The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / South East
Rank 38 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 354 454 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.67% 5.21% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.51% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 322 350
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 75 £425 +6.25% 11
Surrey -6 60 £450 +5.88% 10
Hampshire -23 58 £420 +7.69% 8
Oxfordshire +26 48 £444 +10.93% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 43 £370 -1.33% 11
West Sussex -5 28 £413 +3.12% 2
Kent +16 19 £435 +93.33% 2
East Sussex -5 14 £500 +36.98% 4
Middlesex -6 2 £425 +4.61%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 263 (33.72%) Business Analysis
2 228 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (25.90%) Finance
4 171 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (11.28%) User Stories
7 73 (9.36%) Scrum
8 66 (8.46%) Project Management
8 66 (8.46%) ISEB
9 55 (7.05%) SAP
9 55 (7.05%) Retail
9 55 (7.05%) Waterfall
10 52 (6.67%) UML
11 51 (6.54%) Use Case
11 51 (6.54%) Process Improvement
12 49 (6.28%) Security Cleared
12 49 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (6.28%) CRM
13 44 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (5.64%) Degree
14 43 (5.51%) Data Analysis
14 43 (5.51%) Telecoms
15 42 (5.38%) Oracle
16 41 (5.26%) ITIL
16 41 (5.26%) SDLC
17 40 (5.13%) JIRA
18 39 (5.00%) Data Modelling
19 38 (4.87%) Migration
19 38 (4.87%) Change Management
20 37 (4.74%) Microsoft

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.92%) Confluence
3 4 (0.51%) CMS
4 3 (0.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 25 (3.21%) MS Office
4 9 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.77%) MS Project
5 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 18 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (1.03%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.77%) BigMachines
9 6 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.77%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.64%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
13 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
13 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.41%) Office 365
2 7 (0.90%) IaaS
2 7 (0.90%) PaaS
3 6 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.64%) SaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.15%) Internet
2 4 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.13%) GSM
3 1 (0.13%) MVNO
3 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.13%) SMS
3 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.13%) VoIP
3 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.38%) GIS
5 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.38%) QlikView
5 3 (0.38%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.38%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.26%) Big Data
6 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) Power BI
7 1 (0.13%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) MS Access
7 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (5.13%) JIRA
2 7 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 202 (25.90%) Finance
2 55 (7.05%) Retail
3 43 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.49%) Marketing
5 26 (3.33%) Banking
6 22 (2.82%) Publishing
7 21 (2.69%) Back Office
8 10 (1.28%) Billing
8 10 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.03%) Automotive
9 8 (1.03%) Legal
10 7 (0.90%) Electronics
11 6 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Local Government
14 3 (0.38%) French Language
14 3 (0.38%) Front Office
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.54%) Web Services
2 11 (1.41%) OAuth
2 11 (1.41%) XML
3 10 (1.28%) .NET
4 5 (0.64%) HTML
5 4 (0.51%) XSD
6 3 (0.38%) Mason
6 3 (0.38%) XSL
7 2 (0.26%) CSS
7 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) EDI
8 1 (0.13%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.13%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.13%) ODBC
8 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.85%) User Experience
4 11 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 7 (0.90%) Life Science
7 6 (0.77%) Social Media
8 5 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.64%) Social Network
9 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.38%) Frameworx
11 2 (0.26%) EFT
11 2 (0.26%) EFTPOS
11 2 (0.26%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.26%) iPad
11 2 (0.26%) New Media
11 2 (0.26%) NHS
11 2 (0.26%) PMI
11 2 (0.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.03%) Linux
1 8 (1.03%) Windows
2 2 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.72%) Business Analysis
2 228 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (11.28%) User Stories
5 73 (9.36%) Scrum
6 66 (8.46%) Project Management
7 55 (7.05%) Waterfall
8 52 (6.67%) UML
9 51 (6.54%) Process Improvement
9 51 (6.54%) Use Case
10 49 (6.28%) CRM
10 49 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (5.51%) Data Analysis
13 41 (5.26%) ITIL
13 41 (5.26%) SDLC
14 39 (5.00%) Data Modelling
15 38 (4.87%) Change Management
15 38 (4.87%) Migration
16 35 (4.49%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.36%) SQL
2 9 (1.15%) C
3 8 (1.03%) Java
4 7 (0.90%) C#
5 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.38%) Python
5 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.26%) PHP
6 2 (0.26%) VBScript
7 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (8.46%) ISEB
2 49 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.64%) Degree
4 37 (4.74%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.03%) ACCA
6 8 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.90%) CIMA
8 6 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.64%) CBAP
10 4 (0.51%) AAT
10 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.51%) IIBA
11 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) PMP
12 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.13%) CCA
13 1 (0.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.67%) PMO
2 9 (1.15%) QA
3 8 (1.03%) IFRS
3 8 (1.03%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.90%) GDPR
5 5 (0.64%) SLA
6 4 (0.51%) GAAP
7 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.38%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.38%) MiFID
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
9 1 (0.13%) EFQM
9 1 (0.13%) EMIR
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) IAS 39
System Software
1 5 (0.64%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (7.05%) SAP
2 42 (5.38%) Oracle
3 37 (4.74%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.18%) Workday
6 8 (1.03%) VMware
7 7 (0.90%) Apttus
7 7 (0.90%) Tableau
8 6 (0.77%) Google
9 5 (0.64%) Apple
9 5 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.64%) Infor
9 5 (0.64%) Sage
9 5 (0.64%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.51%) Remedy
10 4 (0.51%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.51%) webMethods
11 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.38%) hybris
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