The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.97% 16.73% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.78% 17.62% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 13
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£350 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -18.18%
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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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
276 244 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.69% 94.94% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 148 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 15 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
6 9 (23.08%) Remedy
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 8 (20.51%) Use Case
8 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.95%) ERP
8 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 6 (15.38%) Advertising
9 6 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (15.38%) BMC
9 6 (15.38%) ITSM
10 5 (12.82%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
10 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (12.82%) Groovy
10 5 (12.82%) RESTful
10 5 (12.82%) Scala
10 5 (12.82%) Analytics
10 5 (12.82%) User Stories
10 5 (12.82%) User Experience
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) HTTP
10 5 (12.82%) HTML
10 5 (12.82%) Java

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (7.69%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Advertising
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Web 2.0
2 5 (12.82%) CMDB
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) Use Case
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.95%) ERP
8 6 (15.38%) ITSM
9 5 (12.82%) SEO
9 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 5 (12.82%) Web Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (10.26%) Quote-to-Cash
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
1 5 (12.82%) Groovy
1 5 (12.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Remedy
2 6 (15.38%) BMC
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Manugistics
6 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.56%) Teradata
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow