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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 483 521 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.80% 5.27% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 5.56% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 378 399
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.94 £47.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.94% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £47.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.21 £47.00 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
7800 9372 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.77% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 5634 4840
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 438 463
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Hampshire +14 116 £405 +1.25% 9
Berkshire -8 94 £425 +13.33% 18
West Sussex +34 74 £400 -5.88% 6
Surrey +4 60 £438 -1.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 58 £400 +3.89% 11
Oxfordshire -36 31 £445 +10.55% 2
East Sussex -10 21 £400 - 2
Kent -4 9 £350 -22.22% 1
Middlesex -2 8 £393 -1.87% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 361 (34.71%) Business Analysis
2 349 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (20.96%) Finance
4 211 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 150 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
6 136 (13.08%) User Stories
7 113 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 111 (10.67%) Scrum
9 96 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (8.94%) Project Management
11 85 (8.17%) Telecoms
12 82 (7.88%) Banking
13 78 (7.50%) Use Case
14 76 (7.31%) Change Management
14 76 (7.31%) ISEB
15 74 (7.12%) CRM
15 74 (7.12%) SAP
16 73 (7.02%) UML
16 73 (7.02%) Migration
17 71 (6.83%) Retail
18 62 (5.96%) SQL
18 62 (5.96%) Data Analysis
19 61 (5.87%) Security Cleared
20 59 (5.67%) BPMN
20 59 (5.67%) ITIL
21 56 (5.38%) Data Modelling
22 54 (5.19%) SDLC
23 53 (5.10%) Management Information System
24 51 (4.90%) Marketing
24 51 (4.90%) 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 34 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.83%) Confluence
3 14 (1.35%) CMS
4 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.29%) Documentum
5 3 (0.29%) SAS
6 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.096%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (3.94%) MS Office
2 40 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 37 (3.56%) MS Excel
4 15 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.06%) MS Project
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.58%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.15%) Office 365
2 10 (0.96%) SaaS
3 8 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.096%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.096%) Force.com
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.096%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.77%) MPLS
2 7 (0.67%) BGP
2 7 (0.67%) Internet
3 3 (0.29%) Multicast
3 3 (0.29%) OSPF
4 2 (0.19%) Firewall
4 2 (0.19%) MVNO
4 2 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.096%) 3G
5 1 (0.096%) Broadband
5 1 (0.096%) GSM
5 1 (0.096%) Intranet
5 1 (0.096%) Network Security
5 1 (0.096%) Skype
5 1 (0.096%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (0.67%) QlikView
5 6 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.58%) EDRMS
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.38%) PowerCenter
7 4 (0.38%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.29%) Big Data
8 3 (0.29%) GIS
8 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.29%) Power BI
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.096%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.096%) MS Access
10 1 (0.096%) MySQL
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (4.23%) JIRA
2 18 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.19%) CaliberRM
6 2 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.19%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.096%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.096%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.096%) TestRail
General
1 218 (20.96%) Finance
2 85 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 82 (7.88%) Banking
4 71 (6.83%) Retail
5 51 (4.90%) Marketing
6 22 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.92%) Automotive
8 19 (1.83%) Legal
9 18 (1.73%) Publishing
10 16 (1.54%) Electronics
11 9 (0.87%) Advertising
11 9 (0.87%) Local Government
12 8 (0.77%) Billing
13 6 (0.58%) Back Office
13 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.58%) Military
14 5 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.38%) Games
15 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.50%) XML
2 23 (2.21%) Web Services
3 15 (1.44%) .NET
4 12 (1.15%) Gherkin
5 11 (1.06%) FpML
6 10 (0.96%) HTML
7 6 (0.58%) OAuth
8 3 (0.29%) Mason
9 2 (0.19%) CSS
9 2 (0.19%) Middleware
9 2 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.096%) EDI
10 1 (0.096%) SOAP
10 1 (0.096%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 150 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.37%) User Experience
4 11 (1.06%) NHS
5 10 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 8 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 8 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (0.77%) Frameworx
6 8 (0.77%) Reference Data
6 8 (0.77%) Smart Meter
6 8 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 7 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.58%) Social Media
9 5 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.48%) Life Science
9 5 (0.48%) PMI
9 5 (0.48%) Social Network
9 5 (0.48%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.48%) Windows
2 4 (0.38%) Android
2 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.096%) Linux
4 1 (0.096%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (34.71%) Business Analysis
2 349 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (13.08%) User Stories
5 113 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 111 (10.67%) Scrum
7 96 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
8 93 (8.94%) Project Management
9 78 (7.50%) Use Case
10 76 (7.31%) Change Management
11 74 (7.12%) CRM
12 73 (7.02%) Migration
12 73 (7.02%) UML
13 62 (5.96%) Data Analysis
14 59 (5.67%) BPMN
14 59 (5.67%) ITIL
15 56 (5.38%) Data Modelling
16 54 (5.19%) SDLC
17 51 (4.90%) Business Process Mapping
18 50 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.96%) SQL
2 16 (1.54%) Java
3 14 (1.35%) VBA
4 12 (1.15%) C
5 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
5 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.48%) Python
6 4 (0.38%) VBScript
7 2 (0.19%) Perl
7 2 (0.19%) PHP
7 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.096%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.096%) C#
8 1 (0.096%) COBOL
8 1 (0.096%) JCL
Qualifications
1 76 (7.31%) ISEB
2 61 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.27%) Degree
5 14 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.48%) CBAP
8 5 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.29%) ACCA
10 3 (0.29%) CIMA
10 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.19%) APMP
11 2 (0.19%) CCA
11 2 (0.19%) IIBA
11 2 (0.19%) PMP
12 1 (0.096%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.44%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.38%) SLA
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) GxP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
9 1 (0.096%) FATCA
9 1 (0.096%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.19%) Control-M
3 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.096%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.096%) Netcool
Vendors
1 74 (7.12%) SAP
2 45 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (2.02%) Oracle
5 11 (1.06%) Bloomberg
5 11 (1.06%) Reuters
6 10 (0.96%) Huawei
6 10 (0.96%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.87%) IBM
8 8 (0.77%) Rally
8 8 (0.77%) Remedy
9 7 (0.67%) Cisco
10 6 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.58%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.58%) Tableau
11 5 (0.48%) HP
11 5 (0.48%) Marketo
11 5 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.38%) Ariba
12 4 (0.38%) BMC
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £480 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day £400-450 pd dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £375 - £500+ per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
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Middlesex
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