The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 484 468 516
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +48
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 96 102 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 52
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£450 £500 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £347 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.92 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 - £49.80
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 87 £456 -8.75% 17
London -13 54 £550 +10.00% 6
City of London +30 29 £478 -4.50% 3
North West +2 9 £345 +28.37% 1
Scotland -12 8 £350 -17.64% 1
South East -8 7 £350 -24.32% 7
Yorkshire +6 6 £425 - 1
East of England -10 5 £413 +22.22%
Glasgow +8 4 £350 -36.36% 1
West Yorkshire +6 4 £361 -
Leeds +4 4 £361 -
Edinburgh -20 4 £363 -14.70%
Bedfordshire -17 3 £425 +30.76%
Manchester - 3 £350 - 1
Essex 0 2 £235 -
Luton - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £355 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £260 - 1
Coventry -13 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £245 -
Uxbridge - 1 £420 -
Southampton - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £355 - 1
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 96 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 70 (33.18%) Banking
3 68 (32.23%) Finance
4 49 (23.22%) Investment Banking
5 39 (18.48%) SQL
5 39 (18.48%) UML
6 37 (17.54%) Data Modelling
7 36 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (14.69%) Credit Risk
8 31 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (13.27%) Degree
10 25 (11.85%) Use Case
10 25 (11.85%) Systems Analysis
11 24 (11.37%) Legal
11 24 (11.37%) Project Management
12 22 (10.43%) Front Office
13 21 (9.95%) Data Analysis
14 20 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (9.48%) BPR
15 19 (9.00%) Document Management
15 19 (9.00%) Market Risk
16 18 (8.53%) Release Management
16 18 (8.53%) Change Control
16 18 (8.53%) Risk Management
17 17 (8.06%) Derivative
18 14 (6.64%) Requirements Analysis
19 11 (5.21%) Microsoft
19 11 (5.21%) Oracle
20 10 (4.74%) CRM
20 10 (4.74%) ISEB

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Office
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.84%) MS Project
3 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Aligne
3 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) Essbase
3 2 (0.95%) QlikView
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.95%) MS Access
3 2 (0.95%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) JIRA
2 5 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.42%) RequisitePro
General
1 70 (33.18%) Banking
2 68 (32.23%) Finance
3 49 (23.22%) Investment Banking
4 24 (11.37%) Legal
5 22 (10.43%) Front Office
6 9 (4.27%) Back Office
6 9 (4.27%) Retail
7 7 (3.32%) Advertising
8 5 (2.37%) Local Government
9 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.42%) Law
10 3 (1.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.95%) Automotive
11 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Marketing
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) .NET
1 3 (1.42%) J2EE
2 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.47%) WPF
3 1 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.69%) Credit Risk
2 19 (9.00%) Market Risk
3 17 (8.06%) Derivative
4 10 (4.74%) Equities
5 9 (4.27%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.95%) CESG
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Statistics
10 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.95%) FMCG
11 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.47%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.37%) UNIX
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 39 (18.48%) UML
3 37 (17.54%) Data Modelling
4 36 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (11.85%) Systems Analysis
6 25 (11.85%) Use Case
7 24 (11.37%) Project Management
8 21 (9.95%) Data Analysis
9 20 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (9.48%) BPR
10 19 (9.00%) Document Management
11 18 (8.53%) Release Management
11 18 (8.53%) Risk Management
11 18 (8.53%) Change Control
12 14 (6.64%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (4.74%) CRM
14 9 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (4.27%) Validation
14 9 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.48%) SQL
2 3 (1.42%) VB
3 2 (0.95%) C#
4 1 (0.47%) Java
4 1 (0.47%) Perl
4 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.47%) ABAP
4 1 (0.47%) Python
4 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Degree
2 10 (4.74%) ISEB
3 3 (1.42%) CISSP
3 3 (1.42%) CISA
3 3 (1.42%) IIBA
4 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMP
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) Basel III
2 7 (3.32%) EMIR
3 6 (2.84%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.42%) BS7799
6 2 (0.95%) Basel II
6 2 (0.95%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.47%) GCP
7 1 (0.47%) MiFID
7 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) COREP
7 1 (0.47%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.95%) XenApp
1 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (5.21%) Oracle
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.90%) SAP
3 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.42%) Citrix
3 3 (1.42%) Actimize
4 2 (0.95%) JDA
4 2 (0.95%) RedPrairie
4 2 (0.95%) VMware
4 2 (0.95%) Calypso
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) Reuters
5 1 (0.47%) Charles River
5 1 (0.47%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.47%) Kofax
5 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.47%) Open Text
5 1 (0.47%) Kronos
5 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.47%) Fundtech
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago