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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 33 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.46% 4.59% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 4.93% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 32
Median daily rate £379 £365 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £340 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -12.64%
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
735 872 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.63% 93.16% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 506 377
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.81 £41.29 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (42.17%) Data Protection
2 34 (40.96%) Waterfall
3 33 (39.76%) Business Analysis
4 26 (31.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 23 (27.71%) BPMN
6 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.46%) Finance
7 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
8 10 (12.05%) Project Management
8 10 (12.05%) SDLC
9 9 (10.84%) User Stories
9 9 (10.84%) BDD
9 9 (10.84%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
10 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (7.23%) UML
11 6 (7.23%) CRM
11 6 (7.23%) Retail
11 6 (7.23%) Degree
11 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
12 5 (6.02%) Use Case
12 5 (6.02%) Scrum
12 5 (6.02%) User Experience
13 4 (4.82%) Change Management
13 4 (4.82%) CIMA
13 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
13 4 (4.82%) SAP
13 4 (4.82%) ACCA
13 4 (4.82%) Hyperion

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 (3.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) HFM
1 4 (4.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.41%) Big Data
2 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.20%) EDI
2 1 (1.20%) SOAP
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (42.17%) Data Protection
2 34 (40.96%) Waterfall
3 33 (39.76%) Business Analysis
4 26 (31.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 23 (27.71%) BPMN
6 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.05%) Project Management
7 10 (12.05%) SDLC
8 9 (10.84%) BDD
8 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 9 (10.84%) User Stories
9 6 (7.23%) CRM
9 6 (7.23%) UML
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) Use Case
11 4 (4.82%) Change Management
11 4 (4.82%) Migration
11 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) ACCA
2 4 (4.82%) CIMA
3 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Hyperion
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.82%) SAP
2 2 (2.41%) ESRI
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe
3 1 (1.20%) Ariba
3 1 (1.20%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.20%) HP
3 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow