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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 403 435 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.22% 4.56% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 4.81% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 280 448
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £295 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 +5 98 £416 +13.28% 7
Hampshire +18 76 £400 +6.66% 13
Surrey +6 58 £450 -5.26% 5
West Sussex +32 48 £375 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 40 £376 +5.61% 2
East Sussex +16 30 £378 +0.66% 2
Oxfordshire -9 28 £444 -1.38% 3
Kent -2 11 £370 -4.51% 1
Middlesex -7 4 £425 +32.81%
M4 Corridor - 2 £325 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 314 (35.32%) Business Analysis
2 260 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (23.62%) Finance
4 193 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 114 (12.82%) User Stories
6 110 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (9.45%) Scrum
8 82 (9.22%) Project Management
9 73 (8.21%) Waterfall
10 68 (7.65%) Retail
11 65 (7.31%) SAP
11 65 (7.31%) CRM
11 65 (7.31%) Use Case
12 64 (7.20%) ISEB
13 63 (7.09%) Change Management
14 62 (6.97%) Telecoms
14 62 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (6.75%) ITIL
16 56 (6.30%) Data Modelling
17 55 (6.19%) Migration
18 54 (6.07%) UML
19 53 (5.96%) Marketing
20 52 (5.85%) Security Cleared
20 52 (5.85%) Data Analysis
21 51 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
22 49 (5.51%) Banking
23 45 (5.06%) Management Information System
24 44 (4.95%) Microsoft
24 44 (4.95%) Business Process Mapping
25 43 (4.84%) Oracle

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 19 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.24%) CMS
2 11 (1.24%) Confluence
3 2 (0.22%) Documentum
3 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.11%) Drupal
4 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (4.39%) MS Office
2 34 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 19 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.67%) BigMachines
8 6 (0.67%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.56%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.34%) Sage X3
11 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.34%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.46%) Office 365
2 9 (1.01%) PaaS
2 9 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.90%) IaaS
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.90%) Internet
2 2 (0.22%) Firewall
3 1 (0.11%) BGP
3 1 (0.11%) Broadband
3 1 (0.11%) GSM
3 1 (0.11%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) MPLS
3 1 (0.11%) Multicast
3 1 (0.11%) MVNO
3 1 (0.11%) OSPF
3 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.11%) Skype
3 1 (0.11%) VoIP
3 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.56%) QlikView
6 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.45%) GIS
6 4 (0.45%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.34%) Power BI
8 2 (0.22%) Big Data
8 2 (0.22%) MS Access
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.11%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.11%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (4.50%) JIRA
2 18 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) TestRail
General
1 210 (23.62%) Finance
2 68 (7.65%) Retail
3 62 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.96%) Marketing
5 49 (5.51%) Banking
6 22 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.02%) Back Office
8 14 (1.57%) Electronics
8 14 (1.57%) Legal
9 12 (1.35%) Automotive
9 12 (1.35%) Billing
9 12 (1.35%) Publishing
10 9 (1.01%) Advertising
10 9 (1.01%) Local Government
11 6 (0.67%) Military
12 5 (0.56%) Games
12 5 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Front Office
13 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.80%) Web Services
2 13 (1.46%) .NET
3 11 (1.24%) XML
4 8 (0.90%) Gherkin
5 7 (0.79%) HTML
5 7 (0.79%) OAuth
6 5 (0.56%) Mason
7 2 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.82%) User Experience
4 10 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 9 (1.01%) Social Media
6 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.79%) NHS
7 7 (0.79%) PMI
8 6 (0.67%) Life Science
9 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.56%) Social Network
10 4 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.45%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.45%) Telematics
10 4 (0.45%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.12%) Windows
2 9 (1.01%) Linux
3 2 (0.22%) Unix
4 1 (0.11%) Android
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (35.32%) Business Analysis
2 260 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (12.82%) User Stories
5 84 (9.45%) Scrum
6 82 (9.22%) Project Management
7 73 (8.21%) Waterfall
8 65 (7.31%) CRM
8 65 (7.31%) Use Case
9 63 (7.09%) Change Management
10 62 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (6.75%) ITIL
12 56 (6.30%) Data Modelling
13 55 (6.19%) Migration
14 54 (6.07%) UML
15 52 (5.85%) Data Analysis
16 51 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 44 (4.95%) Business Process Mapping
18 39 (4.39%) PRINCE2
18 39 (4.39%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.60%) SQL
2 12 (1.35%) Java
3 11 (1.24%) VBA
4 9 (1.01%) C
5 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.56%) Python
6 4 (0.45%) VBScript
7 3 (0.34%) PHP
8 2 (0.22%) C#
8 2 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.11%) COBOL
9 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (7.20%) ISEB
2 52 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.05%) Degree
5 11 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.56%) CBAP
8 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.45%) ACCA
10 3 (0.34%) AAT
10 3 (0.34%) CIMA
10 3 (0.34%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) CIPD
11 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.91%) Solvency II
2 12 (1.35%) QA
3 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.34%) MiFID
4 3 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) FINREP
6 1 (0.11%) GAAP
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.11%) Control-M
2 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 65 (7.31%) SAP
2 44 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.84%) Oracle
4 38 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.35%) Workday
6 11 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
7 9 (1.01%) NetSuite
7 9 (1.01%) VMware
8 7 (0.79%) Google
9 6 (0.67%) Apttus
9 6 (0.67%) Remedy
9 6 (0.67%) Sage
9 6 (0.67%) Tableau
10 5 (0.56%) Apple
10 5 (0.56%) HP
10 5 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.45%) Ariba
11 4 (0.45%) IBM
11 4 (0.45%) JDA
11 4 (0.45%) TIBCO
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