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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / South East
Rank 36 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 351 374 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.82% 4.56% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 4.84% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 259 347
Median daily rate £403 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.97 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +8 88 £423 +12.66% 20
Hampshire 0 61 £384 -2.22% 19
Surrey -1 51 £463 - 8
Buckinghamshire -5 40 £373 +6.42% 9
Oxfordshire +8 35 £444 +4.41% 5
West Sussex +9 25 £400 - 3
East Sussex +18 24 £378 +0.66% 7
Kent +8 14 £414 +6.77% 2
Middlesex -4 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £325 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 297 (35.27%) Business Analysis
2 247 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (23.99%) Finance
4 180 (21.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (13.42%) User Stories
6 105 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (10.21%) Scrum
8 68 (8.08%) Retail
8 68 (8.08%) Project Management
9 65 (7.72%) Waterfall
10 64 (7.60%) CRM
11 62 (7.36%) SAP
12 61 (7.24%) ISEB
13 58 (6.89%) Use Case
14 56 (6.65%) Security Cleared
15 54 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 51 (6.06%) Telecoms
17 50 (5.94%) Change Management
17 50 (5.94%) Migration
17 50 (5.94%) ITIL
18 48 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (5.70%) Data Analysis
19 47 (5.58%) Data Modelling
19 47 (5.58%) UML
20 46 (5.46%) Process Improvement
21 45 (5.34%) Marketing
21 45 (5.34%) JIRA
21 45 (5.34%) Oracle
22 44 (5.23%) Management Information System
23 43 (5.11%) Banking

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 23 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.78%) Confluence
3 5 (0.59%) CMS
4 3 (0.36%) SAS
5 2 (0.24%) Documentum
5 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (4.04%) MS Office
2 33 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 18 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
3 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.71%) BigMachines
7 6 (0.71%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.36%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.36%) Sage X3
10 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.36%) SAP Retail
10 3 (0.36%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.78%) Office 365
2 9 (1.07%) PaaS
3 8 (0.95%) IaaS
4 6 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.12%) Broadband
3 1 (0.12%) Firewall
3 1 (0.12%) GSM
3 1 (0.12%) MVNO
3 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.12%) Skype
3 1 (0.12%) SMS
3 1 (0.12%) VoIP
3 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.71%) QlikView
4 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.36%) GIS
7 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.36%) Power BI
7 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (5.34%) JIRA
2 19 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
General
1 202 (23.99%) Finance
2 68 (8.08%) Retail
3 51 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.34%) Marketing
5 43 (5.11%) Banking
6 18 (2.14%) Back Office
6 18 (2.14%) Publishing
7 16 (1.90%) Legal
8 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.31%) Billing
10 10 (1.19%) Automotive
11 9 (1.07%) Advertising
11 9 (1.07%) Electronics
11 9 (1.07%) Local Government
12 7 (0.83%) Military
13 4 (0.48%) Games
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Front Office
15 2 (0.24%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.14%) Web Services
2 11 (1.31%) .NET
2 11 (1.31%) OAuth
2 11 (1.31%) XML
3 5 (0.59%) Mason
4 4 (0.48%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.48%) XSD
5 3 (0.36%) HTML
5 3 (0.36%) XSL
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.12%) EDI
7 1 (0.12%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.12%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.12%) ODBC
7 1 (0.12%) SOAP
7 1 (0.12%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.28%) User Experience
4 10 (1.19%) Social Media
5 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 6 (0.71%) Life Science
7 6 (0.71%) NHS
8 5 (0.59%) PMI
8 5 (0.59%) Social Network
8 5 (0.59%) Telematics
9 4 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.48%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.36%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.36%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.24%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.24%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.19%) Windows
2 9 (1.07%) Linux
3 2 (0.24%) Unix
4 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (35.27%) Business Analysis
2 247 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (21.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (13.42%) User Stories
5 86 (10.21%) Scrum
6 68 (8.08%) Project Management
7 65 (7.72%) Waterfall
8 64 (7.60%) CRM
9 58 (6.89%) Use Case
10 54 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 50 (5.94%) Change Management
11 50 (5.94%) ITIL
11 50 (5.94%) Migration
12 48 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (5.70%) Data Analysis
13 47 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 47 (5.58%) UML
14 46 (5.46%) Process Improvement
15 41 (4.87%) SDLC
16 40 (4.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.16%) SQL
2 13 (1.54%) C
3 6 (0.71%) Java
4 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.59%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.59%) Python
5 4 (0.48%) VBScript
6 3 (0.36%) C#
6 3 (0.36%) PHP
6 3 (0.36%) VBA
7 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (7.24%) ISEB
2 56 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.51%) Degree
5 14 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.71%) ACCA
7 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.59%) CIMA
8 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.48%) AAT
10 3 (0.36%) CBAP
10 3 (0.36%) IIBA
11 2 (0.24%) CIPD
11 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PMP
12 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.95%) QA
1 8 (0.95%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.36%) GAAP
3 2 (0.24%) COBIT
3 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) MiFID
3 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) COREP
4 1 (0.12%) FATCA
4 1 (0.12%) FINREP
4 1 (0.12%) GxP
4 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.59%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (7.36%) SAP
2 45 (5.34%) Oracle
3 41 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
6 11 (1.31%) Workday
7 10 (1.19%) NetSuite
8 9 (1.07%) VMware
9 8 (0.95%) Tableau
10 7 (0.83%) Apttus
10 7 (0.83%) Google
10 7 (0.83%) Sage
11 6 (0.71%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.59%) Apple
12 5 (0.59%) Ariba
12 5 (0.59%) Infor
12 5 (0.59%) Remedy
13 4 (0.48%) JDA
13 4 (0.48%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.48%) webMethods
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