The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Reference Data Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Reference Data
Rank 645 652 623
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Reference Data Business Analyst 8 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 13
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £275 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
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 £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Reference Data Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reference Data Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Reference Data Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Reference Data Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +9 8 £550 +10.00%
London -7 5 £550 +4.76%
East of England +10 3 £475 -
Suffolk +4 3 £475 -
Ipswich -1 3 £475 -

Reference Data Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
4 7 (36.84%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) Bloomberg
5 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Confluence
6 5 (26.32%) GoldenSource
6 5 (26.32%) FpML
6 5 (26.32%) Reuters
7 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) BPR
7 4 (21.05%) Back Office
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
8 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse

Reference Data 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 (26.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Back Office
5 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) FpML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) BPR
2 4 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Bloomberg
2 5 (26.32%) GoldenSource
2 5 (26.32%) Reuters