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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 49 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.07% 2.31% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 2.59% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 18
Average daily rate
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£390 £385 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £362 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -8.10%
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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
874 928 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.48% 89.23% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 468 337
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 52
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £22.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
3 19 (24.68%) Finance
4 16 (20.78%) Project Management
5 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.88%) Migration
6 13 (16.88%) User Stories
7 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
8 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 10 (12.99%) Scrum
9 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.09%) CRM
12 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.49%) Banking
13 5 (6.49%) ERP
13 5 (6.49%) SAP
13 5 (6.49%) Web Services
13 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
14 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.19%) Degree
14 4 (5.19%) QA
14 4 (5.19%) Use Case
14 4 (5.19%) Open Source
14 4 (5.19%) Business Transformation
15 3 (3.90%) User Experience

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (2.60%) CMS
1 2 (2.60%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.60%) Confluence
1 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) HFM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.30%) Agresso
2 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.30%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Broadband
2 1 (1.30%) DMZ
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) GIS
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
3 16 (20.78%) Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Migration
5 13 (16.88%) User Stories
6 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
7 10 (12.99%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) CRM
10 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.49%) ERP
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.19%) Use Case
12 4 (5.19%) Business Transformation
13 3 (3.90%) Web Development
13 3 (3.90%) UML
13 3 (3.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) GAAP
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) SAP
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.30%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.30%) HP
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