The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 327 293 264
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 294 307 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.65% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 222 304
Average daily rate
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£463 £473 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.66 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -35 270 £475 - 64
London -60 108 £525 - 26
South West +9 52 £451 +6.00% 8
Swindon +24 33 £463 +8.82% 3
Wiltshire +20 33 £463 +8.82% 3
East Midlands +19 33 £500 +17.78% 8
City of London -8 29 £495 +4.21% 9
South East -14 22 £375 -16.66% 6
Northamptonshire +11 18 £475 +11.89% 6
East of England -21 16 £430 +1.17% 6
Scotland -23 16 £400 -8.57% 1
North West +7 15 £425 +25.92% 7
Hertfordshire +10 13 £425 - 4
Manchester +3 12 £400 +18.51% 2
West Yorkshire +1 11 £420 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire 0 11 £420 -6.66% 2
Bristol -16 11 £350 -12.50%
Edinburgh -17 11 £400 -11.11%
Berkshire +3 10 £350 -17.64% 1
Leeds +7 7 £400 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -15 7 £425 +6.25%
Northampton 0 6 £500 +17.78% 1
Slough - 6 £350 - 1
West Sussex +1 5 £375 -7.40% 1
Glasgow +1 4 £463 +25.42% 1
Halifax -8 4 £445 -6.80%
Cardiff - 4 £358 -
South Wales - 4 £358 -
Wales - 4 £358 -
Gatwick - 3 £375 -

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 262 (45.02%) Finance
2 242 (41.58%) Business Analysis
3 153 (26.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (24.74%) Banking
5 86 (14.78%) UML
6 66 (11.34%) MS Visio
7 65 (11.17%) GAP Analysis
8 59 (10.14%) Data Modelling
9 57 (9.79%) Project Management
10 56 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 53 (9.11%) Use Case
12 48 (8.25%) BPMN
13 44 (7.56%) Degree
13 44 (7.56%) CRM
14 43 (7.39%) Retail
15 42 (7.22%) Scrum
16 38 (6.53%) Front Office
16 38 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (6.53%) Data Analysis
16 38 (6.53%) Investment Banking
16 38 (6.53%) SQL
16 38 (6.53%) ISEB
17 36 (6.19%) Migration
18 34 (5.84%) Risk Management
18 34 (5.84%) Business Transformation
18 34 (5.84%) User Stories
19 33 (5.67%) Telecoms
19 33 (5.67%) Change Management
20 32 (5.50%) BPR
21 29 (4.98%) PRINCE2

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (2.06%) SAS
2 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.37%) CMS
4 3 (0.52%) Drupal
4 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (11.34%) MS Visio
2 22 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.23%) MS Project
4 10 (1.72%) MS Office
5 5 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
1 3 (0.52%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.17%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.89%) Intranet
2 5 (0.86%) Internet
2 5 (0.86%) Broadband
3 4 (0.69%) FTP
4 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.86%) QlikView
5 4 (0.69%) MS Access
5 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.17%) Big Data
7 1 (0.17%) EDMS
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Rational Rose
2 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 262 (45.02%) Finance
2 144 (24.74%) Banking
3 43 (7.39%) Retail
4 38 (6.53%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.53%) Front Office
5 33 (5.67%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.98%) Retail Banking
7 22 (3.78%) Advertising
8 19 (3.26%) Marketing
9 17 (2.92%) Legal
10 14 (2.41%) Billing
11 11 (1.89%) Back Office
12 7 (1.20%) Publishing
12 7 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.52%) Automotive
14 3 (0.52%) Law
14 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.86%) .NET
2 4 (0.69%) XML
3 2 (0.34%) CSS
3 2 (0.34%) JSON
3 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.17%) MDX
4 1 (0.17%) WCF
4 1 (0.17%) WPF
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.17%) COM
4 1 (0.17%) EDI
4 1 (0.17%) Middleware
4 1 (0.17%) FpML
4 1 (0.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.26%) Fixed Income
2 18 (3.09%) Derivative
3 15 (2.58%) Credit Risk
4 14 (2.41%) Equities
5 13 (2.23%) SWIFT
6 12 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.03%) APACS
10 5 (0.86%) GIS
10 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.86%) FMCG
10 5 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.69%) New Media
11 4 (0.69%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.69%) NHS
12 3 (0.52%) iDTV
12 3 (0.52%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.52%) Interactive TV
12 3 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.34%) Android
1 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.58%) Business Analysis
2 153 (26.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (14.78%) UML
4 65 (11.17%) GAP Analysis
5 59 (10.14%) Data Modelling
6 57 (9.79%) Project Management
7 56 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 53 (9.11%) Use Case
9 48 (8.25%) BPMN
10 44 (7.56%) CRM
11 42 (7.22%) Scrum
12 38 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (6.53%) Data Analysis
13 36 (6.19%) Migration
14 34 (5.84%) Risk Management
14 34 (5.84%) Business Transformation
14 34 (5.84%) User Stories
15 33 (5.67%) Change Management
16 32 (5.50%) BPR
17 29 (4.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.53%) SQL
2 8 (1.37%) VBA
3 3 (0.52%) C#
4 1 (0.17%) C++
4 1 (0.17%) Java
4 1 (0.17%) PHP
4 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.17%) C
4 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (7.56%) Degree
2 38 (6.53%) ISEB
3 8 (1.37%) CIMA
4 6 (1.03%) ACCA
4 6 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.69%) CBAP
6 3 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.34%) CCA
7 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) MBA
8 1 (0.17%) GIAC
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) CISA
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.78%) Basel III
2 17 (2.92%) Solvency II
3 16 (2.75%) Basel II
3 16 (2.75%) QA
4 12 (2.06%) FATCA
5 9 (1.55%) FINREP
6 8 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.37%) COREP
7 6 (1.03%) EMIR
8 5 (0.86%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.69%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.52%) MiFID
10 3 (0.52%) UCITS
11 2 (0.34%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) XenApp
2 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (4.81%) Oracle
2 18 (3.09%) Siebel
3 12 (2.06%) SAP
3 12 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (1.72%) IBM
5 10 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.37%) Casewise
7 7 (1.20%) Remedy
8 6 (1.03%) Teradata
8 6 (1.03%) Misys
9 5 (0.86%) Open Text
10 4 (0.69%) HP
10 4 (0.69%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.52%) Sophis
11 3 (0.52%) Charles River
12 2 (0.34%) Algorithmics
12 2 (0.34%) Fidessa
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