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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 465 494 472
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 185 177 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 134 126
Median daily rate £460 £446 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.08% -6.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 171 £475 +5.55% 20
London +2 100 £525 - 11
City of London +10 19 £585 +12.50% 4
South East +22 18 £400 +11.88% 2
North West +25 14 £438 +40.00% 3
East of England +17 13 £469 +10.29%
East Midlands -3 8 £375 +1.69% 1
Cheshire +10 7 £475 - 1
West Midlands -19 7 £330 -19.01% 2
Yorkshire +15 6 £275 -41.79%
Manchester +3 6 £425 +36.00% 1
Ipswich - 6 £475 -
Suffolk - 6 £475 -
Berkshire +10 5 £388 +10.71% 1
South Wales - 5 £375 -
Wales - 5 £375 -
South West +13 4 £481 +48.07% 1
Scotland +8 4 £425 +11.84%
Hertfordshire +2 4 £425 +88.88%
Cardiff - 4 £375 -
Hampshire +8 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh +3 3 £425 -1.73%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £425 +30.76%
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +24 2 £463 +17.46%
Cambridge +17 2 £463 +17.46%
West Yorkshire +8 2 - -
West Sussex +3 2 £400 -5.88%
South Yorkshire +2 2 £275 -50.00%
Macclesfield 0 2 - -

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 130 (35.42%) Business Analysis
2 105 (28.61%) Finance
3 91 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (19.62%) Banking
6 56 (15.26%) Data Analysis
7 36 (9.81%) Project Management
8 34 (9.26%) SQL
9 33 (8.99%) SDLC
10 32 (8.72%) Scrum
11 30 (8.17%) Front Office
12 29 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (7.63%) Use Case
13 28 (7.63%) ISEB
13 28 (7.63%) Investment Banking
14 24 (6.54%) UML
15 23 (6.27%) Retail
16 21 (5.72%) Degree
16 21 (5.72%) MS Visio
17 20 (5.45%) SharePoint
17 20 (5.45%) Process Improvement
17 20 (5.45%) Waterfall
18 19 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (5.18%) Migration
18 19 (5.18%) Change Management
19 16 (4.36%) Equities
19 16 (4.36%) Risk Management
19 16 (4.36%) Microsoft
20 15 (4.09%) Kanban

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 20 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.54%) Apache
3 2 (0.54%) Documentum
4 1 (0.27%) CICS
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (5.72%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.63%) MS Office
5 5 (1.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) SAP WM
1 3 (0.82%) Summit
2 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.27%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Ubix
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.36%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (1.36%) SaaS
3 4 (1.09%) Office 365
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.09%) NAS
1 4 (1.09%) Network Security
2 2 (0.54%) Intranet
2 2 (0.54%) LAN
2 2 (0.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.27%) BGP
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.27%) MPLS
3 1 (0.27%) Multicast
3 1 (0.27%) OSPF
3 1 (0.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
1 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (0.82%) QlikView
1 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.54%) Big Data
2 2 (0.54%) DB2
2 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.18%) JIRA
2 5 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) TestRail
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (28.61%) Finance
2 72 (19.62%) Banking
3 30 (8.17%) Front Office
4 28 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.27%) Retail
6 14 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.63%) Legal
8 6 (1.63%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.09%) Back Office
10 4 (1.09%) Law
11 3 (0.82%) Automotive
11 3 (0.82%) Billing
11 3 (0.82%) German Language
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.36%) FpML
2 4 (1.09%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) Web Services
3 3 (0.82%) XML
4 2 (0.54%) Middleware
4 2 (0.54%) Velocity
4 2 (0.54%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.36%) Equities
3 14 (3.81%) Derivative
3 14 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (3.27%) Credit Risk
5 11 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.00%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.63%) User Experience
9 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.82%) FMCG
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) NHS
9 3 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.82%) Robotics
9 3 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.63%) Windows
2 3 (0.82%) Linux
2 3 (0.82%) Unix
3 2 (0.54%) Android
3 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.42%) Business Analysis
2 91 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.26%) Data Analysis
5 36 (9.81%) Project Management
6 33 (8.99%) SDLC
7 32 (8.72%) Scrum
8 29 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (7.63%) Use Case
10 24 (6.54%) UML
11 20 (5.45%) Process Improvement
11 20 (5.45%) Waterfall
12 19 (5.18%) Change Management
12 19 (5.18%) Migration
12 19 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (4.36%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.09%) Kanban
14 15 (4.09%) PRINCE2
14 15 (4.09%) User Stories
15 14 (3.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.26%) SQL
2 7 (1.91%) Java
3 5 (1.36%) Python
4 4 (1.09%) C++
5 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.82%) PHP
6 2 (0.54%) C#
6 2 (0.54%) VBA
7 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.27%) COBOL
7 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
7 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (7.63%) ISEB
2 21 (5.72%) Degree
3 13 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.54%) CBAP
6 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) IIBA
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) CFA
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.00%) MiFID
2 9 (2.45%) QA
3 8 (2.18%) EMIR
4 6 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (1.63%) FATCA
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.27%) Basel III
6 1 (0.27%) COREP
6 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) GAMP
6 1 (0.27%) GxP
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (4.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.72%) SAP
3 7 (1.91%) Splunk
3 7 (1.91%) Symantec
4 6 (1.63%) Varonis
5 5 (1.36%) IBM
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle
6 4 (1.09%) hybris
6 4 (1.09%) Saba
7 3 (0.82%) Calypso
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco
7 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.54%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.54%) Charles River
8 2 (0.54%) Kofax
8 2 (0.54%) Murex
8 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.27%) FactSet
9 1 (0.27%) Palantir
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