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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 50 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.86% 3.21% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 3.37% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 16
Average daily rate £350 £414 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £303 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +7.14%
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
921 830 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 95.18% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 441 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
3 17 (28.33%) User Stories
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
5 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 10 (16.67%) Degree
6 10 (16.67%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Retail
7 8 (13.33%) CRM
7 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (11.67%) Validation
8 7 (11.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.00%) ISEB
9 6 (10.00%) SDLC
9 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
10 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) Power BI
1 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
3 17 (28.33%) User Stories
4 11 (18.33%) BDD
5 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 10 (16.67%) Migration
5 10 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) CRM
7 7 (11.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.67%) Validation
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (10.00%) SDLC
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.67%) Kanban
11 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Java
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) FATCA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) hybris
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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