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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 337 378 384
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 294 292 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 209 227
Median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +15 268 £495 -1.00% 38
London +5 137 £525 -4.54% 15
North West +12 28 £475 +11.76% 6
South East +8 26 £431 -17.85% 5
City of London -18 24 £550 -8.33% 6
East of England +10 19 £475 -5.00% 5
West Midlands -5 18 £550 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire +21 16 £450 +1.52% 2
Berkshire +15 16 £425 -11.45% 2
South West -13 14 £475 +18.75% 1
Essex +9 12 £450 - 1
Cheshire +17 11 £403 -8.00% 1
Manchester +5 11 £475 +18.75% 4
Coventry +1 11 £623 +24.50%
Reading +11 10 £438 -14.63%
West Yorkshire +16 9 £450 +1.52% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £428 -14.50% 2
Hertfordshire +5 9 £475 -5.00% 4
Wales -5 9 £284 -15.92%
Cardiff +16 8 £285 -23.48%
South Wales +5 8 £285 -18.57%
Scotland +6 7 £425 -0.29% 3
Leeds +12 6 £450 +5.88%
Warrington +9 6 £408 +16.42% 1
Canary Wharf +6 6 £375 -26.82%
Swindon +10 5 £493 -2.95%
Watford 0 5 £475 -5.00% 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £493 -2.95%
Northamptonshire -11 5 £425 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £425 - 1

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 206 (38.65%) Business Analysis
2 187 (35.08%) Finance
3 175 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (18.95%) Banking
6 73 (13.70%) Project Management
7 72 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (11.44%) Scrum
9 60 (11.26%) Waterfall
10 59 (11.07%) Use Case
11 58 (10.88%) Data Analysis
12 57 (10.69%) User Stories
13 55 (10.32%) Migration
14 47 (8.82%) Change Management
15 45 (8.44%) Retail
16 42 (7.88%) Front Office
17 38 (7.13%) SQL
18 35 (6.57%) ISEB
18 35 (6.57%) SDLC
19 34 (6.38%) MiFID
20 31 (5.82%) SAP
21 30 (5.63%) UML
21 30 (5.63%) Target Operating Model
22 28 (5.25%) MS Visio
22 28 (5.25%) Investment Banking
22 28 (5.25%) Marketing
23 27 (5.07%) Degree
23 27 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
23 27 (5.07%) Oracle
23 27 (5.07%) Telecoms

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 10 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.75%) Apache
2 4 (0.75%) CMS
3 3 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) Documentum
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (5.25%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.19%) MS Project
5 11 (2.06%) MS Office
6 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.50%) SAP MII
2 8 (1.50%) SAP PP
2 8 (1.50%) SAP PP-PI
3 6 (1.13%) BigMachines
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.94%) Sonata
4 5 (0.94%) Tercero
5 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.50%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) BlueKai
2 3 (0.56%) IaaS
2 3 (0.56%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.13%) DSL
2 5 (0.94%) WebEx
3 4 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) MVNO
4 1 (0.19%) NAS
4 1 (0.19%) NFC
4 1 (0.19%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.13%) Big Data
2 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.75%) QlikView
3 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.56%) MS Access
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.38%) HBase
5 2 (0.38%) OLAP
5 2 (0.38%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.19%) Essbase
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 187 (35.08%) Finance
2 101 (18.95%) Banking
3 45 (8.44%) Retail
4 42 (7.88%) Front Office
5 28 (5.25%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.25%) Marketing
6 27 (5.07%) Telecoms
7 23 (4.32%) Back Office
7 23 (4.32%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.81%) Legal
9 13 (2.44%) Electronics
10 11 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.88%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (1.31%) Advertising
12 7 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.13%) Billing
14 5 (0.94%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.75%) Law
16 3 (0.56%) Local Government
16 3 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.88%) Web Services
2 8 (1.50%) FpML
2 8 (1.50%) SAP XI
3 7 (1.31%) XML
4 6 (1.13%) Middleware
5 4 (0.75%) .NET
5 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.38%) Velocity
8 1 (0.19%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.19%) HTML5
8 1 (0.19%) JPA
8 1 (0.19%) JSF
8 1 (0.19%) RichFaces
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.88%) Equities
3 24 (4.50%) Derivative
3 24 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.75%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.00%) User Experience
7 13 (2.44%) NHS
8 9 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.50%) Minimum Viable Product
10 7 (1.31%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.13%) ASIC
11 6 (1.13%) DTCC
11 6 (1.13%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.94%) Fintech
12 5 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.50%) Windows
2 5 (0.94%) Linux
3 4 (0.75%) Unix
4 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (38.65%) Business Analysis
2 175 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (13.70%) Project Management
5 61 (11.44%) Scrum
6 60 (11.26%) Waterfall
7 59 (11.07%) Use Case
8 58 (10.88%) Data Analysis
9 57 (10.69%) User Stories
10 55 (10.32%) Migration
11 47 (8.82%) Change Management
12 35 (6.57%) SDLC
13 30 (5.63%) Target Operating Model
13 30 (5.63%) UML
14 27 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (5.07%) Workflow
15 25 (4.69%) BPMN
15 25 (4.69%) Data Modelling
15 25 (4.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.13%) SQL
2 10 (1.88%) Java
3 9 (1.69%) Python
4 5 (0.94%) COBOL
5 4 (0.75%) C++
5 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.56%) VBA
7 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) C
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (6.57%) ISEB
2 27 (5.07%) Degree
3 21 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.94%) CBAP
6 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.56%) IIBA
6 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.38%) CIMA
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CISM
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) MBA
7 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.19%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.38%) MiFID
2 17 (3.19%) EMIR
3 12 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.50%) FATCA
4 8 (1.50%) QA
5 5 (0.94%) Basel III
6 4 (0.75%) SLA
7 3 (0.56%) SEPA
7 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) Basel II
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (5.82%) SAP
2 27 (5.07%) Oracle
3 19 (3.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.31%) FNZ
6 6 (1.13%) Apttus
6 6 (1.13%) Avaloq
7 4 (0.75%) Avaya
7 4 (0.75%) Charles River
7 4 (0.75%) Remedy
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe
8 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.56%) BMC
8 3 (0.56%) Cognos
8 3 (0.56%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.56%) Murex
8 3 (0.56%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.38%) Tableau
9 2 (0.38%) Workday
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