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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 37 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.66% 4.52% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.80% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 22
Average daily rate £377 £378 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £338 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +86.90%
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
951 938 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.42% 94.18% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 501 481
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Business Analysis
3 21 (28.77%) Waterfall
4 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (26.03%) Data Protection
6 17 (23.29%) User Stories
7 15 (20.55%) Business Process Mapping
8 13 (17.81%) Finance
9 11 (15.07%) BPMN
10 10 (13.70%) Degree
10 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
11 9 (12.33%) BDD
12 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.96%) TDD
13 7 (9.59%) Retail
13 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.59%) CRM
14 6 (8.22%) Project Management
14 6 (8.22%) ISEB
14 6 (8.22%) Kanban
15 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
15 5 (6.85%) Use Case
15 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
15 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
15 5 (6.85%) Scrum
15 5 (6.85%) User Experience
15 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (6.85%) SDLC
16 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (5.48%) Validation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.11%) HFM
1 3 (4.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.37%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.85%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.37%) CMDB
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Business Analysis
3 21 (28.77%) Waterfall
4 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (26.03%) Data Protection
6 17 (23.29%) User Stories
7 15 (20.55%) Business Process Mapping
8 11 (15.07%) BPMN
9 9 (12.33%) BDD
10 8 (10.96%) TDD
11 7 (9.59%) CRM
12 6 (8.22%) Kanban
12 6 (8.22%) Project Management
13 5 (6.85%) Scrum
13 5 (6.85%) SDLC
13 5 (6.85%) Use Case
14 4 (5.48%) Migration
14 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) ISEB
4 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) ACCA
6 3 (4.11%) CIMA
7 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Hyperion
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy
2 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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