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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Reference Data
Rank 641 645 621
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Reference Data Business Analyst 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £550 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £275 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 £394
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

Reference Data Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Top 6 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 25 August 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 -6 9 £550 +15.78%
London -14 5 £575 +15.00%
East of England +16 4 £475 -
Suffolk +5 4 £475 -
Ipswich -2 4 £475 -
City of London +38 1 £725 +45.00%

Reference Data Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 22 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Fund Accounting
5 6 (27.27%) Fixed Income
5 6 (27.27%) Bloomberg
6 5 (22.73%) BPR
6 5 (22.73%) FpML
6 5 (22.73%) ISEB
6 5 (22.73%) Back Office
6 5 (22.73%) Confluence
6 5 (22.73%) Reuters
6 5 (22.73%) GoldenSource
6 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (13.64%) QA
8 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing

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 (22.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Back Office
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) FpML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 6 (27.27%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Fund Accounting
4 5 (22.73%) BPR
5 4 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) UML
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Bloomberg
2 5 (22.73%) GoldenSource
2 5 (22.73%) Reuters