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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 574 548 518
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 73 118 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 95 87
Median daily rate £500 £466 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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
England -23 69 £500 +5.70% 12
London -18 45 £525 +2.43% 3
South East +17 7 £488 +21.87% 1
West Midlands -25 6 £495 +12.50% 4
City of London +3 5 £520 +10.63% 2
North West +12 4 £438 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £495 - 2
West Yorkshire +7 3 £396 -7.30% 1
Yorkshire +5 3 £396 -7.30% 1
Manchester -4 3 £438 - 1
Surrey - 3 £550 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £560 -
Wales +26 2 £400 -1.23%
South West +9 2 £405 -7.74% 1
Edinburgh +3 2 £436 -4.12% 1
Leeds +3 2 £396 -2.16%
Scotland -2 2 £436 - 1
East Midlands -10 2 £444 -11.25% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Staines - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
South Wales +27 1 - -
East Sussex +6 1 £350 -31.77%
Bristol -8 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -12 1 £475 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £413 - 1
Worcester - 1 £600 -
Brighton - 1 £350 -
Gloucester - 1 £405 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 79 (49.38%) Business Analysis
2 64 (40.00%) Finance
3 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (29.38%) Banking
5 44 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.75%) User Stories
7 21 (13.13%) Retail
8 18 (11.25%) Scrum
9 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (10.63%) Use Case
10 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
10 14 (8.75%) Mentoring
11 13 (8.13%) Target Operating Model
11 13 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (8.13%) ISEB
11 13 (8.13%) Project Management
12 12 (7.50%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.88%) Information Governance
13 11 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (6.88%) CRM
13 11 (6.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (6.25%) Workflow
14 10 (6.25%) Investment Banking
14 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (5.63%) Retail Banking
15 9 (5.63%) UML
15 9 (5.63%) Data Modelling
16 8 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.00%) Change Management

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 3 (1.88%) Apache
1 3 (1.88%) CMS
1 3 (1.88%) SAS
2 1 (0.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.25%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.63%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) CTI
2 1 (0.63%) MVNO
2 1 (0.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.88%) MySQL
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) Adabas
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) DataStage
4 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.63%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 64 (40.00%) Finance
2 47 (29.38%) Banking
3 21 (13.13%) Retail
4 11 (6.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.63%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.75%) Front Office
8 3 (1.88%) Marketing
8 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.13%) Derivative
3 5 (3.13%) User Experience
4 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.88%) IVR
5 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.25%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.25%) Equities
6 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.25%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Android
2 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.38%) Business Analysis
2 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.75%) User Stories
5 18 (11.25%) Scrum
6 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (10.63%) Use Case
7 14 (8.75%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.13%) Project Management
8 13 (8.13%) Target Operating Model
9 12 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.88%) CRM
10 11 (6.88%) Information Governance
10 11 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (6.25%) Workflow
12 9 (5.63%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (5.63%) UML
13 8 (5.00%) Change Management
13 8 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.13%) C
2 4 (2.50%) C++
2 4 (2.50%) SQL
3 3 (1.88%) C#
3 3 (1.88%) Java
3 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.25%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.63%) PL/1
5 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) ISEB
2 6 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (1.88%) CBAP
4 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) MiFID
2 2 (1.25%) SEPA
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) EMIR
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle
2 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.50%) SAP
3 3 (1.88%) Ariba
3 3 (1.88%) Murex
4 2 (1.25%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.25%) Calypso
4 2 (1.25%) Cognos
4 2 (1.25%) Genesys
4 2 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Avaya
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) CODA
5 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.63%) Pega
5 1 (0.63%) Remedy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago