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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 504 500 528
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 107 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 47 40
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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 £334 £378 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £627 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £411 £433
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 88 £460 -3.15% 22
London +3 32 £477 -4.60% 11
South East +10 20 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +11 13 £464 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £464 -
North West +2 11 £390 -14.04% 1
Halifax - 11 £491 -
South Wales -2 10 £463 +2.77% 2
Wales -10 10 £463 -26.00% 2
Scotland -7 7 £420 +8.38% 2
Berkshire +14 6 £400 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £463 -
Milton Keynes +2 6 £463 -
City of London +22 4 £515 +8.42% 4
South West -33 4 £505 +26.25% 2
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Cardiff - 4 £475 - 2
Manchester -1 3 £363 -25.64% 1
Hampshire -12 3 £475 +2.70%
West Midlands -17 3 £488 - 2
East of England - 3 £440 -
Reading - 3 £400 -
Cheshire +14 2 £390 -7.14%
Surrey -1 2 £371 -13.66%
Glasgow -20 2 £343 -11.61% 2
Bristol -20 2 £470 +16.77% 2
Leeds - 2 £438 -
Birmingham +1 1 £488 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 £450 +63.63% 4
Dorset -1 1 - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 73 (36.68%) Finance
2 68 (34.17%) Business Analysis
3 39 (19.60%) Banking
3 39 (19.60%) Retail
4 34 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.05%) User Stories
6 20 (10.05%) CRM
7 18 (9.05%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.05%) Scrum
7 18 (9.05%) Validation
8 14 (7.04%) UML
8 14 (7.04%) Project Management
9 13 (6.53%) Use Case
10 12 (6.03%) SQL
10 12 (6.03%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (5.53%) Migration
11 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (5.03%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (4.52%) Data Analysis
13 9 (4.52%) Investment Banking
14 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
14 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.02%) Marketing
15 7 (3.52%) Retail Banking
15 7 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (3.52%) Data Migration
15 7 (3.52%) SAP

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.02%) SAS
1 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.51%) Lync
2 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.50%) FileNet
3 1 (0.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
3 2 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.50%) Agresso
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.50%) Endur
3 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) SaaS
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Force.com
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.01%) MS Access
3 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 73 (36.68%) Finance
2 39 (19.60%) Banking
2 39 (19.60%) Retail
3 9 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.02%) Marketing
4 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.52%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.51%) Billing
6 5 (2.51%) Back Office
7 4 (2.01%) Advertising
7 4 (2.01%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.01%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.51%) Automotive
8 3 (1.51%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) COM
1 1 (0.50%) XML
1 1 (0.50%) FpML
1 1 (0.50%) Mason
1 1 (0.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.51%) FMCG
1 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.01%) Credit Risk
2 4 (2.01%) Derivative
3 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.01%) DTV
4 2 (1.01%) GIS
4 2 (1.01%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.50%) EPoS
5 1 (0.50%) NHS
5 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.50%) Equities
5 1 (0.50%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.01%) Windows
1 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.17%) Business Analysis
2 34 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.05%) CRM
4 20 (10.05%) User Stories
5 18 (9.05%) E-Commerce
5 18 (9.05%) Validation
5 18 (9.05%) Scrum
6 14 (7.04%) UML
6 14 (7.04%) Project Management
7 13 (6.53%) Use Case
8 12 (6.03%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (5.53%) Migration
10 10 (5.03%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.52%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.52%) Data Migration
14 6 (3.02%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) VBA
3 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (3.02%) ISEB
1 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) Degree
3 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ACCA
4 1 (0.50%) CIMA
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.50%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Basel III
2 2 (1.01%) FATCA
2 2 (1.01%) EMIR
2 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.50%) COREP
3 1 (0.50%) FINREP
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.52%) SAP
3 6 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.01%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle
4 4 (2.01%) Teradata
5 3 (1.51%) Siebel
6 2 (1.01%) IBM
6 2 (1.01%) Citrix
6 2 (1.01%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.01%) Cognos
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Murex
7 1 (0.50%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.50%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.50%) CA
7 1 (0.50%) Actimize
7 1 (0.50%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.50%) Palantir
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £505.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £585 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago