The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Data Analyst
Rank 561 529 551
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 65 83 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 28
Average daily rate £420 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £190 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK.

Business Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Business Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK.

Business Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -17 62 £420 +5.00% 6
London -12 26 £463 -7.50% 3
South West +12 15 £420 +140.00%
Swindon +5 8 £420 -10.63%
Wiltshire +3 8 £420 -10.63%
South East +14 7 £363 -3.33% 1
Bristol - 7 £455 -
East of England +2 6 £513 +57.69% 1
City of London +28 5 £450 -2.70% 1
Bedfordshire +8 3 £450 +20.00%
Scotland -6 3 £419 +6.68%
North West -15 3 £325 -
Yorkshire -20 3 £381 +8.92%
Luton - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £450 +119.51%
Milton Keynes +3 2 £450 +119.51%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £388 +10.71%
Cheshire - 2 £348 -
Berkshire - 2 £260 -
Reading - 2 £260 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Leeds - 2 £388 -
Essex - 2 £550 - 1
Glasgow +8 1 £338 -
Durham +6 1 £475 +11.76%
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
East Midlands -14 1 £350 -
Manchester -15 1 £325 -
Edinburgh -16 1 - -
North East -18 1 £475 +11.76%

Business Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title.

1 84 (56.38%) SQL
2 74 (49.66%) Data Analysis
3 60 (40.27%) Finance
4 57 (38.26%) Data Modelling
5 34 (22.82%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (22.82%) Banking
5 34 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (16.78%) Business Analysis
8 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.09%) Data Management
10 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (13.42%) Data Quality
11 18 (12.08%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
13 16 (10.74%) Analytics
14 14 (9.40%) Project Management
15 13 (8.72%) SAS
15 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (8.05%) Migration
16 12 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (6.71%) Validation
17 10 (6.71%) CRM
17 10 (6.71%) Investment Banking
17 10 (6.71%) Degree
18 9 (6.04%) Data Architecture
18 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
19 8 (5.37%) Retail
19 8 (5.37%) Data Mining

Business Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.72%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) MS Project
3 6 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.68%) MS Office
4 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.34%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Primavera
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.67%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.67%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (12.08%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.37%) Data Mining
4 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.68%) MS Access
9 3 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.01%) QlikView
10 2 (1.34%) Big Data
10 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.67%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) ERwin
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 60 (40.27%) Finance
2 34 (22.82%) Banking
3 10 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 6 (4.03%) Legal
6 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 5 (3.36%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.34%) Front Office
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) XML
2 4 (2.68%) XSD
3 2 (1.34%) FpML
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Derivative
3 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Equities
4 6 (4.03%) Statistics
4 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.68%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.68%) Neural Network
5 4 (2.68%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.01%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.01%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) Windows
1 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.66%) Data Analysis
2 57 (38.26%) Data Modelling
3 34 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (16.78%) Business Analysis
5 21 (14.09%) Data Management
6 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.74%) Analytics
8 14 (9.40%) Project Management
9 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.05%) Migration
11 10 (6.71%) CRM
11 10 (6.71%) Validation
12 9 (6.04%) Data Architecture
12 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.37%) Data Governance
13 8 (5.37%) Data Mapping
13 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.37%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (5.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 84 (56.38%) SQL
2 7 (4.70%) VBA
3 4 (2.68%) Python
3 4 (2.68%) R
3 4 (2.68%) VB
4 3 (2.01%) VBScript
5 2 (1.34%) C++
5 2 (1.34%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) MBA
4 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) FATCA
3 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.37%) SAP
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) Tableau
3 6 (4.03%) Teradata
4 5 (3.36%) Cognos
5 4 (2.68%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.01%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe
7 2 (1.34%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.34%) Informatica
7 2 (1.34%) Reuters
8 1 (0.67%) Actimize
8 1 (0.67%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.67%) Lotus
8 1 (0.67%) Manugistics
8 1 (0.67%) Murex
8 1 (0.67%) Pega
8 1 (0.67%) Remedy
8 1 (0.67%) Talend