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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 433 473 452
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 210 174 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 122 117
Median daily rate £425 £448 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £20.06
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 - £34.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £25.73

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +16 195 £425 -5.55% 34
London +2 103 £488 -7.14% 15
South East +8 26 £400 - 3
West Midlands -18 18 £330 -17.50% 1
City of London +26 16 £550 - 6
North West -4 14 £375 +92.30% 7
East of England +17 13 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +8 8 £369 +16.14% 2
Birmingham -7 8 £330 -14.83%
Suffolk - 8 £475 - 1
Berkshire +9 7 £406 - 2
Hampshire +6 7 £338 -15.62%
Ipswich - 7 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +8 6 £275 -21.42% 4
South West +4 6 £360 +10.76% 1
Scotland -3 6 £395 +8.21%
Edinburgh -5 5 £425 -5.55%
Manchester -9 5 £388 +98.71% 3
Surrey 0 4 £350 -
Cheshire -4 4 - - 2
Essex +8 3 - -
Bristol +1 3 £324 +17.72% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £390 -8.23%
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
South Wales - 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £375 - 1
Coventry - 3 £400 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Wales - 3 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire +13 2 £425 +50.44%

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 135 (34.88%) Business Analysis
2 125 (32.30%) Finance
3 99 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (18.35%) Banking
6 58 (14.99%) Data Analysis
7 44 (11.37%) SDLC
8 42 (10.85%) Project Management
9 36 (9.30%) SQL
10 35 (9.04%) Investment Banking
10 35 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (8.79%) Scrum
12 31 (8.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (7.49%) UML
14 27 (6.98%) Front Office
15 26 (6.72%) Migration
15 26 (6.72%) Degree
16 25 (6.46%) Use Case
16 25 (6.46%) ISEB
17 23 (5.94%) Waterfall
18 22 (5.68%) SharePoint
19 21 (5.43%) Retail
19 21 (5.43%) Microsoft
19 21 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 20 (5.17%) Credit Risk
20 20 (5.17%) CRM
20 20 (5.17%) Equities
21 19 (4.91%) PRINCE2
21 19 (4.91%) MS Visio
22 18 (4.65%) ITIL

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 22 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.78%) CMS
2 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.52%) Confluence
3 2 (0.52%) Documentum
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) CICS
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.91%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.33%) MS Office
5 7 (1.81%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.52%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard Stream Ubix
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.03%) Office 365
2 4 (1.03%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) NAS
1 4 (1.03%) Network Security
2 2 (0.52%) Intranet
2 2 (0.52%) VoIP
2 2 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.26%) BGP
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.26%) LAN
3 1 (0.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.26%) Multicast
3 1 (0.26%) OSPF
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.03%) QlikView
2 4 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.78%) Big Data
3 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.52%) DB2
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.81%) JIRA
2 5 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.26%) TestRail
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (32.30%) Finance
2 71 (18.35%) Banking
3 35 (9.04%) Investment Banking
4 27 (6.98%) Front Office
5 21 (5.43%) Retail
6 13 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.10%) Legal
7 12 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.33%) Back Office
9 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.29%) Law
10 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
11 3 (0.78%) Automotive
11 3 (0.78%) Billing
11 3 (0.78%) German Language
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Marketing
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.81%) Web Services
1 7 (1.81%) XML
2 5 (1.29%) .NET
2 5 (1.29%) FpML
3 3 (0.78%) XBRL
4 2 (0.52%) Middleware
4 2 (0.52%) Velocity
4 2 (0.52%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) J2EE
5 1 (0.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.17%) Credit Risk
2 20 (5.17%) Equities
3 15 (3.88%) Derivative
3 15 (3.88%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.84%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.58%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.03%) PMI
10 4 (1.03%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.03%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.07%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.52%) Unix
3 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.26%) Android
4 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (34.88%) Business Analysis
2 99 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (14.99%) Data Analysis
5 44 (11.37%) SDLC
6 42 (10.85%) Project Management
7 34 (8.79%) Scrum
8 31 (8.01%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (7.49%) UML
10 26 (6.72%) Migration
11 25 (6.46%) Use Case
12 23 (5.94%) Waterfall
13 21 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (5.17%) CRM
15 19 (4.91%) PRINCE2
16 18 (4.65%) ITIL
16 18 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
17 17 (4.39%) Risk Management
17 17 (4.39%) User Stories
18 15 (3.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.30%) SQL
2 8 (2.07%) Java
3 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.78%) C++
4 3 (0.78%) PHP
4 3 (0.78%) Python
5 2 (0.52%) C#
5 2 (0.52%) VBA
6 1 (0.26%) COBOL
6 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.26%) Perl
6 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (6.72%) Degree
2 25 (6.46%) ISEB
3 12 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.52%) CISA
7 2 (0.52%) CISM
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) CBAP
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.13%) QA
2 12 (3.10%) MiFID
3 9 (2.33%) EMIR
4 7 (1.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.29%) FATCA
6 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.52%) Basel III
7 2 (0.52%) COREP
7 2 (0.52%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.26%) GAMP
8 1 (0.26%) GxP
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) SLA
8 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.10%) SAP
3 6 (1.55%) IBM
3 6 (1.55%) Oracle
3 6 (1.55%) Varonis
4 5 (1.29%) Fidessa
5 4 (1.03%) hybris
6 3 (0.78%) Murex
7 2 (0.52%) Algorithmics
7 2 (0.52%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.52%) Calypso
7 2 (0.52%) Charles River
7 2 (0.52%) Cisco
7 2 (0.52%) Kofax
7 2 (0.52%) Microgen
7 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.52%) Saba
7 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.26%) FactSet
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