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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Data Analyst
Rank 534 538 496
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 75 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.100% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 44
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£425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £589 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
England +9 65 £450 +7.14% 6
London +18 36 £483 -3.50% 5
City of London +25 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Scotland +1 9 £338 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £450 -
Edinburgh +2 7 £350 - 1
South West +10 6 £413 +0.60%
South East -12 6 £213 -29.75%
North West -17 6 £325 -2.98%
South Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
Sheffield - 5 £450 -
Middlesex +7 3 £200 -44.82%
Wiltshire +5 3 £435 -33.07%
Cheshire -4 3 £238 -29.10%
West Yorkshire - 3 £465 -
Swindon - 3 £435 -
Bristol 0 2 £425 +6.25%
Glasgow -4 2 £325 +44.44%
Manchester - 2 £325 -
Fareham - 2 £413 -
Hampshire - 2 £413 -
East of England +4 1 £450 +5.88%
Essex +3 1 £450 -
South Wales +1 1 £325 -10.95% 1
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Wales -5 1 £325 -10.95% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £500 -
Devon - 1 £310 -
Reading - 1 - -

Business Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 72 (50.70%) Finance
2 60 (42.25%) Data Analysis
3 52 (36.62%) SQL
4 37 (26.06%) Business Analysis
5 35 (24.65%) Banking
6 29 (20.42%) Data Modelling
7 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (19.01%) Migration
9 22 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (15.49%) Data Migration
10 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (14.08%) Analytics
12 19 (13.38%) Oracle
12 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.27%) Data Management
13 16 (11.27%) Data Architecture
14 15 (10.56%) Data Mapping
15 14 (9.86%) Retail
15 14 (9.86%) Data Mining
16 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
17 12 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
18 11 (7.75%) Data Quality
18 11 (7.75%) ETL
19 10 (7.04%) Change Management
19 10 (7.04%) Degree
20 9 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
20 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (6.34%) Microsoft
21 8 (5.63%) Derivative
21 8 (5.63%) Risk Management

Business Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (4.93%) SAS
2 1 (0.70%) Confluence
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.11%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (9.86%) Data Mining
3 7 (4.93%) QlikView
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Navigator
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.11%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) MS Access
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 72 (50.70%) Finance
2 35 (24.65%) Banking
3 14 (9.86%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Back Office
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Legal
6 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.11%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) XML
2 2 (1.41%) FpML
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Derivative
3 6 (4.23%) Statistics
3 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.82%) Kindle
5 3 (2.11%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.41%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) FMCG
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.25%) Data Analysis
2 37 (26.06%) Business Analysis
3 29 (20.42%) Data Modelling
4 27 (19.01%) Migration
5 22 (15.49%) Data Migration
6 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (14.08%) Analytics
8 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.27%) Data Management
9 16 (11.27%) Data Architecture
10 15 (10.56%) Data Mapping
11 12 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
12 11 (7.75%) ETL
13 10 (7.04%) Change Management
14 9 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (5.63%) Risk Management
15 8 (5.63%) Data Governance
16 7 (4.93%) Asset Management
17 6 (4.23%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.62%) SQL
2 7 (4.93%) VBA
2 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.11%) C
4 2 (1.41%) Perl
4 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) IIBA
3 1 (0.70%) MBA
3 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.23%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) Oracle
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.93%) GoldenSource
4 6 (4.23%) SAP
5 5 (3.52%) Tableau
6 4 (2.82%) Cognos
6 4 (2.82%) Teradata
6 4 (2.82%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.11%) Norkom
7 3 (2.11%) Mantas
7 3 (2.11%) Actimize
7 3 (2.11%) Sun
8 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (1.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.70%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.70%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.70%) SunGard
9 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago