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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 515 491 477
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 107 109 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 61
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£450 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.73 -

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -14 98 £450 -7.69% 31
London +4 62 £525 -4.54% 15
City of London -13 22 £550 +14.58% 5
West Midlands +15 9 £415 - 2
South East -25 9 £375 +6.38% 3
Scotland -3 8 £380 +8.57%
North West -23 8 £195 -44.28% 5
East of England -9 6 £425 +3.03% 4
Cheshire -2 5 - - 1
Glasgow +2 4 £380 +8.57%
Docklands, London 0 4 £545 +61.48% 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £390 +4.00%
Hampshire -6 3 £400 - 1
Manchester -11 3 £195 -44.28% 3
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Essex -9 2 £450 +91.48% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £394 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £370 - 1
North East - 2 £408 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £394 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £425 - 1
Exeter -2 1 £315 -12.50%
Kent -2 1 - -
Devon -3 1 £315 -12.50%
South West -3 1 £315 -12.50% 1
Basingstoke -5 1 £350 -12.50%

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 88 (39.46%) Business Analysis
2 78 (34.98%) Finance
3 72 (32.29%) Banking
4 55 (24.66%) SQL
5 52 (23.32%) Investment Banking
6 41 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (12.11%) Degree
9 26 (11.66%) Data Modelling
10 25 (11.21%) Front Office
11 23 (10.31%) Risk Management
12 21 (9.42%) GAP Analysis
13 20 (8.97%) Project Management
14 19 (8.52%) Derivative
14 19 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (8.07%) Stress Testing
15 18 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.07%) Retail
15 18 (8.07%) Data Analysis
16 17 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (7.62%) Market Risk
17 16 (7.17%) MS Excel
18 15 (6.73%) Asset Management
18 15 (6.73%) Migration
18 15 (6.73%) Use Case
18 15 (6.73%) Waterfall
19 14 (6.28%) MS Visio
20 13 (5.83%) SAP
20 13 (5.83%) UML
20 13 (5.83%) Integration Testing

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.69%) MS Office
4 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.45%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) Summit
4 1 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
1 2 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) Intranet
1 3 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.35%) SQLPlus
4 3 (1.35%) QlikView
4 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.90%) Big Data
5 2 (0.90%) MS Access
5 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) DataStage
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Rational Rose
General
1 78 (34.98%) Finance
2 72 (32.29%) Banking
3 52 (23.32%) Investment Banking
4 25 (11.21%) Front Office
5 18 (8.07%) Retail
6 11 (4.93%) Legal
7 7 (3.14%) Retail Banking
7 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.69%) Back Office
8 6 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.90%) Marketing
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.45%) International Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) XML
2 7 (3.14%) FpML
3 3 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.45%) EDI
4 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Derivative
2 18 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.62%) Market Risk
3 17 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (5.38%) Fixed Income
4 12 (5.38%) Equities
5 7 (3.14%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.24%) DTCC
7 4 (1.79%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) SCORM
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.69%) UNIX
2 2 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.46%) Business Analysis
2 41 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.66%) Data Modelling
5 23 (10.31%) Risk Management
6 21 (9.42%) GAP Analysis
7 20 (8.97%) Project Management
8 19 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (8.07%) Stress Testing
9 18 (8.07%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.73%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.73%) Use Case
10 15 (6.73%) Migration
10 15 (6.73%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.83%) UML
11 13 (5.83%) Integration Testing
12 12 (5.38%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.93%) User Stories
14 10 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.66%) SQL
2 4 (1.79%) VBA
3 2 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.45%) Java
4 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) Degree
2 10 (4.48%) ISEB
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) IIBA
4 2 (0.90%) CBAP
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CISA
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.38%) EMIR
2 10 (4.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (3.14%) MiFID
4 6 (2.69%) QA
5 2 (0.90%) Basel III
5 2 (0.90%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.45%) GMP
6 1 (0.45%) GxP
6 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.45%) FATCA
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) SAP
2 10 (4.48%) Oracle
3 7 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.79%) Charles River
5 3 (1.35%) Sybase
5 3 (1.35%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.90%) Saba
6 2 (0.90%) Teradata
6 2 (0.90%) GoldenSource
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Calypso
7 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.45%) TSYS
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.45%) BMC
7 1 (0.45%) Lotus
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy
7 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £405.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago