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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 555 514 523
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 101 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 67
Median daily rate £450 £473 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £378 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £90.00 -
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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -25 91 £464 -1.95% 6
London -17 34 £513 +3.53% 2
Yorkshire +10 14 £405 -14.37%
East Midlands - 14 £550 -
West Yorkshire 0 13 £405 -14.37%
Northampton - 10 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £550 -
South East -16 9 £463 -2.63% 3
North West -9 8 £460 -20.00%
Halifax +6 7 £405 -
Manchester -10 6 £470 +29.65%
South West -18 6 £409 +0.92%
Leeds -4 5 £405 -22.85%
Edinburgh -9 5 £391 -12.32%
Scotland -27 5 £391 -10.57%
City of London +26 4 £525 -12.50%
Bristol -5 4 £409 +0.92%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £425 -
Nottingham - 4 £425 -
Berkshire -10 3 £500 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Wales +11 2 £405 -10.98%
East of England +7 2 £479 +32.06%
South Wales +1 2 £405 -10.98%
Croydon - 2 £525 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £458 +26.20%
Cambridge 0 1 £458 +26.20%
Cardiff -4 1 £405 -10.98%
Hampshire -4 1 £450 - 3
Wiltshire -5 1 £320 -33.85%

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 93 (41.52%) Business Analysis
2 81 (36.16%) Finance
3 63 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (20.98%) Banking
6 32 (14.29%) Retail
7 31 (13.84%) ISEB
8 27 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (12.05%) Project Management
9 22 (9.82%) Use Case
10 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (8.48%) Telecoms
12 18 (8.04%) Scrum
13 17 (7.59%) Waterfall
13 17 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (7.14%) Data Management
15 14 (6.25%) Migration
15 14 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 14 (6.25%) SQL
15 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
15 14 (6.25%) User Stories
16 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
16 13 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (5.36%) UML
18 11 (4.91%) CRM
19 10 (4.46%) Information Governance
19 10 (4.46%) Data Analysis
19 10 (4.46%) MS Excel

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 9 (4.02%) SAS
2 6 (2.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.89%) CMS
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.45%) JBoss
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.79%) MS Project
5 3 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.79%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.34%) Sonata
4 2 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.45%) HFM
5 1 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.45%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.45%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.34%) MVNO
1 3 (1.34%) Skype
2 2 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.68%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (1.34%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) DataStage
4 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.34%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (1.34%) QlikView
4 3 (1.34%) QualityStage
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) Adabas
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 81 (36.16%) Finance
2 47 (20.98%) Banking
3 32 (14.29%) Retail
4 19 (8.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.02%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.23%) Legal
9 4 (1.79%) Front Office
10 3 (1.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.89%) French Language
11 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
11 2 (0.89%) Publishing
12 1 (0.45%) Automotive
12 1 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.13%) .NET
2 6 (2.68%) XBRL
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) JMS
3 1 (0.45%) JSP
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) Servlets
3 1 (0.45%) Spring
3 1 (0.45%) Struts
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.34%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.34%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.34%) Derivative
6 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.34%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.89%) IVR
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
7 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.89%) User Experience
7 2 (0.89%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.45%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.52%) Business Analysis
2 63 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (12.05%) Project Management
5 22 (9.82%) Use Case
6 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.04%) Scrum
8 17 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 16 (7.14%) Data Management
10 14 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.25%) Migration
10 14 (6.25%) User Stories
11 13 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (5.36%) UML
13 11 (4.91%) CRM
14 10 (4.46%) Change Management
14 10 (4.46%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.25%) SQL
2 9 (4.02%) C
3 7 (3.13%) Java
4 6 (2.68%) C#
4 6 (2.68%) C++
4 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.89%) R
5 2 (0.89%) VBA
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.45%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 31 (13.84%) ISEB
2 8 (3.57%) Degree
3 6 (2.68%) CBAP
4 4 (1.79%) IIBA
5 3 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
6 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.89%) EMIR
3 2 (0.89%) FINREP
3 2 (0.89%) MiFID
4 1 (0.45%) COSO
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle
3 7 (3.13%) Cognos
4 4 (1.79%) IBM
5 3 (1.34%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.34%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.34%) FNZ
5 3 (1.34%) Pega
5 3 (1.34%) SAP
6 2 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.89%) OpenText
6 2 (0.89%) Planview
6 2 (0.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.45%) BEA
7 1 (0.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.45%) Huawei
7 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.45%) Informatica
7 1 (0.45%) Lotus
7 1 (0.45%) Pegasus
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