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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 533 435 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.77% 5.16% 6.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 5.64% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 284 314
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
8442 7709 6942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.49% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4567 4029 3349
Average daily rate £375 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 459 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 +10 114 £400 - 26
Surrey +1 102 £425 -5.55% 23
Buckinghamshire -7 90 £373 +14.61% 12
Hampshire +9 82 £375 -6.25% 22
Oxfordshire +10 51 £450 +33.33% 9
West Sussex 0 44 £400 +6.66% 3
East Sussex +3 16 £440 +24.82% 5
Kent -10 13 £406 +11.30% 3
Middlesex +1 12 £406 +15.90% 2
Home Counties -1 1 £413 -
Sussex - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 434 (37.00%) Business Analysis
2 419 (35.72%) Finance
3 269 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (10.66%) Retail
7 119 (10.14%) E-Commerce
7 119 (10.14%) ISEB
8 117 (9.97%) Project Management
9 113 (9.63%) Telecoms
10 104 (8.87%) User Stories
11 96 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (8.10%) Banking
13 91 (7.76%) Scrum
14 90 (7.67%) PRINCE2
15 88 (7.50%) Waterfall
16 83 (7.08%) Data Modelling
16 83 (7.08%) Migration
17 77 (6.56%) CRM
18 74 (6.31%) Use Case
19 72 (6.14%) UML
20 70 (5.97%) MS Visio
21 67 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
22 61 (5.20%) SAP
23 58 (4.94%) SQL
24 57 (4.86%) Marketing
25 55 (4.69%) MS Excel
26 54 (4.60%) Degree
27 52 (4.43%) Microsoft
28 50 (4.26%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 45 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.71%) CMS
3 14 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.60%) SAS
5 6 (0.51%) Lync
6 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.34%) Confluence
8 3 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.085%) Documentum
10 1 (0.085%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.085%) CICS
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.085%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.085%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.085%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 55 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.07%) MS Office
4 24 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.62%) MS Project
6 9 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.11%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CS
7 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.17%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.02%) SaaS
2 11 (0.94%) Office 365
3 6 (0.51%) Force.com
3 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.13%) Intranet
2 12 (1.02%) Internet
3 11 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (0.60%) HTTP
5 5 (0.43%) Broadband
5 5 (0.43%) Firewall
6 4 (0.34%) MVNO
7 3 (0.26%) WAN
7 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.17%) LAN
9 1 (0.085%) SMS
9 1 (0.085%) VoIP
9 1 (0.085%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.19%) QlikView
4 9 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 7 (0.60%) MS Access
6 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.43%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.43%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (2.13%) JIRA
2 5 (0.43%) Rational Rose
2 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.085%) Ant
4 1 (0.085%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.085%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 419 (35.72%) Finance
2 125 (10.66%) Retail
3 113 (9.63%) Telecoms
4 95 (8.10%) Banking
5 57 (4.86%) Marketing
6 42 (3.58%) Automotive
7 36 (3.07%) Publishing
8 31 (2.64%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.62%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.45%) Electronics
11 17 (1.45%) Legal
12 15 (1.28%) Advertising
13 13 (1.11%) Billing
14 8 (0.68%) French Language
15 7 (0.60%) German Language
15 7 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.43%) Front Office
16 5 (0.43%) Games
16 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.62%) Web Services
2 13 (1.11%) HTML
3 9 (0.77%) .NET
3 9 (0.77%) XML
4 7 (0.60%) Mason
4 7 (0.60%) Visualforce
5 6 (0.51%) RESTful
6 2 (0.17%) D3.js
6 2 (0.17%) Raphaël
6 2 (0.17%) Spring
6 2 (0.17%) EDI
6 2 (0.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.17%) SOAP
7 1 (0.085%) XSL
7 1 (0.085%) J2EE
7 1 (0.085%) XHTML
7 1 (0.085%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.085%) Middleware
7 1 (0.085%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.085%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 28 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 22 (1.88%) NHS
5 19 (1.62%) User Experience
6 17 (1.45%) DTV
7 14 (1.19%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.11%) Smart Meter
8 13 (1.11%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.68%) Open Source
10 8 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.60%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Web 2.0
12 6 (0.51%) EPoS
13 5 (0.43%) Social Media
13 5 (0.43%) FMCG
13 5 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.30%) Windows
2 18 (1.53%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (0.34%) UNIX
6 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.085%) Linux
7 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (37.00%) Business Analysis
2 269 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (10.14%) E-Commerce
5 117 (9.97%) Project Management
6 104 (8.87%) User Stories
7 96 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
8 91 (7.76%) Scrum
9 90 (7.67%) PRINCE2
10 88 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 83 (7.08%) Data Modelling
11 83 (7.08%) Migration
12 77 (6.56%) CRM
13 74 (6.31%) Use Case
14 72 (6.14%) UML
15 67 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 50 (4.26%) ITIL
17 49 (4.18%) GAP Analysis
18 44 (3.75%) Change Management
19 39 (3.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.94%) SQL
2 22 (1.88%) Java
3 9 (0.77%) C
4 8 (0.68%) VBA
4 8 (0.68%) C#
5 7 (0.60%) Apex Code
6 6 (0.51%) Scala
6 6 (0.51%) Groovy
6 6 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.43%) VB
8 4 (0.34%) COBOL
9 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.085%) PHP
11 1 (0.085%) JCL
11 1 (0.085%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 119 (10.14%) ISEB
2 54 (4.60%) Degree
3 26 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.36%) CBAP
6 11 (0.94%) ACCA
7 8 (0.68%) PMP
7 8 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.60%) CIMA
8 7 (0.60%) IIBA
9 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.26%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.085%) CCA
13 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.085%) APMG
13 1 (0.085%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.05%) QA
2 12 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.94%) GAMP
4 8 (0.68%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.34%) COREP
6 4 (0.34%) FINREP
6 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.085%) Basel II
8 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.085%) EMIR
8 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (5.20%) SAP
2 52 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.01%) Oracle
4 25 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.53%) Business Objects
6 10 (0.85%) Cognos
7 9 (0.77%) Remedy
8 8 (0.68%) hybris
8 8 (0.68%) IBM
9 6 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.43%) Informatica
10 5 (0.43%) BMC
10 5 (0.43%) Citrix
11 4 (0.34%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.26%) Sybase
12 3 (0.26%) Siebel
12 3 (0.26%) Lotus
12 3 (0.26%) ATG
12 3 (0.26%) Google
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Good market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: Great rates!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 350 to 390 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per month + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago