Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £507 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Lead Business Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 230 244
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 15 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 21
City of London median daily rate £507 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.91% +21.05% -9.52%
10th Percentile £432 £417 £423
90th Percentile £644 £658 £738
Central London median daily rate £519 £575 £475
% change year-on-year -9.74% +21.05% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Lead Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in the City of London

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in the City of London

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Business Analyst in the City of London

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Equities
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.67%) SAP