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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 348 282 340
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 241 314 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 247 153
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -52 222 £475 - 81
London -25 111 £550 +4.76% 41
South East -29 32 £438 +3.55% 9
City of London -8 29 £500 -9.09% 10
South West -12 28 £500 +10.98% 4
North West +11 18 £425 -12.82% 11
Yorkshire 0 13 £383 -0.97% 5
Scotland -24 12 £400 -11.11% 6
Surrey +3 11 £444 -15.47% 3
East Midlands +4 10 £500 -4.76% 4
West Yorkshire +3 10 £350 -12.50% 5
Manchester +2 10 £425 -12.82% 5
Edinburgh -12 10 £400 -3.61% 2
Northamptonshire -18 8 £500 -4.76%
Leeds -5 7 £350 - 3
Cheshire - 7 £450 - 4
Birmingham +1 6 £414 +18.21% 1
Bristol -3 6 £425 +36.00%
Northampton -6 6 £475 +0.26%
West Midlands -6 6 £414 +27.30% 2
Berkshire -7 6 £350 -6.66% 4
Hampshire -24 5 £543 +44.66%
Slough -7 4 £350 +6.06% 2
Oxfordshire -13 3 £525 +16.66% 2
Cardiff - 3 £406 -
Wales - 3 £406 -
South Wales - 3 £406 -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £550 +10.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - - 4
East of England -3 2 £550 +15.78% 5

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 229 (42.57%) Finance
2 169 (31.41%) Business Analysis
3 138 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (25.65%) Banking
4 137 (25.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (13.75%) Retail
6 64 (11.90%) Project Management
7 61 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (9.85%) UML
9 52 (9.67%) MS Visio
10 47 (8.74%) Scrum
11 43 (7.99%) Use Case
12 41 (7.62%) GAP Analysis
13 39 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (7.06%) Investment Banking
15 36 (6.69%) PRINCE2
16 35 (6.51%) E-Commerce
16 35 (6.51%) Retail Banking
17 33 (6.13%) BPR
18 32 (5.95%) Data Modelling
18 32 (5.95%) Data Analysis
19 31 (5.76%) Degree
20 30 (5.58%) Change Management
21 29 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (5.39%) ISEB
22 28 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
22 28 (5.20%) BPMN
23 26 (4.83%) Business Transformation
23 26 (4.83%) Migration
24 25 (4.65%) Data Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (1.30%) WebSphere
1 7 (1.30%) CMS
2 6 (1.12%) SAS
3 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.37%) Drupal
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (9.67%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.04%) MS Office
5 8 (1.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.37%) Aligne
3 2 (0.37%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.37%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) Intranet
2 3 (0.56%) RFID
3 2 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.19%) VoIP
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.93%) QlikView
4 4 (0.74%) EDRMS
4 4 (0.74%) MS Access
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) EDMS
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) OLAP
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 229 (42.57%) Finance
2 138 (25.65%) Banking
3 74 (13.75%) Retail
4 38 (7.06%) Investment Banking
5 35 (6.51%) Retail Banking
6 24 (4.46%) Front Office
7 19 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.79%) Legal
9 14 (2.60%) Advertising
10 11 (2.04%) Marketing
11 9 (1.67%) Local Government
11 9 (1.67%) Publishing
11 9 (1.67%) Law
12 3 (0.56%) International Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Military
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.97%) Web Services
2 5 (0.93%) XML
3 2 (0.37%) Mason
3 2 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) FpML
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.19%) Velocity
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.19%) WPF
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.19%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.79%) Credit Risk
4 14 (2.60%) Open Source
5 9 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.67%) Video on Demand
6 8 (1.49%) User Experience
6 8 (1.49%) Derivative
7 6 (1.12%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.93%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.56%) Equities
10 3 (0.56%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.37%) Android
2 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.41%) Business Analysis
2 138 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (25.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (11.90%) Project Management
5 53 (9.85%) UML
6 47 (8.74%) Scrum
7 43 (7.99%) Use Case
8 41 (7.62%) GAP Analysis
9 39 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (6.69%) PRINCE2
11 35 (6.51%) E-Commerce
12 33 (6.13%) BPR
13 32 (5.95%) Data Modelling
13 32 (5.95%) Data Analysis
14 30 (5.58%) Change Management
15 29 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
16 28 (5.20%) BPMN
17 26 (4.83%) Business Transformation
17 26 (4.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.65%) SQL
2 5 (0.93%) VBA
3 4 (0.74%) Java
3 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.37%) C
4 2 (0.37%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby
5 1 (0.19%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) ABAP
5 1 (0.19%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 31 (5.76%) Degree
2 29 (5.39%) ISEB
3 11 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) CIMA
4 7 (1.30%) ACCA
4 7 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) CBAP
5 4 (0.74%) IIBA
6 3 (0.56%) CCA
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.19%) CNA
8 1 (0.19%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.53%) QA
2 17 (3.16%) Basel III
3 16 (2.97%) Basel II
4 15 (2.79%) Solvency II
5 9 (1.67%) FINREP
6 8 (1.49%) COREP
6 8 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.30%) FATCA
8 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.56%) SLA
9 3 (0.56%) P3O
10 2 (0.37%) EMIR
10 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.37%) MiFID
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (2.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.42%) Oracle
3 12 (2.23%) SAP
4 10 (1.86%) IBM
5 6 (1.12%) Calypso
6 5 (0.93%) HP
6 5 (0.93%) Siebel
6 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.74%) Remedy
8 3 (0.56%) Mantas
8 3 (0.56%) Actimize
8 3 (0.56%) BMC
8 3 (0.56%) Pega
8 3 (0.56%) Vermilion
9 2 (0.37%) Charles River
9 2 (0.37%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe
9 2 (0.37%) Cognos
9 2 (0.37%) Sybase
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