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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 458 473 452
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 191 165 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 125
Median daily rate £410 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £611 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £389 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £20.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 - £20.02

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
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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 +32 182 £410 -15.89% 39
London -12 93 £470 -14.54% 14
South East +4 29 £350 +3.70% 4
West Midlands -20 18 £330 -20.48% 5
East of England +18 14 £525 +20.00% 1
City of London +3 12 £550 -4.34% 7
North West -3 10 £375 +78.57% 4
Hampshire - 10 £331 -
Birmingham +2 9 £330 -17.50% 2
South West +7 8 £330 -17.50% 4
Suffolk - 8 £525 -
Ipswich - 7 £550 -
East Midlands +2 6 £363 +14.17% 1
Berkshire -8 6 £413 +10.00% 2
Scotland -29 6 £383 -7.27% 1
Edinburgh -15 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Surrey - 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 3 £363 +3.57% 6
Devon +5 3 £325 -
Exeter +5 3 £325 -
Bristol +3 3 £324 -19.06% 4
Essex +3 3 - -
Manchester -16 3 £388 +84.52% 3
Basingstoke - 3 £425 -
Portsmouth - 3 £331 -
Coventry - 3 £400 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Cheshire +4 2 - -
Reading 0 2 £355 - 1

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 124 (34.35%) Finance
2 116 (32.13%) Business Analysis
3 98 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (19.11%) Banking
6 49 (13.57%) Data Analysis
7 43 (11.91%) SDLC
8 41 (11.36%) Project Management
9 39 (10.80%) SQL
9 39 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (9.14%) Investment Banking
11 31 (8.59%) Front Office
11 31 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (8.03%) Scrum
13 28 (7.76%) UML
14 25 (6.93%) Use Case
14 25 (6.93%) Migration
15 23 (6.37%) Degree
15 23 (6.37%) ISEB
16 22 (6.09%) Equities
16 22 (6.09%) Waterfall
17 21 (5.82%) CRM
18 20 (5.54%) Microsoft
18 20 (5.54%) GAP Analysis
18 20 (5.54%) Derivative
18 20 (5.54%) Credit Risk
19 19 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 19 (5.26%) User Stories
19 19 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
19 19 (5.26%) Risk Management

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 14 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.83%) CMS
2 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Confluence
3 2 (0.55%) Documentum
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) CICS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.77%) MS Office
5 8 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.83%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.55%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.28%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.28%) SunGard Stream Ubix
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.11%) Network Security
2 2 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) BGP
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) MPLS
3 1 (0.28%) Multicast
3 1 (0.28%) OSPF
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.11%) Big Data
3 4 (1.11%) QlikView
3 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) MS Access
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.28%) TestRail
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (34.35%) Finance
2 69 (19.11%) Banking
3 33 (9.14%) Investment Banking
4 31 (8.59%) Front Office
5 17 (4.71%) Retail
6 12 (3.32%) Back Office
7 11 (3.05%) Legal
8 10 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.39%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.83%) Automotive
11 3 (0.83%) Billing
11 3 (0.83%) German Language
11 3 (0.83%) Marketing
12 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.55%) Local Government
12 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) XML
2 8 (2.22%) Web Services
3 4 (1.11%) .NET
4 3 (0.83%) FpML
4 3 (0.83%) XBRL
5 2 (0.55%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) JMS
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.09%) Equities
3 20 (5.54%) Credit Risk
3 20 (5.54%) Derivative
4 19 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (4.43%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.77%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.94%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (1.66%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.39%) User Experience
12 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.94%) Windows
2 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.13%) Business Analysis
2 98 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (13.57%) Data Analysis
5 43 (11.91%) SDLC
6 41 (11.36%) Project Management
7 31 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (8.03%) Scrum
9 28 (7.76%) UML
10 25 (6.93%) Migration
10 25 (6.93%) Use Case
11 22 (6.09%) Waterfall
12 21 (5.82%) CRM
13 20 (5.54%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (5.26%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
14 19 (5.26%) User Stories
15 18 (4.99%) ITIL
15 18 (4.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.80%) SQL
2 8 (2.22%) Java
3 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.83%) PHP
4 3 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) C#
5 1 (0.28%) C++
5 1 (0.28%) COBOL
5 1 (0.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) Python
5 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.37%) Degree
1 23 (6.37%) ISEB
2 11 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.55%) ACCA
6 2 (0.55%) CISA
6 2 (0.55%) CISM
6 2 (0.55%) CISSP
6 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.43%) MiFID
2 15 (4.16%) QA
3 8 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (2.22%) EMIR
4 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) FATCA
6 2 (0.55%) Basel III
6 2 (0.55%) COREP
6 2 (0.55%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) GAMP
7 1 (0.28%) GxP
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.05%) SAP
3 8 (2.22%) Oracle
4 5 (1.39%) Fidessa
4 5 (1.39%) hybris
5 4 (1.11%) IBM
6 3 (0.83%) Murex
6 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.55%) Algorithmics
7 2 (0.55%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.55%) Kofax
7 2 (0.55%) Microgen
7 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.55%) SunGard
7 2 (0.55%) Sybase
7 2 (0.55%) Varonis
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) VMware
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