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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 513 500 496
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 117 116 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 67
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£443 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -5 100 £450 -14.28% 20
London -15 61 £520 -5.45% 7
City of London +14 20 £520 +12.43% 2
Scotland -3 16 £390 +7.58% 1
South East -8 11 £350 +7.69% 5
Edinburgh -8 11 £450 +20.00% 1
North West -24 9 £235 -32.85% 2
West Midlands +15 8 £370 -1.33% 1
East of England +6 7 £425 -12.82% 2
Glasgow +14 5 £380 +16.92%
Cheshire -9 5 - -
Berkshire +1 4 £350 -12.50% 3
Docklands, London -4 4 £533 +57.77%
Manchester -17 4 £235 -32.85% 1
Hampshire 0 3 £400 -
Essex -2 3 £450 - 2
Devon +10 2 £345 -4.16%
South West -8 2 £345 -4.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £300 -
Birmingham - 2 £370 -
Portsmouth - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 £394 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £394 -
Exeter +10 1 £315 -12.50%
Bedfordshire +7 1 £425 -12.82%
Basingstoke +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Canary Wharf -8 1 £525 -12.50%
Yorkshire -26 1 £550 +51.72%

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 97 (43.50%) Business Analysis
2 85 (38.12%) Finance
3 67 (30.04%) Banking
4 45 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (19.28%) Investment Banking
6 42 (18.83%) SQL
7 40 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (13.00%) Project Management
9 27 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (11.21%) Front Office
11 23 (10.31%) Derivative
12 20 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (8.52%) GAP Analysis
14 18 (8.07%) Data Modelling
14 18 (8.07%) Data Analysis
14 18 (8.07%) Asset Management
15 17 (7.62%) Retail
15 17 (7.62%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (7.17%) ISEB
16 16 (7.17%) Equities
17 15 (6.73%) Migration
17 15 (6.73%) Fixed Income
17 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
17 15 (6.73%) Waterfall
18 14 (6.28%) Degree
18 14 (6.28%) MS Excel
18 14 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (6.28%) Risk Management
19 13 (5.83%) Legal
19 13 (5.83%) SAP

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (0.90%) LiveLink
1 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.45%) JBoss
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.59%) MS Office
4 7 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
1 2 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) Intranet
1 3 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.35%) QlikView
4 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.90%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) DataStage
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Rational Rose
General
1 85 (38.12%) Finance
2 67 (30.04%) Banking
3 43 (19.28%) Investment Banking
4 25 (11.21%) Front Office
5 17 (7.62%) Retail
6 13 (5.83%) Legal
7 8 (3.59%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.24%) Back Office
10 4 (1.79%) Advertising
11 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.90%) Law
12 2 (0.90%) Marketing
13 1 (0.45%) German Language
13 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.45%) Billing
13 1 (0.45%) International Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.69%) XML
2 4 (1.79%) FpML
2 4 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.35%) Web Services
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) FIXML
5 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.31%) Derivative
3 16 (7.17%) Equities
4 15 (6.73%) Fixed Income
5 14 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (4.04%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.69%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.24%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.24%) DTCC
8 5 (2.24%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.90%) SCORM
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.24%) UNIX
2 1 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.50%) Business Analysis
2 45 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (13.00%) Project Management
5 20 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (8.52%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (8.07%) Data Modelling
7 18 (8.07%) Asset Management
7 18 (8.07%) Data Analysis
8 17 (7.62%) Systems Analysis
9 15 (6.73%) Migration
9 15 (6.73%) Waterfall
10 14 (6.28%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.83%) Use Case
12 12 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.93%) UML
14 10 (4.48%) ITIL
14 10 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.48%) Change Management
14 10 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.83%) SQL
2 4 (1.79%) VBA
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) ISEB
2 14 (6.28%) Degree
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) IIBA
4 2 (0.90%) CBAP
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CISA
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.38%) EMIR
2 10 (4.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (3.14%) QA
4 6 (2.69%) MiFID
5 2 (0.90%) Basel III
5 2 (0.90%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.45%) GMP
6 1 (0.45%) GxP
6 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.45%) FATCA
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) SAP
2 8 (3.59%) Oracle
3 6 (2.69%) Charles River
4 5 (2.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.35%) Calypso
5 3 (1.35%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.90%) OpenText
6 2 (0.90%) Saba
6 2 (0.90%) Teradata
6 2 (0.90%) GoldenSource
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Murex
7 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.45%) TSYS
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.45%) BMC
7 1 (0.45%) Lotus
7 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy
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