The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.65% 2.77% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.93% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 21
Median daily rate £450 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £302 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
665 955 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.37% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 552 451
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Reading region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Reading region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Reading region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (25.64%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
2 8 (20.51%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) BigMachines
3 6 (15.38%) Apttus
3 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Billing
5 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) Test Management
6 3 (7.69%) Retail
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 3 (7.69%) Finance
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Front Office
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
General
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Billing
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
1 8 (20.51%) CRM
1 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (10.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Test Management
4 3 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) PLM
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (15.38%) Apttus
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Workday
5 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Saba
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary/day rate
Posted: 22 days ago