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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 485 453 466
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 93 104 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 42
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£450 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £113.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £113.50 -
% change year-on-year
-76.65% -

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -34 88 £475 +5.50% 23
London -18 52 £550 +18.91% 8
South East -17 19 £325 -38.09% 1
City of London +2 17 £575 +22.34% 2
Surrey -1 7 £369 -7.81%
Scotland -9 5 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands +2 3 £350 -6.66% 6
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 3
East Midlands +9 2 £288 -
North West -3 2 £380 +8.57% 3
Edinburgh -12 2 - -
North Yorkshire +6 1 £420 +52.72% 2
Berkshire -2 1 £400 -33.33%
Bristol -5 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £500 +59.84% 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £420 +19.82% 2
South West -20 1 £325 -35.00%
East of England - 1 £275 - 3
Watford - 1 £275 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 77 (35.98%) Banking
1 77 (35.98%) Business Analysis
2 63 (29.44%) Investment Banking
3 58 (27.10%) Finance
3 58 (27.10%) SQL
4 47 (21.96%) Data Modelling
5 42 (19.63%) Risk Management
6 41 (19.16%) Market Risk
7 39 (18.22%) Degree
8 38 (17.76%) Stress Testing
9 34 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (14.49%) Front Office
11 29 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (13.55%) Integration Testing
12 26 (12.15%) Project Management
13 21 (9.81%) UML
13 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (9.35%) Data Analysis
14 20 (9.35%) ITIL
15 19 (8.88%) GAP Analysis
16 17 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (7.48%) ISEB
17 16 (7.48%) MS Excel
18 15 (7.01%) E-Commerce
19 14 (6.54%) PRINCE2
19 14 (6.54%) Retail
20 12 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (5.61%) Waterfall
20 12 (5.61%) MS Visio
21 11 (5.14%) Migration

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) Lync
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.67%) MS Office
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.40%) SunGard Martini
1 3 (1.40%) Global One
2 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) Intranet
1 1 (0.47%) DHCP
1 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.47%) DNS
1 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
1 5 (2.34%) Big Data
1 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.40%) QlikView
2 3 (1.40%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 77 (35.98%) Banking
2 63 (29.44%) Investment Banking
3 58 (27.10%) Finance
4 31 (14.49%) Front Office
5 14 (6.54%) Retail
6 7 (3.27%) Legal
7 6 (2.80%) Back Office
7 6 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.34%) Law
9 4 (1.87%) Marketing
10 3 (1.40%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.47%) Automotive
12 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.47%) Advertising
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.34%) FpML
1 5 (2.34%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Market Risk
2 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.67%) Derivative
6 8 (3.74%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.27%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.80%) Equities
9 4 (1.87%) FMCG
10 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.40%) SCADA
11 2 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.93%) Open Source
12 1 (0.47%) iSeries
12 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.80%) Windows
2 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.98%) Business Analysis
2 47 (21.96%) Data Modelling
3 42 (19.63%) Risk Management
4 38 (17.76%) Stress Testing
5 34 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (13.55%) Integration Testing
7 26 (12.15%) Project Management
8 21 (9.81%) UML
9 20 (9.35%) Data Analysis
9 20 (9.35%) ITIL
10 19 (8.88%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (7.01%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.54%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.61%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.14%) Migration
15 10 (4.67%) Use Case
16 9 (4.21%) Analytics
16 9 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.10%) SQL
2 2 (0.93%) C#
2 2 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) Korn
3 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (18.22%) Degree
2 16 (7.48%) ISEB
3 6 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.80%) PMP
3 6 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.93%) CIMA
4 2 (0.93%) ACCA
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) CBAP
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Basel III
2 3 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.40%) EMIR
3 2 (0.93%) Basel II
3 2 (0.93%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.47%) COREP
4 1 (0.47%) FATCA
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (3.74%) Oracle
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.87%) Mantas
2 4 (1.87%) Actimize
3 3 (1.40%) Murex
3 3 (1.40%) SunGard
3 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.40%) Bloomberg
4 2 (0.93%) SAP
4 2 (0.93%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.47%) Palantir
5 1 (0.47%) Retalix
5 1 (0.47%) Norkom
5 1 (0.47%) CA
5 1 (0.47%) Charles River
5 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.47%) Open Text
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
London
Conspicuous
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum pro rata (dependant on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago