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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.42% 1.69% 8.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.74% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -12.64%
Business Analyst
South East

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
279 287 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.29% 96.96% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 166 170
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Chatham -4 1 £325 -18.75%
Canterbury - 1 £450 - 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) UML
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Advertising
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) Unified Process
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) SAS
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Unified Process
7 1 (4.17%) BPMN
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle