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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Business Analyst
UK
Rank 563 507 500
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 45 121 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 94 86
Median daily rate £500 £460 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £399 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 24 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
England -38 41 £500 +8.10% 17
London -5 26 £506 +6.57% 7
South East +10 7 £525 +17.97% 2
Surrey +12 4 £506 +6.57% 1
City of London -3 4 £525 - 3
Scotland +23 3 £378 -5.62% 1
Redhill - 3 £488 -
Edinburgh +22 2 £389 -2.81% 1
West Yorkshire +15 2 £428 +0.58% 2
Yorkshire +13 2 £428 +0.58% 3
West Midlands +10 2 £350 -22.22%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £500 -
Cardiff +15 1 £475 +17.28%
Berkshire +11 1 £600 +34.83% 1
South Wales +11 1 £475 +17.28%
Wales +8 1 £475 +17.28%
Nottingham +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Halifax +3 1 £405 - 1
South West +2 1 - - 1
East of England +1 1 - - 1
Glasgow 0 1 £308 -
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Swindon 0 1 - -
Coventry -4 1 £500 -
East Midlands -4 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Bromley - 1 £600 -
Caterham - 1 £525 -

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 44 (34.92%) Business Analysis
3 38 (30.16%) Banking
4 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.49%) Project Management
7 13 (10.32%) User Stories
8 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (9.52%) Use Case
8 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.73%) Target Operating Model
10 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.14%) CRM
11 9 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.35%) Degree
12 8 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (6.35%) Change Management
12 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.35%) C
12 8 (6.35%) UML
13 7 (5.56%) SAP
13 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.56%) Derivative
13 7 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (5.56%) Migration
13 7 (5.56%) SC 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 5 (3.97%) SAS
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Summit
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) IaaS
1 2 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Big Data
2 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.59%) DB2
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 38 (30.16%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Front Office
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Advertising
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (5.56%) Derivative
4 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.97%) User Experience
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.38%) iPad
6 3 (2.38%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.38%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.59%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.59%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.92%) Business Analysis
2 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.49%) Project Management
5 13 (10.32%) User Stories
6 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (9.52%) Use Case
7 11 (8.73%) Target Operating Model
7 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.14%) CRM
9 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.35%) Change Management
10 8 (6.35%) UML
11 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.56%) Migration
11 7 (5.56%) SDLC
11 7 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) C
2 5 (3.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ACCA
4 1 (0.79%) CIMA
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) MiFID
3 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.38%) FATCA
4 2 (1.59%) IFRS
4 2 (1.59%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.59%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.79%) COREP
5 1 (0.79%) FINREP
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.79%) SEPA
Vendors
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
3 4 (3.17%) Murex
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.59%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.59%) Calypso
4 2 (1.59%) Sybase
4 2 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (0.79%) Casewise
5 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
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