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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 622 482 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.68% 5.17% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 5.47% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 323 376
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.45 £22.50 £20.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% +8.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.29 £22.50 £20.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.49 £40.50 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Berkshire +2 143 £400 +6.66% 18
Buckinghamshire +34 141 £400 +3.22% 8
Hampshire +12 113 £400 -4.76% 15
Surrey +13 78 £430 +7.50% 9
West Sussex -13 65 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -28 19 £425 +10.03% 7
East Sussex -3 15 £342 -18.57% 2
Kent -4 15 £413 +39.83% 6
Middlesex 0 7 £396 +25.71%
Sussex +2 3 £181 -56.06%
Home Counties - 3 £415 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 339 (32.01%) Business Analysis
2 309 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (26.53%) Finance
4 183 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 122 (11.52%) Banking
6 109 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (10.20%) Project Management
8 103 (9.73%) Waterfall
9 102 (9.63%) User Stories
10 93 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (8.31%) Telecoms
12 84 (7.93%) Migration
13 81 (7.65%) Scrum
14 80 (7.55%) CRM
15 70 (6.61%) ISEB
16 69 (6.52%) Change Management
17 67 (6.33%) Retail
18 66 (6.23%) SQL
19 63 (5.95%) PRINCE2
19 63 (5.95%) Security Cleared
20 61 (5.76%) Oracle
20 61 (5.76%) MS Visio
21 60 (5.67%) SDLC
22 56 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
23 54 (5.10%) Data Analysis
23 54 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
24 53 (5.00%) SAP
25 52 (4.91%) Asset Management
25 52 (4.91%) Business Process Mapping
26 50 (4.72%) Data Modelling

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 39 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.79%) SAS
3 15 (1.42%) Confluence
4 7 (0.66%) CMS
4 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.094%) Documentum
7 1 (0.094%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (5.76%) MS Visio
2 37 (3.49%) MS Office
3 32 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 10 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Casewise Modeler
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.66%) HFM
5 5 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP CCM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.57%) SaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.28%) IaaS
2 3 (0.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.094%) Force.com
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.094%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.76%) MPLS
2 7 (0.66%) BGP
3 6 (0.57%) Internet
4 3 (0.28%) ATM
4 3 (0.28%) Intranet
4 3 (0.28%) MVNO
4 3 (0.28%) SMS
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) Multicast
5 2 (0.19%) OSPF
6 1 (0.094%) 3G
6 1 (0.094%) GSM
6 1 (0.094%) LAN
6 1 (0.094%) NAS
6 1 (0.094%) Network Security
6 1 (0.094%) SAN
6 1 (0.094%) VoIP
6 1 (0.094%) WAN
6 1 (0.094%) WebEx
6 1 (0.094%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (1.32%) QlikView
5 9 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (0.66%) Big Data
7 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.47%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.38%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.28%) DataStage
10 3 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.28%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.28%) QualityStage
10 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.28%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.19%) Biml
11 2 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (3.02%) JIRA
2 7 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.28%) CaliberRM
4 3 (0.28%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.28%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.094%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.094%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.094%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.094%) Subversion
General
1 281 (26.53%) Finance
2 122 (11.52%) Banking
3 88 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 67 (6.33%) Retail
5 33 (3.12%) Marketing
6 21 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.13%) Automotive
9 11 (1.04%) Electronics
10 10 (0.94%) Advertising
10 10 (0.94%) Legal
10 10 (0.94%) Publishing
11 9 (0.85%) Local Government
11 9 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.66%) Billing
12 7 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
13 6 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.47%) Back Office
14 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.42%) XML
2 12 (1.13%) Web Services
3 11 (1.04%) FpML
3 11 (1.04%) Gherkin
4 7 (0.66%) .NET
5 2 (0.19%) EDI
5 2 (0.19%) JSF
5 2 (0.19%) Middleware
5 2 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.094%) HTML
6 1 (0.094%) Mason
6 1 (0.094%) REST
6 1 (0.094%) SOAP
6 1 (0.094%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.12%) User Experience
4 17 (1.61%) NHS
5 15 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 9 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 8 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 8 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.57%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.57%) Fintech
10 6 (0.57%) Frameworx
10 6 (0.57%) Life Science
10 6 (0.57%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.38%) CMDB
11 4 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.57%) Windows
2 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.28%) Android
3 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.28%) Unix
4 1 (0.094%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (32.01%) Business Analysis
2 309 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (10.20%) Project Management
5 103 (9.73%) Waterfall
6 102 (9.63%) User Stories
7 93 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (7.93%) Migration
9 81 (7.65%) Scrum
10 80 (7.55%) CRM
11 69 (6.52%) Change Management
12 63 (5.95%) PRINCE2
13 60 (5.67%) SDLC
14 56 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (5.10%) Data Analysis
15 54 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
16 52 (4.91%) Asset Management
16 52 (4.91%) Business Process Mapping
17 50 (4.72%) Data Modelling
18 47 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.23%) SQL
2 14 (1.32%) Java
3 12 (1.13%) VBA
4 5 (0.47%) C#
4 5 (0.47%) VB
5 4 (0.38%) C
6 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.094%) JCL
7 1 (0.094%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (6.61%) ISEB
2 63 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.68%) Degree
3 39 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (0.94%) ACCA
6 10 (0.94%) CIMA
7 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.47%) CBAP
8 5 (0.47%) IIBA
9 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.19%) APMP
11 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.094%) CCA
12 1 (0.094%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.094%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.94%) QA
4 6 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.47%) FATCA
6 3 (0.28%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.094%) GAMP
8 1 (0.094%) GxP
8 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.094%) Control-M
1 1 (0.094%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 61 (5.76%) Oracle
2 53 (5.00%) SAP
3 42 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 41 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.51%) IFS
6 12 (1.13%) Bloomberg
7 11 (1.04%) Hyperion
7 11 (1.04%) Reuters
8 10 (0.94%) Cognos
9 9 (0.85%) Huawei
9 9 (0.85%) IBM
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco
10 8 (0.76%) Remedy
11 6 (0.57%) Teradata
12 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.47%) Marketo
12 5 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.47%) Vermilion
13 4 (0.38%) Kronos
13 4 (0.38%) Tableau
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