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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 349 342 304
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 302 289 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 220 223
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£475 £457 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.66 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.86%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 277 £475 - 80
London +37 146 £525 - 37
Yorkshire +3 37 £475 +13.09% 5
West Yorkshire +1 37 £475 +13.09% 3
Leeds +4 35 £478 +19.37% 2
North West -9 33 £450 +5.88% 10
City of London -6 32 £498 -0.50% 17
Scotland -7 19 £390 -2.50% 2
Cheshire +8 18 £450 -4.25% 5
East Midlands -13 18 £450 -7.69% 4
West Midlands +9 13 £433 +1.76% 6
Northamptonshire -8 13 £450 -5.26% 2
South East -20 13 £438 +16.66% 6
Northampton +6 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Manchester -10 11 £400 - 3
South West -47 11 £500 +10.98% 9
Wiltshire -22 8 £500 +2.56% 1
Swindon -26 8 £500 +2.56% 1
Coventry +8 7 £450 -14.28% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £400 - 1
Warrington - 6 £640 -
Stirling +4 5 - -
Berkshire 0 5 £475 +35.71% 4
Nottingham - 5 £388 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £388 - 2
Glasgow +5 4 £358 -22.70% 1
South Wales +1 4 £429 +19.93%
Cardiff -1 4 £429 +19.93%
Wales -3 4 £429 +19.93%
East of England -12 4 £488 +13.37% 3

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 303 (48.33%) Finance
2 208 (33.17%) Business Analysis
3 188 (29.98%) Banking
4 182 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (12.12%) Retail
8 69 (11.00%) Use Case
9 61 (9.73%) Project Management
10 55 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 52 (8.29%) GAP Analysis
12 50 (7.97%) Target Operating Model
13 48 (7.66%) Investment Banking
14 42 (6.70%) UML
15 41 (6.54%) Asset Management
16 40 (6.38%) SQL
16 40 (6.38%) Retail Banking
17 37 (5.90%) Data Modelling
17 37 (5.90%) Front Office
18 36 (5.74%) Change Management
19 35 (5.58%) Waterfall
20 34 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
20 34 (5.42%) Back Office
20 34 (5.42%) Migration
20 34 (5.42%) MS Visio
21 33 (5.26%) BPMN
22 32 (5.10%) CRM
22 32 (5.10%) PRINCE2
23 30 (4.78%) ISEB
23 30 (4.78%) Scrum

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.96%) SAS
3 5 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) Confluence
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (5.42%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
4 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.07%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.64%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.48%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.48%) Endur
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.48%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.32%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.32%) Summit
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Taleo
1 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.16%) Office 365
1 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.32%) Intranet
1 2 (0.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.16%) Extranet
2 1 (0.16%) Network Security
2 1 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.16%) MVNO
2 1 (0.16%) LAN
2 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.44%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.96%) QlikView
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.48%) Big Data
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.48%) MS Access
6 2 (0.32%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.16%) EDMS
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) OLAP
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.23%) JIRA
2 4 (0.64%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.16%) Toad
4 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 303 (48.33%) Finance
2 188 (29.98%) Banking
3 76 (12.12%) Retail
4 48 (7.66%) Investment Banking
5 40 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 37 (5.90%) Front Office
7 34 (5.42%) Back Office
8 29 (4.63%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.07%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.91%) Marketing
11 9 (1.44%) Legal
11 9 (1.44%) Advertising
12 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.80%) Local Government
13 4 (0.64%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.48%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.48%) Electronics
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
15 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.59%) .NET
2 8 (1.28%) Web Services
2 8 (1.28%) XML
3 7 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.48%) FpML
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.32%) EDI
6 1 (0.16%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.16%) SAML
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.16%) OAuth
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) RESTful
6 1 (0.16%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.16%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.19%) Reference Data
5 19 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.87%) Derivative
7 16 (2.55%) Equities
8 14 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.07%) User Experience
10 9 (1.44%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.12%) NHS
12 6 (0.96%) DTCC
12 6 (0.96%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.64%) FMCG
14 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.48%) DTV
15 3 (0.48%) GIS
15 3 (0.48%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.32%) UNIX
2 1 (0.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (33.17%) Business Analysis
2 182 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 127 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (11.00%) Use Case
5 61 (9.73%) Project Management
6 55 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 52 (8.29%) GAP Analysis
8 50 (7.97%) Target Operating Model
9 42 (6.70%) UML
10 41 (6.54%) Asset Management
11 37 (5.90%) Data Modelling
12 36 (5.74%) Change Management
13 35 (5.58%) Waterfall
14 34 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (5.42%) Migration
15 33 (5.26%) BPMN
16 32 (5.10%) PRINCE2
16 32 (5.10%) CRM
17 30 (4.78%) Scrum
18 29 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (6.38%) SQL
2 8 (1.28%) C#
3 5 (0.80%) VBA
4 3 (0.48%) C
4 3 (0.48%) Java
5 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.16%) VBScript
6 1 (0.16%) VB
6 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.16%) Perl
6 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.16%) Python
6 1 (0.16%) Tcl
6 1 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (4.78%) ISEB
2 29 (4.63%) Degree
3 9 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.44%) IIBA
3 9 (1.44%) APMP
4 7 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.12%) CIMA
5 6 (0.96%) ACCA
6 4 (0.64%) CBAP
7 2 (0.32%) HND
7 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) CCA
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CFA
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.71%) Solvency II
2 16 (2.55%) QA
3 15 (2.39%) MiFID
3 15 (2.39%) EMIR
4 14 (2.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (2.23%) FATCA
5 12 (1.91%) Basel III
5 12 (1.91%) Basel II
6 7 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.12%) FINREP
7 6 (0.96%) COREP
8 4 (0.64%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.48%) GAAP
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.16%) SLA
11 1 (0.16%) HL7
11 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (3.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.19%) Oracle
3 13 (2.07%) SAP
3 13 (2.07%) SimCorp
4 10 (1.59%) Siebel
5 8 (1.28%) Tableau
6 5 (0.80%) OpenLink
7 4 (0.64%) Charles River
7 4 (0.64%) Vermilion
7 4 (0.64%) Informatica
8 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.48%) Calypso
8 3 (0.48%) IBM
8 3 (0.48%) Teradata
9 2 (0.32%) Kofax
9 2 (0.32%) StatPro
9 2 (0.32%) Remedy
9 2 (0.32%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.32%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (0.32%) Pega
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