The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 438 359 359
Rank change year-on-year
-79 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 219 332 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 262 222
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £632 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -88 207 £475 -5.00% 49
London -57 127 £513 -6.81% 28
City of London +34 25 £575 +10.84% 9
South East +7 18 £450 -13.29% 8
East of England +25 15 £255 -40.00% 2
West Midlands -33 13 £413 -8.33% 4
East Midlands -9 10 £463 +8.82%
Leeds -4 9 £438 -4.89% 2
West Yorkshire -7 9 £438 -4.89% 2
Yorkshire -18 9 £438 -12.50% 3
North West -15 8 £450 - 1
Surrey +4 7 £485 +14.11%
South West +1 7 £468 -2.09% 3
Northamptonshire -5 7 £475 +5.55%
Essex - 7 £255 -
Berkshire +13 6 £425 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire +5 6 £468 -6.50%
Swindon +3 6 £468 -6.50%
Northampton -1 6 £475 +5.55%
Herefordshire - 6 £381 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 5 £488 -7.14% 2
Scotland +2 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Manchester -6 5 £450 -5.26% 1
Leatherhead - 5 £485 -
Edinburgh +3 4 £450 - 1
Coventry -16 4 £451 +0.22%
Milton Keynes +15 3 £450 +16.88%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £450 +16.88%
Worcestershire 0 3 £381 -
Cheshire -7 3 £275 -38.88%

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 182 (39.65%) Business Analysis
2 162 (35.29%) Finance
3 144 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (20.70%) Banking
6 72 (15.69%) Project Management
7 67 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (13.07%) Use Case
8 60 (13.07%) Data Analysis
9 45 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 44 (9.59%) User Stories
11 43 (9.37%) Retail
12 42 (9.15%) Migration
13 34 (7.41%) SQL
14 32 (6.97%) Front Office
15 31 (6.75%) ISEB
16 30 (6.54%) Change Management
17 28 (6.10%) UML
18 27 (5.88%) Management Information System
19 26 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (5.66%) Scrum
19 26 (5.66%) Investment Banking
20 25 (5.45%) Target Operating Model
21 23 (5.01%) SDLC
22 22 (4.79%) JIRA
22 22 (4.79%) Workflow
23 21 (4.58%) Telecoms
24 20 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 20 (4.36%) Data Modelling
24 20 (4.36%) Oracle

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.96%) Apache
2 8 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.09%) Confluence
4 4 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.22%) Documentum
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Liferay
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.96%) MS Office
3 9 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.53%) MS Project
5 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) Sonata
1 10 (2.18%) Tercero
2 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.96%) IaaS
2 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) BlueKai
3 3 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.31%) WebEx
2 1 (0.22%) FTP
2 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) NAS
2 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.31%) QlikView
3 5 (1.09%) Big Data
3 5 (1.09%) Data Mart
4 4 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.44%) MS Access
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.22%) HBase
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) OLAP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (4.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) CaliberRM
2 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.44%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 162 (35.29%) Finance
2 95 (20.70%) Banking
3 43 (9.37%) Retail
4 32 (6.97%) Front Office
5 26 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.58%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (3.27%) Marketing
9 14 (3.05%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
10 9 (1.96%) Legal
11 8 (1.74%) Back Office
12 5 (1.09%) Advertising
13 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.87%) Games
13 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.65%) French Language
14 3 (0.65%) Law
15 2 (0.44%) Electronics
15 2 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.74%) Web Services
2 6 (1.31%) XML
3 3 (0.65%) FpML
4 2 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) JPA
5 1 (0.22%) JSF
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) MDX
5 1 (0.22%) Murex MxML
5 1 (0.22%) RichFaces
5 1 (0.22%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.40%) Derivative
4 11 (2.40%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.40%) NHS
5 9 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
6 8 (1.74%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.74%) User Experience
7 6 (1.31%) Equities
7 6 (1.31%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.09%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.40%) Unix
1 11 (2.40%) Windows
2 10 (2.18%) Linux
3 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (39.65%) Business Analysis
2 144 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (15.69%) Project Management
5 60 (13.07%) Data Analysis
5 60 (13.07%) Use Case
6 45 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 44 (9.59%) User Stories
8 42 (9.15%) Migration
9 30 (6.54%) Change Management
10 28 (6.10%) UML
11 26 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.66%) Scrum
12 25 (5.45%) Target Operating Model
13 23 (5.01%) SDLC
14 22 (4.79%) Workflow
15 20 (4.36%) Data Modelling
15 20 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (3.92%) CRM
16 18 (3.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.41%) SQL
2 14 (3.05%) Python
3 12 (2.61%) Java
4 9 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.31%) COBOL
5 6 (1.31%) VBA
6 4 (0.87%) C++
7 3 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) R
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (6.75%) ISEB
2 19 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.83%) Degree
4 10 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.53%) CBAP
5 7 (1.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (1.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (0.65%) CISSP
7 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) MiFID
2 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.09%) QA
4 4 (0.87%) FATCA
5 3 (0.65%) Basel III
5 3 (0.65%) SEPA
5 3 (0.65%) SLA
6 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) COREP
7 1 (0.22%) FINREP
7 1 (0.22%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.31%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.96%) Puppet
2 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.22%) MOM
3 1 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 20 (4.36%) Oracle
2 19 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.27%) SAP
4 11 (2.40%) Murex
5 10 (2.18%) Avaloq
5 10 (2.18%) FNZ
6 9 (1.96%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.31%) HP
7 6 (1.31%) Remedy
7 6 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.87%) Adobe
9 4 (0.87%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.87%) hybris
10 3 (0.65%) Cognos
11 2 (0.44%) Avaya
11 2 (0.44%) Charles River
11 2 (0.44%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.44%) Microgen
11 2 (0.44%) WorldPay
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