The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 500 494 511
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 104 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 52
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£450 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £398 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £628 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
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%

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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 +19 83 £450 -5.26% 29
London +3 29 £470 -6.00% 20
South East -10 21 £450 - 3
South Wales -15 11 £450 -
Scotland -16 11 £450 +5.88% 1
Wales -19 11 £450 -16.27%
Yorkshire +9 10 £478 -
North West +2 10 £390 -20.00%
Edinburgh -14 9 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £478 -
Hampshire -7 7 £475 +2.70% 1
Halifax - 7 £505 -
Berkshire +9 5 £400 -11.11% 1
City of London -2 5 £500 +11.11% 11
Southampton -6 5 £513 +10.81% 1
Cardiff - 5 £450 -
East Midlands +3 4 £475 - 2
South West -27 4 £505 +25.46% 4
Surrey -2 3 £413 -4.06% 1
Manchester -5 3 £363 -25.64%
West Midlands -9 2 - -
Bristol -18 2 £478 +18.63%
East of England -29 2 £440 -
Leeds - 2 £415 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £475 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 1 - -
Glasgow -9 1 £310 -20.00% 1
Epsom - 1 £475 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £250 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 75 (39.68%) Finance
2 67 (35.45%) Business Analysis
3 38 (20.11%) Banking
4 36 (19.05%) Retail
5 32 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (13.76%) CRM
7 21 (11.11%) User Stories
8 18 (9.52%) Validation
9 17 (8.99%) UML
9 17 (8.99%) Use Case
10 15 (7.94%) Scrum
11 14 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (6.35%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.82%) Migration
13 11 (5.82%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (5.29%) SQL
14 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
15 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
15 9 (4.76%) Change Management
15 9 (4.76%) Project Management
16 8 (4.23%) Marketing
17 7 (3.70%) Retail Banking
17 7 (3.70%) Data Migration
17 7 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (3.70%) Data Analysis
17 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
17 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
17 7 (3.70%) Workflow

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.59%) Lync
2 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.53%) FileNet
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.59%) MS Project
2 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.53%) Endur
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.06%) MS Access
3 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (39.68%) Finance
2 38 (20.11%) Banking
3 36 (19.05%) Retail
4 8 (4.23%) Marketing
5 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.12%) Advertising
7 4 (2.12%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.59%) Billing
8 3 (1.59%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.59%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.65%) FMCG
3 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.12%) Derivative
4 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.06%) DTV
5 2 (1.06%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) EPoS
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Swaptions
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.45%) Business Analysis
2 32 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.76%) CRM
4 21 (11.11%) User Stories
5 18 (9.52%) Validation
6 17 (8.99%) UML
6 17 (8.99%) Use Case
7 15 (7.94%) Scrum
8 14 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.82%) Migration
10 11 (5.82%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (4.76%) Project Management
11 9 (4.76%) Change Management
12 7 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.70%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.70%) Workflow
12 7 (3.70%) Data Migration
13 6 (3.17%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.29%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) VBA
2 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) ISEB
3 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) ACCA
5 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
1 2 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
Vendors
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle
4 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.53%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.53%) Teradata
5 1 (0.53%) Ceridian
5 1 (0.53%) Pega
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.53%) Siebel
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe
5 1 (0.53%) Murex
5 1 (0.53%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.53%) SmartStream
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 25 days ago