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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 42 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.62% 3.94% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 4.18% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 22
Median daily rate £400 £388 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
650 957 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.66% 94.38% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 611 430
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £35.85 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 26 September 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 34 (44.74%) Waterfall
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Business Analysis
2 33 (43.42%) Data Protection
3 26 (34.21%) Business Process Mapping
4 23 (30.26%) BPMN
5 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 11 (14.47%) Finance
8 9 (11.84%) SDLC
9 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 7 (9.21%) TDD
10 7 (9.21%) CRM
10 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.21%) BDD
11 6 (7.89%) UML
11 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
11 6 (7.89%) Retail
12 5 (6.58%) Marketing
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.58%) Analytics
12 5 (6.58%) User Stories
12 5 (6.58%) User Experience
13 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
13 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
13 4 (5.26%) Migration
13 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
13 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.26%) ITIL
13 4 (5.26%) MS Office

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 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.26%) MS Office
4 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) HFM
2 1 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.32%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) EDI
1 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.32%) SOAP
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) XML
1 1 (1.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) User Experience
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.95%) Social Media
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Unix
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Waterfall
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Business Analysis
2 33 (43.42%) Data Protection
3 26 (34.21%) Business Process Mapping
4 23 (30.26%) BPMN
5 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.84%) SDLC
7 8 (10.53%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) CRM
8 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) UML
10 5 (6.58%) Analytics
10 5 (6.58%) User Stories
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 3 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ACCA
3 1 (1.32%) CIMA
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) ESRI
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Ariba
4 1 (1.32%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
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PMC retail
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day 350-500pd - 3 month minimum contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £375 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago