The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 20 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.96% 2.26% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 2.41% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 6
Median daily rate £435 £225 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £225 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £225 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region. 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 332 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.07% 93.79% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 260 154
Median daily rate £390 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Kent region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Kent region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 2 £500 -
Dover - 1 £275 -
Folkestone - 1 £320 -
Maidstone - 1 £413 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 across the Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) French Language
8 2 (6.90%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) SSADM
8 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 9000
8 2 (6.90%) ISEB
8 2 (6.90%) Advertising
8 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Workday
8 2 (6.90%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) GDPR
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile App

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) French Language
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) SSADM
8 1 (3.45%) BPR
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) CBAP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Workday
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe