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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 326 318 229
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -89
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 304 247 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 171 316
Average daily rate £451 £450 £472
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 273 £451 -5.15% 34
London -19 140 £525 - 20
City of London +13 57 £550 +10.00% 7
South East -30 41 £373 -12.35% 4
East Midlands +17 30 £513 +30.65% 1
Northamptonshire +11 29 £500 +27.46% 1
South West +8 28 £415 - 3
Scotland +12 26 £420 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire 0 21 £450 - 1
Edinburgh -3 21 £420 -1.17%
Swindon - 21 £450 - 1
Northampton +2 13 £475 +21.09%
Berkshire +3 12 £345 +13.11% 1
North West -23 12 £425 +19.29% 1
Yorkshire -14 11 £340 -2.85% 2
Hampshire -33 11 £375 -11.76%
West Yorkshire -11 10 £335 -4.28% 2
Hook +2 9 £370 -12.94%
Manchester -9 8 £425 +26.86% 1
East of England -33 8 £400 -3.03% 3
Slough +10 6 £335 +11.66%
Surrey -6 6 £365 -5.19% 2
Leeds -21 6 £330 +32.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £363 -
Glasgow -6 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Bristol -20 3 £378 - 2
Halifax - 3 £450 -
Woking - 3 £365 - 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 256 (42.31%) Finance
2 242 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 166 (27.44%) Banking
4 142 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (11.57%) UML
6 68 (11.24%) Project Management
7 55 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 51 (8.43%) Retail
8 51 (8.43%) Investment Banking
8 51 (8.43%) Use Case
9 46 (7.60%) Requirements Analysis
10 45 (7.44%) Degree
11 44 (7.27%) SQL
12 43 (7.11%) Data Modelling
13 42 (6.94%) Telecoms
14 41 (6.78%) MS Visio
15 37 (6.12%) CRM
15 37 (6.12%) Scrum
16 35 (5.79%) Migration
16 35 (5.79%) ISEB
16 35 (5.79%) Front Office
17 33 (5.45%) Risk Management
17 33 (5.45%) BPR
17 33 (5.45%) MS Excel
17 33 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (5.29%) Asset Management
18 32 (5.29%) Change Management
19 29 (4.79%) Retail Banking
20 27 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (4.46%) BPMN

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.99%) SAS
3 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.17%) CMS
4 1 (0.17%) Lync
4 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 33 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.98%) MS Office
4 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) MultiFonds
2 3 (0.50%) Summit
2 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.33%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) Findur
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.49%) Intranet
2 6 (0.99%) Broadband
3 3 (0.50%) ATM
3 3 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.33%) CTI
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) MVNO
5 1 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.83%) MS Access
4 5 (0.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.17%) QlikView
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 256 (42.31%) Finance
2 166 (27.44%) Banking
3 51 (8.43%) Retail
3 51 (8.43%) Investment Banking
4 42 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 35 (5.79%) Front Office
6 29 (4.79%) Retail Banking
7 22 (3.64%) Marketing
8 20 (3.31%) Legal
9 18 (2.98%) Advertising
10 13 (2.15%) Back Office
11 11 (1.82%) Billing
12 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Publishing
13 4 (0.66%) Law
14 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.50%) Games
14 3 (0.50%) French Language
15 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.50%) XML
2 2 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.47%) Derivative
2 17 (2.81%) Credit Risk
3 15 (2.48%) Equities
4 14 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.15%) NHS
6 10 (1.65%) SWIFT
6 10 (1.65%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.83%) APACS
9 5 (0.83%) Social Media
9 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.66%) Statistics
10 4 (0.66%) IVR
11 3 (0.50%) PMI
11 3 (0.50%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.33%) Android
1 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (0.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 142 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (11.57%) UML
4 68 (11.24%) Project Management
5 55 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 51 (8.43%) Use Case
7 46 (7.60%) Requirements Analysis
8 43 (7.11%) Data Modelling
9 37 (6.12%) CRM
9 37 (6.12%) Scrum
10 35 (5.79%) Migration
11 33 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 33 (5.45%) BPR
11 33 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (5.29%) Asset Management
12 32 (5.29%) Change Management
13 27 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.46%) BPMN
13 27 (4.46%) User Stories
14 25 (4.13%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.27%) SQL
2 9 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.83%) VBA
4 3 (0.50%) C
4 3 (0.50%) C#
5 2 (0.33%) R
6 1 (0.17%) Java
6 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (7.44%) Degree
2 35 (5.79%) ISEB
3 14 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.32%) IIBA
6 7 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.50%) ACCA
8 3 (0.50%) CIMA
9 2 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) CBAP
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) PMP
10 1 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.17%) MBA
10 1 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) Basel III
2 13 (2.15%) EMIR
3 12 (1.98%) QA
4 11 (1.82%) Solvency II
5 10 (1.65%) MiFID
5 10 (1.65%) Basel II
6 8 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (1.16%) FATCA
8 4 (0.66%) COREP
8 4 (0.66%) FINREP
8 4 (0.66%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.66%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.33%) XenApp
1 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) SCCM
1 2 (0.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (4.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.31%) Oracle
3 19 (3.14%) SAP
4 14 (2.31%) Siebel
5 13 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.32%) Remedy
7 7 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.16%) IBM
8 6 (0.99%) Misys
9 5 (0.83%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.50%) Sophis
10 3 (0.50%) KANA
10 3 (0.50%) Omniture
10 3 (0.50%) Google
10 3 (0.50%) Unica
11 2 (0.33%) hybris
11 2 (0.33%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.33%) Teradata
11 2 (0.33%) VMware
11 2 (0.33%) BT
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