The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 501 371 380
Rank change year-on-year
-130 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 161 317 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 221 168
Median daily rate £401 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.94 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.93%

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -122 139 £419 +5.01% 36
London -53 62 £463 +8.18% 10
South East +1 38 £389 +3.11% 4
Hampshire +3 17 £379 -10.88% 1
North West -3 11 £408 +20.74% 7
City of London +20 10 £515 +19.07% 4
East of England +2 10 £450 -
West Midlands -38 10 £400 -5.88% 3
Wales - 10 £375 - 1
South Wales - 10 £375 - 1
Scotland -13 9 £309 -5.00% 1
Newport - 9 £400 -
Basingstoke +11 6 £338 -15.62% 1
Bedfordshire +5 6 £450 -
Luton +2 6 £450 -
Berkshire -3 6 £400 +17.64% 1
Cheshire +3 5 £320 -11.72% 4
Southampton - 5 £575 -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £321 -4.10%
West Sussex +5 4 £400 -15.78% 1
South West +4 4 £383 +25.00% 3
Fareham -11 4 £375 -11.76%
Chester +3 3 £349 -7.00% 2
Middlesex +2 3 £396 -4.00%
Edinburgh -1 3 £250 -41.17%
Birmingham -11 3 £400 -2.43%
Coventry - 3 £403 - 2
Merseyside - 3 - -
Aberdeen +7 2 £330 -
Welwyn Garden City +2 2 £403 -

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 118 (34.10%) Business Analysis
2 108 (31.21%) Finance
3 98 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (20.52%) Systems Analysis
6 45 (13.01%) SQL
7 41 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (11.27%) Migration
9 37 (10.69%) Banking
10 35 (10.12%) SAP
10 35 (10.12%) Data Modelling
11 34 (9.83%) Use Case
11 34 (9.83%) Waterfall
12 33 (9.54%) SDLC
13 27 (7.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (7.80%) Retail
13 27 (7.80%) MS Visio
14 26 (7.51%) Oracle
14 26 (7.51%) UML
14 26 (7.51%) Workflow
15 25 (7.23%) BPMN
16 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
16 24 (6.94%) Microsoft
17 23 (6.65%) User Stories
18 21 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (6.07%) GAP Analysis
19 20 (5.78%) Project Management
19 20 (5.78%) Data Protection
20 19 (5.49%) Management Information System
20 19 (5.49%) Degree

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) CMS
3 2 (0.58%) Confluence
3 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.89%) MS Office
4 4 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.87%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.58%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.29%) assyst
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) HFM
6 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.16%) ATM
2 3 (0.87%) LAN
2 3 (0.87%) WAN
2 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
3 1 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.87%) Big Data
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.87%) QlikView
3 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) Power BI
5 1 (0.29%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (2.31%) JIRA
2 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 108 (31.21%) Finance
2 37 (10.69%) Banking
3 27 (7.80%) Retail
4 13 (3.76%) Billing
4 13 (3.76%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.16%) Advertising
6 4 (1.16%) Back Office
6 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.87%) Front Office
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.02%) XML
2 5 (1.45%) .NET
2 5 (1.45%) Web Services
3 4 (1.16%) FpML
4 3 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.58%) FIXML
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.29%) HTML
6 1 (0.29%) HTML5
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) XBRL
6 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.02%) EPoS
5 7 (2.02%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.16%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.87%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.87%) Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Life Science
7 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.58%) NHS
8 2 (0.58%) PMI
8 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.58%) Unix
1 2 (0.58%) Windows
2 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.10%) Business Analysis
2 98 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (20.52%) Systems Analysis
5 39 (11.27%) Migration
6 35 (10.12%) Data Modelling
7 34 (9.83%) Use Case
7 34 (9.83%) Waterfall
8 33 (9.54%) SDLC
9 27 (7.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (7.51%) UML
10 26 (7.51%) Workflow
11 25 (7.23%) BPMN
12 23 (6.65%) User Stories
13 21 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.07%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (5.78%) Data Protection
14 20 (5.78%) Project Management
15 18 (5.20%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.20%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.45%) VBA
3 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.87%) C
4 3 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.58%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) JCL
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) RPG
6 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (5.49%) Degree
2 18 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.34%) ISEB
4 6 (1.73%) ACCA
4 6 (1.73%) CIMA
4 6 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) CBAP
6 1 (0.29%) CCA
6 1 (0.29%) IIBA
6 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.58%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) GxP
5 1 (0.29%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.29%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (10.12%) SAP
2 26 (7.51%) Oracle
3 24 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.02%) Sage
5 6 (1.73%) Vermilion
6 5 (1.45%) IBM
6 5 (1.45%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.16%) Concur
8 3 (0.87%) Infor
8 3 (0.87%) Northgate
9 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.58%) Lotus
9 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.58%) Sun
10 1 (0.29%) Capita
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos
10 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.29%) Informatica
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