The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 475 457 445
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 169 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 117 116
Median daily rate £410 £450 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £20.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 - £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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 +18 164 £410 -13.68% 30
London -9 76 £525 -4.54% 12
South East -8 31 £350 +13.82% 4
East of England +16 17 £464 +4.21% 3
West Midlands -11 14 £330 -20.48% 3
Hampshire +9 9 £325 -25.71%
South West -5 9 £360 -4.00%
North West -8 9 £375 +66.66% 4
Birmingham +5 7 £330 -24.57% 1
City of London 0 7 £550 - 4
Hertfordshire +13 6 £475 +39.70% 3
Berkshire -5 6 £406 -4.41% 1
Scotland -25 6 £383 -15.00%
Suffolk - 6 £501 -
Yorkshire - 5 £358 - 3
Ipswich - 5 £550 -
Warwickshire -4 4 £363 -3.33%
Bristol -4 4 £380 +1.33%
Edinburgh -18 4 £400 -11.11%
Surrey - 4 £365 -
East Midlands +10 3 £350 +9.37% 1
Exeter +4 3 £325 -
Devon -2 3 £325 -
Essex -4 3 - -
Manchester -14 3 £388 +72.22% 3
Reading - 3 £265 -
Portsmouth - 3 £331 -
Middlesex - 3 £320 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £413 +29.41% 1
Milton Keynes +5 2 £413 +17.85% 1

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (37.08%) Finance
2 122 (34.27%) Business Analysis
3 91 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (21.07%) Banking
5 59 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (12.08%) SDLC
8 39 (10.96%) Data Analysis
8 39 (10.96%) Investment Banking
8 39 (10.96%) Project Management
8 39 (10.96%) SQL
9 35 (9.83%) Front Office
10 33 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (8.43%) Degree
12 28 (7.87%) ISEB
13 26 (7.30%) Equities
14 24 (6.74%) Waterfall
14 24 (6.74%) Use Case
15 23 (6.46%) Derivative
15 23 (6.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 22 (6.18%) UML
16 22 (6.18%) Migration
17 21 (5.90%) Scrum
17 21 (5.90%) QA
18 20 (5.62%) MiFID
18 20 (5.62%) Risk Management
18 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2
18 20 (5.62%) CRM
18 20 (5.62%) Data Modelling
18 20 (5.62%) GAP Analysis

IT Business 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 11 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.56%) CMS
2 2 (0.56%) Documentum
3 1 (0.28%) Apache
3 1 (0.28%) Confluence
3 1 (0.28%) IIS
3 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.65%) MS Office
3 10 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.84%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.56%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.28%) SunGard Stream Ubix
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Office 365
1 4 (1.12%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Taleo
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.12%) Network Security
2 3 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) BGP
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) MPLS
3 1 (0.28%) Multicast
3 1 (0.28%) OSPF
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.69%) Big Data
3 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.84%) QlikView
5 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) MS Access
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (37.08%) Finance
2 75 (21.07%) Banking
3 39 (10.96%) Investment Banking
4 35 (9.83%) Front Office
5 16 (4.49%) Retail
6 14 (3.93%) Back Office
6 14 (3.93%) Legal
7 7 (1.97%) Law
7 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.84%) German Language
8 3 (0.84%) Marketing
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Local Government
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.37%) XML
2 7 (1.97%) FpML
2 7 (1.97%) Web Services
3 4 (1.12%) .NET
4 3 (0.84%) XBRL
5 2 (0.56%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) JMS
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.30%) Equities
3 23 (6.46%) Derivative
3 23 (6.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (5.06%) Credit Risk
5 17 (4.78%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.93%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.65%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.81%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.97%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (1.97%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.12%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.84%) FMCG
13 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.97%) Windows
2 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.27%) Business Analysis
2 91 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (12.08%) SDLC
5 39 (10.96%) Data Analysis
5 39 (10.96%) Project Management
6 33 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (6.74%) Use Case
7 24 (6.74%) Waterfall
8 22 (6.18%) Migration
8 22 (6.18%) UML
9 21 (5.90%) Scrum
10 20 (5.62%) CRM
10 20 (5.62%) Data Modelling
10 20 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2
10 20 (5.62%) Risk Management
11 19 (5.34%) Change Management
12 17 (4.78%) Asset Management
12 17 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.96%) SQL
2 8 (2.25%) Java
3 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.84%) PHP
4 3 (0.84%) VBA
5 2 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (8.43%) Degree
2 28 (7.87%) ISEB
3 9 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) ACCA
5 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CISA
6 2 (0.56%) CISM
6 2 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) QA
2 20 (5.62%) MiFID
3 7 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.97%) EMIR
4 5 (1.40%) CRD IV
4 5 (1.40%) FATCA
5 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.84%) Basel II
6 3 (0.84%) Basel III
7 2 (0.56%) COREP
7 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) GAMP
8 1 (0.28%) GxP
8 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) SEPA
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
8 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.09%) Oracle
2 11 (3.09%) SAP
3 5 (1.40%) Fidessa
4 4 (1.12%) IBM
5 3 (0.84%) hybris
5 3 (0.84%) Hyperion
5 3 (0.84%) Murex
5 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.56%) Algorithmics
6 2 (0.56%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.56%) Charles River
6 2 (0.56%) Kofax
6 2 (0.56%) Microgen
6 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.56%) SunGard
6 2 (0.56%) Sybase
7 1 (0.28%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Huawei
7 1 (0.28%) VMware
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