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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 492 474 512
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +38
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 101 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 50
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £337 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £413 £333
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +24.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.73 - £49.80
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 -17 88 £486 -5.12% 16
London +4 59 £550 +4.76% 8
City of London +21 25 £473 -10.00% 3
Scotland -26 10 £350 -17.64% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £425 -
South East -4 6 £350 -24.32% 4
East of England -22 6 £413 +26.92% 1
North West +1 5 £350 +30.23%
West Yorkshire +9 4 £361 -
Leeds +6 4 £361 -
Bedfordshire -16 4 £425 +30.76%
Essex +2 2 £235 -
Manchester -3 2 £350 -
Luton - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £355 - 1
Reading - 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £260 - 2
Coventry -14 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £245 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £355 -
Uxbridge - 1 £420 -
Kent - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 87 (40.85%) Business Analysis
2 71 (33.33%) Banking
3 62 (29.11%) Finance
4 53 (24.88%) Investment Banking
5 42 (19.72%) SQL
6 39 (18.31%) Data Modelling
7 37 (17.37%) UML
8 35 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (15.02%) Credit Risk
9 32 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (14.08%) Degree
11 26 (12.21%) Legal
12 25 (11.74%) Systems Analysis
13 24 (11.27%) Use Case
13 24 (11.27%) Market Risk
14 23 (10.80%) Front Office
15 21 (9.86%) Risk Management
16 20 (9.39%) BPR
17 19 (8.92%) Project Management
17 19 (8.92%) Document Management
17 19 (8.92%) Data Analysis
18 18 (8.45%) Release Management
18 18 (8.45%) Change Control
19 16 (7.51%) Derivative
19 16 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
21 12 (5.63%) Stress Testing
22 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
22 11 (5.16%) CRM
23 10 (4.69%) Oracle

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Office
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Aligne
3 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.47%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) Essbase
3 2 (0.94%) QlikView
3 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.94%) MS Access
3 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.94%) RequisitePro
General
1 71 (33.33%) Banking
2 62 (29.11%) Finance
3 53 (24.88%) Investment Banking
4 26 (12.21%) Legal
5 23 (10.80%) Front Office
6 10 (4.69%) Retail
7 9 (4.23%) Back Office
8 7 (3.29%) Advertising
9 6 (2.82%) Local Government
10 3 (1.41%) Law
10 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.94%) Automotive
11 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.94%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Marketing
12 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.41%) .NET
1 3 (1.41%) J2EE
2 2 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.47%) WPF
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.02%) Credit Risk
2 24 (11.27%) Market Risk
3 16 (7.51%) Derivative
4 8 (3.76%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (3.76%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.29%) Equities
6 6 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.94%) FMCG
8 2 (0.94%) CESG
8 2 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) DTCC
9 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.88%) UNIX
1 4 (1.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.85%) Business Analysis
2 39 (18.31%) Data Modelling
3 37 (17.37%) UML
4 35 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (11.74%) Systems Analysis
7 24 (11.27%) Use Case
8 21 (9.86%) Risk Management
9 20 (9.39%) BPR
10 19 (8.92%) Project Management
10 19 (8.92%) Document Management
10 19 (8.92%) Data Analysis
11 18 (8.45%) Release Management
11 18 (8.45%) Change Control
12 16 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (5.63%) Stress Testing
15 11 (5.16%) CRM
16 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.23%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.72%) SQL
2 3 (1.41%) VB
3 2 (0.94%) C#
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 30 (14.08%) Degree
2 9 (4.23%) ISEB
3 3 (1.41%) CISSP
3 3 (1.41%) IIBA
3 3 (1.41%) CISA
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) Basel III
2 7 (3.29%) EMIR
3 6 (2.82%) QA
4 4 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.41%) BS7799
6 2 (0.94%) Basel II
6 2 (0.94%) 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 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.94%) XenApp
1 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.69%) Oracle
3 4 (1.88%) SAP
4 3 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.41%) Citrix
5 2 (0.94%) JDA
5 2 (0.94%) RedPrairie
5 2 (0.94%) VMware
5 2 (0.94%) Actimize
5 2 (0.94%) Reuters
5 2 (0.94%) Calypso
6 1 (0.47%) HP
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.47%) Charles River
6 1 (0.47%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.47%) Kofax
6 1 (0.47%) Open Text
6 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.47%) Fundtech
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