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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Business Analyst
UK
Rank 485 438 454
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 112 186 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 120 101
Median daily rate £463 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £53.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.50

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -48 102 £463 -7.50% 21
London -52 65 £525 -4.54% 5
South East +12 15 £425 +24.08% 4
City of London -8 11 £600 +14.28% 1
Scotland +31 9 £500 +42.85%
Hampshire +12 7 £438 +41.12%
West Midlands -9 6 £363 - 1
South West - 6 £380 - 2
Edinburgh +16 5 £525 +50.00%
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
North West +16 3 £281 -26.94% 2
Berkshire +16 3 £425 -15.00%
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Somerset - 3 £380 -
Eastleigh - 3 £463 -
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Northampton - 3 £450 -
Bath - 3 £380 -
Manchester +13 2 £338 -3.57%
Milton Keynes +5 2 £373 -
East of England +3 2 £388 -3.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £373 -
Coventry -15 2 £363 -12.12%
Devon - 2 £338 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Exeter - 2 £338 -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
Dundee - 2 £388 -
Cheshire +20 1 £225 -47.67% 1
West Yorkshire +12 1 - - 3

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 82 (32.54%) Banking
2 81 (32.14%) Business Analysis
3 78 (30.95%) Finance
4 52 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (14.68%) Investment Banking
7 35 (13.89%) Front Office
8 29 (11.51%) Derivative
9 26 (10.32%) Data Analysis
10 25 (9.92%) SQL
11 24 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (9.13%) Information Security
12 23 (9.13%) Project Management
13 21 (8.33%) Migration
13 21 (8.33%) MiFID
14 18 (7.14%) Equities
14 18 (7.14%) Change Management
15 16 (6.35%) PRINCE2
15 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
15 16 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (5.95%) SDLC
17 14 (5.56%) SIEM
17 14 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
18 13 (5.16%) Risk Management
18 13 (5.16%) Fixed Income
18 13 (5.16%) ISEB
18 13 (5.16%) Use Case
18 13 (5.16%) Degree
19 12 (4.76%) MS Visio

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 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) FileNet
3 1 (0.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.98%) MS Office
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.40%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 3 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) LAN
1 2 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.19%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.79%) Big Data
3 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.40%) HBase
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (32.54%) Banking
2 78 (30.95%) Finance
3 37 (14.68%) Investment Banking
4 35 (13.89%) Front Office
5 11 (4.37%) Retail
6 9 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.17%) Marketing
8 7 (2.78%) Back Office
9 6 (2.38%) French Language
10 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.79%) Games
13 2 (0.79%) Legal
13 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.40%) German Language
14 1 (0.40%) Local Government
14 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) FpML
1 3 (1.19%) Middleware
2 2 (0.79%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Derivative
2 24 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.14%) Equities
4 14 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (5.16%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.97%) Market Risk
7 9 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (2.78%) User Experience
9 6 (2.38%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.38%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.59%) Fintech
12 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.79%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Linux
1 3 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) Android
2 1 (0.40%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.14%) Business Analysis
2 52 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.32%) Data Analysis
5 23 (9.13%) Information Security
5 23 (9.13%) Project Management
6 21 (8.33%) Migration
7 18 (7.14%) Change Management
8 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 16 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (5.95%) SDLC
10 14 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (5.56%) SIEM
11 13 (5.16%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.16%) Use Case
12 12 (4.76%) UML
12 12 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.37%) Test Scripting
14 10 (3.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.92%) SQL
2 4 (1.59%) Python
3 2 (0.79%) C++
3 2 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.16%) Degree
1 13 (5.16%) ISEB
2 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.98%) CISSP
6 4 (1.59%) CISA
7 3 (1.19%) IIBA
8 2 (0.79%) ACCA
8 2 (0.79%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.79%) CRISC
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CFA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.40%) MBA
9 1 (0.40%) MOS
9 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.33%) MiFID
2 7 (2.78%) EMIR
3 6 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.19%) AIFMD
5 3 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.19%) FATCA
5 3 (1.19%) QA
6 2 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.40%) GxP
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (3.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.17%) SAP
3 7 (2.78%) Splunk
3 7 (2.78%) Symantec
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle
5 3 (1.19%) SunGard
6 2 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.79%) Epicor
6 2 (0.79%) Murex
6 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.79%) Saba
6 2 (0.79%) Sage
6 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.40%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.40%) Palantir
7 1 (0.40%) Pega
7 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.40%) Tableau
7 1 (0.40%) Varonis
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