The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 486 470 513
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 108 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 49
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£470 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £345 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.73 - £49.80
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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 -15 93 £488 -4.87% 15
London +17 61 £550 +4.76% 10
City of London +29 24 £485 -7.61% 6
Scotland -27 10 £350 -17.64% 2
East of England -16 8 £413 +26.92%
Yorkshire +7 6 £425 -
South East -4 6 £350 -24.32% 3
Bedfordshire -18 6 £425 +30.76%
North West -1 5 £350 +3.70%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £361 -
Leeds -4 4 £361 -
Essex +1 2 £235 -
Manchester -6 2 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £355 - 1
Luton - 2 £413 -
East Midlands - 2 £260 -
Coventry -13 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
South West -25 1 £360 -20.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £245 -
Kent - 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £355 -
Reading - 1 £350 -
Uxbridge - 1 £420 -
York - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Sidcup - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 89 (41.20%) Business Analysis
2 70 (32.41%) Banking
3 63 (29.17%) Finance
4 53 (24.54%) Investment Banking
5 42 (19.44%) SQL
6 39 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (17.13%) Data Modelling
8 34 (15.74%) UML
9 31 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (13.89%) Credit Risk
11 28 (12.96%) Degree
12 24 (11.11%) Legal
12 24 (11.11%) Front Office
12 24 (11.11%) Market Risk
13 23 (10.65%) Use Case
13 23 (10.65%) Systems Analysis
14 21 (9.72%) Data Analysis
15 20 (9.26%) Project Management
16 19 (8.80%) Risk Management
17 18 (8.33%) BPR
18 17 (7.87%) Derivative
18 17 (7.87%) Document Management
19 16 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (7.41%) Release Management
19 16 (7.41%) Change Control
20 13 (6.02%) Stress Testing
20 13 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
21 12 (5.56%) Retail
22 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
22 11 (5.09%) CRM

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.46%) SAS
3 1 (0.46%) CMS
3 1 (0.46%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (3.24%) MS Office
2 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.39%) Essbase
3 2 (0.93%) QlikView
3 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.93%) MS Access
3 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.46%) DB2
4 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.93%) RequisitePro
General
1 70 (32.41%) Banking
2 63 (29.17%) Finance
3 53 (24.54%) Investment Banking
4 24 (11.11%) Front Office
4 24 (11.11%) Legal
5 12 (5.56%) Retail
6 9 (4.17%) Back Office
7 7 (3.24%) Advertising
8 6 (2.78%) Local Government
9 3 (1.39%) Law
10 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
10 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.93%) German Language
11 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) .NET
1 3 (1.39%) J2EE
2 2 (0.93%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) FpML
2 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.46%) WPF
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.89%) Credit Risk
2 24 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 17 (7.87%) Derivative
4 9 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.70%) Equities
6 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 2 (0.93%) CESG
9 2 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.46%) Statistics
10 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.46%) DTCC
10 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.85%) UNIX
2 3 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.20%) Business Analysis
2 39 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (17.13%) Data Modelling
4 34 (15.74%) UML
5 31 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (10.65%) Systems Analysis
6 23 (10.65%) Use Case
7 21 (9.72%) Data Analysis
8 20 (9.26%) Project Management
9 19 (8.80%) Risk Management
10 18 (8.33%) BPR
11 17 (7.87%) Document Management
12 16 (7.41%) Release Management
12 16 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (7.41%) Change Control
13 13 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (6.02%) Stress Testing
14 11 (5.09%) CRM
15 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (1.39%) C#
2 3 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.46%) ABAP
3 1 (0.46%) Python
3 1 (0.46%) Java
3 1 (0.46%) Perl
3 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) ISEB
3 3 (1.39%) CISSP
3 3 (1.39%) CISA
4 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) IIBA
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) Basel III
2 7 (3.24%) EMIR
2 7 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.39%) BS7799
5 2 (0.93%) Basel II
5 2 (0.93%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.46%) GCP
6 1 (0.46%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) COREP
6 1 (0.46%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.63%) Oracle
3 4 (1.85%) SAP
4 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) Reuters
5 2 (0.93%) Calypso
5 2 (0.93%) RedPrairie
5 2 (0.93%) Actimize
5 2 (0.93%) JDA
6 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.46%) Fundtech
6 1 (0.46%) Yardi
6 1 (0.46%) Palantir
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) Citrix
6 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.46%) Informatica
6 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.46%) Charles River
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Rate: £480 - £520 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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