The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 15 28
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 84 120 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.47% 7.73% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 8.05% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 57
Median daily rate £406 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £37.72
% change year-on-year -29.11% +4.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1451 1490 1551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.53% 96.01% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 896 922
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £22.50
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire -1 26 £384 -0.32% 13
Northamptonshire -13 21 £475 +5.55% 2
Derbyshire -14 13 £500 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire -1 10 £400 +6.66%
Lincolnshire -1 4 £269 +3.36%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 77 (42.54%) Business Analysis
2 64 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (33.70%) Finance
4 54 (29.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (16.02%) Retail
6 25 (13.81%) User Stories
7 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (12.15%) Project Management
10 20 (11.05%) ISEB
11 19 (10.50%) Scrum
11 19 (10.50%) Banking
12 17 (9.39%) Degree
13 15 (8.29%) Scenario Testing
14 14 (7.73%) Manufacturing
15 13 (7.18%) Workflow
15 13 (7.18%) Waterfall
16 12 (6.63%) SDLC
16 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.63%) SAP
16 12 (6.63%) Change Management
17 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
17 11 (6.08%) Automotive
17 11 (6.08%) Analytics
17 11 (6.08%) JIRA
17 11 (6.08%) Use Case
17 11 (6.08%) Smart Meter
17 11 (6.08%) Business Process Analysis
18 10 (5.52%) QA
18 10 (5.52%) Big Data

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 9 (4.97%) Confluence
2 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.66%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.52%) Big Data
2 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 61 (33.70%) Finance
2 29 (16.02%) Retail
3 19 (10.50%) Banking
4 14 (7.73%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.08%) Automotive
6 3 (1.66%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) JSON
1 2 (1.10%) Middleware
1 2 (1.10%) REST
1 2 (1.10%) SOAP
1 2 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.08%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.66%) EPoS
3 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.10%) FMCG
4 2 (1.10%) PMI
4 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.54%) Business Analysis
2 64 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (29.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (13.81%) User Stories
5 23 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (12.15%) Project Management
7 19 (10.50%) Scrum
8 15 (8.29%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (7.18%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.18%) Workflow
10 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.63%) Change Management
10 12 (6.63%) SDLC
11 11 (6.08%) Analytics
11 11 (6.08%) Business Process Analysis
11 11 (6.08%) Use Case
12 10 (5.52%) Data Analysis
12 10 (5.52%) Software Delivery
12 10 (5.52%) Validation
13 9 (4.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.42%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) ISEB
2 17 (9.39%) Degree
3 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.66%) CBAP
4 3 (1.66%) IIBA
4 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) IFRS
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) IAS 39
3 2 (1.10%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.55%) FATCA
4 1 (0.55%) GCP
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (6.63%) SAP
2 5 (2.76%) FNZ
3 4 (2.21%) Google
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle
4 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.10%) Sage
5 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) hybris
6 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.55%) KANA
6 1 (0.55%) Pega
6 1 (0.55%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.55%) WSO2
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 22 days ago