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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 478 489 494
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 98 77 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 31
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£458 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 88 £470 -1.05% 11
London -11 33 £525 +10.52% 6
South West -10 16 £473 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -5 13 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire -5 13 £450 -
South East -36 10 £490 +15.29% 2
East of England - 10 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +2 9 £450 - 1
Scotland 0 9 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +4 6 £513 -
Bristol - 6 £450 -
Suffolk - 5 £475 -
Ipswich - 5 £475 -
East Midlands +2 4 £475 -20.83%
City of London +10 3 £638 +27.50%
North West -15 3 £450 -5.26%
South Wales -2 2 - -
Wales -9 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £488 -
Bromley - 2 £600 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £488 -
Berkshire -8 1 £490 +16.66%
Reading - 1 £490 -
Birmingham - 1 £420 -
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (46.77%) Finance
2 70 (34.83%) Business Analysis
3 60 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (24.88%) Retail
5 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (20.90%) Banking
7 29 (14.43%) Project Management
8 26 (12.94%) Validation
9 25 (12.44%) Change Management
10 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
11 21 (10.45%) Requirements Management
12 20 (9.95%) Use Case
13 19 (9.45%) UML
14 18 (8.96%) Retail Banking
15 17 (8.46%) ISEB
15 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (7.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
16 15 (7.46%) SQL
17 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
18 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (6.47%) ERP
18 13 (6.47%) SAS
18 13 (6.47%) Data Analysis
19 12 (5.97%) Migration
19 12 (5.97%) Waterfall
20 11 (5.47%) QA
20 11 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
21 10 (4.98%) GAP Analysis

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (6.47%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) CMS
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.49%) MS Office
2 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (46.77%) Finance
2 50 (24.88%) Retail
3 42 (20.90%) Banking
4 18 (8.96%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Advertising
6 5 (2.49%) Publishing
7 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.99%) Front Office
7 4 (1.99%) Back Office
7 4 (1.99%) Legal
8 3 (1.49%) Marketing
9 2 (1.00%) Games
9 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.00%) Automotive
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.00%) Spring
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.48%) User Experience
3 4 (1.99%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.99%) FMCG
3 4 (1.99%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.00%) Derivative
6 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) DTV
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.83%) Business Analysis
2 60 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.43%) Project Management
5 26 (12.94%) Validation
6 25 (12.44%) Change Management
7 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
8 21 (10.45%) Requirements Management
9 20 (9.95%) Use Case
10 19 (9.45%) UML
11 15 (7.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.47%) ERP
13 13 (6.47%) Data Analysis
14 12 (5.97%) Migration
14 12 (5.97%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
17 9 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.46%) SQL
2 4 (1.99%) Java
3 2 (1.00%) VBA
3 2 (1.00%) PL/1
4 1 (0.50%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.46%) ISEB
2 6 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.49%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) VCP4
5 1 (0.50%) IIBA
5 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Basel II
3 2 (1.00%) MiFID
3 2 (1.00%) Basel III
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) EMIR
4 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.50%) COREP
4 1 (0.50%) FINREP
4 1 (0.50%) UCITS
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.49%) Pega
3 3 (1.49%) Thunderhead
3 3 (1.49%) SAP
3 3 (1.49%) Siebel
4 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.00%) Actimize
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.50%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.50%) Teradata
5 1 (0.50%) Trillium
5 1 (0.50%) HP
5 1 (0.50%) Siemens
5 1 (0.50%) Sage
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