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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 35 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 487 498 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.56% 5.09% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 5.37% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 374 364
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
8239 9282 8817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.99% 94.82% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4982 5593 4875
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 427 432
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +11 121 £425 +6.25% 13
Berkshire +3 113 £425 +13.33% 7
West Sussex +29 68 £400 -20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 64 £425 +11.11% 5
Surrey +5 62 £400 -4.76% 9
East Sussex -13 16 £425 -2.85%
Oxfordshire -43 14 £400 +6.66% 9
Middlesex +2 11 £396 +10.38%
Kent +7 6 £375 -9.09%
M4 Corridor - 2 £363 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 377 (34.40%) Business Analysis
2 343 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (22.63%) Finance
4 220 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
6 127 (11.59%) User Stories
7 117 (10.68%) Waterfall
8 115 (10.49%) Banking
9 112 (10.22%) Project Management
10 100 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
11 96 (8.76%) Scrum
12 89 (8.12%) Migration
13 87 (7.94%) Telecoms
14 74 (6.75%) Change Management
15 73 (6.66%) ISEB
16 72 (6.57%) CRM
17 70 (6.39%) Security Cleared
18 69 (6.30%) SQL
19 66 (6.02%) Use Case
20 63 (5.75%) Retail
20 63 (5.75%) PRINCE2
21 61 (5.57%) SAP
21 61 (5.57%) ITIL
22 60 (5.47%) Data Analysis
23 59 (5.38%) SDLC
24 57 (5.20%) MS Visio
25 55 (5.02%) UML
26 51 (4.65%) MS Office
26 51 (4.65%) Microsoft
26 51 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing

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 42 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.64%) Confluence
3 12 (1.09%) CMS
4 11 (1.00%) SAS
5 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.27%) Documentum
7 1 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (5.20%) MS Visio
2 51 (4.65%) MS Office
3 39 (3.56%) MS Excel
4 16 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.00%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.64%) HFM
4 5 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.46%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.91%) Office 365
1 10 (0.91%) SaaS
2 6 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.36%) PaaS
4 3 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.091%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.91%) MPLS
2 9 (0.82%) BGP
3 8 (0.73%) Internet
4 3 (0.27%) Multicast
4 3 (0.27%) OSPF
5 2 (0.18%) ATM
5 2 (0.18%) Firewall
5 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.091%) 3G
6 1 (0.091%) Broadband
6 1 (0.091%) GSM
6 1 (0.091%) LAN
6 1 (0.091%) MVNO
6 1 (0.091%) NAS
6 1 (0.091%) Network Security
6 1 (0.091%) SAN
6 1 (0.091%) Skype
6 1 (0.091%) WAN
6 1 (0.091%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.46%) QlikView
2 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (0.73%) SQL Server
6 7 (0.64%) Big Data
7 6 (0.55%) EDRMS
8 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.36%) PowerCenter
9 4 (0.36%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.18%) GIS
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.18%) Power BI
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (3.47%) JIRA
2 19 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.27%) CaliberRM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.27%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.091%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.091%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.091%) Subversion
6 1 (0.091%) TestRail
General
1 248 (22.63%) Finance
2 115 (10.49%) Banking
3 87 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 63 (5.75%) Retail
5 47 (4.29%) Marketing
6 21 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.55%) Automotive
8 16 (1.46%) Legal
9 13 (1.19%) Electronics
9 13 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.91%) Local Government
11 9 (0.82%) Advertising
12 8 (0.73%) Publishing
13 6 (0.55%) Back Office
13 6 (0.55%) Billing
13 6 (0.55%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.55%) Military
14 5 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.36%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.10%) XML
2 19 (1.73%) Web Services
3 15 (1.37%) Gherkin
4 14 (1.28%) .NET
5 11 (1.00%) FpML
6 8 (0.73%) HTML
7 3 (0.27%) Mason
8 2 (0.18%) CSS
8 2 (0.18%) Middleware
8 2 (0.18%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.18%) SOAP
9 1 (0.091%) EDI
9 1 (0.091%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.091%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.83%) User Experience
4 12 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 12 (1.09%) NHS
5 10 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 10 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 9 (0.82%) Credit Risk
6 9 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 8 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.73%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.64%) Fintech
8 7 (0.64%) Social Media
8 7 (0.64%) SWIFT
9 6 (0.55%) Frameworx
10 5 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.46%) Life Science
10 5 (0.46%) PMI
10 5 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (0.73%) Windows
2 5 (0.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.36%) Android
3 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.091%) Linux
4 1 (0.091%) VMS
4 1 (0.091%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (34.40%) Business Analysis
2 343 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (11.59%) User Stories
5 117 (10.68%) Waterfall
6 112 (10.22%) Project Management
7 100 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (8.76%) Scrum
9 89 (8.12%) Migration
10 74 (6.75%) Change Management
11 72 (6.57%) CRM
12 66 (6.02%) Use Case
13 63 (5.75%) PRINCE2
14 61 (5.57%) ITIL
15 60 (5.47%) Data Analysis
16 59 (5.38%) SDLC
17 55 (5.02%) UML
18 51 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 50 (4.56%) Data Migration
19 50 (4.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.30%) SQL
2 18 (1.64%) VBA
3 17 (1.55%) Java
4 12 (1.09%) C
5 5 (0.46%) C#
5 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.36%) VB
7 3 (0.27%) PHP
7 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.18%) Perl
8 2 (0.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.18%) Python
8 2 (0.18%) VBScript
9 1 (0.091%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.091%) COBOL
9 1 (0.091%) JCL
Qualifications
1 73 (6.66%) ISEB
2 70 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.37%) Degree
5 20 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.64%) ACCA
8 7 (0.64%) CIMA
8 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.55%) CBAP
10 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.36%) IIBA
12 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.18%) APMP
14 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.091%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.37%) QA
3 10 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 3 (0.27%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) GxP
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.091%) COBIT
8 1 (0.091%) FATCA
8 1 (0.091%) GAMP
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.091%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.091%) Netcool
Vendors
1 61 (5.57%) SAP
2 51 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (2.92%) Oracle
5 12 (1.09%) Bloomberg
5 12 (1.09%) Huawei
5 12 (1.09%) IFS
6 11 (1.00%) Reuters
7 10 (0.91%) IBM
8 9 (0.82%) Cisco
8 9 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 8 (0.73%) Remedy
9 8 (0.73%) Tableau
10 7 (0.64%) Cognos
10 7 (0.64%) Rally
11 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.46%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.46%) HP
12 5 (0.46%) Marketo
12 5 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
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