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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 501 465 497
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +32
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 122 109 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 62
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£475 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £356 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -22 102 £500 -3.61% 23
London +15 70 £550 - 13
City of London +15 19 £500 -9.09% 5
South East +2 18 £345 -9.50% 4
Scotland -6 11 £375 +15.38%
Hampshire -7 7 £340 -6.20% 2
Edinburgh +5 6 £385 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £440 - 1
West Sussex +10 3 £250 -20.00%
Glasgow -12 3 £325 -7.14%
East of England -23 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +13 2 £438 -
Middlesex +2 2 - -
South West -27 2 £360 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £330 -10.81% 1
Cheshire 0 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
North West -16 1 - - 1
Bristol -22 1 - -
West Midlands -24 1 £375 - 1
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Essex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 77 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 70 (31.82%) Banking
3 62 (28.18%) Investment Banking
4 46 (20.91%) SQL
5 40 (18.18%) Finance
6 35 (15.91%) Data Modelling
7 32 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (14.55%) Market Risk
8 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (13.64%) Degree
10 28 (12.73%) Front Office
11 25 (11.36%) Risk Management
11 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (10.91%) Stress Testing
13 22 (10.00%) Data Analysis
13 22 (10.00%) UML
14 21 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (7.73%) Use Case
16 16 (7.27%) Integration Testing
17 15 (6.82%) Credit Risk
17 15 (6.82%) Legal
18 14 (6.36%) Project Management
19 13 (5.91%) GAP Analysis
20 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 11 (5.00%) ITIL
21 11 (5.00%) Derivative
22 10 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
22 10 (4.55%) Document Management
22 10 (4.55%) Back Office

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
2 1 (0.45%) SAS
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) MS Office
2 5 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Global One
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (0.45%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.27%) QlikView
3 2 (0.91%) Big Data
3 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.91%) MS Access
3 2 (0.91%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.91%) Essbase
4 1 (0.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) JIRA
1 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) RequisitePro
General
1 70 (31.82%) Banking
2 62 (28.18%) Investment Banking
3 40 (18.18%) Finance
4 28 (12.73%) Front Office
5 15 (6.82%) Legal
6 10 (4.55%) Back Office
7 6 (2.73%) Retail
8 4 (1.82%) Marketing
8 4 (1.82%) Local Government
9 3 (1.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.91%) German Language
10 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Automotive
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.82%) FpML
2 3 (1.36%) XML
3 2 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.45%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.55%) Market Risk
2 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.82%) Credit Risk
4 12 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.00%) Derivative
6 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.64%) Equities
8 7 (3.18%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.82%) FMCG
12 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.91%) User Experience
13 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.91%) Open Source
13 2 (0.91%) CESG
14 1 (0.45%) EPoS
14 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.27%) Windows
2 3 (1.36%) UNIX
3 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 35 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 32 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.36%) Risk Management
6 24 (10.91%) Stress Testing
7 22 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 22 (10.00%) UML
8 21 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (7.73%) Use Case
10 16 (7.27%) Integration Testing
11 14 (6.36%) Project Management
12 13 (5.91%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.00%) ITIL
15 10 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (4.55%) Document Management
16 9 (4.09%) Migration
16 9 (4.09%) PRINCE2
16 9 (4.09%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.91%) SQL
2 3 (1.36%) C#
3 2 (0.91%) Java
3 2 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.45%) ABAP
4 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) ISEB
3 4 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.82%) PMP
3 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.36%) CISA
4 3 (1.36%) CISSP
5 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
6 1 (0.45%) IIBA
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) EMIR
2 3 (1.36%) BS7799
2 3 (1.36%) Basel III
2 3 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Basel II
4 1 (0.45%) COREP
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (4.09%) Oracle
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.36%) SunGard
3 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.36%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.36%) SAP
4 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow
4 2 (0.91%) Reuters
4 2 (0.91%) Charles River
5 1 (0.45%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.45%) Kofax
5 1 (0.45%) Open Text
5 1 (0.45%) Citrix
5 1 (0.45%) IBM
5 1 (0.45%) Informatica
5 1 (0.45%) Murex
5 1 (0.45%) Calypso
5 1 (0.45%) Yardi
5 1 (0.45%) Palantir
5 1 (0.45%) Actimize
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