The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 342 285 289
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 299 353 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 240 286
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.66 £18.50 £43.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -57.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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 -72 257 £450 -9.09% 68
London -121 98 £500 -4.76% 29
South West -9 36 £488 +13.04% 7
City of London -19 35 £500 +5.26% 9
East Midlands +30 29 £500 +25.00% 2
South East +1 29 £415 +2.46% 6
Scotland -16 24 £423 +12.66% 4
North West +7 19 £450 -7.69% 10
Swindon +7 19 £475 +10.46% 3
Wiltshire 0 19 £475 +10.46% 3
Yorkshire +13 17 £415 +1.84% 5
Edinburgh -1 17 £434 +15.66% 2
East of England -17 17 £425 - 4
Northamptonshire +16 16 £450 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +6 14 £415 -5.68% 5
Hertfordshire -13 14 £425 - 2
Berkshire +12 13 £380 +1.33% 3
Manchester +2 13 £450 +18.03% 6
Cardiff -1 12 £370 -17.77%
South Wales -6 12 £370 -17.77% 1
Wales -11 12 £370 -17.77% 1
Leeds +7 11 £363 -12.12% 4
West Midlands -21 10 £425 +13.33% 5
Bristol -13 8 £560 +24.44%
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £531 +32.81% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £525 -
Slough - 6 £350 - 1
Reading - 6 £440 -
Nottingham +15 5 £506 +26.56% 1
Northampton +4 5 £425 -15.00% 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 254 (44.88%) Finance
2 213 (37.63%) Business Analysis
3 146 (25.80%) Banking
4 142 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.48%) UML
7 60 (10.60%) MS Visio
7 60 (10.60%) Retail
8 56 (9.89%) GAP Analysis
9 55 (9.72%) Use Case
10 51 (9.01%) Project Management
11 48 (8.48%) Data Modelling
12 47 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (8.13%) Requirements Analysis
14 42 (7.42%) Scrum
15 40 (7.07%) Investment Banking
16 39 (6.89%) SQL
17 37 (6.54%) Data Analysis
18 36 (6.36%) BPMN
19 35 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (5.83%) Degree
20 33 (5.83%) Retail Banking
20 33 (5.83%) Front Office
21 32 (5.65%) PRINCE2
21 32 (5.65%) ISEB
22 31 (5.48%) CRM
22 31 (5.48%) Oracle
22 31 (5.48%) Change Management
23 30 (5.30%) Business Transformation
24 29 (5.12%) BPR

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.65%) SAS
2 11 (1.94%) CMS
3 10 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.88%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 60 (10.60%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.65%) MS Project
3 13 (2.30%) MS Excel
4 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.24%) MS Office
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.53%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.88%) SaaS
2 3 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.41%) Intranet
2 6 (1.06%) Internet
3 4 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) LDAP
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (1.41%) QlikView
4 7 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) EDMS
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.18%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Rational Rose
1 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 254 (44.88%) Finance
2 146 (25.80%) Banking
3 60 (10.60%) Retail
4 40 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 33 (5.83%) Front Office
5 33 (5.83%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.89%) Advertising
8 18 (3.18%) Marketing
9 14 (2.47%) Legal
10 11 (1.94%) Billing
11 8 (1.41%) Publishing
12 7 (1.24%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.06%) Back Office
14 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.53%) Automotive
16 2 (0.35%) International Banking
16 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.24%) .NET
2 5 (0.88%) XML
3 2 (0.35%) FpML
3 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.35%) CSS
3 2 (0.35%) Web Services
3 2 (0.35%) WPF
3 2 (0.35%) JSON
3 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) MDX
4 1 (0.18%) WCF
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.18%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.18%) WinForms
4 1 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.18%) Fixed Income
3 15 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.12%) User Experience
5 11 (1.94%) Derivative
6 10 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.59%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.41%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.06%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.06%) Equities
9 6 (1.06%) Open Source
10 4 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.71%) FMCG
11 3 (0.53%) Social Media
11 3 (0.53%) APACS
11 3 (0.53%) GIS
11 3 (0.53%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.63%) Business Analysis
2 142 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 115 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (11.48%) UML
5 56 (9.89%) GAP Analysis
6 55 (9.72%) Use Case
7 51 (9.01%) Project Management
8 48 (8.48%) Data Modelling
9 46 (8.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 42 (7.42%) Scrum
11 37 (6.54%) Data Analysis
12 36 (6.36%) BPMN
13 35 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (5.65%) PRINCE2
15 31 (5.48%) CRM
15 31 (5.48%) Change Management
16 30 (5.30%) Business Transformation
17 29 (5.12%) BPR
18 27 (4.77%) Risk Management
18 27 (4.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.89%) SQL
2 6 (1.06%) VBA
3 3 (0.53%) C#
4 2 (0.35%) Java
4 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.18%) C++
5 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (5.83%) Degree
2 32 (5.65%) ISEB
3 10 (1.77%) CIMA
4 8 (1.41%) ACCA
5 7 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.71%) CBAP
7 4 (0.71%) CCA
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.53%) MBA
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) GIAC
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.77%) QA
2 20 (3.53%) Basel III
3 15 (2.65%) Solvency II
3 15 (2.65%) Basel II
4 11 (1.94%) FATCA
5 9 (1.59%) FINREP
6 8 (1.41%) COREP
7 7 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.88%) EMIR
9 4 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.71%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.53%) UCITS
10 3 (0.53%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.35%) MiFID
12 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (5.48%) Oracle
2 15 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.12%) Siebel
4 11 (1.94%) IBM
5 10 (1.77%) SAP
6 9 (1.59%) Casewise
7 7 (1.24%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.06%) Misys
8 6 (1.06%) Remedy
9 5 (0.88%) Charles River
9 5 (0.88%) Open Text
9 5 (0.88%) Teradata
9 5 (0.88%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.71%) HP
11 3 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.53%) Sophis
12 2 (0.35%) Algorithmics
12 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.35%) Calypso
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