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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 505 490 504
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 117 94 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 64
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£475 £525 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.03 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £49.80

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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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 +18 97 £513 -2.38% 24
London +10 68 £550 - 9
City of London +22 17 £450 -18.18% 6
South East -8 13 £345 -22.25% 8
Scotland -11 10 £363 +11.53% 1
Edinburgh -10 5 £375 -
East of England -24 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £468 - 2
Hampshire -13 3 £370 +2.06% 4
Glasgow -15 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £250 -
South West -30 2 £360 -20.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £260 - 1
York - 2 £468 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £468 -
Berkshire - 2 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
Cheshire +1 1 - -
North West -10 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £375 - 2
Bristol -19 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 79 (36.24%) Business Analysis
2 70 (32.11%) Banking
3 62 (28.44%) Investment Banking
4 43 (19.72%) Finance
5 42 (19.27%) SQL
6 37 (16.97%) Data Modelling
7 33 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (15.14%) Market Risk
8 30 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (13.76%) Degree
9 27 (12.39%) Front Office
9 27 (12.39%) UML
10 24 (11.01%) Risk Management
11 23 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (10.09%) Stress Testing
12 22 (10.09%) Data Analysis
13 21 (9.63%) Credit Risk
14 20 (9.17%) Use Case
15 18 (8.26%) Legal
16 17 (7.80%) Project Management
17 15 (6.88%) Systems Analysis
18 14 (6.42%) Integration Testing
19 13 (5.96%) Document Management
19 13 (5.96%) Derivative
20 12 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
20 12 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (5.50%) BPR
21 11 (5.05%) Back Office
22 10 (4.59%) ISEB

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) CMS
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) MS Office
2 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.46%) Global One
2 1 (0.46%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.29%) QlikView
2 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.92%) Big Data
2 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.92%) Essbase
2 2 (0.92%) MS Access
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) JIRA
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) RequisitePro
General
1 70 (32.11%) Banking
2 62 (28.44%) Investment Banking
3 43 (19.72%) Finance
4 27 (12.39%) Front Office
5 18 (8.26%) Legal
6 11 (5.05%) Back Office
7 5 (2.29%) Retail
8 4 (1.83%) Local Government
8 4 (1.83%) Advertising
9 3 (1.38%) Marketing
9 3 (1.38%) Law
10 2 (0.92%) German Language
10 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) XML
1 4 (1.83%) FpML
2 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.92%) J2EE
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.46%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Market Risk
2 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.63%) Credit Risk
4 13 (5.96%) Derivative
5 9 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.13%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.67%) Equities
6 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) FMCG
7 4 (1.83%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.92%) Open Source
8 2 (0.92%) CESG
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) DTCC
9 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.83%) UNIX
1 4 (1.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (36.24%) Business Analysis
2 37 (16.97%) Data Modelling
3 33 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.39%) UML
6 24 (11.01%) Risk Management
7 23 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (10.09%) Stress Testing
8 22 (10.09%) Data Analysis
9 20 (9.17%) Use Case
10 17 (7.80%) Project Management
11 15 (6.88%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (6.42%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.96%) Document Management
14 12 (5.50%) BPR
14 12 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (4.59%) Release Management
15 10 (4.59%) Data Mapping
16 9 (4.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.38%) C#
3 2 (0.92%) Java
3 2 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.46%) ABAP
4 1 (0.46%) Python
4 1 (0.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (13.76%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) ISEB
3 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.83%) PMP
3 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CISSP
4 3 (1.38%) CISA
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) IIBA
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CIMA
6 1 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
1 4 (1.83%) Basel III
1 4 (1.83%) EMIR
2 3 (1.38%) BS7799
2 3 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.92%) Basel II
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.46%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.21%) Oracle
3 3 (1.38%) SAP
3 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.92%) Reuters
4 2 (0.92%) Bloomberg
4 2 (0.92%) Charles River
4 2 (0.92%) RedPrairie
4 2 (0.92%) Calypso
4 2 (0.92%) JDA
5 1 (0.46%) SunGard
5 1 (0.46%) Citrix
5 1 (0.46%) Informatica
5 1 (0.46%) Palantir
5 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.46%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.46%) Kofax
5 1 (0.46%) Open Text
5 1 (0.46%) Actimize
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