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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.86% 4.63% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 5.22% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 22
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£365 £416 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.31% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
857 785 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.59% 88.70% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 354 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.07 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (34.38%) Business Analysis
2 21 (21.88%) Migration
3 19 (19.79%) User Stories
4 18 (18.75%) Finance
5 15 (15.63%) Scrum
6 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
6 14 (14.58%) SDLC
6 14 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
7 13 (13.54%) TDD
8 12 (12.50%) BDD
9 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
9 11 (11.46%) CRM
9 11 (11.46%) Project Management
10 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.33%) Web Development
13 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.25%) ERP
14 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
14 6 (6.25%) SAP
14 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
14 6 (6.25%) Business Transformation
15 5 (5.21%) User Experience
15 5 (5.21%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (3.13%) Smallworld
1 3 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (2.08%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.04%) HFM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.04%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Billing
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (34.38%) Business Analysis
2 21 (21.88%) Migration
3 19 (19.79%) User Stories
4 15 (15.63%) Scrum
5 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.58%) SDLC
5 14 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 13 (13.54%) TDD
7 12 (12.50%) BDD
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
8 11 (11.46%) Project Management
9 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Web Development
12 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.25%) ERP
13 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
13 6 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) GAAP
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) hybris
5 1 (1.04%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) ATG
5 1 (1.04%) Alias
5 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
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