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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 473 387 350
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 180 284 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 198 188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £26.47 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.87%
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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -76 169 £400 - 24
London -48 64 £463 +6.32% 6
South East +22 51 £396 +2.85% 5
East of England +20 15 £413 -8.33% 4
Hampshire +10 15 £375 -9.09% 1
North West -18 11 £413 +23.59% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £321 -18.67% 1
West Midlands -37 10 £400 -5.88% 2
Berkshire -8 9 £340 - 1
City of London +38 8 £475 +26.66% 2
West Sussex - 8 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire +8 7 £350 -4.10% 1
Basingstoke +6 7 £338 -4.92%
Yorkshire -3 7 £350 -4.10% 1
Milton Keynes +15 6 - -
Bedfordshire +7 6 £355 -21.11% 2
Luton +4 6 £355 -21.11%
Middlesex +2 6 £396 -4.00%
Wakefield - 6 £350 -
Hertfordshire +16 5 £403 -
Reading +7 5 £340 - 1
East Midlands -9 5 £400 +14.28% 2
South West -15 5 £400 +33.33%
Wales +20 4 £363 -14.70% 1
Somerset +16 4 - -
South Wales +15 4 £363 -14.70% 1
Street +2 4 - -
Fareham -4 4 £375 -11.76%
Scotland -29 4 £328 -11.31% 1
Crawley - 4 £325 -

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 127 (34.42%) Business Analysis
2 115 (31.17%) Finance
3 94 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (18.16%) Systems Analysis
6 46 (12.47%) SQL
6 46 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (11.38%) Use Case
7 42 (11.38%) Banking
8 37 (10.03%) SAP
9 36 (9.76%) Migration
10 34 (9.21%) SDLC
11 32 (8.67%) Waterfall
12 30 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (8.13%) UML
12 30 (8.13%) Oracle
13 29 (7.86%) Data Modelling
14 28 (7.59%) BPMN
15 27 (7.32%) User Stories
16 26 (7.05%) Retail
17 25 (6.78%) Workflow
18 24 (6.50%) Project Management
19 23 (6.23%) MS Visio
20 22 (5.96%) Microsoft
21 21 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.69%) E-Commerce
21 21 (5.69%) Degree
21 21 (5.69%) Data Protection
22 20 (5.42%) System Testing
22 20 (5.42%) Business Process Mapping

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 9 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.23%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.71%) MS Office
4 5 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.27%) HFM
6 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.27%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) ATM
2 2 (0.54%) LAN
2 2 (0.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) SMS
3 1 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.63%) Big Data
3 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.54%) MS Access
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.17%) JIRA
2 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.54%) Toad
5 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 115 (31.17%) Finance
2 42 (11.38%) Banking
3 26 (7.05%) Retail
4 13 (3.52%) General Ledger
5 11 (2.98%) Billing
6 9 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.63%) Front Office
8 5 (1.36%) Legal
8 5 (1.36%) Marketing
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.17%) .NET
2 7 (1.90%) XML
3 5 (1.36%) Web Services
4 4 (1.08%) FpML
5 3 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.81%) JSON
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.81%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.54%) FIXML
6 2 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
7 1 (0.27%) HTML5
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.27%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.44%) SWIFT
4 8 (2.17%) EPoS
5 7 (1.90%) User Experience
6 4 (1.08%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.81%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.81%) Derivative
7 3 (0.81%) Life Science
7 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.54%) Unix
1 2 (0.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.42%) Business Analysis
2 94 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (18.16%) Systems Analysis
5 42 (11.38%) Use Case
6 36 (9.76%) Migration
7 34 (9.21%) SDLC
8 32 (8.67%) Waterfall
9 30 (8.13%) UML
9 30 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (7.86%) Data Modelling
11 28 (7.59%) BPMN
12 27 (7.32%) User Stories
13 25 (6.78%) Workflow
14 24 (6.50%) Project Management
15 21 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.69%) Data Protection
15 21 (5.69%) E-Commerce
16 20 (5.42%) Business Process Mapping
16 20 (5.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.47%) SQL
2 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.81%) C
3 3 (0.81%) VBA
4 2 (0.54%) Java
4 2 (0.54%) R
5 1 (0.27%) C#
5 1 (0.27%) JCL
5 1 (0.27%) RPG
5 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (5.69%) Degree
2 17 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.52%) ISEB
4 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.63%) ACCA
5 6 (1.63%) CIMA
6 4 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.54%) CCA
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) IIBA
8 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.71%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.27%) MiFID
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (10.03%) SAP
2 30 (8.13%) Oracle
3 22 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.90%) Sage
5 6 (1.63%) Vermilion
6 5 (1.36%) Concur
6 5 (1.36%) IBM
6 5 (1.36%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.08%) Northgate
8 3 (0.81%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.54%) Lotus
9 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.54%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.27%) hybris
10 1 (0.27%) Microgen
10 1 (0.27%) RedPrairie
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