92%) CRM
13 12 (9.92%) SQL
14 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (8.26%) MS Office
15 10 (8.26%) Data Modelling
16 9 (7.44%) Content Management
16 9 (7.44%) Business Process Mapping
17 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (6.61%) Performance Metrics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (15.70%) CMS
2 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Office
3 8 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) Force.com
3 1 (0.83%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) WAN
2 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.65%) ERwin
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.66%) Publishing
2 17 (14.05%) Finance
3 13 (10.74%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) German Language
5 5 (4.13%) Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Advertising
7 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) Web Services
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.65%) Mason
3 2 (1.65%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.83%) WPF
4 1 (0.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.61%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (4.13%) Social Media
3 4 (3.31%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) New Media
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Business Analysis
2 37 (30.58%) E-Commerce
3 28 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.22%) Time Management
6 15 (12.40%) Migration
7 14 (11.57%) UML
8 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.74%) Project Management
8 13 (10.74%) User Stories
9 12 (9.92%) ETL
9 12 (9.92%) CRM
10 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.26%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.44%) Content Management
12 9 (7.44%) Business Process Mapping
13 8 (6.61%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.61%) Change Management
14 7 (5.79%) Project Planning
15 6 (4.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
2 6 (4.96%) Java
3 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) ISEB
2 12 (9.92%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) CBAP
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) SAP
3 5 (4.13%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
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