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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 430 442 414
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 192 159 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 108 129
Average daily rate £500 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £53.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 184 £500 +5.26% 49
London +19 121 £550 - 19
South East -4 21 £343 +14.16% 8
City of London +32 14 £550 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire +3 13 £425 +1.19% 7
North West -11 13 £400 +7.74% 4
Hampshire +12 9 £310 -14.48% 2
West Midlands -7 9 £363 +7.40% 5
North Yorkshire +10 7 - - 1
Surrey -9 7 £375 +25.00%
Manchester -13 7 £400 -4.47% 3
Northallerton - 7 - -
Epsom +7 6 - -
Cheshire -1 6 £430 +21.98% 1
Scotland -8 6 £350 - 4
Edinburgh -11 6 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £438 - 1
Birmingham -2 3 £300 -14.28% 2
East of England -3 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Fareham - 3 £310 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £400 +39.13%
South West +4 2 £290 -32.55% 2
Berkshire +3 2 £463 +15.62% 4
Wales -4 2 £325 -
South Wales -7 2 £325 -
Cardiff -12 2 £325 -
Solihull - 2 £363 - 1
Chester - 2 - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 151 (41.26%) Business Analysis
2 147 (40.16%) Finance
3 110 (30.05%) Banking
4 83 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (16.94%) SQL
8 60 (16.39%) Investment Banking
9 51 (13.93%) Equities
9 51 (13.93%) Front Office
10 50 (13.66%) Derivative
11 42 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (11.20%) Degree
13 39 (10.66%) Project Management
14 38 (10.38%) SDLC
15 33 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 33 (9.02%) QA
16 30 (8.20%) ISEB
17 28 (7.65%) Change Management
18 27 (7.38%) Data Modelling
19 26 (7.10%) Use Case
20 25 (6.83%) Fixed Income
21 24 (6.56%) Asset Management
21 24 (6.56%) MiFID
21 24 (6.56%) Waterfall
22 23 (6.28%) Market Risk
22 23 (6.28%) Risk Management
22 23 (6.28%) Legal
23 21 (5.74%) XML
23 21 (5.74%) GAP Analysis

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.55%) Confluence
1 2 (0.55%) LiveLink
1 2 (0.55%) MS Project Server
1 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.27%) JBoss
2 1 (0.27%) SAS
2 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.10%) MS Office
2 11 (3.01%) MS Project
2 11 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.55%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.55%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) SaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Taleo
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.27%) DMZ
1 1 (0.27%) DNS
1 1 (0.27%) Firewall
1 1 (0.27%) Internet
1 1 (0.27%) Intranet
1 1 (0.27%) VoIP
1 1 (0.27%) VPN
1 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.19%) Big Data
3 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.09%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.82%) dBASE
5 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.27%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 147 (40.16%) Finance
2 110 (30.05%) Banking
3 60 (16.39%) Investment Banking
4 51 (13.93%) Front Office
5 23 (6.28%) Legal
6 14 (3.83%) Back Office
6 14 (3.83%) Retail
7 11 (3.01%) Corporate Banking
8 10 (2.73%) Law
9 6 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.09%) Advertising
10 4 (1.09%) Marketing
10 4 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Games
11 2 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.74%) XML
2 14 (3.83%) FpML
3 6 (1.64%) Web Services
4 3 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.82%) JMS
5 2 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.27%) Dojo
6 1 (0.27%) FIXML
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) XBRL
6 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (13.93%) Equities
3 50 (13.66%) Derivative
4 33 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (6.83%) Fixed Income
6 23 (6.28%) Market Risk
7 11 (3.01%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.64%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.64%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.37%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.09%) FMCG
12 4 (1.09%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.09%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.82%) NHS
14 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.09%) Windows
2 2 (0.55%) Linux
2 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.27%) Android
3 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (41.26%) Business Analysis
2 75 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 39 (10.66%) Project Management
6 38 (10.38%) SDLC
7 28 (7.65%) Change Management
8 27 (7.38%) Data Modelling
9 26 (7.10%) Use Case
10 24 (6.56%) Asset Management
10 24 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 23 (6.28%) Risk Management
12 21 (5.74%) GAP Analysis
13 20 (5.46%) Translating Business Requirements
14 19 (5.19%) UML
15 18 (4.92%) CRM
16 17 (4.64%) Analytics
16 17 (4.64%) Data Analysis
16 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2
17 15 (4.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.94%) SQL
2 7 (1.91%) Java
3 4 (1.09%) Python
4 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.55%) VBA
5 2 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.27%) C
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (11.20%) Degree
2 30 (8.20%) ISEB
3 3 (0.82%) ACCA
3 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.27%) CISA
5 1 (0.27%) CISM
5 1 (0.27%) CISSP
5 1 (0.27%) CRISC
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.02%) QA
2 24 (6.56%) MiFID
3 15 (4.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (4.10%) EMIR
4 9 (2.46%) FATCA
5 8 (2.19%) CRD IV
6 7 (1.91%) Basel II
7 4 (1.09%) SEPA
8 3 (0.82%) SLA
9 2 (0.55%) Basel III
9 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.27%) COBIT
10 1 (0.27%) COSO
10 1 (0.27%) HL7
10 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (4.92%) Oracle
2 16 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.73%) SAP
4 4 (1.09%) Charles River
4 4 (1.09%) Fidessa
5 3 (0.82%) Hyperion
5 3 (0.82%) Murex
6 2 (0.55%) Actimize
6 2 (0.55%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.55%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.55%) Calypso
6 2 (0.55%) HP
6 2 (0.55%) OpenText
6 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.55%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.27%) hybris
7 1 (0.27%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.27%) Pega
7 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.27%) Vermilion
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