The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Business Analyst
UK
Rank 463 431 458
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 133 196 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 136 115
Median daily rate £450 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £53.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 122 £450 -5.26% 24
London -38 72 £525 -1.40% 13
South East +10 17 £435 +16.00% 3
City of London +1 16 £573 -0.43%
Scotland +23 11 £388 +10.71%
Hampshire +10 8 £450 +45.16% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £269 -25.86% 1
East of England +6 6 £325 -18.75% 3
South West +3 5 £375 -2.91% 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £375 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +18 4 £375 -
Edinburgh +15 4 £525 +50.00%
Surrey +11 4 £450 +2.85% 1
Hertfordshire +1 4 £325 -18.75%
Exeter - 4 £338 -
Devon - 4 £338 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 - 1
North West +14 3 £225 -43.75%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £375 -
Watford +5 3 £325 -18.75%
Northampton - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
Eastleigh - 3 £463 -
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +20 2 £364 -14.41% 1
Cheshire +19 2 £225 -47.67%
Chester +5 2 £225 -
Coventry -8 2 £363 -12.12%
Dundee - 2 £388 -

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 88 (35.48%) Business Analysis
2 86 (34.68%) Finance
3 81 (32.66%) Banking
4 49 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (14.92%) Investment Banking
7 31 (12.50%) MiFID
7 31 (12.50%) Front Office
8 29 (11.69%) Project Management
9 27 (10.89%) Derivative
10 26 (10.48%) SQL
11 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (8.87%) Data Analysis
13 22 (8.87%) Migration
14 20 (8.06%) Change Management
15 17 (6.85%) Equities
16 16 (6.45%) Information Security
16 16 (6.45%) ISEB
17 15 (6.05%) Microsoft
17 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
18 14 (5.65%) ERP
18 14 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (5.65%) Fixed Income
19 13 (5.24%) Use Case
19 13 (5.24%) Test Scripting
19 13 (5.24%) Degree
19 13 (5.24%) GAP Analysis
19 13 (5.24%) Risk Management
19 13 (5.24%) Data Modelling

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) Confluence
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) FileNet
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) StreamWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.81%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) LAN
1 1 (0.40%) Network Security
1 1 (0.40%) VPN
1 1 (0.40%) WAN
1 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
2 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.40%) HBase
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) JIRA
2 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 86 (34.68%) Finance
2 81 (32.66%) Banking
3 37 (14.92%) Investment Banking
4 31 (12.50%) Front Office
5 9 (3.63%) Retail
6 8 (3.23%) Back Office
7 7 (2.82%) French Language
7 7 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.02%) Marketing
9 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.81%) Local Government
10 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) International Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.21%) FpML
1 3 (1.21%) Middleware
2 2 (0.81%) Murex MxML
2 2 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.89%) Derivative
2 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.85%) Equities
4 14 (5.65%) Fixed Income
4 14 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.42%) User Experience
8 5 (2.02%) Fintech
9 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.21%) Windows
2 2 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Unix
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.48%) Business Analysis
2 49 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (11.69%) Project Management
5 23 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (8.87%) Data Analysis
6 22 (8.87%) Migration
7 20 (8.06%) Change Management
8 16 (6.45%) Information Security
9 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.65%) ERP
11 13 (5.24%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.24%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (5.24%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.24%) SDLC
11 13 (5.24%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.24%) UML
11 13 (5.24%) Use Case
12 10 (4.03%) Validation
13 9 (3.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.48%) SQL
2 2 (0.81%) Java
2 2 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.45%) ISEB
2 13 (5.24%) Degree
3 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) CISSP
6 4 (1.61%) CISA
7 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) ACCA
8 2 (0.81%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.81%) CRISC
8 2 (0.81%) IIBA
9 1 (0.40%) AAT
9 1 (0.40%) CFA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) MBA
9 1 (0.40%) MOS
9 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.50%) MiFID
2 13 (5.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (4.44%) EMIR
4 4 (1.61%) QA
5 3 (1.21%) AIFMD
5 3 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.21%) GxP
6 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.81%) SEPA
7 1 (0.40%) Basel III
7 1 (0.40%) FATCA
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
7 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.23%) SAP
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle
4 3 (1.21%) Fidessa
4 3 (1.21%) ION Trading
4 3 (1.21%) Murex
4 3 (1.21%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.21%) SunGard
5 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.81%) CyberArk
5 2 (0.81%) Epicor
5 2 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.81%) Sage
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe
6 1 (0.40%) BMC
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) KANA
6 1 (0.40%) Remedy
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.40%) Symantec
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