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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 331 345 301
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 344 301 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 220
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£498 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £589 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.66 -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +27 326 £500 +10.80% 58
London +78 173 £550 +10.00% 31
North West -17 36 £450 - 6
City of London +2 31 £519 +6.68% 5
Yorkshire -12 31 £500 +20.48% 1
South East -24 25 £475 +26.66% 6
West Yorkshire -15 21 £460 +10.84% 1
Leeds -17 21 £460 +26.89% 1
East Midlands -17 21 £450 -10.00% 3
South West -29 19 £475 -5.00% 2
Cheshire +6 16 £450 - 3
West Midlands +7 15 £450 +5.88% 5
Northamptonshire -6 15 £450 - 1
Scotland -11 15 £375 -8.53% 1
Northampton +6 13 £450 +2.85% 1
Manchester -23 12 £325 -27.77% 3
Sheffield - 10 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £550 -
Wiltshire -15 9 £494 -1.30%
Swindon -20 9 £494 -1.30%
Edinburgh -19 8 £453 +10.36% 1
Coventry +2 7 £450 -5.26% 3
East of England -7 7 £488 +14.70% 4
East Sussex +2 6 £525 -
Hampshire -5 6 £450 +9.09% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £375 -34.78% 1
Nottingham -6 6 £375 -37.50% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 6 £500 -
North East -20 6 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 6 £500 -

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 304 (44.51%) Finance
2 234 (34.26%) Business Analysis
3 218 (31.92%) Banking
4 197 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 144 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (12.15%) Retail
8 80 (11.71%) Project Management
9 77 (11.27%) Use Case
10 58 (8.49%) Target Operating Model
11 54 (7.91%) Requirements Analysis
12 52 (7.61%) Investment Banking
12 52 (7.61%) GAP Analysis
13 50 (7.32%) Retail Banking
14 48 (7.03%) Asset Management
15 46 (6.73%) UML
15 46 (6.73%) Data Modelling
16 44 (6.44%) SQL
16 44 (6.44%) Waterfall
17 43 (6.30%) Change Management
17 43 (6.30%) Front Office
18 38 (5.56%) Migration
19 37 (5.42%) CRM
20 36 (5.27%) Back Office
20 36 (5.27%) Investment Management
21 35 (5.12%) BPMN
21 35 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
22 34 (4.98%) MS Visio
22 34 (4.98%) Data Analysis
22 34 (4.98%) User Stories

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (2.20%) SAS
2 9 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.73%) Findur
3 5 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.73%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.44%) Algo Collateral
4 3 (0.44%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.44%) Endur
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.44%) Summit
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) Taleo
1 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.15%) Office 365
1 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.44%) Internet
2 2 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) ATM
3 1 (0.15%) LAN
3 1 (0.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.15%) Extranet
3 1 (0.15%) Network Security
3 1 (0.15%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.15%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.90%) Data Mining
2 13 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.17%) QlikView
4 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.88%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.44%) Big Data
7 3 (0.44%) MS Access
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.29%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.15%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 304 (44.51%) Finance
2 218 (31.92%) Banking
3 83 (12.15%) Retail
4 52 (7.61%) Investment Banking
5 50 (7.32%) Retail Banking
6 43 (6.30%) Front Office
7 36 (5.27%) Back Office
8 23 (3.37%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.90%) Marketing
11 10 (1.46%) Legal
12 8 (1.17%) Advertising
13 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.73%) Law
15 4 (0.59%) Billing
15 4 (0.59%) Local Government
15 4 (0.59%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.44%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.22%) Web Services
2 10 (1.46%) .NET
3 8 (1.17%) XML
4 7 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.44%) FpML
5 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.29%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.15%) SAML
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) RESTful
7 1 (0.15%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.15%) OAuth
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (4.10%) Reference Data
3 26 (3.81%) Fixed Income
4 24 (3.51%) Derivative
4 24 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.49%) Equities
6 14 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.90%) User Experience
8 9 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.32%) NHS
8 9 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.02%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.88%) DTCC
10 6 (0.88%) Statistics
11 5 (0.73%) Neural Network
12 3 (0.44%) Economics
12 3 (0.44%) IVR
12 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.29%) UNIX
2 1 (0.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.26%) Business Analysis
2 197 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 144 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (11.71%) Project Management
5 77 (11.27%) Use Case
6 58 (8.49%) Target Operating Model
7 54 (7.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 52 (7.61%) GAP Analysis
9 48 (7.03%) Asset Management
10 46 (6.73%) UML
10 46 (6.73%) Data Modelling
11 44 (6.44%) Waterfall
12 43 (6.30%) Change Management
13 38 (5.56%) Migration
14 37 (5.42%) CRM
15 36 (5.27%) Investment Management
16 35 (5.12%) BPMN
16 35 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (4.98%) Data Analysis
17 34 (4.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.44%) SQL
2 8 (1.17%) C#
3 6 (0.88%) VBA
4 5 (0.73%) R
5 3 (0.44%) C
5 3 (0.44%) Java
6 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.15%) VBScript
7 1 (0.15%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) Python
7 1 (0.15%) Tcl
7 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (4.39%) ISEB
1 30 (4.39%) Degree
2 15 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.46%) IIBA
5 9 (1.32%) APMP
6 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.88%) ACCA
7 6 (0.88%) CIMA
8 4 (0.59%) CBAP
9 2 (0.29%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.29%) CFA
9 2 (0.29%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) CCA
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.64%) EMIR
2 17 (2.49%) Solvency II
2 17 (2.49%) QA
3 16 (2.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (2.20%) FATCA
5 14 (2.05%) MiFID
6 13 (1.90%) Data Quality
7 12 (1.76%) Basel II
8 11 (1.61%) Basel III
9 6 (0.88%) FINREP
9 6 (0.88%) AIFMD
9 6 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.73%) COREP
11 3 (0.44%) GAAP
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.15%) SLA
13 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.37%) Oracle
3 13 (1.90%) SimCorp
4 12 (1.76%) Tableau
5 9 (1.32%) SAP
5 9 (1.32%) Siebel
5 9 (1.32%) Informatica
6 8 (1.17%) OpenLink
7 5 (0.73%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.73%) StatPro
7 5 (0.73%) Wall Street Systems
7 5 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (0.73%) Cognos
8 4 (0.59%) Calypso
8 4 (0.59%) Fidessa
8 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.59%) Charles River
8 4 (0.59%) Vermilion
9 3 (0.44%) IBM
9 3 (0.44%) Reuters
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