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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 322 351 302
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 329 258 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 190 185
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£469 £451 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -5.15%
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 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 295 £475 +5.43% 65
London +32 162 £525 - 19
City of London +10 40 £500 -4.76% 5
Yorkshire +11 35 £450 +28.57% 7
North West 0 31 £450 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire +11 30 £450 +30.43% 7
Leeds +8 26 £450 +25.87% 6
South East -11 26 £438 +19.86% 11
Scotland +3 24 £400 -4.76% 2
Cheshire +8 22 £450 +3.44% 4
South West -12 19 £469 +14.39% 5
Swindon +2 15 £469 +4.10% 2
Wiltshire -6 15 £469 +4.10% 2
Stirling - 10 - -
West Midlands -2 9 £450 - 7
Edinburgh -8 8 £390 -6.02% 1
East Midlands -25 8 £413 -25.00% 4
Manchester -11 7 £425 - 2
Surrey +8 6 £481 +31.84% 2
Berkshire -10 6 £450 +32.35% 5
East of England +4 5 £575 +46.03% 2
Sheffield -4 5 £450 +28.57%
South Yorkshire -5 5 £450 +28.57%
West Sussex -13 5 £290 -31.76% 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £400 - 1
Coventry - 5 £450 - 1
Glasgow -2 4 £400 - 1
Croydon -5 4 £388 -32.60%
Plymouth - 4 £388 -

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 274 (48.58%) Finance
2 175 (31.03%) Business Analysis
3 165 (29.26%) Banking
4 153 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (12.06%) Retail
7 64 (11.35%) Project Management
7 64 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (9.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 48 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
10 47 (8.33%) UML
11 46 (8.16%) Use Case
12 43 (7.62%) MS Visio
12 43 (7.62%) Investment Banking
13 37 (6.56%) SQL
14 36 (6.38%) Data Modelling
14 36 (6.38%) Front Office
14 36 (6.38%) Migration
14 36 (6.38%) Retail Banking
15 33 (5.85%) Change Management
16 29 (5.14%) Back Office
16 29 (5.14%) Asset Management
17 28 (4.96%) Degree
17 28 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (4.96%) Validation
17 28 (4.96%) Scrum
17 28 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (4.79%) BPMN
18 27 (4.79%) Waterfall
19 26 (4.61%) User Stories

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (0.89%) SAS
2 3 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (7.62%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.60%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.24%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.71%) Algo Collateral
3 4 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) Aligne
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) Global One
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Taleo
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.18%) Office 365
1 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.53%) WebEx
2 1 (0.18%) Intranet
2 1 (0.18%) LAN
2 1 (0.18%) SMS
2 1 (0.18%) Firewall
2 1 (0.18%) Network Security
2 1 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.06%) Data Mining
2 6 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.71%) MS Access
4 3 (0.53%) EDMS
5 2 (0.35%) Big Data
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.35%) QlikView
5 2 (0.35%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.35%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.18%) OLAP
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (2.30%) JIRA
2 4 (0.71%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.18%) Toad
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 274 (48.58%) Finance
2 165 (29.26%) Banking
3 68 (12.06%) Retail
4 43 (7.62%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.38%) Front Office
5 36 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 29 (5.14%) Back Office
7 26 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.13%) Advertising
9 11 (1.95%) Legal
10 10 (1.77%) Marketing
11 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.89%) Law
13 4 (0.71%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.71%) Local Government
13 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
15 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.48%) Web Services
2 6 (1.06%) XML
3 5 (0.89%) .NET
4 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.35%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) FpML
7 1 (0.18%) SAML
7 1 (0.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.18%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.18%) RESTful
7 1 (0.18%) OAuth
7 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.18%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.66%) Reference Data
3 15 (2.66%) User Experience
4 14 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.30%) Equities
6 12 (2.13%) Derivative
7 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.77%) Open Source
9 6 (1.06%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.06%) DTCC
10 5 (0.89%) NHS
11 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.53%) DTV
12 3 (0.53%) Replication
12 3 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 153 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (11.35%) Project Management
5 51 (9.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 48 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
7 47 (8.33%) UML
8 46 (8.16%) Use Case
9 36 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 36 (6.38%) Migration
10 33 (5.85%) Change Management
11 29 (5.14%) Asset Management
12 28 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (4.96%) Validation
12 28 (4.96%) Scrum
12 28 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.79%) BPMN
13 27 (4.79%) Waterfall
14 26 (4.61%) User Stories
15 25 (4.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.56%) SQL
2 5 (0.89%) C#
3 3 (0.53%) Java
3 3 (0.53%) C
3 3 (0.53%) VBA
4 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.18%) VB
4 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (4.96%) Degree
2 22 (3.90%) ISEB
3 9 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) CIMA
4 7 (1.24%) ACCA
5 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.06%) CBAP
6 5 (0.89%) IIBA
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.35%) HND
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCA
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.18%) CNA
8 1 (0.18%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) CFA
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.48%) Solvency II
1 14 (2.48%) Basel III
1 14 (2.48%) Basel II
2 13 (2.30%) QA
3 12 (2.13%) FATCA
4 8 (1.42%) FINREP
4 8 (1.42%) MiFID
5 7 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.24%) COREP
5 7 (1.24%) EMIR
6 6 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.53%) GAAP
7 3 (0.53%) SLA
8 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (3.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.66%) SAP
3 14 (2.48%) Oracle
4 13 (2.30%) SimCorp
5 10 (1.77%) Siebel
6 7 (1.24%) IBM
7 6 (1.06%) Vermilion
7 6 (1.06%) Tableau
8 5 (0.89%) Remedy
9 4 (0.71%) Charles River
10 3 (0.53%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.53%) BMC
11 2 (0.35%) Pega
11 2 (0.35%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.35%) Mantas
11 2 (0.35%) Actimize
11 2 (0.35%) Kofax
11 2 (0.35%) Calypso
11 2 (0.35%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.35%) Sybase
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