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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 352 386 335
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 293 228 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 184 222
Average daily rate £450 £475 £476
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £428
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 269 £475 -5.00% 64
London +47 158 £500 -13.04% 31
South East +19 29 £445 +4.70% 11
City of London +42 23 £550 - 11
Yorkshire -6 20 £400 -5.88% 5
Berkshire +18 18 £445 +27.14% 3
South West -8 16 £463 -7.50% 4
Wales 0 15 £325 -16.12% 1
West Yorkshire -5 15 £363 -6.45% 2
Leeds -12 15 £363 +3.57% 2
South Wales -4 13 £325 -16.12% 1
Cardiff -7 12 £331 -14.51% 1
North West -19 11 £450 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -7 9 £500 -2.43% 1
West Midlands -10 9 £450 +7.14% 4
Scotland -11 9 £388 -4.61% 7
Slough +12 7 £445 +27.14% 2
East of England +3 7 £500 -9.09% 1
Swindon -12 7 £475 -5.00%
Wiltshire -14 7 £475 -5.00%
North East - 7 £363 - 2
Hampshire - 6 £431 - 1
Edinburgh -17 5 £395 -2.76% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £350 - 2
Winchester - 5 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £350 - 2
Glasgow +11 4 £338 -14.55% 5
Hertfordshire +7 4 £500 -9.09%
Northamptonshire +6 4 £500 -2.43% 1
Bristol +2 4 £425 -10.52% 3

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 211 (36.07%) Business Analysis
2 206 (35.21%) Finance
3 142 (24.27%) Banking
4 135 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (14.70%) Project Management
8 76 (12.99%) Retail
9 58 (9.91%) Front Office
9 58 (9.91%) Derivative
10 53 (9.06%) Translating Business Requirements
11 49 (8.38%) Use Case
12 47 (8.03%) Change Management
13 46 (7.86%) Waterfall
14 45 (7.69%) MS Visio
14 45 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
15 44 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (7.35%) Asset Management
17 39 (6.67%) Data Analysis
18 38 (6.50%) Data Modelling
18 38 (6.50%) Degree
19 36 (6.15%) Investment Banking
19 36 (6.15%) Migration
20 34 (5.81%) Web Services
21 33 (5.64%) Risk Management
22 32 (5.47%) ISEB
22 32 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
22 32 (5.47%) Open Source
23 31 (5.30%) Data Management
24 29 (4.96%) Analytics

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (2.22%) SAS
2 7 (1.20%) CMS
3 3 (0.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) Confluence
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 20 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.88%) MS Office
5 8 (1.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Endur
2 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.20%) Sonata
2 7 (1.20%) Tercero
3 5 (0.85%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.68%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.51%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.34%) Findur
6 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.34%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.17%) Office 365
1 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.85%) ATM
2 2 (0.34%) SMS
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.71%) Data Mining
4 9 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.51%) Big Data
8 3 (0.51%) MySQL
9 2 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.34%) QlikView
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.17%) Power BI
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.71%) JIRA
2 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.51%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.34%) ERwin
5 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.17%) JBehave
5 1 (0.17%) VersionOne
General
1 206 (35.21%) Finance
2 142 (24.27%) Banking
3 76 (12.99%) Retail
4 58 (9.91%) Front Office
5 36 (6.15%) Investment Banking
6 27 (4.62%) Retail Banking
7 23 (3.93%) Telecoms
8 18 (3.08%) Marketing
9 12 (2.05%) Back Office
9 12 (2.05%) Legal
10 9 (1.54%) Advertising
11 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.20%) Law
13 6 (1.03%) Electronics
13 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.68%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.51%) Publishing
17 2 (0.34%) Local Government
18 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.81%) Web Services
2 7 (1.20%) .NET
3 4 (0.68%) XML
4 2 (0.34%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.34%) GWT
4 2 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.17%) BAPI
5 1 (0.17%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.17%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.17%) Velocity
5 1 (0.17%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.91%) Derivative
3 44 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (4.96%) User Experience
5 25 (4.27%) Credit Risk
6 22 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.25%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.74%) NHS
9 15 (2.56%) Fixed Income
10 13 (2.22%) Reference Data
11 12 (2.05%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (1.54%) Equities
12 9 (1.54%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.03%) Economics
14 6 (1.03%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.85%) Statistics
16 4 (0.68%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.51%) Linux
2 2 (0.34%) Unix
3 1 (0.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (36.07%) Business Analysis
2 135 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (14.70%) Project Management
5 53 (9.06%) Translating Business Requirements
6 49 (8.38%) Use Case
7 47 (8.03%) Change Management
8 46 (7.86%) Waterfall
9 45 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
10 43 (7.35%) Asset Management
11 39 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 38 (6.50%) Data Modelling
13 36 (6.15%) Migration
14 33 (5.64%) Risk Management
15 32 (5.47%) Open Source
15 32 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (5.30%) Data Management
17 29 (4.96%) Analytics
18 27 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
18 27 (4.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.10%) SQL
2 4 (0.68%) C++
2 4 (0.68%) Java
3 3 (0.51%) C
3 3 (0.51%) C#
4 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.17%) ABAP
5 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (6.50%) Degree
2 32 (5.47%) ISEB
3 20 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.20%) CBAP
6 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.68%) APMG
8 2 (0.34%) ACCA
8 2 (0.34%) CCA
9 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) CFA
9 1 (0.17%) CIMA
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.62%) MiFID
2 23 (3.93%) EMIR
3 17 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.74%) QA
5 12 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (2.05%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (1.88%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.03%) Basel III
7 6 (1.03%) FATCA
8 5 (0.85%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.85%) Basel II
9 3 (0.51%) SEPA
9 3 (0.51%) UCITS
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.27%) Murex
3 22 (3.76%) Oracle
4 18 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.22%) Calypso
6 12 (2.05%) Charles River
7 11 (1.88%) SAP
8 9 (1.54%) FNZ
9 7 (1.20%) Avaloq
9 7 (1.20%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.03%) Tableau
11 5 (0.85%) Informatica
11 5 (0.85%) OpenLink
11 5 (0.85%) Yardi
12 4 (0.68%) Apttus
12 4 (0.68%) Casewise
12 4 (0.68%) Cognos
12 4 (0.68%) JDA
12 4 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.51%) Pega
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