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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.57% 2.96% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 3.30% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 20
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £282 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
782 879 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.72% 89.60% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 413 340
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 38
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 2 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 2 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 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Business Analysis
3 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.99%) Migration
5 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
6 12 (15.19%) Finance
7 11 (13.92%) Project Management
8 10 (12.66%) CRM
8 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.66%) User Stories
8 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.86%) SDLC
12 6 (7.59%) Business Transformation
12 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.33%) ERP
13 5 (6.33%) SAP
13 5 (6.33%) Banking
14 4 (5.06%) Billing
14 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (5.06%) Web Development
14 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
14 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
14 4 (5.06%) Use Case
14 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.53%) Confluence
1 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.27%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Broadband
2 1 (1.27%) DMZ
2 1 (1.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.27%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Billing
5 3 (3.80%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) GIS
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.27%) IPTV
4 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Business Analysis
3 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.99%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) Project Management
6 10 (12.66%) CRM
6 10 (12.66%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) User Stories
7 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.86%) SDLC
10 6 (7.59%) Business Transformation
10 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.33%) ERP
12 4 (5.06%) Web Development
12 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.06%) Use Case
12 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) GAAP
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Eloqua
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