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 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
IT Business Analyst
Rank 475 467 438
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 173 175 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 134 119
Median daily rate £425 £460 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -12.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.43% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £20.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
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%

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 4 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
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 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 -13 163 £434 -9.81% 40
London -29 85 £508 -7.72% 14
South East +1 28 £363 +3.57% 5
East of England +14 16 £425 -4.49% 3
Hampshire +9 11 £338 -22.85% 1
West Midlands -7 10 £330 -22.35% 6
South West +4 9 £400 -
Scotland -23 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +10 6 £475 +46.15% 1
Ipswich +10 6 £413 -17.50% 1
Suffolk +6 6 £413 -17.50% 1
Birmingham +3 6 £330 -24.57% 4
Edinburgh -15 6 £436 -3.05% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £358 - 6
North West -4 5 £440 +53.04% 5
East Midlands +13 4 £369 +15.23%
Berkshire +3 4 £333 -21.76% 2
City of London +2 4 £520 -5.45% 6
Bristol -4 4 £401 +7.00%
Devon +2 3 £325 -
East Sussex - 3 £319 -
Middlesex - 3 £320 -
Exeter - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £358 - 4
Cheshire - 3 £440 - 1
Swindon +6 2 £450 -4.05%
Canary Wharf +5 2 £400 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £450 -4.05%
Manchester -10 2 £413 +83.33% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £381 -

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 142 (39.66%) Finance
2 127 (35.47%) Business Analysis
3 89 (24.86%) Banking
4 74 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (13.41%) Investment Banking
8 45 (12.57%) Front Office
8 45 (12.57%) SQL
9 42 (11.73%) Project Management
9 42 (11.73%) Degree
9 42 (11.73%) SDLC
10 33 (9.22%) Equities
11 32 (8.94%) Derivative
11 32 (8.94%) Data Analysis
12 31 (8.66%) QA
13 30 (8.38%) ISEB
14 29 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (8.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (7.54%) MiFID
16 24 (6.70%) UML
17 23 (6.42%) Data Modelling
17 23 (6.42%) Risk Management
17 23 (6.42%) Use Case
18 22 (6.15%) Waterfall
19 21 (5.87%) Migration
19 21 (5.87%) Fixed Income
19 21 (5.87%) Asset Management
19 21 (5.87%) Change Management
20 20 (5.59%) PRINCE2

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 7 (1.96%) 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%) SAS
3 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.03%) MS Office
2 11 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.79%) MS Project
4 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
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%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Taleo
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) WAN
2 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.07%) Big Data
2 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (39.66%) Finance
2 89 (24.86%) Banking
3 48 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 45 (12.57%) Front Office
5 18 (5.03%) Legal
6 16 (4.47%) Retail
7 14 (3.91%) Back Office
8 10 (2.79%) Law
9 7 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.12%) Marketing
12 3 (0.84%) Advertising
12 3 (0.84%) German Language
12 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Automotive
13 2 (0.56%) Billing
13 2 (0.56%) Games
14 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.75%) XML
2 10 (2.79%) FpML
3 9 (2.51%) Web Services
4 4 (1.12%) .NET
5 3 (0.84%) JMS
5 3 (0.84%) XBRL
6 2 (0.56%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.28%) Dojo
7 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.22%) Equities
3 32 (8.94%) Derivative
4 29 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (5.87%) Fixed Income
6 19 (5.31%) Market Risk
7 16 (4.47%) Credit Risk
8 15 (4.19%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.79%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.12%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.12%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.12%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.84%) PMI
14 2 (0.56%) DTCC
14 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.96%) Windows
2 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.56%) Linux
3 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (35.47%) Business Analysis
2 74 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (11.73%) Project Management
4 42 (11.73%) SDLC
5 32 (8.94%) Data Analysis
6 29 (8.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (6.70%) UML
8 23 (6.42%) Data Modelling
8 23 (6.42%) Risk Management
8 23 (6.42%) Use Case
9 22 (6.15%) Waterfall
10 21 (5.87%) Asset Management
10 21 (5.87%) Change Management
10 21 (5.87%) Migration
11 20 (5.59%) PRINCE2
12 19 (5.31%) GAP Analysis
13 18 (5.03%) CRM
14 17 (4.75%) Scrum
15 16 (4.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.57%) SQL
2 9 (2.51%) Java
3 4 (1.12%) Python
4 3 (0.84%) VBA
5 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.28%) C
6 1 (0.28%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (11.73%) Degree
2 30 (8.38%) ISEB
3 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) 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
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.66%) QA
2 27 (7.54%) MiFID
3 13 (3.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (3.63%) EMIR
4 9 (2.51%) CRD IV
4 9 (2.51%) FATCA
5 7 (1.96%) Basel II
6 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.12%) SEPA
7 2 (0.56%) Basel III
7 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) COREP
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.28%) GAMP
8 1 (0.28%) GxP
8 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 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 17 (4.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.35%) Oracle
3 11 (3.07%) SAP
4 7 (1.96%) Fidessa
5 4 (1.12%) IBM
5 4 (1.12%) Murex
6 3 (0.84%) Charles River
6 3 (0.84%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.56%) Algorithmics
7 2 (0.56%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.56%) hybris
7 2 (0.56%) Kofax
7 2 (0.56%) Microgen
7 2 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.28%) FactSet
8 1 (0.28%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (0.28%) Pega
8 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.28%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
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