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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Data Analyst
Rank 528 515 502
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 63 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 31
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£450 £390 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -

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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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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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 -2 59 £463 +12.12% 10
London +25 44 £525 +13.51% 4
City of London +8 10 £550 -8.33% 1
South East -25 7 £438 +13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £438 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 - 1
South West -27 3 £338 +8.00%
East of England -9 2 £355 -18.85% 3
Wiltshire - 1 £338 -
Cheltenham - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £335 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £338 -
Berkshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Kent - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Paddington - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

Business Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 65 (47.10%) Data Analysis
2 62 (44.93%) Finance
3 60 (43.48%) SQL
4 33 (23.91%) Data Modelling
4 33 (23.91%) Banking
5 29 (21.01%) Business Analysis
6 26 (18.84%) Migration
7 25 (18.12%) Analytics
8 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 21 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 20 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (14.49%) Data Migration
12 17 (12.32%) Oracle
13 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.87%) Data Mapping
15 14 (10.14%) Logical Data Model
16 13 (9.42%) Data Mining
16 13 (9.42%) Data Management
17 12 (8.70%) Investment Banking
18 11 (7.97%) Retail
18 11 (7.97%) Derivative
18 11 (7.97%) VBA
19 9 (6.52%) SAS
19 9 (6.52%) Project Management
19 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (5.80%) Back Office
20 8 (5.80%) MS Visio

Business Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 9 (6.52%) SAS
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.72%) HFM
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.72%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
1 21 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.42%) Data Mining
3 7 (5.07%) MS Access
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Navigator
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.90%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) QlikView
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.72%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Toad
2 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.97%) Retail
5 8 (5.80%) Back Office
5 8 (5.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) FpML
3 2 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) Derivative
3 8 (5.80%) Reference Data
4 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.90%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.17%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.45%) Statistics
7 2 (1.45%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
8 1 (0.72%) Equities
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.10%) Data Analysis
2 33 (23.91%) Data Modelling
3 29 (21.01%) Business Analysis
4 26 (18.84%) Migration
5 25 (18.12%) Analytics
6 20 (14.49%) Data Migration
6 20 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.87%) Data Mapping
8 14 (10.14%) Logical Data Model
9 13 (9.42%) Data Management
10 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.52%) Project Management
11 8 (5.80%) UML
11 8 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.35%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (4.35%) ETL
12 6 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.48%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) VBA
3 5 (3.62%) Perl
4 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.90%) R
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) C
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) ACCA
2 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.62%) QA
3 3 (2.17%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) EMIR
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Oracle
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) Informatica
3 7 (5.07%) Teradata
3 7 (5.07%) GoldenSource
3 7 (5.07%) Tableau
4 6 (4.35%) SAP
4 6 (4.35%) Cognos
5 5 (3.62%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Mantas
7 1 (0.72%) Actimize
7 1 (0.72%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Norkom
7 1 (0.72%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.72%) Trillium
7 1 (0.72%) Sybase
7 1 (0.72%) SunGard
7 1 (0.72%) CA
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