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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Business Analyst
UK
Rank 375 358 386
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 238 289 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 213 185
Median daily rate £499 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -12 209 £500 +5.26% 43
London -11 127 £525 +5.00% 15
City of London +4 32 £523 -2.56% 3
East of England +17 19 £450 -15.29% 5
South East +5 17 £525 +17.97% 7
West Midlands +17 15 £550 +29.41% 2
Scotland +28 14 £450 +16.12% 4
Edinburgh +29 11 £450 +13.92% 4
East Midlands +6 10 £450 -5.26%
Essex +5 10 £330 - 1
South West +9 9 £498 +7.56% 1
Wales +5 9 £279 -14.23%
Cardiff +13 8 £283 -14.71%
South Wales +8 8 £283 -13.07%
Northamptonshire -4 8 £450 -10.00%
Surrey +20 7 £500 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +14 7 £485 +38.57% 9
Northampton -4 7 £450 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +18 6 £470 +41.35% 7
Leeds +4 6 £470 +41.35% 3
Bedfordshire +6 5 £550 - 1
Birmingham +4 5 £425 -15.00%
North West +16 4 £453 +0.55% 3
Oxfordshire +5 4 £519 -9.78% 2
Hertfordshire +1 4 £475 -22.44% 2
Coventry - 4 £638 - 1
Bristol 0 3 £425 - 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £498 +4.73%
Swindon -2 3 £498 +4.73%
Manchester +9 2 - - 3

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 213 (39.30%) Business Analysis
2 204 (37.64%) Finance
3 181 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (15.68%) Banking
6 76 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (13.65%) Project Management
8 63 (11.62%) Scrum
8 63 (11.62%) Use Case
9 59 (10.89%) Waterfall
10 53 (9.78%) User Stories
10 53 (9.78%) Migration
11 49 (9.04%) MiFID
12 48 (8.86%) Retail
13 47 (8.67%) Change Management
14 46 (8.49%) Front Office
15 37 (6.83%) Data Analysis
15 37 (6.83%) SQL
16 34 (6.27%) Degree
16 34 (6.27%) Security Cleared
17 33 (6.09%) SDLC
18 32 (5.90%) Wealth Management
18 32 (5.90%) Oracle
19 31 (5.72%) SAP
19 31 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (5.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 29 (5.35%) Microsoft
20 29 (5.35%) ISEB
20 29 (5.35%) MS Excel
20 29 (5.35%) UML

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 13 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.48%) CMS
3 4 (0.74%) Apache
3 4 (0.74%) Confluence
4 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.37%) JCAPS
4 2 (0.37%) SAS
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 29 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.95%) MS Project
5 14 (2.58%) MS Office
6 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.48%) SAP MII
2 8 (1.48%) SAP PP
2 8 (1.48%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (1.48%) Sonata
2 8 (1.48%) Tercero
3 7 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (1.11%) BigMachines
4 6 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.55%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.55%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) SaaS
2 3 (0.55%) IaaS
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.11%) DSL
1 6 (1.11%) Internet
2 4 (0.74%) Network Security
3 2 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) MVNO
4 1 (0.18%) NFC
4 1 (0.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.92%) Big Data
5 4 (0.74%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.37%) DB2
7 2 (0.37%) MS Access
7 2 (0.37%) OLAP
7 2 (0.37%) QlikView
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.18%) HBase
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) Power BI
8 1 (0.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (2.77%) JIRA
2 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 204 (37.64%) Finance
2 85 (15.68%) Banking
3 48 (8.86%) Retail
4 46 (8.49%) Front Office
5 27 (4.98%) Marketing
6 26 (4.80%) Investment Banking
7 24 (4.43%) Back Office
8 21 (3.87%) Manufacturing
9 20 (3.69%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.95%) Legal
11 13 (2.40%) Retail Banking
12 11 (2.03%) Electronics
13 9 (1.66%) Advertising
14 7 (1.29%) Billing
15 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.74%) Law
17 3 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.55%) French Language
17 3 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.77%) Web Services
2 8 (1.48%) .NET
2 8 (1.48%) SAP XI
3 7 (1.29%) FpML
3 7 (1.29%) XML
4 6 (1.11%) Middleware
4 6 (1.11%) Velocity
5 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.37%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.37%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.37%) XSLT
7 1 (0.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.35%) Derivative
3 26 (4.80%) Equities
4 25 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.87%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.21%) User Experience
7 9 (1.66%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.66%) NHS
8 8 (1.48%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.29%) Fintech
10 6 (1.11%) ASIC
10 6 (1.11%) DTCC
10 6 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.11%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.92%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.74%) iPad
12 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.66%) Windows
2 5 (0.92%) Unix
3 4 (0.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (39.30%) Business Analysis
2 181 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (13.65%) Project Management
5 63 (11.62%) Scrum
5 63 (11.62%) Use Case
6 59 (10.89%) Waterfall
7 53 (9.78%) Migration
7 53 (9.78%) User Stories
8 47 (8.67%) Change Management
9 37 (6.83%) Data Analysis
10 33 (6.09%) SDLC
11 32 (5.90%) Wealth Management
12 31 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (5.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 29 (5.35%) UML
14 28 (5.17%) Data Modelling
14 28 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
15 26 (4.80%) CRM
15 26 (4.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.83%) SQL
2 14 (2.58%) Java
3 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.74%) Python
6 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.37%) C
7 2 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (6.27%) Degree
1 34 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.35%) ISEB
3 25 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.74%) CBAP
5 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.55%) IIBA
7 2 (0.37%) CIMA
7 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) MBA
7 2 (0.37%) PMP
7 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.18%) ACCA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.04%) MiFID
2 19 (3.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (3.32%) EMIR
4 8 (1.48%) FATCA
4 8 (1.48%) QA
5 7 (1.29%) SEPA
6 6 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.74%) Basel III
7 4 (0.74%) GDPR
7 4 (0.74%) IFRS
7 4 (0.74%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.55%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.37%) Basel II
9 2 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.37%) HL7
9 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.37%) SLA
10 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (5.90%) Oracle
2 31 (5.72%) SAP
3 29 (5.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.03%) FNZ
6 9 (1.66%) Avaloq
7 6 (1.11%) Apttus
7 6 (1.11%) Remedy
8 5 (0.92%) BMC
8 5 (0.92%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.74%) Charles River
9 4 (0.74%) Cognos
9 4 (0.74%) Workday
10 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.55%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.55%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.55%) TSYS
11 2 (0.37%) IBM
11 2 (0.37%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
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