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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 648 481 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.63% 5.68% 6.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 6.13% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 317 381
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£388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £43.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.75 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.25 £44.75 £58.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £36.44
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -17.67%
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
8950 7844 8244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.51% 92.57% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4197 3921
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 476 635
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £36.50 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +6 138 £400 - 43
Buckinghamshire +8 123 £350 +7.69% 16
Hampshire +11 97 £375 -14.28% 9
Oxfordshire +20 84 £403 +8.78% 14
Surrey -21 78 £425 +13.33% 23
West Sussex +4 48 £400 +11.11% 1
Middlesex +8 25 £385 +5.47% 3
Kent +7 17 £413 +13.01% 9
East Sussex -3 17 £415 +9.21% 2
Home Counties -5 2 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 478 (39.24%) Business Analysis
2 386 (31.69%) Finance
3 251 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (9.85%) Retail
7 118 (9.69%) E-Commerce
8 111 (9.11%) Scrum
9 110 (9.03%) Telecoms
9 110 (9.03%) Project Management
10 103 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
11 102 (8.37%) ISEB
12 96 (7.88%) User Stories
13 91 (7.47%) Banking
14 89 (7.31%) CRM
14 89 (7.31%) Use Case
15 88 (7.22%) PRINCE2
16 84 (6.90%) Migration
17 81 (6.65%) UML
18 79 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
19 70 (5.75%) SAP
20 62 (5.09%) Waterfall
21 61 (5.01%) Degree
21 61 (5.01%) Microsoft
22 60 (4.93%) ITIL
22 60 (4.93%) Marketing
23 59 (4.84%) SQL
24 57 (4.68%) Data Modelling
25 55 (4.52%) Change Management
26 54 (4.43%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 42 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.97%) CMS
3 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (0.74%) SAS
5 6 (0.49%) Lync
6 4 (0.33%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.25%) Confluence
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.082%) Drupal
9 1 (0.082%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.082%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.082%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.082%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.082%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 36 (2.96%) MS Office
4 22 (1.81%) MS Project
5 18 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 19 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.25%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.90%) SaaS
2 10 (0.82%) Office 365
3 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.41%) Force.com
5 1 (0.082%) IaaS
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.23%) Intranet
2 14 (1.15%) Internet
3 10 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.49%) HTTP
5 5 (0.41%) VoIP
6 4 (0.33%) MVNO
7 3 (0.25%) Firewall
8 1 (0.082%) WLAN
8 1 (0.082%) WAN
8 1 (0.082%) FTP
8 1 (0.082%) Broadband
8 1 (0.082%) LAN
8 1 (0.082%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.31%) QlikView
4 14 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.82%) SAP BW
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (0.74%) MS Access
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.41%) SAP BI
10 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.33%) PowerCenter
11 4 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (2.30%) JIRA
2 13 (1.07%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.082%) Subversion
5 1 (0.082%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.082%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.082%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 386 (31.69%) Finance
2 120 (9.85%) Retail
3 110 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 91 (7.47%) Banking
5 60 (4.93%) Marketing
6 40 (3.28%) Automotive
7 36 (2.96%) Publishing
8 32 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.89%) Billing
10 19 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.56%) Electronics
11 18 (1.48%) Legal
12 13 (1.07%) Advertising
12 13 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.82%) Local Government
14 8 (0.66%) French Language
15 7 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.49%) Military
16 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.07%) Web Services
2 11 (0.90%) .NET
3 10 (0.82%) HTML
4 9 (0.74%) XML
5 8 (0.66%) RESTful
6 7 (0.57%) Mason
7 5 (0.41%) Visualforce
8 4 (0.33%) SOAP
9 3 (0.25%) JSON
9 3 (0.25%) Middleware
10 2 (0.16%) EDI
10 2 (0.16%) CSS
10 2 (0.16%) Spring
11 1 (0.082%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.082%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.082%) Java EE
11 1 (0.082%) SAP CO-PA
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.082%) CSS3
11 1 (0.082%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 28 (2.30%) NHS
4 23 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.56%) DTV
6 15 (1.23%) User Experience
7 13 (1.07%) Credit Risk
7 13 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 8 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.49%) CMDB
11 6 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.41%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.41%) EPoS
13 4 (0.33%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.33%) FMCG
13 4 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.22%) Windows
2 20 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.33%) UNIX
5 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.16%) Linux
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.082%) Android
7 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (39.24%) Business Analysis
2 251 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (9.69%) E-Commerce
5 111 (9.11%) Scrum
6 110 (9.03%) Project Management
7 103 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (7.88%) User Stories
9 89 (7.31%) CRM
9 89 (7.31%) Use Case
10 88 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 84 (6.90%) Migration
12 81 (6.65%) UML
13 79 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 62 (5.09%) Waterfall
15 60 (4.93%) ITIL
16 57 (4.68%) Data Modelling
17 55 (4.52%) Change Management
18 54 (4.43%) BDD
19 45 (3.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.84%) SQL
2 18 (1.48%) Java
3 14 (1.15%) C
4 11 (0.90%) C#
5 9 (0.74%) VBA
6 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.41%) Groovy
7 5 (0.41%) Scala
7 5 (0.41%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.16%) PHP
9 2 (0.16%) COBOL
9 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.082%) PL/1
10 1 (0.082%) JCL
10 1 (0.082%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (8.37%) ISEB
2 61 (5.01%) Degree
3 32 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (1.31%) CBAP
7 11 (0.90%) ACCA
8 8 (0.66%) PMP
8 8 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.66%) IIBA
9 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.57%) CIMA
10 4 (0.33%) APMG
11 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.25%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.16%) CCA
13 1 (0.082%) AAT
13 1 (0.082%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.71%) QA
2 11 (0.90%) Solvency II
3 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) COREP
5 4 (0.33%) FINREP
6 3 (0.25%) GAMP
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) EMIR
8 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.082%) SLA
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.082%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.082%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (5.75%) SAP
2 61 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.86%) Oracle
4 23 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.07%) Cognos
6 13 (1.07%) IBM
7 9 (0.74%) hybris
8 8 (0.66%) Remedy
9 6 (0.49%) ATG
9 6 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (0.49%) Lotus
10 5 (0.41%) Capita
10 5 (0.41%) BMC
10 5 (0.41%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.33%) Informatica
11 4 (0.33%) Citrix
11 4 (0.33%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.33%) Lagan
11 4 (0.33%) ServiceNow
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