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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 547 591 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.92% 6.58% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 7.17% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 431 261
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£400 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £55.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £20.61 £39.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £55.00 £57.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.85% -3.17%
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
8501 8246 7444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 91.83% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 4522 3783
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 £210
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 396 425 582
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 145 £375 +7.14% 36
Hampshire +7 109 £400 - 20
Oxfordshire +6 68 £394 +17.53% 15
Buckinghamshire -16 63 £388 +10.55% 15
Surrey -9 61 £400 +2.56% 20
West Sussex -7 52 £400 +11.11% 6
East Sussex -2 23 £420 +13.51%
Kent -1 10 £273 -31.87% 7
Sussex +3 4 £400 +25.98%
Middlesex -17 4 £213 -51.70% 2
Thames Valley +1 1 £480 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 361 (33.93%) Business Analysis
2 330 (31.02%) Finance
3 250 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (12.22%) Telecoms
6 118 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (10.24%) Project Management
8 93 (8.74%) User Stories
9 89 (8.36%) Migration
9 89 (8.36%) Scrum
10 88 (8.27%) Microsoft
11 87 (8.18%) ISEB
12 83 (7.80%) Waterfall
13 81 (7.61%) Use Case
13 81 (7.61%) CRM
13 81 (7.61%) E-Commerce
13 81 (7.61%) Retail
14 77 (7.24%) Data Modelling
14 77 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (6.30%) MS Excel
16 63 (5.92%) Banking
17 61 (5.73%) MS Visio
17 61 (5.73%) SQL
18 58 (5.45%) UML
19 51 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
20 50 (4.70%) PRINCE2
20 50 (4.70%) Automotive
21 49 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
22 46 (4.32%) Degree
23 43 (4.04%) Business Process Mapping

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (3.01%) CMS
2 26 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.94%) Confluence
4 9 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.47%) Documentum
7 3 (0.28%) SAS
7 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.19%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.094%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.094%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.094%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.094%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.094%) CICS
Applications
1 67 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 27 (2.54%) MS Office
4 21 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.85%) MS Project
6 7 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.094%) HFM
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.094%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.094%) BPCS
6 1 (0.094%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.56%) SaaS
2 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.094%) Boomi
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.22%) Intranet
2 11 (1.03%) Internet
3 6 (0.56%) WAN
3 6 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (0.56%) MVNO
4 5 (0.47%) ATM
5 4 (0.38%) Broadband
5 4 (0.38%) Firewall
5 4 (0.38%) WebEx
6 3 (0.28%) LTE
6 3 (0.28%) HTTP
7 2 (0.19%) VPN
7 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.19%) 4G
7 2 (0.19%) SDH
7 2 (0.19%) VLAN
7 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.19%) 3G
8 1 (0.094%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.75%) Big Data
8 5 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.47%) QlikView
8 5 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.47%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.47%) EDMS
9 4 (0.38%) Essbase
9 4 (0.38%) MS Access
9 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (2.44%) JIRA
2 15 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.19%) CaliberRM
4 2 (0.19%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.19%) ERwin
4 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.094%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.094%) Ant
5 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.094%) SpecFlow
General
1 330 (31.02%) Finance
2 130 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 81 (7.61%) Retail
4 63 (5.92%) Banking
5 50 (4.70%) Automotive
6 33 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 33 (3.10%) Marketing
7 28 (2.63%) Billing
8 25 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.97%) Publishing
10 12 (1.13%) Advertising
10 12 (1.13%) Back Office
11 9 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.75%) Legal
13 6 (0.56%) Electronics
13 6 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.47%) Local Government
15 4 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.54%) Web Services
2 11 (1.03%) .NET
3 9 (0.85%) XML
4 8 (0.75%) HTML
5 5 (0.47%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.38%) WPF
7 3 (0.28%) RESTful
8 2 (0.19%) D3.js
8 2 (0.19%) Mason
8 2 (0.19%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.19%) Middleware
8 2 (0.19%) Raphaël
9 1 (0.094%) Java EE
9 1 (0.094%) SOAP
9 1 (0.094%) XSD
9 1 (0.094%) XSLT
9 1 (0.094%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.094%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.094%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.20%) User Experience
4 14 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.13%) NHS
6 10 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 10 (0.94%) Social Media
7 9 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 9 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 8 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (0.66%) Life Science
9 7 (0.66%) EPoS
10 6 (0.56%) DTV
10 6 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
11 5 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.28%) UNIX
1 3 (0.28%) Windows
2 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (33.93%) Business Analysis
2 250 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (10.24%) Project Management
5 93 (8.74%) User Stories
6 89 (8.36%) Scrum
6 89 (8.36%) Migration
7 83 (7.80%) Waterfall
8 81 (7.61%) Use Case
8 81 (7.61%) CRM
8 81 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 77 (7.24%) Data Modelling
9 77 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (5.45%) UML
11 50 (4.70%) PRINCE2
12 49 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
13 43 (4.04%) Business Process Mapping
14 40 (3.76%) Data Analysis
15 38 (3.57%) ERP
16 36 (3.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (5.73%) SQL
2 18 (1.69%) Java
3 11 (1.03%) C#
4 9 (0.85%) C
5 8 (0.75%) VB
6 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.28%) Groovy
7 3 (0.28%) Scala
8 2 (0.19%) VBA
8 2 (0.19%) R
8 2 (0.19%) COBOL
8 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.094%) Python
9 1 (0.094%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 87 (8.18%) ISEB
2 46 (4.32%) Degree
3 39 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.94%) CBAP
6 6 (0.56%) IIBA
7 4 (0.38%) PMP
7 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.19%) ACCA
9 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.094%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.094%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.07%) GAMP
2 14 (1.32%) QA
3 9 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) GAAP
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) GxP
5 2 (0.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.094%) Basel III
6 1 (0.094%) EMIR
6 1 (0.094%) GMP
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.094%) Netcool
3 1 (0.094%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 88 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.76%) Oracle
3 35 (3.29%) SAP
4 19 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.03%) Remedy
7 9 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.75%) JD Edwards
8 8 (0.75%) Cognos
9 7 (0.66%) HP
9 7 (0.66%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.56%) hybris
11 5 (0.47%) OpenText
11 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.38%) CODA
12 4 (0.38%) Citrix
12 4 (0.38%) BMC
12 4 (0.38%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.28%) Blue Prism
13 3 (0.28%) Hyperion
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Oxfordshire
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South East
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Surrey
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Capita - ITPS
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Reading
Pertemps ERP
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West Sussex
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Experis Ltd
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Milton Keynes
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