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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 505 599 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.29% 6.51% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 7.09% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 421 283
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£383 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.93% +35.72%
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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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
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 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 138 £375 - 24
Hampshire +20 99 £400 - 8
Buckinghamshire -10 80 £375 +7.14% 8
Surrey -14 59 £400 +2.56% 11
Oxfordshire -9 50 £375 +4.16% 11
East Sussex +1 31 £423 +20.71% 1
West Sussex -15 20 £400 +6.66% 4
Middlesex -6 16 £400 -9.09%
Kent -23 6 £400 +14.28% 9
Sussex -2 3 £388 +6.89%
Thames Valley +1 1 £480 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 383 (35.11%) Business Analysis
2 293 (26.86%) Finance
3 265 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (11.09%) Telecoms
7 107 (9.81%) Project Management
8 106 (9.72%) User Stories
9 96 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
10 95 (8.71%) Use Case
11 94 (8.62%) Scrum
12 91 (8.34%) Microsoft
13 88 (8.07%) Migration
14 86 (7.88%) Waterfall
15 82 (7.52%) CRM
16 74 (6.78%) ISEB
17 68 (6.23%) SQL
18 64 (5.87%) Retail
19 63 (5.77%) MS Excel
20 59 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
21 58 (5.32%) Data Modelling
21 58 (5.32%) PRINCE2
22 56 (5.13%) E-Commerce
23 55 (5.04%) Degree
24 54 (4.95%) Security Cleared
25 53 (4.86%) Banking
26 50 (4.58%) ITIL
26 50 (4.58%) Management Information System
26 50 (4.58%) SDLC
27 48 (4.40%) Business Process Mapping

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (3.02%) CMS
2 30 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (0.82%) Confluence
4 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.46%) Documentum
6 4 (0.37%) SAS
6 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.27%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.18%) Drupal
8 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.092%) IIS
9 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.092%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.092%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.092%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 63 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 31 (2.84%) MS Office
4 22 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.092%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.27%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.18%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.18%) BPCS
7 1 (0.092%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.092%) HFM
7 1 (0.092%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.55%) SaaS
2 3 (0.27%) Yammer
3 1 (0.092%) Boomi
3 1 (0.092%) PaaS
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.92%) Internet
2 9 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (0.46%) ATM
3 5 (0.46%) WAN
4 4 (0.37%) Intranet
4 4 (0.37%) MVNO
5 3 (0.27%) LTE
5 3 (0.27%) Firewall
5 3 (0.27%) HTTP
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.18%) SDH
6 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.18%) 3G
6 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.18%) 4G
6 2 (0.18%) VLAN
7 1 (0.092%) WebEx
7 1 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.092%) 2G
7 1 (0.092%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (4.22%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.01%) QlikView
8 10 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (0.82%) OLAP
10 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.64%) Big Data
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.55%) MS Access
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.55%) Essbase
12 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (2.57%) JIRA
2 14 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.46%) Toad
4 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.18%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.18%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.18%) ERwin
6 1 (0.092%) MSI
6 1 (0.092%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.092%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.092%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.092%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.092%) SpecFlow
General
1 293 (26.86%) Finance
2 121 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 64 (5.87%) Retail
4 53 (4.86%) Banking
5 48 (4.40%) Automotive
6 32 (2.93%) Marketing
7 28 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (2.57%) Billing
8 24 (2.20%) Publishing
9 16 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.47%) Back Office
10 13 (1.19%) Advertising
11 10 (0.92%) Legal
12 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.64%) Front Office
13 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) Local Government
14 4 (0.37%) Military
14 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.20%) Web Services
2 12 (1.10%) .NET
3 10 (0.92%) HTML
3 10 (0.92%) XML
4 6 (0.55%) Gherkin
5 4 (0.37%) WPF
6 3 (0.27%) Java EE 5
6 3 (0.27%) Middleware
7 2 (0.18%) CSS
7 2 (0.18%) RESTful
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.092%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.092%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.092%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.092%) XSD
8 1 (0.092%) XSLT
8 1 (0.092%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.092%) Java EE
8 1 (0.092%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.092%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.66%) User Experience
4 13 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 11 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 10 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 10 (0.92%) NHS
8 9 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.64%) Social Media
11 6 (0.55%) Life Science
11 6 (0.55%) CMDB
11 6 (0.55%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.55%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.46%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.46%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.46%) DTV
12 5 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.19%) Windows
2 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (0.27%) UNIX
4 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.092%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (35.11%) Business Analysis
2 265 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (9.81%) Project Management
5 106 (9.72%) User Stories
6 96 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
7 95 (8.71%) Use Case
8 94 (8.62%) Scrum
9 88 (8.07%) Migration
10 86 (7.88%) Waterfall
11 82 (7.52%) CRM
12 58 (5.32%) PRINCE2
12 58 (5.32%) Data Modelling
13 56 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 50 (4.58%) ITIL
14 50 (4.58%) SDLC
15 48 (4.40%) Business Process Mapping
16 47 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (4.22%) UML
18 43 (3.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.23%) SQL
2 16 (1.47%) Java
3 10 (0.92%) C#
4 9 (0.82%) C
5 5 (0.46%) VB
6 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.27%) VBA
8 2 (0.18%) Python
8 2 (0.18%) Groovy
8 2 (0.18%) Scala
8 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.092%) Perl
9 1 (0.092%) VBScript
9 1 (0.092%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.092%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (6.78%) ISEB
2 55 (5.04%) Degree
3 54 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 38 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.64%) CBAP
6 6 (0.55%) IIBA
6 6 (0.55%) PMP
6 6 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) ACCA
8 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.092%) CISSP
9 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.092%) CISM
9 1 (0.092%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.74%) QA
2 12 (1.10%) GAMP
3 7 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.55%) SLA
4 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.27%) GxP
6 2 (0.18%) GAAP
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.092%) Basel III
7 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.092%) GMP
Systems Management
1 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.092%) Netcool
3 1 (0.092%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.092%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 91 (8.34%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.76%) SAP
2 41 (3.76%) Oracle
3 18 (1.65%) Cognos
3 18 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (1.37%) Informatica
5 13 (1.19%) Remedy
6 9 (0.82%) Sitecore
6 9 (0.82%) ServiceNow
7 8 (0.73%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.64%) Teradata
8 7 (0.64%) HP
9 6 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.46%) OpenText
10 5 (0.46%) Blue Prism
10 5 (0.46%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.37%) CODA
11 4 (0.37%) Pega
11 4 (0.37%) hybris
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