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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 475 485 476
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 118 114 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 54
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£500 £475 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.02 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.02 -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 110 £500 +1.41% 17
London +7 78 £550 - 9
City of London +21 36 £525 -5.40% 8
South East -18 12 £290 -16.54% 1
East of England +22 10 £445 +48.08% 2
Scotland +2 7 £375 +15.38%
Edinburgh -3 5 £413 +26.92%
Hertfordshire - 5 £300 - 1
South West +7 4 £394 -
Berkshire +8 3 £294 -15.46%
West Midlands -14 3 £450 +50.00%
Essex +12 2 £445 +42.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £288 -
Bristol -1 2 £394 -
Hampshire -9 2 £431 +23.21%
East Midlands +4 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
Watford - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (38.57%) Banking
2 73 (34.76%) Business Analysis
3 70 (33.33%) SQL
4 68 (32.38%) Finance
5 62 (29.52%) Investment Banking
6 47 (22.38%) Data Modelling
7 46 (21.90%) Degree
8 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 36 (17.14%) Market Risk
10 35 (16.67%) Stress Testing
11 30 (14.29%) Integration Testing
12 28 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (11.43%) Project Management
14 23 (10.95%) GAP Analysis
14 23 (10.95%) Front Office
15 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 20 (9.52%) Waterfall
17 19 (9.05%) UML
17 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (7.62%) MS Visio
18 16 (7.62%) Retail
18 16 (7.62%) Data Analysis
19 15 (7.14%) Use Case
19 15 (7.14%) ISEB
20 14 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 13 (6.19%) Migration
21 13 (6.19%) ITIL
21 13 (6.19%) PRINCE2
22 12 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.43%) Lync
3 2 (0.95%) FileNet
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.86%) MS Office
4 4 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.48%) Summit
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) DHCP
1 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.48%) DNS
1 1 (0.48%) Intranet
1 1 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.90%) Big Data
4 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.95%) MS Access
5 2 (0.95%) QlikView
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
General
1 81 (38.57%) Banking
2 68 (32.38%) Finance
3 62 (29.52%) Investment Banking
4 23 (10.95%) Front Office
5 16 (7.62%) Retail
6 7 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.90%) Law
10 3 (1.43%) Legal
10 3 (1.43%) Advertising
10 3 (1.43%) Back Office
10 3 (1.43%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Marketing
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) XML
2 4 (1.90%) Middleware
2 4 (1.90%) FpML
3 3 (1.43%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.14%) Market Risk
2 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (5.24%) Derivative
5 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.81%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.33%) Equities
8 4 (1.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.43%) SCADA
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.48%) iSeries
11 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.48%) Social Media
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.48%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (0.95%) UNIX
3 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.76%) Business Analysis
2 47 (22.38%) Data Modelling
3 42 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 30 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 28 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (11.43%) Project Management
8 23 (10.95%) GAP Analysis
9 20 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 19 (9.05%) UML
11 16 (7.62%) Data Analysis
12 15 (7.14%) Use Case
13 14 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (6.19%) ITIL
14 13 (6.19%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.19%) Migration
15 11 (5.24%) CRM
16 10 (4.76%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (0.95%) C#
2 2 (0.95%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) PHP
3 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (21.90%) Degree
2 15 (7.14%) ISEB
3 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.43%) PMP
4 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) IIBA
6 1 (0.48%) CBAP
6 1 (0.48%) ACCA
6 1 (0.48%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) EMIR
1 6 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) MiFID
4 2 (0.95%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.48%) Basel III
5 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.48%) FATCA
5 1 (0.48%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.48%) GMP
5 1 (0.48%) GxP
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle
2 6 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.90%) SAP
3 4 (1.90%) Mantas
3 4 (1.90%) Actimize
4 3 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.95%) Sybase
5 2 (0.95%) Fidessa
5 2 (0.95%) BMC
5 2 (0.95%) Pegasus
5 2 (0.95%) Remedy
5 2 (0.95%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.48%) Norkom
6 1 (0.48%) Charles River
6 1 (0.48%) OpenText
6 1 (0.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.48%) Lotus
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
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