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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 492 457 465
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 107 113 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 48
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£481 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.02 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -16 101 £500 - 15
London -5 71 £550 +4.76% 8
City of London +8 26 £500 -9.09% 4
South East -28 13 £290 -16.54% 1
East of England +9 8 £445 +48.08%
Scotland -6 5 £375 +3.44% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £450 +50.00% 1
South West -5 3 £363 -27.50% 3
Edinburgh -7 3 - - 1
Berkshire -9 3 £294 -16.07%
Hertfordshire - 3 £363 -
Essex +10 2 £445 +48.08%
Hampshire -10 2 £431 -
Surrey +2 1 £400 +45.45%
Bristol -2 1 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £288 -
East Midlands -6 1 £275 -
North East - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Watford - 1 £300 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Solihull - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (39.20%) Banking
2 76 (38.19%) Business Analysis
3 69 (34.67%) SQL
4 66 (33.17%) Finance
5 61 (30.65%) Investment Banking
6 50 (25.13%) Data Modelling
7 46 (23.12%) Degree
8 45 (22.61%) Risk Management
9 40 (20.10%) Market Risk
10 38 (19.10%) Stress Testing
10 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (16.58%) Integration Testing
12 25 (12.56%) Project Management
12 25 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.55%) Front Office
14 20 (10.05%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (10.05%) UML
14 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
15 19 (9.55%) Waterfall
15 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.54%) Retail
17 16 (8.04%) Data Analysis
18 15 (7.54%) MS Visio
19 14 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 14 (7.04%) ISEB
20 13 (6.53%) ITIL
20 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
21 12 (6.03%) CRM
21 12 (6.03%) Derivative
21 12 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) Lync
3 2 (1.01%) FileNet
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.54%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.52%) MS Office
4 5 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.50%) Global One
3 1 (0.50%) Summit
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) DHCP
1 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.50%) DNS
1 1 (0.50%) Intranet
1 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.01%) Big Data
2 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.51%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.01%) MS Access
4 2 (1.01%) QlikView
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.50%) Toad
3 1 (0.50%) ERwin
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (39.20%) Banking
2 66 (33.17%) Finance
3 61 (30.65%) Investment Banking
4 21 (10.55%) Front Office
5 17 (8.54%) Retail
6 6 (3.02%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.01%) Law
9 3 (1.51%) Legal
9 3 (1.51%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.51%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Back Office
11 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
11 1 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) XML
2 4 (2.01%) FpML
3 3 (1.51%) Middleware
3 3 (1.51%) .NET
4 2 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
5 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.10%) Market Risk
2 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (6.03%) Derivative
5 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.52%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.02%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.51%) Equities
9 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.51%) SCADA
11 2 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.50%) User Experience
12 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.50%) iSeries
12 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.51%) UNIX
3 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.19%) Business Analysis
2 50 (25.13%) Data Modelling
3 45 (22.61%) Risk Management
4 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.10%) Stress Testing
5 33 (16.58%) Integration Testing
6 25 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.56%) Project Management
7 20 (10.05%) UML
7 20 (10.05%) GAP Analysis
8 19 (9.55%) Waterfall
9 16 (8.04%) Data Analysis
10 13 (6.53%) ITIL
10 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.03%) CRM
11 12 (6.03%) Use Case
11 12 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.53%) Migration
13 10 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) C#
2 2 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) PHP
3 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (23.12%) Degree
2 14 (7.04%) ISEB
3 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.51%) PMP
3 3 (1.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ACCA
4 1 (0.50%) CIMA
4 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) IIBA
4 1 (0.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) QA
1 6 (3.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (2.01%) EMIR
3 2 (1.01%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.01%) MiFID
3 2 (1.01%) FATCA
4 1 (0.50%) Basel III
4 1 (0.50%) GMP
4 1 (0.50%) GxP
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (4.52%) Oracle
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.01%) Mantas
3 4 (2.01%) Actimize
4 3 (1.51%) SAP
4 3 (1.51%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.01%) Sybase
5 2 (1.01%) Murex
5 2 (1.01%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.50%) Remedy
6 1 (0.50%) OpenText
6 1 (0.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.50%) IBM
6 1 (0.50%) Norkom
6 1 (0.50%) Calypso
6 1 (0.50%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.50%) SunGard
6 1 (0.50%) BMC
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500.00 - £522.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago