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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 504 500 480
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 109 96 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 58
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.90 -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
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 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -9 99 £450 - 18
London +5 62 £550 - 9
City of London -1 30 £550 +13.40% 4
South East -11 12 £320 -8.57% 2
Scotland -2 10 £450 +33.33%
West Midlands +11 9 £415 -
Edinburgh +1 7 £450 +38.46%
North West -24 7 £210 -40.00% 4
East of England -2 5 £425 +6.25% 1
West Sussex -6 4 £290 +18.36%
Manchester -12 4 £210 -40.00% 1
Hampshire +3 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Cheshire -5 3 - - 2
Glasgow -6 3 £370 +5.71%
Berkshire +13 2 - -
Docklands, London 0 2 £605 +79.25%
East Midlands -6 2 £318 +22.11% 1
North East - 2 £408 - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £400 - 1
Stockport - 2 £210 -
Birmingham - 2 £370 -
Bedfordshire +2 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £315 +65.78%
Essex -11 1 £445 +58.92%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £415 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £363 -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 84 (37.17%) Business Analysis
2 78 (34.51%) Finance
3 77 (34.07%) Banking
4 62 (27.43%) SQL
5 56 (24.78%) Investment Banking
6 38 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (16.37%) Degree
8 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (14.60%) Data Modelling
10 31 (13.72%) Risk Management
11 25 (11.06%) Market Risk
11 25 (11.06%) Stress Testing
12 23 (10.18%) Front Office
12 23 (10.18%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (9.29%) Integration Testing
14 19 (8.41%) Use Case
14 19 (8.41%) Retail
14 19 (8.41%) Data Analysis
14 19 (8.41%) Project Management
15 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (7.08%) UML
16 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
16 16 (7.08%) Waterfall
17 15 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.64%) Derivative
18 14 (6.19%) Asset Management
18 14 (6.19%) MS Visio
19 13 (5.75%) SAP
19 13 (5.75%) Migration
20 12 (5.31%) Systems Analysis

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.88%) FileNet
1 2 (0.88%) CMS
1 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.44%) Confluence
2 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.21%) MS Office
4 3 (1.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Summit
2 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.44%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Intranet
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.44%) Network Security
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.33%) QlikView
3 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) MS Access
4 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) DataStage
5 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
General
1 78 (34.51%) Finance
2 77 (34.07%) Banking
3 56 (24.78%) Investment Banking
4 23 (10.18%) Front Office
5 19 (8.41%) Retail
6 9 (3.98%) Retail Banking
7 7 (3.10%) Legal
8 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.21%) Back Office
10 4 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.44%) Marketing
13 1 (0.44%) French Language
13 1 (0.44%) German Language
13 1 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.44%) Billing
13 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.98%) XML
2 5 (2.21%) FpML
3 3 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.44%) EDI
5 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.06%) Market Risk
2 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.64%) Derivative
4 12 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.87%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.54%) Equities
7 7 (3.10%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.33%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.88%) CMDB
11 2 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.44%) Swaptions
12 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.44%) FMCG
12 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.65%) UNIX
2 3 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.17%) Business Analysis
2 38 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (14.60%) Data Modelling
5 31 (13.72%) Risk Management
6 25 (11.06%) Stress Testing
7 23 (10.18%) GAP Analysis
8 21 (9.29%) Integration Testing
9 19 (8.41%) Use Case
9 19 (8.41%) Data Analysis
9 19 (8.41%) Project Management
10 16 (7.08%) UML
10 16 (7.08%) Waterfall
11 15 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.19%) Asset Management
13 13 (5.75%) Migration
14 12 (5.31%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (4.87%) Service Delivery
15 11 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.43%) SQL
2 4 (1.77%) VBA
3 2 (0.88%) C#
3 2 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) PHP
4 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (16.37%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) ISEB
3 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) IIBA
5 2 (0.88%) CBAP
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) EMIR
2 6 (2.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.21%) MiFID
3 5 (2.21%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) Basel III
4 2 (0.88%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.88%) FATCA
5 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.44%) GMP
5 1 (0.44%) GxP
Vendors
1 13 (5.75%) SAP
2 9 (3.98%) Oracle
3 5 (2.21%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.77%) Charles River
5 3 (1.33%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.88%) BMC
6 2 (0.88%) Teradata
6 2 (0.88%) GoldenSource
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Calypso
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.44%) Cognos
7 1 (0.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.44%) TSYS
7 1 (0.44%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.44%) Lotus
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