The table below looks at the statistics for the Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data Business Analyst
Rank 579 551 536
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Reference Data Business Analyst 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £469 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Reference Data Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Reference Data Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reference Data Business Analyst within the UK.

Reference Data Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture

Reference Data Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL