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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 579 560 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.82% 5.99% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 6.51% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 394 305
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.25 £49.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -7.40%
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
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 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
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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +4 170 £400 +6.66% 34
Hampshire -4 117 £425 +9.67% 23
Buckinghamshire -10 68 £375 +3.44% 7
Oxfordshire -1 64 £380 +11.76% 8
Surrey -5 57 £388 -3.12% 16
West Sussex -1 49 £400 +3.22% 4
East Sussex -1 27 £415 +10.66% 6
Kent -9 7 £273 -35.88% 12
Middlesex -14 6 £315 -28.35%
Sussex - 5 £400 -
Thames Valley +3 1 £480 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 387 (34.28%) Business Analysis
2 362 (32.06%) Finance
3 264 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (11.43%) Telecoms
6 123 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
7 121 (10.72%) Project Management
8 110 (9.74%) ISEB
9 103 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 99 (8.77%) Waterfall
11 98 (8.68%) User Stories
12 97 (8.59%) Retail
13 84 (7.44%) Data Modelling
14 83 (7.35%) Use Case
15 82 (7.26%) Scrum
15 82 (7.26%) Migration
16 81 (7.17%) CRM
16 81 (7.17%) Microsoft
17 79 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
18 76 (6.73%) Banking
19 68 (6.02%) MS Visio
20 67 (5.93%) UML
21 64 (5.67%) MS Excel
22 58 (5.14%) PRINCE2
23 54 (4.78%) SQL
24 53 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
25 50 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
25 50 (4.43%) Automotive
26 49 (4.34%) Degree
27 42 (3.72%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 32 (2.83%) CMS
2 26 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (0.71%) Confluence
5 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.44%) Documentum
7 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Drupal
8 2 (0.18%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.089%) CICS
9 1 (0.089%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.089%) Lync
9 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 64 (5.67%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.39%) MS Office
4 23 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.15%) MS Project
6 9 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.089%) HFM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.089%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.27%) Force.com
3 2 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.089%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.089%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.33%) Intranet
2 12 (1.06%) Internet
3 7 (0.62%) WAN
4 6 (0.53%) Broadband
4 6 (0.53%) HTTP
5 5 (0.44%) Firewall
5 5 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (0.44%) WebEx
5 5 (0.44%) MVNO
6 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.27%) ATM
7 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.089%) DMZ
8 1 (0.089%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.44%) Essbase
8 5 (0.44%) EDMS
8 5 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.35%) QlikView
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.35%) Big Data
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.35%) MS Access
9 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (2.21%) JIRA
2 10 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.35%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.18%) CaliberRM
4 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.18%) ERwin
4 2 (0.18%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.089%) Ant
5 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.089%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
General
1 362 (32.06%) Finance
2 129 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 97 (8.59%) Retail
4 76 (6.73%) Banking
5 50 (4.43%) Automotive
6 37 (3.28%) Marketing
7 36 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.39%) Publishing
10 25 (2.21%) Billing
11 15 (1.33%) Advertising
12 12 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.06%) Back Office
13 10 (0.89%) Legal
14 8 (0.71%) Electronics
15 7 (0.62%) German Language
16 6 (0.53%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
17 4 (0.35%) Local Government
18 3 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.57%) Web Services
2 11 (0.97%) .NET
3 8 (0.71%) HTML
3 8 (0.71%) XML
4 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
5 5 (0.44%) RESTful
6 4 (0.35%) Visualforce
6 4 (0.35%) Mason
7 2 (0.18%) WPF
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.18%) D3.js
7 2 (0.18%) Raphaël
7 2 (0.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.089%) SOAP
8 1 (0.089%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.089%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.66%) User Experience
4 17 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.33%) NHS
6 14 (1.24%) Smart Meter
7 10 (0.89%) Social Media
8 9 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (0.71%) DTV
10 7 (0.62%) EPoS
10 7 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.62%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.62%) Life Science
10 7 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
12 5 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.44%) Open Source
12 5 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.53%) Windows
2 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (0.27%) UNIX
2 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (34.28%) Business Analysis
2 264 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (10.72%) Project Management
5 103 (9.12%) E-Commerce
6 99 (8.77%) Waterfall
7 98 (8.68%) User Stories
8 84 (7.44%) Data Modelling
9 83 (7.35%) Use Case
10 82 (7.26%) Scrum
10 82 (7.26%) Migration
11 81 (7.17%) CRM
12 79 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (5.93%) UML
14 58 (5.14%) PRINCE2
15 50 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
16 42 (3.72%) Business Process Mapping
17 39 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (3.37%) ITIL
19 37 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (4.78%) SQL
2 23 (2.04%) Java
3 9 (0.80%) C#
4 7 (0.62%) C
4 7 (0.62%) VB
5 5 (0.44%) Groovy
5 5 (0.44%) Scala
6 4 (0.35%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.18%) R
8 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.18%) COBOL
8 2 (0.18%) VBA
9 1 (0.089%) Python
Qualifications
1 110 (9.74%) ISEB
2 49 (4.34%) Degree
3 38 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.97%) CBAP
6 8 (0.71%) IIBA
7 7 (0.62%) PMP
7 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.18%) ACCA
10 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.089%) CCA
10 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.089%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.089%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.089%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.30%) GAMP
2 13 (1.15%) QA
3 9 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) GxP
6 2 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.089%) GMP
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.089%) Basel III
7 1 (0.089%) EMIR
7 1 (0.089%) COREP
7 1 (0.089%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.089%) Netcool
Vendors
1 81 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.72%) Oracle
3 35 (3.10%) SAP
4 22 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (0.97%) Remedy
6 10 (0.89%) Business Objects
7 9 (0.80%) Cognos
7 9 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.71%) hybris
9 7 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 7 (0.62%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.44%) OpenText
10 5 (0.44%) HP
10 5 (0.44%) Citrix
10 5 (0.44%) BMC
10 5 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.44%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.35%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.35%) Informatica
11 4 (0.35%) IBM
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Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Sussex
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Rate: 450-500pd
Posted: 3 days ago
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JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
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