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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 454 399 380
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 194 252 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 179 169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median 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 £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -65 177 £400 - 35
South East +7 58 £375 +7.14% 2
London -64 56 £450 +5.88% 12
Berkshire +10 21 £340 -1.09%
Buckinghamshire +23 17 £368 +5.00%
North West +9 17 £388 +13.97% 2
Milton Keynes +21 14 £368 +5.00%
Reading 0 13 £340 +0.74%
South West +7 12 £350 -3.44% 1
Wales +6 10 £388 -8.82% 2
East of England +1 10 £388 +3.33% 2
City of London +31 9 £475 - 5
South Wales +6 9 £375 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire -9 8 £350 - 7
Hertfordshire +9 7 £444 -11.25%
West Yorkshire +5 7 £350 +7.69% 6
East Midlands -2 7 £363 -9.37% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £350 +3.70% 8
Bristol -1 6 £360 -0.68% 1
Newport +23 5 £413 -2.94%
Surrey -9 5 £406 +25.00% 1
Scotland -27 5 £328 -16.40% 2
Middlesex - 5 £350 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Street - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £325 -13.33%
Leeds -6 4 £400 +8.47% 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 3 £413 -
Leicestershire +5 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Lancashire +5 3 £200 - 1

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 133 (33.67%) Finance
2 117 (29.62%) Business Analysis
3 78 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (14.68%) Systems Analysis
6 48 (12.15%) Use Case
7 44 (11.14%) MS Visio
8 43 (10.89%) Banking
9 41 (10.38%) SQL
10 40 (10.13%) SDLC
11 39 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (9.11%) Oracle
13 36 (9.11%) Project Management
14 35 (8.86%) UML
14 35 (8.86%) Migration
15 30 (7.59%) Microsoft
16 28 (7.09%) User Stories
17 27 (6.84%) MS Office
17 27 (6.84%) SAP
18 26 (6.58%) BPMN
18 26 (6.58%) Waterfall
19 24 (6.08%) Retail
19 24 (6.08%) Data Analysis
19 24 (6.08%) Data Modelling
20 22 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (5.57%) Data Protection
21 21 (5.32%) Test Scripting
21 21 (5.32%) ITIL
22 20 (5.06%) SharePoint

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 20 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.52%) CMS
3 4 (1.01%) SAS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.51%) Confluence
4 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (11.14%) MS Visio
2 27 (6.84%) MS Office
3 17 (4.30%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.01%) MS Project
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.52%) Northgate Housing
1 6 (1.52%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.51%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.51%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.25%) assyst
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.25%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.76%) ATM
2 2 (0.51%) MVNO
3 1 (0.25%) LAN
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.03%) Big Data
4 6 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.27%) MS Access
6 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.01%) QlikView
6 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) Essbase
8 1 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) GIS
8 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.25%) MySQL
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Toad
2 3 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.25%) CA Gen
General
1 133 (33.67%) Finance
2 43 (10.89%) Banking
3 24 (6.08%) Retail
4 11 (2.78%) Front Office
5 10 (2.53%) Marketing
6 9 (2.28%) Billing
6 9 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.77%) Back Office
9 5 (1.27%) Legal
10 4 (1.01%) Electronics
10 4 (1.01%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.76%) Publishing
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.53%) Web Services
2 9 (2.28%) XML
3 7 (1.77%) .NET
4 4 (1.01%) Dojo
4 4 (1.01%) JSON
4 4 (1.01%) XML Schema
5 3 (0.76%) Drools
5 3 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.51%) FIXML
6 2 (0.51%) FpML
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) J2EE
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.25%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.78%) User Experience
4 9 (2.28%) SWIFT
5 8 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.52%) EPoS
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.76%) APACS
9 3 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.76%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.51%) Derivative
10 2 (0.51%) FMCG
10 2 (0.51%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.27%) Linux
2 2 (0.51%) Unix
2 2 (0.51%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.62%) Business Analysis
2 78 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (14.68%) Systems Analysis
5 48 (12.15%) Use Case
6 40 (10.13%) SDLC
7 39 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (9.11%) Project Management
9 35 (8.86%) Migration
9 35 (8.86%) UML
10 28 (7.09%) User Stories
11 26 (6.58%) BPMN
11 26 (6.58%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.08%) Data Analysis
12 24 (6.08%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (5.57%) Data Protection
14 21 (5.32%) ITIL
14 21 (5.32%) Test Scripting
15 19 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.38%) SQL
2 3 (0.76%) C
3 2 (0.51%) C#
3 2 (0.51%) C++
3 2 (0.51%) Java
3 2 (0.51%) R
3 2 (0.51%) VB
4 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.25%) Python
4 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.06%) Degree
2 17 (4.30%) ISEB
3 10 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.03%) ACCA
4 8 (2.03%) CIMA
5 4 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.53%) QA
2 8 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.76%) MiFID
5 2 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (9.11%) Oracle
2 30 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.84%) SAP
4 6 (1.52%) Northgate
5 5 (1.27%) IBM
5 5 (1.27%) Vermilion
6 4 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.01%) Yardi
7 3 (0.76%) Charles River
7 3 (0.76%) Cognos
7 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.51%) Concur
8 2 (0.51%) Lotus
8 2 (0.51%) Orchard
8 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Eze Castle Integration
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