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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 48 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.85% 3.05% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 3.19% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 29
Median daily rate £403 £365 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £459 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
Business Analyst
Berkshire

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
666 908 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.37% 95.38% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 516 520
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 82 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) CRM
1 13 (27.66%) Business Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Business Process Mapping
2 12 (25.53%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Marketing
4 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) BPMN
6 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.77%) BigMachines
6 6 (12.77%) Apttus
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) UML
6 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Billing
7 5 (10.64%) Finance
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Social Media
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.51%) Retail
8 4 (8.51%) PLM
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management

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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) BigMachines
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.26%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (23.40%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Billing
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Front Office
5 2 (4.26%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Business Analysis
1 13 (27.66%) CRM
2 12 (25.53%) Business Process Mapping
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) BPMN
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) UML
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.51%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (8.51%) PLM
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C#
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (12.77%) Apttus
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) ESRI
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle