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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 342 294 347
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 276 336 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 274 159
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -62 258 £475 -5.00% 55
London -61 131 £550 - 31
South East -9 44 £463 +8.82% 9
City of London -12 33 £550 - 13
South West -15 29 £445 +2.59% 1
Swindon -2 18 £500 +11.11%
Wiltshire -6 18 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +1 15 £413 +10.73% 5
West Midlands -6 15 £406 -4.41% 2
Birmingham +4 14 £406 -4.41% 1
Surrey 0 12 £425 -19.04% 4
East Midlands +7 11 £475 -13.63% 1
North West +1 11 £438 +9.37% 3
West Yorkshire -2 11 £350 -22.22% 4
Scotland -9 10 £400 -11.11% 2
Berkshire 0 9 £356 -15.68% 3
Northamptonshire -11 9 £475 -13.63% 1
Edinburgh -12 9 £400 +3.49% 2
Oxfordshire -16 9 £513 +13.88% 1
Manchester -4 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Bristol -12 6 £380 -7.87%
Hampshire -14 6 £540 +44.00%
Oxford - 6 £500 -
Leeds - 6 £350 - 4
Halifax +1 5 £450 -
Northampton -5 5 £475 -13.63% 1
Cardiff -10 5 £425 -1.16%
South Wales -19 5 £425 -1.16%
Wales -23 5 £425 -1.16%
East Sussex +2 4 £483 -

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 248 (42.98%) Finance
2 192 (33.28%) Business Analysis
3 144 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 144 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (24.44%) Banking
5 73 (12.65%) Retail
6 72 (12.48%) Project Management
7 59 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (10.05%) UML
9 55 (9.53%) MS Visio
10 51 (8.84%) Scrum
10 51 (8.84%) Use Case
11 47 (8.15%) GAP Analysis
12 43 (7.45%) Data Modelling
12 43 (7.45%) PRINCE2
13 39 (6.76%) Data Analysis
13 39 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (6.41%) Investment Banking
14 37 (6.41%) BPR
15 36 (6.24%) Degree
16 35 (6.07%) ISEB
16 35 (6.07%) Retail Banking
17 34 (5.89%) E-Commerce
17 34 (5.89%) BPMN
18 33 (5.72%) Requirements Analysis
18 33 (5.72%) Change Management
19 32 (5.55%) User Stories
20 31 (5.37%) SQL
21 30 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (5.20%) Migration

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (1.56%) SAS
1 9 (1.56%) CMS
2 7 (1.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (9.53%) MS Visio
2 17 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.91%) MS Office
5 10 (1.73%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.35%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.35%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) Aligne
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Force.com
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.21%) Intranet
2 3 (0.52%) RFID
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.17%) LDAP
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.87%) QlikView
4 5 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.87%) MS Access
5 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (0.52%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.17%) Big Data
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.17%) OLAP
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 248 (42.98%) Finance
2 141 (24.44%) Banking
3 73 (12.65%) Retail
4 37 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 35 (6.07%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.81%) Front Office
8 19 (3.29%) Advertising
9 16 (2.77%) Legal
10 14 (2.43%) Marketing
11 12 (2.08%) Publishing
12 9 (1.56%) Local Government
13 7 (1.21%) Law
13 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.87%) Billing
15 4 (0.69%) Automotive
16 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.52%) International Banking
16 3 (0.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.60%) Web Services
2 5 (0.87%) XML
3 3 (0.52%) .NET
4 2 (0.35%) FpML
4 2 (0.35%) Mason
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.17%) WPF
5 1 (0.17%) Velocity
5 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.43%) Open Source
3 14 (2.43%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.91%) Derivative
6 10 (1.73%) User Experience
7 9 (1.56%) Video on Demand
7 9 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.04%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.87%) Equities
10 4 (0.69%) Social Media
10 4 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.35%) Android
1 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.28%) Business Analysis
2 144 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 144 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.48%) Project Management
4 58 (10.05%) UML
5 51 (8.84%) Scrum
5 51 (8.84%) Use Case
6 47 (8.15%) GAP Analysis
7 43 (7.45%) Data Modelling
7 43 (7.45%) PRINCE2
8 39 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 39 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (6.41%) BPR
10 34 (5.89%) E-Commerce
10 34 (5.89%) BPMN
11 33 (5.72%) Requirements Analysis
11 33 (5.72%) Change Management
12 32 (5.55%) User Stories
13 30 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (5.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.37%) SQL
2 6 (1.04%) VBA
3 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
3 4 (0.69%) Java
4 2 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.17%) C
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (6.24%) Degree
2 35 (6.07%) ISEB
3 11 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.56%) CIMA
5 8 (1.39%) ACCA
6 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.87%) CBAP
8 4 (0.69%) IIBA
9 3 (0.52%) CCA
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.52%) MBA
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.33%) QA
2 18 (3.12%) Basel III
3 17 (2.95%) Basel II
4 16 (2.77%) Solvency II
5 9 (1.56%) FINREP
5 9 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.39%) COREP
6 8 (1.39%) FATCA
7 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.52%) P3O
9 2 (0.35%) EMIR
9 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.17%) UCITS
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.17%) SLA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (3.81%) Oracle
2 19 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.56%) SAP
3 9 (1.56%) IBM
4 6 (1.04%) Calypso
5 5 (0.87%) HP
5 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.69%) Teradata
7 3 (0.52%) Vermilion
7 3 (0.52%) Sybase
7 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.52%) Casewise
7 3 (0.52%) Open Text
8 2 (0.35%) Mantas
8 2 (0.35%) Actimize
8 2 (0.35%) BMC
8 2 (0.35%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.35%) Remedy
8 2 (0.35%) Charles River
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