The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Data Analyst
UK
Rank 530 563 527
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 52 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 53
Median daily rate £360 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £317 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £420 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.50

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Data Analyst in the job title.

Business Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK.

Business Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Business Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK.

Business Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 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
England +11 49 £400 -4.76% 9
London +8 23 £500 +17.64% 5
East Midlands +19 17 £250 -28.57%
Northamptonshire -1 15 £250 -28.57%
South West +6 3 £438 +4.16%
Northampton -12 3 £300 -14.28%
North West +28 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Scotland +27 2 £300 -21.31%
Manchester +23 2 £400 +3.22%
South East +9 2 £350 -6.66%
West Midlands +5 2 £548 - 1
Bristol -2 2 £400 -12.08%
Coventry - 2 £548 -
Stirling - 2 £300 -
Berkshire +15 1 £350 +34.61%
Reading +10 1 £350 +34.61%
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - -
City of London -10 1 £525 +16.66%
Northern Ireland - 1 £370 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
Leicester - 1 £300 -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Belfast - 1 £370 -
County Antrim - 1 £370 -

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Business Data 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 featuring Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 55 (55.00%) Data Analysis
2 48 (48.00%) SQL
3 37 (37.00%) Finance
4 25 (25.00%) Migration
5 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (20.00%) Oracle
8 18 (18.00%) Data Modelling
8 18 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (16.00%) ETL
10 15 (15.00%) Banking
10 15 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (15.00%) Data Quality
11 14 (14.00%) Business Analysis
11 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (12.00%) Data Migration
13 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.00%) Data Mapping
14 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (8.00%) Analytics
17 7 (7.00%) User Stories
17 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
17 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
17 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
17 7 (7.00%) Data Management

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (3.00%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS Office
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.00%) Big Data
7 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.00%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.00%) Lumira
10 1 (1.00%) Mixpanel
10 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.00%) git-flow
1 1 (1.00%) Selenium
1 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.00%) International Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) CSS
1 1 (1.00%) HTML
1 1 (1.00%) JSON
1 1 (1.00%) Spring
1 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.00%) Equities
4 4 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.00%) Derivative
5 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.00%) Economics
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Linux
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Data Analysis
2 25 (25.00%) Migration
3 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.00%) Data Modelling
5 16 (16.00%) ETL
6 15 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (14.00%) Business Analysis
8 12 (12.00%) Data Migration
9 10 (10.00%) Data Mapping
9 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.00%) Analytics
11 7 (7.00%) Data Management
11 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
11 7 (7.00%) User Stories
11 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.00%) Data Governance
12 6 (6.00%) SDLC
12 6 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Java
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) Fidessa
3 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 2 (2.00%) Cognos
4 2 (2.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.00%) Omniture
5 1 (1.00%) Reuters
5 1 (1.00%) Teradata
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