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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.41% 2.95% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 3.24% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 20
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.23%
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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
766 865 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.12% 91.15% 92.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 398 374
Average daily rate £388 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 43
Average hourly rate £20.78 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.10 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 29 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) Finance
4 17 (19.54%) Migration
5 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
7 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
7 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
7 11 (12.64%) Scrum
7 11 (12.64%) Project Management
7 11 (12.64%) User Stories
7 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (11.49%) CRM
9 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.34%) SDLC
10 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
12 6 (6.90%) Banking
12 6 (6.90%) SAP
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.90%) ERP
12 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.75%) Web Development
13 5 (5.75%) TDD
13 5 (5.75%) BDD
13 5 (5.75%) User Experience
13 5 (5.75%) Business Transformation
14 4 (4.60%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.30%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.30%) CMS
1 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (2.30%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.15%) HFM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) ATM
1 1 (1.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
1 2 (2.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Billing
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) .NET
1 2 (2.30%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.15%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) IPTV
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Migration
4 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.64%) Scrum
5 11 (12.64%) Project Management
5 11 (12.64%) User Stories
6 10 (11.49%) CRM
7 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.34%) SDLC
8 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.90%) ERP
10 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.75%) TDD
11 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.75%) Web Development
11 5 (5.75%) BDD
11 5 (5.75%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.15%) GAAP
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) SAP
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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