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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 506 503 503
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 114 108 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 76 43
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£473 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £646
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
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%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -20 91 £481 +6.94% 24
London +17 49 £513 +9.04% 12
Scotland 0 21 £455 +1.11% 2
South East -14 18 £500 +11.11% 4
Edinburgh 0 17 £455 +1.11% 2
City of London -1 13 £625 +25.00% 4
West Yorkshire -24 10 £464 +0.05% 1
Yorkshire -24 10 £464 +0.05% 2
Hampshire -5 9 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands +7 6 £425 - 1
Berkshire +5 6 £500 +21.21% 2
Halifax 0 6 £464 -5.54%
Southampton -3 6 £500 -2.43%
Glasgow +8 4 £440 +41.93%
Reading -1 4 £488 +21.87% 2
Manchester -7 4 £363 - 1
South West -8 4 £405 -19.80% 4
Leeds -22 4 £459 +10.60%
North West -32 4 £363 -7.05% 1
Bristol -2 3 £405 -15.18% 4
Cardiff -3 3 £455 +1.11%
South Wales -7 3 £455 +1.11%
Wales -11 3 £455 +1.11%
Birmingham - 2 £405 - 1
Newbury - 2 £500 -
Coventry +3 1 £450 -
Dorset 0 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £513 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 130 (65.33%) Finance
2 84 (42.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (34.67%) Business Analysis
4 67 (33.67%) Banking
5 24 (12.06%) MS Visio
6 23 (11.56%) Project Management
6 23 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (9.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (9.05%) Equities
9 17 (8.54%) Retail
10 14 (7.04%) Investment Banking
10 14 (7.04%) Requirements Management
10 14 (7.04%) Migration
10 14 (7.04%) Change Management
11 13 (6.53%) Fixed Income
11 13 (6.53%) EMIR
12 12 (6.03%) MiFID
12 12 (6.03%) Validation
12 12 (6.03%) SQL
12 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
13 11 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (5.53%) Workflow
13 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (4.52%) Contract for Difference
15 9 (4.52%) Use Case
15 9 (4.52%) Target Operating Model
16 8 (4.02%) Mentoring

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (4.02%) SAS
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.01%) MS Office
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.50%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Agresso
2 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
2 1 (0.50%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
1 1 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
General
1 130 (65.33%) Finance
2 67 (33.67%) Banking
3 17 (8.54%) Retail
4 14 (7.04%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.02%) Front Office
6 7 (3.52%) Back Office
6 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.52%) Legal
7 4 (2.01%) Advertising
7 4 (2.01%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.01%) Billing
8 3 (1.51%) Publishing
8 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.01%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.05%) Equities
3 13 (6.53%) Fixed Income
4 11 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.52%) Contract for Difference
6 8 (4.02%) Derivative
7 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.51%) User Experience
7 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.01%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (34.67%) Business Analysis
3 23 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.56%) Project Management
4 18 (9.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (7.04%) Migration
5 14 (7.04%) Requirements Management
5 14 (7.04%) Change Management
6 12 (6.03%) Validation
7 11 (5.53%) Workflow
7 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.52%) Use Case
9 9 (4.52%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (4.02%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.02%) Business Transformation
10 8 (4.02%) Scrum
11 7 (3.52%) CRM
11 7 (3.52%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) VBA
2 2 (1.01%) PL/1
3 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) ISEB
3 3 (1.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) EMIR
2 12 (6.03%) MiFID
3 5 (2.51%) QA
3 5 (2.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.51%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.50%) FATCA
5 1 (0.50%) COREP
5 1 (0.50%) FINREP
5 1 (0.50%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (4.02%) SAP
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle
4 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (1.51%) HP
4 3 (1.51%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.51%) Actimize
5 2 (1.01%) Tableau
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) Calypso
6 1 (0.50%) Murex
6 1 (0.50%) Siebel
6 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.50%) Teradata
6 1 (0.50%) Ariba
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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