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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 482 504 518
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 98 66 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £384 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £645 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
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 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 11 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 11 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 +10 77 £470 -1.05% 30
London -16 28 £470 -6.00% 19
South East -3 17 £475 +5.55% 3
Scotland 0 11 £450 -
South Wales -11 11 £450 -
Wales -13 11 £450 -
North West +3 9 £370 -24.10%
Hampshire -6 9 £475 +2.70%
Edinburgh -11 9 £450 -
Yorkshire - 9 £491 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £491 -
Southampton +3 7 £513 +10.81%
Halifax - 6 £505 -
City of London +10 5 £500 +1.26% 6
Berkshire +1 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Cardiff - 5 £450 -
East Midlands - 5 £500 - 2
South West -21 4 £509 +26.39% 5
Manchester +3 3 £363 -25.64%
West Midlands -13 3 £200 - 1
Bristol -19 3 £505 +25.46%
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 - 1
Leeds - 2 £415 -
Glasgow +4 1 £310 -17.33%
Surrey +3 1 £475 +10.46% 2
Warwickshire +1 1 £200 -
East of England -13 1 £440 +10.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £513 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £250 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 73 (39.46%) Finance
2 61 (32.97%) Business Analysis
3 38 (20.54%) Banking
4 32 (17.30%) Retail
5 30 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (16.22%) CRM
6 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.81%) UML
7 20 (10.81%) User Stories
8 18 (9.73%) Validation
9 17 (9.19%) Use Case
10 16 (8.65%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (5.95%) Migration
12 11 (5.95%) Scrum
12 11 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (5.41%) SQL
13 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
14 9 (4.86%) Microsoft
14 9 (4.86%) Workflow
15 8 (4.32%) Change Management
15 8 (4.32%) Project Management
16 7 (3.78%) ISEB
16 7 (3.78%) Retail Banking
16 7 (3.78%) Marketing
16 7 (3.78%) Data Migration
17 6 (3.24%) SWOT Analysis
17 6 (3.24%) Requirements Management

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.62%) Lync
2 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.54%) FileNet
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.08%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.54%) Endur
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.16%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.08%) MS Access
3 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (39.46%) Finance
2 38 (20.54%) Banking
3 32 (17.30%) Retail
4 7 (3.78%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.78%) Marketing
5 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.16%) Advertising
7 3 (1.62%) Automotive
7 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.62%) Billing
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.70%) FMCG
3 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.16%) Derivative
4 2 (1.08%) GIS
4 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.54%) Swaptions
5 1 (0.54%) Equities
5 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.54%) NHS
5 1 (0.54%) DTV
5 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) Business Analysis
2 30 (16.22%) CRM
2 30 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.81%) UML
4 20 (10.81%) User Stories
5 18 (9.73%) Validation
6 17 (9.19%) Use Case
7 16 (8.65%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.95%) Migration
9 11 (5.95%) Scrum
9 11 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (4.86%) Workflow
11 8 (4.32%) Project Management
11 8 (4.32%) Change Management
12 7 (3.78%) Data Migration
13 6 (3.24%) SWOT Analysis
13 6 (3.24%) Requirements Management
13 6 (3.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.08%) Java
3 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.78%) ISEB
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.62%) Degree
3 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) CISSP
4 1 (0.54%) ACCA
4 1 (0.54%) CISA
4 1 (0.54%) CIMA
4 1 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
1 2 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.62%) SAP
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.54%) Teradata
5 1 (0.54%) Pega
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Cognos
5 1 (0.54%) Murex
5 1 (0.54%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.54%) SmartStream
5 1 (0.54%) Citrix
5 1 (0.54%) CA
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £650 - £780 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Sovereign Business Resources
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago