The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 36 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 427 508 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.99% 5.46% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.83% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 349 260
Average daily rate £380 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
Business Analyst
England

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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 104 £400 - 23
Hampshire +13 92 £390 +0.64% 13
Surrey -5 81 £395 -7.05% 18
Buckinghamshire -5 56 £350 -6.66% 14
West Sussex -4 27 £400 -0.12% 5
Oxfordshire -25 23 £435 +3.57% 4
East Sussex +5 15 £336 -22.31% 3
Middlesex -2 12 £413 +1.53% 3
Kent -10 6 £225 -45.45% 5
Isle of Wight - 2 £425 -
Sussex -1 1 £360 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 305 (34.42%) Business Analysis
2 229 (25.85%) Finance
3 222 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (11.51%) Banking
6 93 (10.50%) User Stories
7 92 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (10.05%) Project Management
9 87 (9.82%) Telecoms
10 82 (9.26%) Oracle
11 73 (8.24%) Retail
12 72 (8.13%) ISEB
13 71 (8.01%) Waterfall
14 66 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (7.11%) CRM
15 63 (7.11%) Migration
15 63 (7.11%) Data Analysis
16 61 (6.88%) Data Modelling
17 58 (6.55%) GAP Analysis
18 55 (6.21%) SAP
19 54 (6.09%) Scrum
20 52 (5.87%) PRINCE2
21 47 (5.30%) SQL
21 47 (5.30%) Security Cleared
21 47 (5.30%) Degree
22 45 (5.08%) MS Excel
23 44 (4.97%) SDLC
24 43 (4.85%) Use Case
25 42 (4.74%) Microsoft
25 42 (4.74%) Asset Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (0.90%) CMS
3 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.79%) Confluence
4 7 (0.79%) SAS
5 3 (0.34%) Node.js
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.23%) FileNet
6 2 (0.23%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.11%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.84%) MS Visio
3 21 (2.37%) MS Office
4 13 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.68%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) Casewise Modeler
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (1.02%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.79%) SAP SRM
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.45%) Endur
8 4 (0.45%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.34%) Magento
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.34%) Office 365
2 3 (0.34%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.79%) MVNO
2 5 (0.56%) Internet
3 4 (0.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.34%) Broadband
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
4 3 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.23%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.23%) SMS
5 2 (0.23%) TETRA
5 2 (0.23%) VoIP
5 2 (0.23%) WebEx
6 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) LTE
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.79%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.68%) GIS
5 6 (0.68%) SAP BI
6 5 (0.56%) MS Access
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.34%) Big Data
8 3 (0.34%) QlikView
9 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.23%) DB2
9 2 (0.23%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.23%) Essbase
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.11%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (2.82%) JIRA
2 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (0.56%) Toad
3 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.23%) ERwin
3 2 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 229 (25.85%) Finance
2 102 (11.51%) Banking
3 87 (9.82%) Telecoms
4 73 (8.24%) Retail
5 26 (2.93%) Marketing
6 19 (2.14%) Publishing
7 18 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.13%) Advertising
9 10 (1.13%) Automotive
9 10 (1.13%) Electronics
10 8 (0.90%) Law
10 8 (0.90%) Legal
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
11 7 (0.79%) Billing
11 7 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.47%) .NET
1 13 (1.47%) Web Services
2 10 (1.13%) Middleware
3 6 (0.68%) JSF
4 5 (0.56%) HTML
5 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.34%) EDI
5 3 (0.34%) J2EE
5 3 (0.34%) Java EE
5 3 (0.34%) Sass
6 2 (0.23%) EDIFACT
6 2 (0.23%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.23%) HTML5
6 2 (0.23%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.23%) OpenID
6 2 (0.23%) REST
6 2 (0.23%) SOAP
6 2 (0.23%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.71%) User Experience
4 12 (1.35%) NHS
5 10 (1.13%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 8 (0.90%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.79%) Life Science
8 7 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.56%) Derivative
9 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.45%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.34%) FMCG
11 3 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.02%) Windows
2 5 (0.56%) Linux
2 5 (0.56%) Unix
3 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.11%) Android
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (34.42%) Business Analysis
2 222 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (10.50%) User Stories
5 89 (10.05%) Project Management
6 71 (8.01%) Waterfall
7 66 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (7.11%) CRM
8 63 (7.11%) Data Analysis
8 63 (7.11%) Migration
9 61 (6.88%) Data Modelling
10 58 (6.55%) GAP Analysis
11 54 (6.09%) Scrum
12 52 (5.87%) PRINCE2
13 44 (4.97%) SDLC
14 43 (4.85%) Use Case
15 42 (4.74%) Asset Management
16 41 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 40 (4.51%) Change Management
18 38 (4.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (5.30%) SQL
2 22 (2.48%) Java
3 5 (0.56%) PHP
3 5 (0.56%) VB
3 5 (0.56%) VBA
4 4 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.23%) C
5 2 (0.23%) R
5 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.11%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 72 (8.13%) ISEB
2 47 (5.30%) Degree
2 47 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.90%) ACCA
5 8 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.68%) CIMA
6 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.56%) PMP
8 3 (0.34%) CBAP
9 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) IIBA
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.81%) Data Quality
1 16 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.02%) QA
3 7 (0.79%) GAAP
3 7 (0.79%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.68%) FATCA
4 6 (0.68%) GxP
5 4 (0.45%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.34%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) Basel II
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.23%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 82 (9.26%) Oracle
2 55 (6.21%) SAP
3 42 (4.74%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.35%) Informatica
6 11 (1.24%) IBM
7 9 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 9 (1.02%) Vermilion
8 8 (0.90%) OpenText
8 8 (0.90%) ReadSoft
8 8 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.79%) Adobe
10 6 (0.68%) Remedy
11 5 (0.56%) ForgeRock
11 5 (0.56%) hybris
12 4 (0.45%) Casewise
12 4 (0.45%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.45%) Kronos
12 4 (0.45%) Teradata
12 4 (0.45%) Thunderhead
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