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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 356 261 300
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 284 379 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 285 238
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £43.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.90%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -93 253 £453 -12.89% 64
London -104 125 £500 -9.09% 35
City of London -21 41 £525 -4.54% 10
South East -7 38 £439 +0.28% 6
East Midlands +20 20 £500 +8.10% 3
South West -31 19 £475 +10.46% 7
North West +5 17 £450 +9.09% 1
Scotland -5 16 £445 -1.11% 4
Yorkshire +7 14 £450 - 7
West Midlands -19 14 £425 +6.25%
Birmingham +1 13 £413 +3.12%
Berkshire +15 12 £439 +9.68% 1
Northamptonshire +6 12 £450 -18.18% 3
Edinburgh -3 12 £448 +8.48% 3
West Yorkshire -1 11 £450 - 6
Cardiff -3 10 £400 -11.11%
South Wales -8 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Wales -18 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Manchester +4 9 £450 +18.03%
Surrey -7 9 £408 -18.50% 2
Swindon -7 8 £475 +10.46% 2
Wiltshire -12 8 £475 +10.46% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £531 -
Leeds +1 7 £350 -22.22% 4
Reading +13 6 £440 -
Cheshire +10 6 £445 -11.10%
Bristol -19 6 £405 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £490 - 2
Nottingham +14 5 £506 -
Oxford - 5 £490 - 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 247 (42.37%) Finance
2 210 (36.02%) Business Analysis
3 149 (25.56%) Banking
4 145 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (11.66%) Retail
7 65 (11.15%) Project Management
8 63 (10.81%) MS Visio
9 61 (10.46%) UML
10 57 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (9.43%) Use Case
11 55 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
12 48 (8.23%) Data Modelling
13 46 (7.89%) Scrum
14 45 (7.72%) Data Analysis
15 43 (7.38%) Investment Banking
15 43 (7.38%) PRINCE2
15 43 (7.38%) SQL
16 42 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
18 39 (6.69%) Retail Banking
19 35 (6.00%) Degree
20 33 (5.66%) BPMN
20 33 (5.66%) ISEB
21 32 (5.49%) User Stories
22 31 (5.32%) Change Management
23 30 (5.15%) Migration
23 30 (5.15%) Oracle
24 29 (4.97%) BPR
24 29 (4.97%) Risk Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.57%) SAS
2 14 (2.40%) CMS
3 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.69%) Drupal
5 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 63 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.74%) MS Project
3 15 (2.57%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.72%) MS Office
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.34%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.03%) Intranet
2 5 (0.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) LDAP
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
4 1 (0.17%) RFID
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
2 9 (1.54%) QlikView
3 8 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.69%) MS Access
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.34%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.17%) EDMS
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Rational Rose
1 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 247 (42.37%) Finance
2 149 (25.56%) Banking
3 68 (11.66%) Retail
4 43 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 39 (6.69%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.46%) Front Office
7 24 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.26%) Legal
9 18 (3.09%) Advertising
9 18 (3.09%) Marketing
10 13 (2.23%) Publishing
11 7 (1.20%) Billing
12 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.69%) Law
15 3 (0.51%) Automotive
15 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.51%) Back Office
15 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.51%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.20%) Web Services
2 6 (1.03%) .NET
3 4 (0.69%) XML
4 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 2 (0.34%) CSS
4 2 (0.34%) JSON
4 2 (0.34%) FpML
4 2 (0.34%) WPF
4 2 (0.34%) Mason
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.17%) WinForms
5 1 (0.17%) MDX
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.17%) WCF
5 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.40%) User Experience
4 12 (2.06%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.06%) Derivative
4 12 (2.06%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.72%) Open Source
6 9 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 9 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.20%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.03%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.86%) Equities
10 4 (0.69%) Social Media
10 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.51%) FMCG
11 3 (0.51%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.34%) Android
3 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (36.02%) Business Analysis
2 145 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 134 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (11.15%) Project Management
5 61 (10.46%) UML
6 55 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
6 55 (9.43%) Use Case
7 48 (8.23%) Data Modelling
8 46 (7.89%) Scrum
9 45 (7.72%) Data Analysis
10 43 (7.38%) PRINCE2
11 42 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
13 33 (5.66%) BPMN
14 32 (5.49%) User Stories
15 31 (5.32%) Change Management
16 30 (5.15%) Migration
17 29 (4.97%) Risk Management
17 29 (4.97%) BPR
18 28 (4.80%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.38%) SQL
2 8 (1.37%) VBA
3 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.51%) C#
4 3 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) Ruby
5 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.00%) Degree
2 33 (5.66%) ISEB
3 11 (1.89%) CIMA
4 9 (1.54%) ACCA
5 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.03%) CBAP
6 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.69%) CCA
7 4 (0.69%) MBA
7 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) IIBA
8 3 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.17%) CISA
9 1 (0.17%) GIAC
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.29%) QA
2 20 (3.43%) Basel III
3 16 (2.74%) Basel II
4 15 (2.57%) Solvency II
5 12 (2.06%) FATCA
6 11 (1.89%) FINREP
7 10 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.54%) COREP
9 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.69%) EMIR
10 3 (0.51%) P3O
10 3 (0.51%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.51%) UCITS
11 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.17%) SLA
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (5.15%) Oracle
2 16 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.89%) IBM
4 10 (1.72%) SAP
4 10 (1.72%) Siebel
5 9 (1.54%) Casewise
6 7 (1.20%) HP
7 6 (1.03%) Open Text
8 5 (0.86%) Charles River
8 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.86%) Calypso
8 5 (0.86%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.69%) Teradata
10 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.51%) Sybase
10 3 (0.51%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.51%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) Cognos
11 2 (0.34%) Fidessa
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