The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 501 480 450
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 106 102 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 61
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£450 £438 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.02 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -28 96 £500 +11.11% 23
London -8 62 £550 +2.32% 7
City of London +8 34 £538 +6.64% 4
South East -10 15 £290 -16.54% 1
East of England +10 9 £445 +69.52%
Scotland +1 9 £450 +38.46%
Edinburgh +5 8 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -12 6 £290 +18.36%
Berkshire -4 4 £294 -15.46% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £308 -
South West - 4 £394 - 2
Essex +4 3 £445 +58.92%
West Midlands -7 3 £430 +43.33% 4
Colchester - 3 £445 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £288 -19.01%
Devon - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £394 - 1
Plymouth - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
Docklands, London -3 1 £625 +78.57%
Hampshire -5 1 £438 +25.00%
Glasgow -5 1 £375 -
Havant -5 1 £438 +16.66%
Manchester -11 1 £225 -18.18% 1
East Midlands -11 1 £320 - 2
North West -30 1 £225 -35.71% 3
North East - 1 £400 -
Norfolk - 1 £438 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £320 -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 80 (37.91%) Business Analysis
2 79 (37.44%) Banking
3 71 (33.65%) SQL
4 65 (30.81%) Finance
5 62 (29.38%) Investment Banking
6 46 (21.80%) Data Modelling
7 44 (20.85%) Degree
8 43 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (19.91%) Risk Management
10 36 (17.06%) Market Risk
11 35 (16.59%) Stress Testing
12 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
13 27 (12.80%) GAP Analysis
13 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (11.37%) Project Management
15 23 (10.90%) Front Office
16 21 (9.95%) Waterfall
17 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
18 18 (8.53%) UML
19 17 (8.06%) Migration
19 17 (8.06%) Use Case
19 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (7.58%) Retail
21 15 (7.11%) ISEB
21 15 (7.11%) Data Analysis
21 15 (7.11%) Derivative
22 14 (6.64%) MS Visio
23 13 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 13 (6.16%) Asset Management
24 11 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (0.95%) FileNet
1 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) Confluence
2 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) MS Project
5 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) Network Security
1 1 (0.47%) Intranet
1 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.37%) Hadoop
1 5 (2.37%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) Big Data
3 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.95%) QlikView
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (37.44%) Banking
2 65 (30.81%) Finance
3 62 (29.38%) Investment Banking
4 23 (10.90%) Front Office
5 16 (7.58%) Retail
6 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.84%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.37%) Legal
8 4 (1.90%) Back Office
9 3 (1.42%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Advertising
10 2 (0.95%) Law
10 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.79%) XML
2 4 (1.90%) FpML
2 4 (1.90%) Middleware
3 3 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.95%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.47%) EDI
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.06%) Market Risk
2 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.11%) Derivative
4 13 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.21%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.79%) Equities
7 8 (3.79%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.47%) DTCC
10 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) iSeries
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.91%) Business Analysis
2 46 (21.80%) Data Modelling
3 43 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.91%) Risk Management
5 35 (16.59%) Stress Testing
6 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
7 27 (12.80%) GAP Analysis
7 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (11.37%) Project Management
9 21 (9.95%) Waterfall
10 18 (8.53%) UML
11 17 (8.06%) Migration
11 17 (8.06%) Use Case
12 15 (7.11%) Data Analysis
13 13 (6.16%) Asset Management
14 11 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (5.21%) CRM
15 10 (4.74%) Investment Management
15 10 (4.74%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.65%) SQL
2 2 (0.95%) VBA
2 2 (0.95%) C#
2 2 (0.95%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (20.85%) Degree
2 15 (7.11%) ISEB
3 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) IIBA
6 2 (0.95%) CBAP
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) EMIR
2 6 (2.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (1.90%) MiFID
4 2 (0.95%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.95%) Basel III
5 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) FATCA
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) GMP
5 1 (0.47%) GxP
5 1 (0.47%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 8 (3.79%) SAP
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle
2 6 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.42%) Charles River
4 3 (1.42%) Fidessa
5 2 (0.95%) Sybase
5 2 (0.95%) BMC
5 2 (0.95%) Remedy
5 2 (0.95%) GoldenSource
5 2 (0.95%) Mantas
5 2 (0.95%) Actimize
6 1 (0.47%) Norkom
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec
6 1 (0.47%) Lotus
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Calypso
6 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.47%) Teradata
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