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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 32 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 499 450 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.66% 4.71% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 4.97% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 329 391
Median daily rate £415 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £34.64
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -4.72%
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
8311 9063 8668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.85% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5337 4682
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 426 432
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 117 £423 +12.66% 12
Hampshire +8 106 £425 +6.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 76 £408 +8.66% 7
West Sussex +32 74 £410 +2.50% 10
Surrey -9 61 £413 +3.12% 8
Oxfordshire -20 22 £425 +13.33% 7
Middlesex -4 12 £396 +24.72%
East Sussex -6 11 £388 -8.82% 3
Kent +11 4 £375 -6.25% 1
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 29 July 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.

1 354 (32.33%) Business Analysis
2 321 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (23.47%) Finance
4 211 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (10.87%) Banking
6 118 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (9.95%) Project Management
8 107 (9.77%) User Stories
9 102 (9.32%) Waterfall
10 101 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
11 91 (8.31%) Migration
12 88 (8.04%) Telecoms
13 84 (7.67%) Scrum
14 78 (7.12%) SQL
15 73 (6.67%) Change Management
16 70 (6.39%) Security Cleared
17 69 (6.30%) CRM
18 66 (6.03%) ISEB
19 64 (5.84%) Data Analysis
20 63 (5.75%) PRINCE2
21 61 (5.57%) MS Visio
22 59 (5.39%) UML
23 58 (5.30%) ITIL
23 58 (5.30%) SAP
23 58 (5.30%) SDLC
24 55 (5.02%) Data Modelling
25 54 (4.93%) Retail
25 54 (4.93%) Use Case
26 53 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
27 52 (4.75%) Business Process Mapping

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 38 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.74%) SAS
3 18 (1.64%) Confluence
4 13 (1.19%) CMS
5 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.27%) Documentum
6 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (5.57%) MS Visio
2 38 (3.47%) MS Office
3 34 (3.11%) MS Excel
4 13 (1.19%) MS Project
5 11 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.64%) HFM
4 6 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.37%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.91%) SaaS
2 6 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.37%) PaaS
4 3 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Force.com
5 2 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.91%) MPLS
2 9 (0.82%) BGP
3 6 (0.55%) Internet
4 3 (0.27%) Intranet
4 3 (0.27%) Multicast
4 3 (0.27%) OSPF
5 2 (0.18%) ATM
5 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.091%) 3G
6 1 (0.091%) Extranet
6 1 (0.091%) Firewall
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%) WAN
6 1 (0.091%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.46%) QlikView
4 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.91%) SQL Server
6 8 (0.73%) Big Data
7 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.46%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.46%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.37%) PowerCenter
8 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.27%) DataStage
9 3 (0.27%) GIS
9 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.27%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 35 (3.20%) JIRA
2 16 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.27%) CaliberRM
5 3 (0.27%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.091%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.091%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.091%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.091%) Subversion
7 1 (0.091%) TestRail
General
1 257 (23.47%) Finance
2 119 (10.87%) Banking
3 88 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 54 (4.93%) Retail
5 41 (3.74%) Marketing
6 20 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.37%) Automotive
8 13 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.10%) Electronics
10 11 (1.00%) Legal
11 10 (0.91%) Advertising
12 8 (0.73%) Billing
12 8 (0.73%) Publishing
13 7 (0.64%) Local Government
14 6 (0.55%) Back Office
14 6 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.46%) Front Office
15 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.01%) XML
2 13 (1.19%) Gherkin
3 11 (1.00%) .NET
3 11 (1.00%) FpML
3 11 (1.00%) Web Services
4 7 (0.64%) HTML
5 2 (0.18%) EDI
5 2 (0.18%) Mason
5 2 (0.18%) Middleware
5 2 (0.18%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.091%) CSS
6 1 (0.091%) REST
6 1 (0.091%) SOAP
6 1 (0.091%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.091%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.65%) User Experience
4 18 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 17 (1.55%) NHS
6 12 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 10 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.82%) Reference Data
9 8 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.73%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.73%) SWIFT
9 8 (0.73%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.64%) Fintech
10 7 (0.64%) Life Science
11 6 (0.55%) Frameworx
12 5 (0.46%) CMDB
12 5 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.55%) Windows
2 4 (0.37%) Android
2 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.37%) Unix
2 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.091%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (32.33%) Business Analysis
2 321 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (9.95%) Project Management
5 107 (9.77%) User Stories
6 102 (9.32%) Waterfall
7 101 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
8 91 (8.31%) Migration
9 84 (7.67%) Scrum
10 73 (6.67%) Change Management
11 69 (6.30%) CRM
12 64 (5.84%) Data Analysis
13 63 (5.75%) PRINCE2
14 59 (5.39%) UML
15 58 (5.30%) ITIL
15 58 (5.30%) SDLC
16 55 (5.02%) Data Modelling
17 54 (4.93%) Use Case
18 53 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
19 52 (4.75%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 78 (7.12%) SQL
2 20 (1.83%) Java
3 17 (1.55%) VBA
4 8 (0.73%) C
5 6 (0.55%) C#
6 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.46%) VB
7 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.091%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.091%) COBOL
9 1 (0.091%) JCL
9 1 (0.091%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.03%) ISEB
3 45 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.01%) Degree
5 21 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.82%) CBAP
7 9 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.55%) ACCA
8 6 (0.55%) CIMA
8 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.46%) IIBA
10 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.18%) APMP
12 1 (0.091%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.091%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.28%) QA
3 10 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.37%) SLA
7 3 (0.27%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) FATCA
8 2 (0.18%) GxP
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.091%) COBIT
9 1 (0.091%) GAMP
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.18%) Control-M
1 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.091%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.091%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (5.30%) SAP
2 48 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.93%) Oracle
4 33 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.37%) IFS
6 12 (1.10%) Bloomberg
6 12 (1.10%) Huawei
7 11 (1.00%) Reuters
8 10 (0.91%) Hyperion
8 10 (0.91%) IBM
9 9 (0.82%) Cisco
9 9 (0.82%) Cognos
10 8 (0.73%) Remedy
11 7 (0.64%) Tableau
12 6 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.55%) Teradata
13 5 (0.46%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.46%) Marketo
13 5 (0.46%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.37%) Rally
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