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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 388 354 373
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 281 333 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 266 221
Median daily rate £470 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -32 266 £475 -5.00% 48
London -21 152 £525 -4.54% 19
City of London +17 27 £575 -4.16% 3
North West -1 25 £475 +5.55% 2
South East +12 23 £450 -12.23% 11
South West +7 15 £455 -4.21% 3
West Midlands -25 15 £433 -3.88% 3
East Midlands -8 14 £426 -2.57% 3
Yorkshire -4 12 £425 -15.00% 3
Cheshire +5 11 £403 -10.55%
Canary Wharf +6 10 £375 -11.76%
West Yorkshire +5 10 £425 -10.05% 3
Leeds +3 10 £425 -12.14% 3
East of England +13 9 £255 -46.31% 4
Berkshire +3 8 £425 -17.07% 6
Manchester -4 8 £463 +68.18% 2
Wales +25 7 £375 -14.28%
Swindon +7 7 £468 -5.65%
Wiltshire +1 7 £468 -5.65%
Surrey +14 6 £485 -3.00% 1
Warrington +13 6 £408 -34.53%
Nottinghamshire -10 6 £400 +10.34% 3
Northamptonshire -13 6 £463 -2.63%
South Wales - 6 £375 -
Bristol -2 5 £350 -13.58% 1
Northampton -4 5 £450 -10.00%
Coventry -8 5 £451 +0.22%
Mansfield - 5 £400 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £425 - 1
Essex - 5 £255 -

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 194 (40.59%) Business Analysis
2 164 (34.31%) Finance
3 162 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (20.50%) Banking
6 72 (15.06%) Project Management
7 68 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (13.60%) Use Case
9 62 (12.97%) Data Analysis
10 60 (12.55%) Waterfall
11 57 (11.92%) User Stories
12 48 (10.04%) Migration
13 43 (9.00%) UML
14 42 (8.79%) Retail
15 41 (8.58%) Scrum
16 37 (7.74%) Change Management
17 36 (7.53%) SQL
18 34 (7.11%) Front Office
19 29 (6.07%) ISEB
20 28 (5.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 28 (5.86%) Management Information System
20 28 (5.86%) SDLC
21 27 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (5.65%) OO
22 25 (5.23%) Workflow
22 25 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 24 (5.02%) Oracle
23 24 (5.02%) Investment Banking
24 23 (4.81%) JIRA
24 23 (4.81%) 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 13 (2.72%) Apache
2 12 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.84%) CMS
3 4 (0.84%) Confluence
4 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.21%) Documentum
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (3.35%) MS Excel
1 16 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.67%) MS Office
3 8 (1.67%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Sonata
1 7 (1.46%) Tercero
2 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.63%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.63%) SAP PP-PI
3 3 (0.63%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.42%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.51%) IaaS
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) BlueKai
3 3 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
3 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) DSL
1 6 (1.26%) WebEx
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.21%) MVNO
2 1 (0.21%) NAS
2 1 (0.21%) NFC
2 1 (0.21%) RTP
2 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.26%) QlikView
3 4 (0.84%) Big Data
3 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.63%) MS Access
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.42%) HBase
5 2 (0.42%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (4.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) CaliberRM
2 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 164 (34.31%) Finance
2 98 (20.50%) Banking
3 42 (8.79%) Retail
4 34 (7.11%) Front Office
5 24 (5.02%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.81%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (3.14%) Marketing
9 13 (2.72%) Legal
10 12 (2.51%) Retail Banking
11 11 (2.30%) Back Office
12 10 (2.09%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (2.09%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.26%) Electronics
14 4 (0.84%) Advertising
14 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.84%) French Language
15 3 (0.63%) Billing
15 3 (0.63%) Publishing
16 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.46%) FpML
1 7 (1.46%) XML
2 6 (1.26%) Middleware
3 5 (1.05%) Web Services
4 3 (0.63%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) JPA
6 1 (0.21%) JSF
6 1 (0.21%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.21%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.18%) Fixed Income
4 19 (3.97%) Equities
5 16 (3.35%) Derivative
6 13 (2.72%) NHS
7 12 (2.51%) User Experience
8 10 (2.09%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.88%) Minimum Viable Product
10 6 (1.26%) ASIC
10 6 (1.26%) DTCC
10 6 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.26%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.56%) Windows
2 14 (2.93%) Linux
2 14 (2.93%) Unix
3 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (40.59%) Business Analysis
2 162 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (15.06%) Project Management
5 65 (13.60%) Use Case
6 62 (12.97%) Data Analysis
7 60 (12.55%) Waterfall
8 57 (11.92%) User Stories
9 48 (10.04%) Migration
10 43 (9.00%) UML
11 41 (8.58%) Scrum
12 37 (7.74%) Change Management
13 28 (5.86%) SDLC
14 27 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.65%) OO
15 25 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 25 (5.23%) Workflow
16 23 (4.81%) Service Design
17 22 (4.60%) Open Source
17 22 (4.60%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.53%) SQL
2 18 (3.77%) Python
3 15 (3.14%) Java
4 12 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.26%) COBOL
5 6 (1.26%) VBA
6 4 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (6.07%) ISEB
2 22 (4.60%) Degree
2 22 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.26%) CBAP
5 3 (0.63%) CISSP
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CISM
6 2 (0.42%) MBA
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CFA
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) MiFID
2 9 (1.88%) EMIR
3 8 (1.67%) QA
4 5 (1.05%) Basel III
4 5 (1.05%) FATCA
5 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.63%) SEPA
6 3 (0.63%) SLA
6 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.21%) Basel II
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) COREP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (2.51%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (5.02%) Oracle
2 21 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.18%) SAP
4 12 (2.51%) SaltStack
5 9 (1.88%) FNZ
6 7 (1.46%) Avaloq
6 7 (1.46%) Murex
7 4 (0.84%) Avaya
7 4 (0.84%) HP
7 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe
8 3 (0.63%) Charles River
8 3 (0.63%) Remedy
9 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.42%) Cadence
9 2 (0.42%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.42%) hybris
9 2 (0.42%) Mitel
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.42%) Siemens
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