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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 515 511 507
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 78 88 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 46
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£473 £450 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -13 70 £475 +3.82% 17
London -1 24 £519 +3.75% 5
South West +19 17 £455 +7.05% 5
City of London +23 10 £600 +20.00% 2
Bristol +7 10 £448 +5.29%
West Yorkshire -5 10 £453 -4.73% 2
Yorkshire -13 10 £453 -2.16% 2
South East -38 9 £489 +15.00% 2
Scotland +2 8 £438 +2.94% 2
Edinburgh -3 8 £438 +2.94% 2
Halifax +5 5 £438 -2.77% 1
Berkshire +2 5 £475 +13.09% 1
Cheshire -4 5 £450 +12.50%
North West -18 5 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England - 5 £475 -
Wiltshire +12 4 £517 - 3
East Midlands +1 2 £400 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Nottingham - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 £363 -
Reading - 2 £483 - 1
South Wales +2 1 £455 -
Wales -3 1 £455 -
Glasgow -4 1 £405 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Plymouth - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 87 (44.85%) Finance
2 66 (34.02%) Business Analysis
3 59 (30.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (22.68%) Retail
5 38 (19.59%) Banking
6 36 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (17.01%) Project Management
8 28 (14.43%) Change Management
8 28 (14.43%) Validation
9 21 (10.82%) Requirements Management
9 21 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (9.79%) UML
10 19 (9.79%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.79%) ISEB
11 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
12 15 (7.73%) Use Case
13 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.22%) ERP
14 13 (6.70%) SQL
14 13 (6.70%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.70%) Migration
14 13 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (6.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (6.70%) QA
15 12 (6.19%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (5.67%) Retail Banking
16 11 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
17 10 (5.15%) CRM

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (5.15%) SAS
2 2 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.06%) MS Project
2 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 87 (44.85%) Finance
2 44 (22.68%) Retail
3 38 (19.59%) Banking
4 11 (5.67%) Retail Banking
5 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.61%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.09%) Back Office
7 6 (3.09%) Advertising
8 5 (2.58%) Publishing
9 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.55%) Legal
10 3 (1.55%) Marketing
11 2 (1.03%) Games
11 2 (1.03%) Billing
11 2 (1.03%) Front Office
12 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.52%) Electronics
12 1 (0.52%) French Language
12 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.58%) Middleware
2 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.12%) User Experience
4 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.55%) FMCG
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) DTV
7 1 (0.52%) Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.02%) Business Analysis
2 59 (30.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (17.01%) Project Management
5 28 (14.43%) Validation
5 28 (14.43%) Change Management
6 21 (10.82%) Requirements Management
7 19 (9.79%) UML
7 19 (9.79%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.73%) Use Case
9 14 (7.22%) ERP
9 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.70%) Migration
10 13 (6.70%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.15%) CRM
14 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.70%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) Java
3 2 (1.03%) VBA
3 2 (1.03%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) ISEB
2 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.06%) Degree
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) IIBA
5 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.03%) Basel II
2 2 (1.03%) MiFID
3 1 (0.52%) Basel III
3 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) EMIR
3 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.52%) COREP
3 1 (0.52%) FINREP
Vendors
1 5 (2.58%) Pega
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle
2 4 (2.06%) SAP
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.55%) Thunderhead
4 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.03%) Calypso
4 2 (1.03%) IBM
4 2 (1.03%) Tableau
5 1 (0.52%) HP
5 1 (0.52%) Ariba
5 1 (0.52%) Siemens
5 1 (0.52%) Sage
5 1 (0.52%) Siebel
5 1 (0.52%) Trillium
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.52%) Teradata
5 1 (0.52%) Actimize
5 1 (0.52%) DataFlux
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