Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 222 232
Rank change year-on-year -33 +10 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 10
City of London median daily rate £500 £513 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.53% -8.80% +9.76%
10th Percentile £451 £436 £410
90th Percentile £629 £610 £658
Central London median daily rate £500 £519 £520
% change year-on-year -3.66% -0.19% +6.39%
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 6,635 6,467 6,530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.30% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,239 5,021 5,239
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 88 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.23 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.04% +6.81% -2.78%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018, Lead Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) E-business
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) Data Science
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Lineage
5 1 (11.11%) Personalization
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) E-business
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Lineage
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Data Science
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) Personalization
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) Embarcadero
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft