The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 21 29
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 160 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.20% 6.88% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 7.41% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 112 77
Median daily rate £398 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £38.22
% change year-on-year -29.11% +3.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1661 2158 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.82% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1151 1152
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 95 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading -27 13 £350 -7.52% 3
Maidenhead 0 8 £300 -19.46% 3
Slough -8 8 £419 -0.88% 2
Newbury +3 7 £438 +2.94%
Bracknell +7 5 £395 +17.03% 3
Windsor - 3 £425 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (48.41%) Business Analysis
2 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.67%) User Stories
5 20 (15.87%) Finance
6 19 (15.08%) ERP
7 17 (13.49%) CRM
8 16 (12.70%) Scrum
8 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
8 16 (12.70%) Marketing
9 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (11.11%) SAP
11 13 (10.32%) Project Management
12 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (8.73%) ITIL
14 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.35%) Use Case
16 8 (6.35%) NetSuite
16 8 (6.35%) Life Science
16 8 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
16 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
16 8 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
17 7 (5.56%) Billing
17 7 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
17 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
17 7 (5.56%) Workday
17 7 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (3.17%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) NetSuite
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
2 1 (0.79%) GoToWebinar
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.79%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.79%) GIS
3 1 (0.79%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Marketing
2 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.56%) Billing
5 3 (2.38%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) .NET
1 2 (1.59%) HTML
1 2 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Life Science
3 5 (3.97%) User Experience
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.59%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.41%) Business Analysis
2 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.67%) User Stories
5 19 (15.08%) ERP
6 17 (13.49%) CRM
7 16 (12.70%) Scrum
8 13 (10.32%) Project Management
9 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (8.73%) ITIL
10 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (6.35%) Use Case
14 7 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
14 7 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (4.76%) Migration
15 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) Java
2 2 (1.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) ACCA
5 2 (1.59%) CIMA
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) AAT
6 1 (0.79%) CBAP
6 1 (0.79%) IIBA
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) IFRS
2 3 (2.38%) GAAP
3 2 (1.59%) MiFID
3 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.59%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.79%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.79%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) SAP
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Workday
4 4 (3.17%) hybris
4 4 (3.17%) Marketo
4 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.17%) Siebel
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle
5 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Aprimo
6 1 (0.79%) Apttus
6 1 (0.79%) Ariba
6 1 (0.79%) Elavon
6 1 (0.79%) Infor
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) Saba
6 1 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Zuora
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