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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 563 511 493
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 87 134 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 111 77
Median daily rate £468 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -42 80 £490 +3.15% 10
London -17 48 £525 -2.32% 5
East Midlands - 11 £550 -
City of London +39 8 £575 -6.12%
Northamptonshire - 8 £550 -
West Yorkshire +4 7 £405 -5.81%
Yorkshire -4 7 £405 -5.81%
Northampton - 7 £550 -
South East +2 4 £488 +2.63% 3
North West -1 4 £450 +24.13%
Halifax -3 4 £415 -8.79%
South West -10 4 £405 - 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £426 -6.31% 1
Scotland -21 4 £426 -4.48% 1
Bristol -5 3 £391 -3.39% 1
Nottingham - 3 £419 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £419 -
Leeds -1 2 £403 -0.61%
Croydon - 2 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Wales +15 1 £405 -10.98%
Cardiff +12 1 £405 -10.98%
South Wales +10 1 £405 -10.98%
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 £450 +24.13%
West Midlands -35 1 £450 +5.88%
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £288 -
Sunderland - 1 £288 -
Middlesex - 1 £550 -

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (46.73%) Business Analysis
2 67 (33.67%) Finance
3 63 (31.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (23.12%) Banking
6 30 (15.08%) Retail
7 28 (14.07%) Project Management
8 27 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.55%) ISEB
10 20 (10.05%) Scrum
10 20 (10.05%) Use Case
11 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (8.54%) Management Information System
13 16 (8.04%) User Stories
14 13 (6.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (6.53%) Information Governance
15 12 (6.03%) Migration
15 12 (6.03%) CRM
15 12 (6.03%) Data Modelling
15 12 (6.03%) SQL
15 12 (6.03%) UML
16 11 (5.53%) Workflow
16 11 (5.53%) Change Management
16 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
16 11 (5.53%) Data Management
16 11 (5.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 10 (5.03%) Investment Banking
17 10 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis

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 7 (3.52%) SAS
2 3 (1.51%) Apache
2 3 (1.51%) CMS
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.01%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.51%) Sonata
4 2 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.50%) HFM
5 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.50%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.50%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) MVNO
2 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.51%) DataStage
3 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.51%) MySQL
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.51%) QualityStage
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.50%) Adabas
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.50%) QlikView
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.50%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 67 (33.67%) Finance
2 46 (23.12%) Banking
3 30 (15.08%) Retail
4 13 (6.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (5.03%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.52%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.02%) Front Office
7 6 (3.02%) Legal
8 3 (1.51%) Marketing
8 3 (1.51%) Publishing
9 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) XBRL
2 4 (2.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) JMS
3 1 (0.50%) JSP
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) Servlets
3 1 (0.50%) Spring
3 1 (0.50%) Struts
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.51%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.51%) Derivative
5 3 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.51%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.51%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.01%) IVR
6 2 (1.01%) PKI
6 2 (1.01%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.50%) Economics
7 1 (0.50%) Equities
7 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) Android
2 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (46.73%) Business Analysis
2 63 (31.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.07%) Project Management
5 27 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (10.05%) Scrum
6 20 (10.05%) Use Case
7 16 (8.04%) User Stories
8 13 (6.53%) Information Governance
9 12 (6.03%) CRM
9 12 (6.03%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.03%) Migration
9 12 (6.03%) UML
10 11 (5.53%) Change Management
10 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.53%) Data Management
10 11 (5.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.53%) Workflow
11 10 (5.03%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.03%) SQL
2 4 (2.01%) C
2 4 (2.01%) C++
2 4 (2.01%) Java
3 3 (1.51%) C#
3 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.01%) VBA
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.50%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.50%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 21 (10.55%) ISEB
2 7 (3.52%) CBAP
3 6 (3.02%) Degree
4 4 (2.01%) IIBA
5 3 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) ACCA
7 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) MiFID
2 5 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.01%) EMIR
4 2 (1.01%) FINREP
4 2 (1.01%) SEPA
5 1 (0.50%) COSO
5 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.50%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (5.03%) Oracle
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.51%) Cognos
4 4 (2.01%) IBM
4 4 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.51%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.51%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.51%) FNZ
5 3 (1.51%) Pega
5 3 (1.51%) SAP
6 2 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.01%) Planview
7 1 (0.50%) CODA
7 1 (0.50%) Lotus
7 1 (0.50%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.50%) Quark
7 1 (0.50%) Remedy
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.50%) Vitria
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