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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Data Analyst
Rank 551 506 493
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 78 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £332
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.48% -

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 23 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 20 October 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 -32 68 £450 +5.88% 3
London +19 48 £500 - 1
City of London +32 18 £550 -3.93%
South East -9 11 £356 +9.61% 1
Yorkshire -7 3 £435 +2.35%
West Yorkshire -12 3 £435 +2.35%
South West -34 3 £350 -
East of England -28 2 £248 -44.38%
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Bristol -30 1 £375 +15.38%
Bromley - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Isle of Man - - - -
North West - - - -

Business Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 62 (48.06%) Data Analysis
2 59 (45.74%) SQL
3 55 (42.64%) Finance
4 33 (25.58%) Banking
4 33 (25.58%) Data Modelling
5 29 (22.48%) Business Analysis
6 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
7 24 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
10 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (12.40%) Analytics
11 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.08%) Migration
13 12 (9.30%) Investment Banking
13 12 (9.30%) Data Management
14 10 (7.75%) Retail
14 10 (7.75%) SAP
14 10 (7.75%) MS Access
14 10 (7.75%) SAS
14 10 (7.75%) Data Migration
14 10 (7.75%) Data Mapping
15 9 (6.98%) Data Mining
15 9 (6.98%) Business Objects
15 9 (6.98%) VBA
15 9 (6.98%) Oracle
15 9 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (6.20%) MS Visio

Business Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (7.75%) SAS
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.55%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) DSL
2 1 (0.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.75%) MS Access
4 9 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.33%) QlikView
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.33%) Big Data
7 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.55%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.55%) ProClarity
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.78%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Toad
2 2 (1.55%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.78%) ERwin
3 1 (0.78%) LSMW
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 55 (42.64%) Finance
2 33 (25.58%) Banking
3 12 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Retail
5 7 (5.43%) Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.33%) Back Office
8 2 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) XML
2 3 (2.33%) FpML
2 3 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) MDX
3 1 (0.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.65%) Data Extraction
4 5 (3.88%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.10%) Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.55%) Equities
7 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.55%) DTV
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
8 1 (0.78%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.06%) Data Analysis
2 33 (25.58%) Data Modelling
3 29 (22.48%) Business Analysis
4 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (12.40%) Analytics
6 13 (10.08%) Migration
7 12 (9.30%) Data Management
8 10 (7.75%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.75%) Data Mapping
9 9 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.43%) UML
10 7 (5.43%) Project Management
11 6 (4.65%) ETL
11 6 (4.65%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.88%) User Stories
12 5 (3.88%) Data Transformation
12 5 (3.88%) Time Series Analysis
12 5 (3.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.74%) SQL
2 9 (6.98%) VBA
3 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.55%) R
5 1 (0.78%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) ACCA
3 1 (0.78%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) EMIR
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.75%) SAP
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.65%) GoldenSource
4 6 (4.65%) Cognos
5 5 (3.88%) Informatica
6 4 (3.10%) IBM
6 4 (3.10%) Teradata
7 3 (2.33%) Tableau
7 3 (2.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.55%) Misys
8 2 (1.55%) BMC
9 1 (0.78%) CA
9 1 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.78%) Northgate
9 1 (0.78%) Capita
9 1 (0.78%) Google