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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 46 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.11% 2.79% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.95% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 19
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £281 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £38.57 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +28.56%

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
645 882 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 94.74% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 508 458
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 12 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (22.73%) CRM
2 10 (22.73%) Marketing
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.64%) BigMachines
5 6 (13.64%) Apttus
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
6 5 (11.36%) Finance
6 5 (11.36%) Billing
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 4 (9.09%) PLM
7 4 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (6.82%) Test Management
8 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) Social Media
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Data Management
9 2 (4.55%) Retail

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (22.73%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Billing
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Social Media
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) CRM
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) PLM
5 4 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Test Management
7 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) UML
8 1 (2.27%) B2B
8 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C#
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.64%) Apttus
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle