The table below looks at the statistics for the Business IT 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 IT Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business IT Analyst
Rank 486 456 431
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 173 177 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 131 126
Average daily rate £438 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.02

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business IT Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business IT Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business IT Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Business IT Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business IT Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business IT 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 IT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -25 162 £440 -7.36% 33
London -21 87 £508 -7.72% 12
South East -16 28 £344 +18.53% 4
East of England +6 14 £425 -3.95% 1
Hampshire +8 11 £338 -21.73% 2
South West +13 10 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -1 10 £330 -26.66% 6
Scotland -25 9 £436 +16.33% 2
Edinburgh -14 7 £436 -3.05% 1
City of London +8 6 £575 +4.54% 4
Ipswich +8 6 £413 -17.50%
Suffolk +6 6 £413 -17.50%
Hertfordshire +5 6 £475 +52.00% 1
Birmingham +4 6 £330 -30.52% 4
Bristol +2 6 £350 -6.66%
North West -7 5 £440 +25.71% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £360 - 4
Middlesex - 4 £320 -
East Midlands +8 3 £375 +17.18% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £265 -37.64% 1
Cheshire -1 3 £440 -23.47%
West Yorkshire - 3 £358 - 3
East Sussex - 3 £319 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £400 -
Swindon +3 2 £450 -4.05%
Devon +2 2 £325 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £450 -4.05%
Winchester -3 2 £363 +45.00%
Manchester -10 2 £413 +83.33% 4
Leeds - 2 - - 3

Business IT Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business IT 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 IT Analyst in their job title.

1 144 (39.78%) Finance
2 129 (35.64%) Business Analysis
3 89 (24.59%) Banking
4 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (13.26%) Investment Banking
8 46 (12.71%) Project Management
9 45 (12.43%) SQL
10 44 (12.15%) Degree
10 44 (12.15%) Front Office
11 43 (11.88%) SDLC
12 33 (9.12%) Equities
12 33 (9.12%) Data Analysis
13 32 (8.84%) QA
13 32 (8.84%) ISEB
14 31 (8.56%) Derivative
15 29 (8.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (7.46%) MiFID
18 25 (6.91%) Change Management
19 24 (6.63%) Data Modelling
20 23 (6.35%) Risk Management
20 23 (6.35%) Use Case
21 22 (6.08%) Migration
21 22 (6.08%) UML
22 21 (5.80%) PRINCE2
22 21 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
22 21 (5.80%) Asset Management
22 21 (5.80%) Legal

Business IT Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business IT 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 IT Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.55%) CMS
2 2 (0.55%) Documentum
2 2 (0.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.28%) Confluence
3 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.97%) MS Office
2 10 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.76%) MS Project
2 10 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.83%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.55%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) SaaS
2 3 (0.83%) Taleo
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) WAN
2 2 (0.55%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.31%) Big Data
2 10 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.55%) QlikView
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.28%) MS Access
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 144 (39.78%) Finance
2 89 (24.59%) Banking
3 48 (13.26%) Investment Banking
4 44 (12.15%) Front Office
5 21 (5.80%) Legal
6 16 (4.42%) Back Office
6 16 (4.42%) Retail
7 12 (3.31%) Law
8 8 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.93%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) German Language
10 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Billing
11 2 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) XML
2 11 (3.04%) FpML
3 8 (2.21%) Web Services
4 3 (0.83%) JMS
4 3 (0.83%) XBRL
5 2 (0.55%) .NET
5 2 (0.55%) Dojo
5 2 (0.55%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.12%) Equities
3 31 (8.56%) Derivative
4 29 (8.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (5.52%) Fixed Income
6 18 (4.97%) Market Risk
7 16 (4.42%) Credit Risk
8 15 (4.14%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.76%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.93%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.10%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.10%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.10%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.55%) DTCC
14 2 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.21%) Windows
2 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.55%) Linux
3 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.64%) Business Analysis
2 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (12.71%) Project Management
5 43 (11.88%) SDLC
6 33 (9.12%) Data Analysis
7 28 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (6.91%) Change Management
9 24 (6.63%) Data Modelling
10 23 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 23 (6.35%) Use Case
11 22 (6.08%) Migration
11 22 (6.08%) UML
12 21 (5.80%) Asset Management
12 21 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
12 21 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 21 (5.80%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.25%) CRM
14 16 (4.42%) Scrum
14 16 (4.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.43%) SQL
2 8 (2.21%) Java
3 5 (1.38%) Python
4 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) C
5 1 (0.28%) C++
5 1 (0.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) PHP
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) VB
5 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.15%) Degree
2 32 (8.84%) ISEB
3 6 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.10%) ACCA
4 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.84%) QA
2 27 (7.46%) MiFID
3 12 (3.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (3.31%) EMIR
4 9 (2.49%) CRD IV
4 9 (2.49%) FATCA
5 7 (1.93%) Basel II
6 4 (1.10%) SEPA
7 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.55%) Basel III
8 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.28%) COREP
9 1 (0.28%) GAMP
9 1 (0.28%) GxP
9 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.31%) SAP
3 10 (2.76%) Oracle
4 7 (1.93%) Fidessa
5 6 (1.66%) IBM
6 5 (1.38%) Murex
7 3 (0.83%) Charles River
7 3 (0.83%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.55%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.55%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.55%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.55%) hybris
8 2 (0.55%) Kofax
8 2 (0.55%) Microgen
9 1 (0.28%) NGA Human Resources
9 1 (0.28%) Pega
9 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.28%) Sophis
9 1 (0.28%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
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