The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 525 540 530
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 115 95 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 65
Average daily rate £475 £473 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £640 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK.

Lead Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 107 £475 - 15
London -1 48 £500 -9.09% 9
South East -10 13 £475 -5.00% 4
East Midlands - 13 £550 -
Yorkshire +3 12 £414 -10.77% 1
West Yorkshire -5 11 £414 -10.77% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £563 -
Northampton - 9 £563 -
North West -4 8 £498 -28.92%
Manchester - 7 £498 -
East of England +12 5 £458 +26.20%
Halifax +6 5 £430 +3.61%
Leeds -6 5 £423 -15.23% 1
Edinburgh -13 5 £388 -11.37% 1
South West -14 5 £420 -0.59%
Scotland -26 5 £388 -11.37% 1
Surrey -10 4 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £388 -
Nottingham - 4 £388 -
City of London +33 3 £525 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £458 +26.20%
Berkshire +7 3 £500 +14.28% 1
Cambridge -4 3 £458 +26.20%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £320 -37.13%
Bristol -8 2 £420 -5.61%
Guildford - 2 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £390 - 1
Swindon +3 1 - -
Wales +2 1 - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 92 (40.35%) Business Analysis
2 87 (38.16%) Finance
3 72 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (19.74%) Banking
6 32 (14.04%) ISEB
7 29 (12.72%) Project Management
8 28 (12.28%) Retail
9 26 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (11.40%) Use Case
10 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.02%) Data Management
12 16 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (7.02%) Waterfall
13 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.58%) Microsoft
14 14 (6.14%) UML
15 13 (5.70%) SQL
15 13 (5.70%) Migration
16 12 (5.26%) Scrum
16 12 (5.26%) MS Excel
16 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
16 12 (5.26%) User Stories
16 12 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (4.82%) CRM
18 10 (4.39%) Data Modelling
18 10 (4.39%) Oracle
18 10 (4.39%) Change Management

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.95%) SAS
2 4 (1.75%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) CMS
3 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.19%) MS Office
4 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.32%) Sonata
4 2 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) HFM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.44%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) MVNO
1 3 (1.32%) Skype
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) Big Data
5 3 (1.32%) DataStage
5 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.32%) QlikView
5 3 (1.32%) QualityStage
6 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) DB2
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) ERwin
2 1 (0.44%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.44%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 87 (38.16%) Finance
2 45 (19.74%) Banking
3 28 (12.28%) Retail
4 19 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.95%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.63%) Legal
8 4 (1.75%) Front Office
9 3 (1.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) French Language
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.63%) XBRL
2 5 (2.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) JMS
3 1 (0.44%) JSP
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) Servlets
3 1 (0.44%) Spring
3 1 (0.44%) Struts
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.75%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.32%) Derivative
6 3 (1.32%) NHS
6 3 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.63%) Windows
2 4 (1.75%) Linux
2 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (40.35%) Business Analysis
2 72 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (12.72%) Project Management
5 26 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (11.40%) Use Case
6 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.02%) Data Management
7 16 (7.02%) Waterfall
8 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.14%) UML
10 13 (5.70%) Migration
11 12 (5.26%) Scrum
11 12 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (5.26%) User Stories
12 11 (4.82%) CRM
13 10 (4.39%) Change Management
13 10 (4.39%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.39%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.70%) SQL
2 7 (3.07%) C
3 5 (2.19%) Java
4 4 (1.75%) C#
4 4 (1.75%) C++
4 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.88%) R
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) PL/1
6 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (14.04%) ISEB
2 7 (3.07%) Degree
3 6 (2.63%) CBAP
4 4 (1.75%) IIBA
4 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) ACCA
7 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.32%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.88%) EMIR
3 2 (0.88%) FINREP
3 2 (0.88%) MiFID
4 1 (0.44%) COSO
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) FATCA
4 1 (0.44%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.51%) Cognos
4 4 (1.75%) hybris
4 4 (1.75%) IBM
4 4 (1.75%) Pega
5 3 (1.32%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.32%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.32%) FNZ
5 3 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) Informatica
6 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.88%) OpenText
6 2 (0.88%) Planview
6 2 (0.88%) Teradata
7 1 (0.44%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.44%) Huawei
7 1 (0.44%) Quark
7 1 (0.44%) Remedy
7 1 (0.44%) Vitria
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