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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 318 332 312
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 327 287 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 210 167
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£459 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 296 £469 +3.99% 88
London +8 157 £501 +0.10% 37
City of London -4 40 £475 -13.63% 13
North West +2 34 £450 +5.88% 11
South East -24 33 £423 +12.66% 8
South West +4 32 £470 +14.51% 10
Wiltshire +13 24 £470 +7.73% 5
Swindon +8 24 £470 +7.73% 5
Scotland +2 22 £413 -1.78% 2
Cheshire +10 21 £450 +13.92% 6
Yorkshire -21 16 £425 +25.00% 10
Manchester -6 11 £450 +5.88% 4
West Yorkshire -10 11 £400 +19.40% 8
East Midlands -22 11 £450 -14.28% 2
Glasgow +5 10 £414 +3.43%
Leeds -3 9 £388 +17.42% 4
Berkshire +2 8 £425 +23.18% 2
Surrey +2 8 £406 +11.30% 1
Edinburgh -19 8 £400 -4.76% 2
Northamptonshire -24 8 £450 -12.19% 2
West Midlands -9 7 £450 - 6
Devon - 6 £400 -
Plymouth - 6 £400 -
East of England +11 5 £575 +50.81% 4
Sheffield -3 5 £450 +28.57% 2
South Yorkshire -4 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Northampton -12 5 £450 -10.00%
West Sussex -14 5 £290 -31.76%
Croydon 0 4 £388 -32.60% 1
Coventry - 4 £450 - 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 283 (49.22%) Finance
2 184 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 155 (26.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 153 (26.61%) Banking
5 131 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (12.17%) Retail
7 66 (11.48%) Project Management
8 62 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (10.09%) UML
10 51 (8.87%) MS Visio
10 51 (8.87%) GAP Analysis
11 46 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 43 (7.48%) Use Case
13 41 (7.13%) Data Modelling
14 36 (6.26%) Front Office
14 36 (6.26%) Investment Banking
15 34 (5.91%) SQL
16 33 (5.74%) Change Management
16 33 (5.74%) BPR
16 33 (5.74%) Scrum
16 33 (5.74%) Retail Banking
16 33 (5.74%) Degree
16 33 (5.74%) Business Transformation
17 32 (5.57%) BPMN
18 30 (5.22%) Telecoms
19 29 (5.04%) Asset Management
20 28 (4.87%) Back Office
20 28 (4.87%) Migration
20 28 (4.87%) User Stories
20 28 (4.87%) Waterfall

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (0.87%) SAS
2 3 (0.52%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (8.87%) MS Visio
2 20 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.26%) MS Office
4 9 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.26%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.22%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.70%) Algo Collateral
3 4 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.52%) Aligne
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.17%) Global One
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.17%) Endur
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
1 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.52%) WebEx
2 2 (0.35%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) RFID
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.04%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.52%) EDRMS
4 3 (0.52%) EDMS
4 3 (0.52%) MS Access
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.35%) QlikView
5 2 (0.35%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Big Data
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.43%) JIRA
2 4 (0.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 283 (49.22%) Finance
2 153 (26.61%) Banking
3 70 (12.17%) Retail
4 36 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.26%) Front Office
5 33 (5.74%) Retail Banking
6 30 (5.22%) Telecoms
7 28 (4.87%) Back Office
8 15 (2.61%) Advertising
9 12 (2.09%) Marketing
10 9 (1.57%) Legal
11 8 (1.39%) Local Government
12 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.87%) Law
14 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.70%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.52%) Electronics
16 2 (0.35%) Billing
16 2 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.13%) Web Services
2 7 (1.22%) XML
3 4 (0.70%) .NET
4 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.35%) EDI
6 1 (0.17%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.17%) SAML
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.17%) OAuth
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.17%) RESTful
6 1 (0.17%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.43%) Data Structures
3 14 (2.43%) User Experience
4 13 (2.26%) Equities
4 13 (2.26%) Open Source
5 12 (2.09%) Derivative
6 11 (1.91%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.39%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.04%) DTCC
10 4 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.70%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.52%) FMCG
11 3 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.17%) UNIX
1 1 (0.17%) Android
1 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (32.00%) Business Analysis
2 155 (26.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 131 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (11.48%) Project Management
5 58 (10.09%) UML
6 51 (8.87%) GAP Analysis
7 46 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 43 (7.48%) Use Case
9 41 (7.13%) Data Modelling
10 33 (5.74%) Change Management
10 33 (5.74%) BPR
10 33 (5.74%) Scrum
10 33 (5.74%) Business Transformation
11 32 (5.57%) BPMN
12 29 (5.04%) Asset Management
13 28 (4.87%) Migration
13 28 (4.87%) Waterfall
13 28 (4.87%) User Stories
14 27 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.91%) SQL
2 4 (0.70%) C
2 4 (0.70%) C#
2 4 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.17%) VB
3 1 (0.17%) ABAP
3 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (5.74%) Degree
2 25 (4.35%) ISEB
3 15 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) ACCA
5 7 (1.22%) CIMA
5 7 (1.22%) CBAP
6 6 (1.04%) IIBA
7 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.35%) CCA
7 2 (0.35%) HND
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CNA
8 1 (0.17%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.13%) Basel II
1 18 (3.13%) Basel III
1 18 (3.13%) Solvency II
2 17 (2.96%) QA
3 10 (1.74%) FATCA
4 9 (1.57%) FINREP
5 8 (1.39%) COREP
6 7 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.04%) MiFID
8 4 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.70%) EMIR
9 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.52%) GAAP
9 3 (0.52%) SLA
10 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.17%) HL7
11 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.96%) SAP
3 15 (2.61%) Oracle
4 13 (2.26%) SimCorp
5 7 (1.22%) IBM
6 6 (1.04%) Siebel
6 6 (1.04%) Remedy
6 6 (1.04%) Tableau
6 6 (1.04%) Vermilion
7 4 (0.70%) Charles River
7 4 (0.70%) OpenLink
7 4 (0.70%) BMC
7 4 (0.70%) Calypso
8 3 (0.52%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.52%) Pega
9 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.35%) Mantas
9 2 (0.35%) Actimize
9 2 (0.35%) Kofax
9 2 (0.35%) Informatica
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Rate: £400 - 430 per day + .
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
KDR
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £445 - £493 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Croydon
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £430.00 per day
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Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
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Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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