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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 500 473 517
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +44
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 113 101 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 66 52
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£475 £525 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.73 - £49.80

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 93 £525 - 15
London +9 68 £550 - 7
City of London +14 19 £473 -10.00% 1
Scotland -18 10 £363 -6.45% 2
East of England -22 7 £425 -9.57%
South East -2 6 £363 -30.95% 2
Edinburgh -14 6 £375 -11.76%
Bedfordshire - 6 £425 -
North West -5 3 £350 +12.90% 1
Glasgow -8 3 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £363 - 2
West Yorkshire +4 2 £363 - 1
Leeds +1 2 £363 - 1
Manchester -8 2 £350 +12.90% 1
East Midlands - 2 £260 -
Essex -5 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 - -
West Midlands -7 1 £375 - 3
South West -33 1 £360 -20.00%
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £250 -
Kent - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Grays - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 70 (33.49%) Banking
3 58 (27.75%) Investment Banking
4 47 (22.49%) Finance
5 40 (19.14%) SQL
6 36 (17.22%) Data Modelling
7 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (14.35%) Market Risk
9 28 (13.40%) UML
10 27 (12.92%) Degree
11 26 (12.44%) Front Office
12 25 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (11.48%) Credit Risk
14 21 (10.05%) Data Analysis
15 20 (9.57%) Risk Management
16 19 (9.09%) Use Case
17 18 (8.61%) Stress Testing
17 18 (8.61%) Legal
17 18 (8.61%) Project Management
18 17 (8.13%) Systems Analysis
19 15 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (6.70%) BPR
21 13 (6.22%) Derivative
21 13 (6.22%) Document Management
22 11 (5.26%) Integration Testing
22 11 (5.26%) Change Control
22 11 (5.26%) Release Management
23 10 (4.78%) Back Office
23 10 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
23 10 (4.78%) Business Intelligence

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) SAS
2 1 (0.48%) CMS
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Office
2 7 (3.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.48%) Global One
2 1 (0.48%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.91%) QlikView
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.96%) Big Data
4 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.96%) Essbase
4 2 (0.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) JIRA
2 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) RequisitePro
General
1 70 (33.49%) Banking
2 58 (27.75%) Investment Banking
3 47 (22.49%) Finance
4 26 (12.44%) Front Office
5 18 (8.61%) Legal
6 10 (4.78%) Back Office
7 8 (3.83%) Retail
8 4 (1.91%) Local Government
8 4 (1.91%) Advertising
9 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Marketing
9 2 (0.96%) German Language
9 2 (0.96%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) XML
1 3 (1.44%) FpML
2 2 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.96%) J2EE
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.48%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.35%) Market Risk
2 24 (11.48%) Credit Risk
3 13 (6.22%) Derivative
4 9 (4.31%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.83%) Equities
5 8 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.44%) FMCG
8 2 (0.96%) CESG
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.48%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) DTCC
9 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.91%) UNIX
1 4 (1.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 36 (17.22%) Data Modelling
3 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (13.40%) UML
5 25 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (10.05%) Data Analysis
7 20 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 19 (9.09%) Use Case
9 18 (8.61%) Stress Testing
9 18 (8.61%) Project Management
10 17 (8.13%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.70%) BPR
13 13 (6.22%) Document Management
14 11 (5.26%) Integration Testing
14 11 (5.26%) Release Management
14 11 (5.26%) Change Control
15 10 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
16 9 (4.31%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.14%) SQL
2 3 (1.44%) C#
3 2 (0.96%) Java
3 2 (0.96%) VB
4 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.48%) ABAP
4 1 (0.48%) Python
4 1 (0.48%) Perl
4 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.92%) Degree
2 9 (4.31%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) CISSP
3 3 (1.44%) CISA
4 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.96%) PMP
4 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) IIBA
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) Basel III
2 5 (2.39%) EMIR
2 5 (2.39%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.44%) BS7799
3 3 (1.44%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) GCP
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle
3 3 (1.44%) SAP
3 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.96%) Reuters
4 2 (0.96%) Calypso
4 2 (0.96%) Actimize
4 2 (0.96%) RedPrairie
4 2 (0.96%) JDA
5 1 (0.48%) Palantir
5 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.48%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.48%) Yardi
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) SunGard
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix
5 1 (0.48%) Informatica
5 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.48%) Charles River
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