The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Business Analyst
UK
Rank 536 503 497
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 59 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 86 95
Median daily rate £488 £450 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £533 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Lead Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -33 58 £488 +8.33% 12
London -8 27 £525 +10.52% 2
South West +6 11 £400 -15.78% 1
South East +8 9 £525 +17.97% 3
Somerset - 6 £406 -
Bath - 6 £406 -
West Midlands -3 5 £450 - 1
Surrey +15 4 £506 +35.00%
Yorkshire +9 4 £404 -0.30%
West Yorkshire +10 3 £405 -
City of London -6 3 £500 -4.76%
Exeter - 3 £294 -
Redhill - 3 £488 -
Devon - 3 £294 -
Hampshire +16 2 - - 1
Swindon +7 2 £538 +2.38%
Halifax +4 2 £404 -0.30%
Wiltshire -1 2 £538 +2.38%
Berkshire -4 2 £563 +26.40% 1
Coventry -12 2 £500 -
Scotland +26 1 £378 -9.03%
Edinburgh +20 1 £378 -11.69%
East of England +3 1 - - 2
Midlands -2 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £300 -

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.85%) Banking
3 42 (31.11%) Business Analysis
4 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.59%) Project Management
6 16 (11.85%) User Stories
7 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.37%) CRM
9 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (9.63%) Use Case
10 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.89%) Target Operating Model
11 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.15%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
13 8 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (5.19%) Data Management
14 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (5.19%) Migration
14 7 (5.19%) Degree
14 7 (5.19%) Coaching
14 7 (5.19%) User Experience
15 6 (4.44%) SDLC
15 6 (4.44%) MiFID
15 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
15 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared

Lead Business 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 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.96%) Summit
2 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) IaaS
1 2 (1.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) ATM
1 1 (0.74%) CTI
1 1 (0.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.48%) Big Data
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 43 (31.85%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Front Office
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) .NET
1 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (5.19%) User Experience
4 6 (4.44%) Derivative
5 4 (2.96%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.96%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.22%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.48%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Linux
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.11%) Business Analysis
3 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.59%) Project Management
5 16 (11.85%) User Stories
6 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 14 (10.37%) CRM
8 13 (9.63%) Use Case
9 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.89%) Target Operating Model
10 11 (8.15%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (5.19%) Coaching
13 7 (5.19%) Data Management
13 7 (5.19%) Migration
14 6 (4.44%) Change Management
14 6 (4.44%) SDLC
14 6 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.44%) C
2 4 (2.96%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ACCA
4 1 (0.74%) CBAP
4 1 (0.74%) CIMA
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) MiFID
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.22%) FATCA
4 2 (1.48%) SEPA
4 2 (1.48%) SLA
4 2 (1.48%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.74%) COREP
5 1 (0.74%) FINREP
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.70%) SAP
3 4 (2.96%) Murex
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle
3 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.22%) Ariba
5 2 (1.48%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.48%) Calypso
5 2 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.74%) Avaya
6 1 (0.74%) Casewise
6 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) Genesys
6 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase