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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 512 458 468
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 116 190 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 135 119
Median daily rate £450 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -61 109 £450 -10.00% 21
London -65 71 £525 -4.54% 14
South East +32 17 £381 +8.92% 3
City of London -14 14 £600 +14.28% 5
South West +13 8 £375 -6.25% 2
Scotland +19 6 £388 -13.88% 1
North West +4 6 £433 +23.57%
East Sussex +11 5 £381 - 1
Brighton - 5 £381 - 1
Berkshire +10 3 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands -11 3 £413 +10.00%
West Midlands -20 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £380 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Bath - 3 £380 -
Gatwick - 3 £375 -
Hampshire +20 2 £450 +45.16% 2
Edinburgh +17 2 £399 -11.38%
Bristol +5 2 £320 -
Bournemouth -1 2 £375 -
Dorset -2 2 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
Southampton - 2 £450 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £388 -
Liverpool +5 1 £350 -
East of England +5 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Merseyside +2 1 £350 -

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 110 (34.92%) Business Analysis
2 101 (32.06%) Finance
3 81 (25.71%) Banking
4 70 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (13.97%) Data Analysis
7 36 (11.43%) Investment Banking
8 33 (10.48%) Front Office
9 31 (9.84%) SQL
10 29 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (8.89%) Project Management
12 24 (7.62%) Derivative
13 22 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (6.98%) Migration
14 21 (6.67%) Change Management
14 21 (6.67%) UML
14 21 (6.67%) MS Visio
15 20 (6.35%) Scrum
15 20 (6.35%) Use Case
15 20 (6.35%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.35%) SDLC
16 19 (6.03%) Equities
17 18 (5.71%) MiFID
17 18 (5.71%) Data Modelling
17 18 (5.71%) ISEB
17 18 (5.71%) SharePoint
18 17 (5.40%) Microsoft
19 15 (4.76%) Degree
19 15 (4.76%) Retail
19 15 (4.76%) Process Improvement

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 18 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) CMS
2 2 (0.63%) Confluence
2 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) CICS
3 1 (0.32%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 21 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.90%) MS Office
5 4 (1.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Summit
1 3 (0.95%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.32%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) IBM Blueworks
1 6 (1.90%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.59%) Office 365
3 4 (1.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.27%) NAS
2 2 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.32%) LAN
3 1 (0.32%) SAN
3 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.32%) VoIP
3 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.63%) Big Data
3 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.32%) DB2
4 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.32%) HBase
4 1 (0.32%) QlikView
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) TestRail
General
1 101 (32.06%) Finance
2 81 (25.71%) Banking
3 36 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 33 (10.48%) Front Office
5 15 (4.76%) Retail
6 11 (3.49%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.54%) Marketing
9 7 (2.22%) Back Office
10 6 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.59%) Legal
12 3 (0.95%) Advertising
13 2 (0.63%) Billing
13 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.63%) French Language
13 2 (0.63%) Games
13 2 (0.63%) Law
13 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.27%) FpML
2 3 (0.95%) Middleware
2 3 (0.95%) XML
3 2 (0.63%) Velocity
3 2 (0.63%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.62%) Derivative
3 19 (6.03%) Equities
4 13 (4.13%) Fixed Income
4 13 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (4.13%) Market Risk
5 11 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (3.17%) User Experience
7 9 (2.86%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.27%) Fintech
11 3 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.63%) FMCG
12 2 (0.63%) Social Network
12 2 (0.63%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.59%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) Linux
2 3 (0.95%) Unix
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Android
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.92%) Business Analysis
2 70 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (13.97%) Data Analysis
5 28 (8.89%) Project Management
6 22 (6.98%) Migration
6 22 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (6.67%) Change Management
7 21 (6.67%) UML
8 20 (6.35%) Scrum
8 20 (6.35%) SDLC
8 20 (6.35%) Use Case
8 20 (6.35%) Waterfall
9 18 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 15 (4.76%) Process Improvement
11 14 (4.44%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.13%) Information Security
12 13 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (4.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.84%) SQL
2 6 (1.90%) Python
3 4 (1.27%) C++
4 3 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) COBOL
5 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (5.71%) ISEB
2 15 (4.76%) Degree
3 12 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) CISA
5 3 (0.95%) CISSP
5 3 (0.95%) IIBA
5 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.63%) ACCA
6 2 (0.63%) CBAP
6 2 (0.63%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.63%) CRISC
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) AAT
7 1 (0.32%) CFA
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.71%) MiFID
2 10 (3.17%) EMIR
3 7 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (2.22%) QA
4 6 (1.90%) FATCA
5 3 (0.95%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.32%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (5.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.54%) SAP
3 7 (2.22%) Splunk
3 7 (2.22%) Symantec
3 7 (2.22%) Varonis
4 6 (1.90%) Oracle
5 4 (1.27%) Saba
6 3 (0.95%) Calypso
6 3 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.95%) SunGard
7 2 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco
7 2 (0.63%) Epicor
7 2 (0.63%) HP
7 2 (0.63%) hybris
7 2 (0.63%) IBM
7 2 (0.63%) Murex
7 2 (0.63%) Sage
7 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
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