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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 336 296 272
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 302 322 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.65% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 221 300
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£450 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £361 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.66 - £45.75
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -34 266 £451 -3.98% 40
London -90 102 £500 -4.76% 19
South West -4 38 £500 +16.27% 3
City of London -14 33 £486 +4.28% 8
East Midlands +25 31 £500 +25.00% 3
South East -1 30 £375 -6.25% 7
Swindon +10 23 £500 +17.64%
Wiltshire +7 23 £500 +17.64%
North West +11 21 £450 -7.69% 1
Scotland -22 21 £410 +9.33% 1
Northamptonshire +17 18 £450 -10.00% 3
East of England -16 17 £425 - 3
Manchester +10 16 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +16 14 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire +8 14 £415 -6.74% 2
Yorkshire +8 14 £415 -4.87% 3
Hertfordshire -2 14 £425 -
Edinburgh -10 13 £410 -0.60% 1
Leeds +13 11 £363 -3.33% 2
Cardiff +2 11 £365 -18.88% 2
South Wales 0 11 £365 -18.88% 3
Wales -7 11 £365 -18.88% 3
Leicestershire - 10 £525 -
West Midlands -6 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Bristol -16 8 £560 +24.44% 2
Slough - 8 £350 -
West Sussex -1 5 £375 -7.40% 1
Northampton +8 4 £438 -12.50% 2
Glasgow -9 4 £488 +34.48%
Reading +12 3 £450 +16.12%

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 255 (44.97%) Finance
2 211 (37.21%) Business Analysis
3 141 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (23.99%) Banking
5 74 (13.05%) UML
6 64 (11.29%) MS Visio
7 57 (10.05%) GAP Analysis
8 54 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 54 (9.52%) Use Case
9 51 (8.99%) Project Management
10 48 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 46 (8.11%) Retail
11 46 (8.11%) Scrum
12 45 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (7.41%) BPMN
14 40 (7.05%) Investment Banking
15 38 (6.70%) Data Analysis
16 37 (6.53%) SQL
17 36 (6.35%) CRM
18 35 (6.17%) Degree
19 34 (6.00%) Front Office
20 33 (5.82%) Telecoms
21 31 (5.47%) Migration
21 31 (5.47%) Change Management
21 31 (5.47%) BPR
21 31 (5.47%) PRINCE2
21 31 (5.47%) ISEB
21 31 (5.47%) Oracle
21 31 (5.47%) User Stories
22 30 (5.29%) Business Transformation

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.12%) SAS
2 10 (1.76%) CMS
3 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.71%) Drupal
5 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 64 (11.29%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.65%) MS Project
4 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.41%) MS Office
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.53%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
1 3 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) Intranet
2 5 (0.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.71%) Broadband
3 4 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) LDAP
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (1.23%) QlikView
3 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.88%) MS Access
5 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.18%) EDMS
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Rational Rose
1 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 255 (44.97%) Finance
2 136 (23.99%) Banking
3 46 (8.11%) Retail
4 40 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.00%) Front Office
6 33 (5.82%) Telecoms
7 25 (4.41%) Advertising
8 24 (4.23%) Retail Banking
9 19 (3.35%) Marketing
10 15 (2.65%) Billing
11 13 (2.29%) Legal
12 8 (1.41%) Back Office
13 7 (1.23%) Publishing
13 7 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.53%) Automotive
17 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.23%) .NET
2 5 (0.88%) XML
3 2 (0.35%) FpML
3 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.35%) CSS
3 2 (0.35%) Web Services
3 2 (0.35%) WPF
3 2 (0.35%) JSON
3 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) MDX
4 1 (0.18%) WCF
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.18%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.18%) WinForms
4 1 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.35%) Fixed Income
2 14 (2.47%) Derivative
3 13 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (1.76%) Equities
5 8 (1.41%) Video on Demand
5 8 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.06%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.06%) Market Risk
7 5 (0.88%) GIS
7 5 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.71%) Open Source
8 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.71%) FMCG
9 3 (0.53%) Social Media
9 3 (0.53%) APACS
9 3 (0.53%) New Media
9 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.35%) Android
1 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (37.21%) Business Analysis
2 141 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (13.05%) UML
4 57 (10.05%) GAP Analysis
5 54 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 54 (9.52%) Use Case
6 51 (8.99%) Project Management
7 48 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 46 (8.11%) Scrum
9 45 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (7.41%) BPMN
11 38 (6.70%) Data Analysis
12 36 (6.35%) CRM
13 31 (5.47%) PRINCE2
13 31 (5.47%) Change Management
13 31 (5.47%) BPR
13 31 (5.47%) Migration
13 31 (5.47%) User Stories
14 30 (5.29%) Business Transformation
15 28 (4.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.53%) SQL
2 6 (1.06%) VBA
3 3 (0.53%) C#
3 3 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.18%) PHP
4 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.18%) C++
4 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.18%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (6.17%) Degree
2 31 (5.47%) ISEB
3 10 (1.76%) CIMA
4 8 (1.41%) ACCA
5 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.88%) CBAP
6 5 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.53%) CCA
8 3 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.53%) MBA
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) IIBA
10 1 (0.18%) GIAC
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.76%) QA
2 21 (3.70%) Basel III
3 17 (3.00%) Solvency II
4 16 (2.82%) Basel II
5 12 (2.12%) FATCA
6 9 (1.59%) FINREP
7 8 (1.41%) COREP
8 7 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.06%) EMIR
10 4 (0.71%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.53%) UCITS
11 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.53%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.35%) MiFID
13 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (5.47%) Oracle
2 14 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.12%) Siebel
4 11 (1.94%) SAP
5 10 (1.76%) IBM
6 9 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.41%) Casewise
8 7 (1.23%) Remedy
8 7 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.06%) Misys
10 5 (0.88%) Open Text
10 5 (0.88%) Teradata
10 5 (0.88%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.71%) Charles River
11 4 (0.71%) HP
12 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.53%) Sophis
12 3 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.35%) Algorithmics
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