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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 499 482 509
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 120 119 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 96 46
Average daily rate £450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £420 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 110 £456 -3.94% 20
London -3 49 £473 -14.00% 11
South East +6 19 £445 -8.71%
South West +8 14 £475 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +12 12 £445 +11.94%
West Yorkshire -13 10 £414 -8.00%
Yorkshire -18 10 £414 -8.00%
Dorset - 10 £470 -
East Midlands -3 9 £450 +2.85% 2
Slough - 7 £445 -
Bournemouth - 7 £475 -
Northampton - 6 £550 - 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £550 - 2
Surrey - 6 £425 -
Scotland -13 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Wales -3 4 £403 -8.00%
South Wales -6 4 £403 -8.00%
Cardiff -11 4 £403 -8.00%
Edinburgh -20 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Croydon - 4 £475 - 1
City of London +36 3 £525 -17.64% 5
East of England -7 3 £598 +25.78% 1
Halifax -9 3 £405 -10.00%
Nottinghamshire -10 3 £375 -21.05%
Nottingham -11 3 £375 -21.05%
Windsor - 3 £480 -
South Coast - 3 £450 -
Bristol -1 2 £453 -13.80% 2
Swindon -3 2 £525 -
Wiltshire -5 2 £525 +2.43%

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (48.54%) Finance
2 110 (46.03%) Business Analysis
3 73 (30.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (27.20%) Banking
5 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.62%) Retail
6 23 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.62%) ISEB
7 22 (9.21%) Use Case
8 21 (8.79%) Mentoring
9 20 (8.37%) Waterfall
9 20 (8.37%) SQL
10 19 (7.95%) Project Management
10 19 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (6.28%) Target Operating Model
13 15 (6.28%) User Stories
14 14 (5.86%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.86%) Management Information System
15 13 (5.44%) Migration
15 13 (5.44%) MS Visio
15 13 (5.44%) UML
16 12 (5.02%) MS Excel
16 12 (5.02%) Validation
16 12 (5.02%) Change Management
16 12 (5.02%) Telecoms
16 12 (5.02%) Investment Banking

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.51%) SAS
2 3 (1.26%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.35%) MS Office
4 5 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.84%) Sonata
4 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.42%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) MVNO
1 3 (1.26%) Skype
2 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.51%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) QlikView
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.84%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) DataStage
6 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) ERwin
1 1 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.42%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.42%) VersionOne
General
1 116 (48.54%) Finance
2 65 (27.20%) Banking
3 23 (9.62%) Retail
4 12 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.35%) Advertising
5 8 (3.35%) Front Office
6 7 (2.93%) Legal
6 7 (2.93%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.26%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (0.84%) Middleware
2 2 (0.84%) XBRL
3 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) CSS3
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.18%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.93%) Derivative
5 5 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.09%) NHS
5 5 (2.09%) User Experience
6 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.67%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.67%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.51%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.26%) Linux
4 2 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (46.03%) Business Analysis
2 73 (30.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.21%) Use Case
5 21 (8.79%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.37%) Waterfall
7 19 (7.95%) Project Management
8 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.28%) Target Operating Model
10 15 (6.28%) User Stories
11 14 (5.86%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.86%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.44%) Migration
12 13 (5.44%) UML
13 12 (5.02%) Change Management
13 12 (5.02%) Validation
14 11 (4.60%) Data Management
14 11 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.37%) SQL
2 5 (2.09%) C
3 4 (1.67%) C#
3 4 (1.67%) C++
4 3 (1.26%) Java
4 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.84%) R
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (9.62%) ISEB
2 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) Degree
4 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.60%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) MiFID
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle
3 5 (2.09%) hybris
4 4 (1.67%) Cognos
4 4 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (0.84%) Avaloq
5 2 (0.84%) Baan
5 2 (0.84%) FNZ
5 2 (0.84%) Informatica
5 2 (0.84%) OpenText
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe
6 1 (0.42%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.42%) IBM
6 1 (0.42%) Pega
6 1 (0.42%) Planview
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Tableau
6 1 (0.42%) Talend
6 1 (0.42%) Teradata
6 1 (0.42%) TSYS
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