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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 486 497 511
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 106 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 29
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£473 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 92 £494 -1.25% 8
London +17 47 £550 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire +4 16 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +1 16 £450 +5.88%
South East -26 15 £488 +14.70%
Scotland 0 10 £450 -2.70%
Edinburgh -5 10 £450 -2.70%
Bromley - 7 £600 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £488 -
Oxford - 5 £463 -
East Midlands +11 4 £475 -
South Wales -13 4 £438 -
Wales -20 4 £438 -
Cardiff - 4 £438 -
Berkshire -3 3 £305 -14.08%
East of England -8 3 £373 -6.87% 1
Surrey -3 2 £513 -
West Midlands -4 2 £384 - 2
North West -11 2 £450 -16.27%
South West -30 2 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £488 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £488 -
Reading +16 1 £305 -10.29%
Cheshire +8 1 - -
City of London -3 1 £650 +4.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 97 (45.33%) Finance
2 73 (34.11%) Business Analysis
3 53 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (24.30%) Retail
5 49 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (18.69%) Banking
7 22 (10.28%) E-Commerce
8 21 (9.81%) Use Case
9 20 (9.35%) Project Management
10 19 (8.88%) Validation
11 17 (7.94%) UML
12 16 (7.48%) Scrum
12 16 (7.48%) Retail Banking
13 15 (7.01%) ISEB
14 14 (6.54%) SAS
14 14 (6.54%) Waterfall
14 14 (6.54%) User Stories
14 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.07%) Requirements Management
15 13 (6.07%) Data Analysis
16 12 (5.61%) Migration
16 12 (5.61%) SQL
16 12 (5.61%) Change Management
16 12 (5.61%) Mentoring
17 11 (5.14%) GAP Analysis
17 11 (5.14%) PRINCE2
18 10 (4.67%) CRM
18 10 (4.67%) Risk Management
18 10 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 9 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (6.54%) SAS
2 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) FileNet
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.34%) MS Project
3 5 (2.34%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Agresso
3 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) JIRA
2 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (45.33%) Finance
2 52 (24.30%) Retail
3 40 (18.69%) Banking
4 16 (7.48%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.27%) Back Office
6 5 (2.34%) Automotive
7 4 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.87%) Front Office
7 4 (1.87%) Advertising
7 4 (1.87%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.40%) Billing
8 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
1 2 (0.93%) Spring
1 2 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) XML
2 1 (0.47%) FpML
2 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.47%) Mason
2 1 (0.47%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.80%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.87%) User Experience
4 3 (1.40%) Derivative
4 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.93%) FMCG
5 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.47%) EPoS
6 1 (0.47%) DTV
6 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
1 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.11%) Business Analysis
2 53 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.28%) E-Commerce
5 21 (9.81%) Use Case
6 20 (9.35%) Project Management
7 19 (8.88%) Validation
8 17 (7.94%) UML
9 16 (7.48%) Scrum
10 14 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 14 (6.54%) User Stories
11 13 (6.07%) Requirements Management
11 13 (6.07%) Data Analysis
12 12 (5.61%) Migration
12 12 (5.61%) Change Management
12 12 (5.61%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.14%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.14%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (4.67%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.61%) SQL
2 5 (2.34%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) C
3 1 (0.47%) VBA
3 1 (0.47%) SAS Macro
3 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) ISEB
2 8 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.34%) Degree
3 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) IIBA
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) Basel III
3 2 (0.93%) Basel II
3 2 (0.93%) FATCA
3 2 (0.93%) EMIR
3 2 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.47%) COREP
4 1 (0.47%) FINREP
4 1 (0.47%) UCITS
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (2.80%) SAP
2 5 (2.34%) Siebel
3 4 (1.87%) Pega
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle
3 4 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (1.40%) Thunderhead
4 3 (1.40%) Teradata
4 3 (1.40%) Actimize
5 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.47%) Ceridian
6 1 (0.47%) Palantir
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) HP
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
6 1 (0.47%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: £390 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago