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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 18 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.28% 5.74% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 6.19% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £432
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 £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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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
269 226 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 88.78% 92.62% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 131 121
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £49.00
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
1 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.60%) Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) Remedy
8 6 (13.95%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (13.95%) SEO
8 6 (13.95%) TDD
8 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.95%) Advertising
8 6 (13.95%) HTTP
8 6 (13.95%) Service Management
8 6 (13.95%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) Java
8 6 (13.95%) JIRA
8 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Web 2.0
8 6 (13.95%) Groovy
8 6 (13.95%) RESTful
8 6 (13.95%) Scala
8 6 (13.95%) User Stories
8 6 (13.95%) User Experience

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
General
1 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Advertising
4 5 (11.63%) Marketing
5 4 (9.30%) Electronics
5 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.30%) Retail
6 3 (6.98%) Banking
7 2 (4.65%) Billing
7 2 (4.65%) Legal
7 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) RESTful
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Web 2.0
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) DTV
3 4 (9.30%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.60%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (13.95%) SEO
7 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.95%) Service Management
7 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) User Stories
7 6 (13.95%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 5 (11.63%) ITSM
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) Groovy
1 6 (13.95%) Scala
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) CIMA
2 5 (11.63%) ACCA
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) AAT
4 1 (2.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Remedy
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata