The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 442 373 372
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 200 290 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 218 200
Median daily rate £481 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -70 178 £500 +6.78% 70
London -48 83 £525 - 29
South East +8 22 £450 - 9
North West -10 19 £450 - 4
East of England +26 18 £488 +14.70% 6
East Midlands +15 17 £563 +31.19% 2
Scotland -31 15 £425 +11.84% 6
Northamptonshire +12 14 £563 +25.00% 1
Northampton +9 14 £563 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -7 12 £450 +15.38% 6
City of London +11 11 £550 +7.31% 14
Essex +9 10 £255 -
Lancashire +6 8 £450 +28.57%
Blackpool +5 8 £450 +28.57%
Surrey -1 8 £440 +5.07% 1
Cheshire -12 7 £488 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -27 7 £488 +8.33% 3
Birmingham 0 6 £488 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -11 6 £463 +2.77% 5
West Yorkshire -30 6 £413 -4.62% 6
Yorkshire -33 6 £413 -6.25% 8
Hertfordshire +12 5 £488 -2.50% 3
Warrington -7 5 £488 - 1
Wales +19 4 £350 -18.36%
South Wales +16 4 £350 -18.36%
Manchester -9 4 £388 -3.12% 2
Leeds -31 4 £455 +3.40% 5
Guildford +13 3 £400 -3.03% 1
West Sussex -11 3 - - 2
South West -12 3 £325 -30.70% 9

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 185 (37.37%) Finance
1 185 (37.37%) Business Analysis
2 135 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 102 (20.61%) Banking
5 78 (15.76%) Project Management
6 66 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (12.93%) Use Case
8 46 (9.29%) Retail
9 44 (8.89%) Data Analysis
10 39 (7.88%) Front Office
11 35 (7.07%) User Stories
12 34 (6.87%) Waterfall
12 34 (6.87%) UML
12 34 (6.87%) Migration
13 33 (6.67%) ISEB
13 33 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
14 31 (6.26%) Translating Business Requirements
15 30 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 30 (6.06%) Change Management
16 29 (5.86%) Management Information System
16 29 (5.86%) Investment Banking
17 26 (5.25%) Security Cleared
17 26 (5.25%) SQL
18 25 (5.05%) Oracle
18 25 (5.05%) Data Modelling
18 25 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (5.05%) Data Management
18 25 (5.05%) BPMN
18 25 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.02%) Apache
2 8 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.21%) CMS
3 6 (1.21%) SAS
4 3 (0.61%) Confluence
5 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.84%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.82%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.42%) Sonata
1 12 (2.42%) Tercero
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.82%) IaaS
2 6 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) WebEx
2 2 (0.40%) Firewall
2 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.20%) Network Security
3 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.41%) Data Mart
3 5 (1.01%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.01%) QlikView
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.40%) MySQL
6 2 (0.40%) OLAP
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) MS Access
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) CaliberRM
2 2 (0.40%) ERwin
2 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.40%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) VersionOne
General
1 185 (37.37%) Finance
2 102 (20.61%) Banking
3 46 (9.29%) Retail
4 39 (7.88%) Front Office
5 29 (5.86%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.83%) Legal
8 14 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.42%) Marketing
10 8 (1.62%) Law
11 6 (1.21%) Advertising
11 6 (1.21%) Back Office
12 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.61%) French Language
13 3 (0.61%) Games
13 3 (0.61%) Publishing
13 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.42%) Web Services
2 5 (1.01%) XML
3 2 (0.40%) FpML
4 1 (0.20%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.20%) BAPI
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
4 1 (0.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.20%) jQuery
4 1 (0.20%) LAMP
4 1 (0.20%) Mason
4 1 (0.20%) MDX
4 1 (0.20%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.20%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.20%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.20%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.85%) Derivative
5 17 (3.43%) NHS
6 15 (3.03%) Credit Risk
7 13 (2.63%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.02%) User Experience
9 8 (1.62%) Equities
9 8 (1.62%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.21%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.42%) Unix
2 10 (2.02%) Linux
2 10 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (37.37%) Business Analysis
2 135 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (15.76%) Project Management
5 64 (12.93%) Use Case
6 44 (8.89%) Data Analysis
7 35 (7.07%) User Stories
8 34 (6.87%) Migration
8 34 (6.87%) UML
8 34 (6.87%) Waterfall
9 33 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
10 31 (6.26%) Translating Business Requirements
11 30 (6.06%) Change Management
12 25 (5.05%) BPMN
12 25 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (5.05%) Data Management
12 25 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 25 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 22 (4.44%) CRM
13 22 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.25%) SQL
2 15 (3.03%) Java
3 9 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 9 (1.82%) Python
4 5 (1.01%) VBA
5 3 (0.61%) COBOL
5 3 (0.61%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) C#
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
7 1 (0.20%) C
7 1 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (6.67%) ISEB
2 26 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.24%) Degree
4 12 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (1.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (1.21%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (0.61%) CBAP
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) CCA
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.22%) MiFID
2 9 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.41%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.01%) Basel III
4 5 (1.01%) SEPA
5 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.81%) EMIR
5 4 (0.81%) FATCA
6 3 (0.61%) Basel II
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.40%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.82%) Puppet
2 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.20%) MOM
4 1 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 25 (5.05%) Oracle
2 22 (4.44%) Murex
3 19 (3.84%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.64%) SAP
5 12 (2.42%) Avaloq
5 12 (2.42%) FNZ
6 10 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.82%) SaltStack
8 7 (1.41%) Calypso
9 6 (1.21%) HP
9 6 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.01%) Remedy
11 4 (0.81%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.81%) hybris
11 4 (0.81%) Yardi
12 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.61%) Cognos
12 3 (0.61%) IBM
13 2 (0.40%) Adobe
13 2 (0.40%) Charles River
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