Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 58 71
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 41 10 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.78% 1.56% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.83% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 30
10th Percentile £313 £336 £311
25th Percentile £350 £352 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £481 £379 £450
Median % change year-on-year +26.85% -15.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £553 £399 £514
90th Percentile £656 £411 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.08 - -
England median hourly rate £45.27 £21.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +110.56% -57.00% +36.99%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,215 547 1,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.43% 85.60% 82.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 343 864
10th Percentile £210 £213 £225
25th Percentile £325 £310 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £379 £411
Median % change year-on-year +12.14% -7.84% +2.81%
75th Percentile £519 £475 £500
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 81
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.81 £10.80
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.12 £11.24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.46% -7.87%
75th Percentile £24.08 £23.40 £23.47
90th Percentile £51.00 £43.75 £46.75
England median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +11.11% +12.50%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the East Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the East Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the East Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the East Midlands

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -13 17 £543 +31.52% 2
Northamptonshire +1 8 £388 +2.24% 3
Derbyshire -2 8 £325 - 3
Lincolnshire -8 4 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Social Skills
4 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) SAP
6 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Public Cloud
7 7 (17.07%) User Stories
7 7 (17.07%) Requirements Gathering
7 7 (17.07%) Azure
7 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) Service Management
8 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
8 6 (14.63%) JIRA
8 6 (14.63%) Business Case
8 6 (14.63%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (12.20%) SAP HANA
9 5 (12.20%) IaaS
9 5 (12.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (12.20%) High Availability
9 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.20%) JBoss
1 5 (12.20%) NetWeaver
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 5 (12.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 5 (12.20%) IaaS
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (12.20%) PaaS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GCP
4 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) MPLS
1 5 (12.20%) PBX
1 5 (12.20%) SD-WAN
1 5 (12.20%) Skype
1 5 (12.20%) VoIP
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
1 5 (12.20%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) SAP HANA
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) Power BI
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Social Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.88%) Legal
6 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Local Government
7 1 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Analyst
2 30 (73.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Data Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Finance Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) ERP Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) ERP Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Designer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Architect
5 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Public Cloud
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) Equities
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) AIX
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
3 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
3 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.07%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (17.07%) User Stories
5 6 (14.63%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) Business Case
5 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) Requirements Management
6 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) COBIT
1 5 (12.20%) GDPR
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) GRC
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) Software AG