The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 47 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.08% 3.53% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 3.82% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 8
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -22.53%
Business Analyst
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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
824 1022 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.65% 92.49% 89.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 529 387
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 41
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) ISEB
4 8 (11.43%) Migration
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) Project Management
5 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Degree
6 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.71%) Windows
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
9 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (4.29%) SQL
9 3 (4.29%) MS Office
9 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) Analytics
9 3 (4.29%) User Stories
9 3 (4.29%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.43%) Agresso
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
1 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Billing
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
1 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) User Stories
7 2 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (2.86%) SIEM
7 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.86%) BPMN
7 2 (2.86%) ERP
7 2 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (2.86%) IBM
2 2 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Casewise
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
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