Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 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.

Business Analyst
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 248 225 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.70% 6.83% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 7.13% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 173 163
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £250 £306 £301
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3063 3156 3046
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.87% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1966 1831
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 131 186
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £30.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +7 75 £400 - 5
Northamptonshire -5 52 £450 +2.86% 1
Derbyshire +1 42 £250 -41.18% 1
Leicestershire +7 31 £403 -5.29% 6
Lincolnshire -9 6 £338 -15.63%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 87 (35.08%) Business Analysis
2 78 (31.45%) Finance
3 72 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (16.94%) Retail
6 39 (15.73%) Scrum
7 38 (15.32%) Use Case
8 33 (13.31%) SAP
9 28 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (10.89%) User Stories
11 22 (8.87%) Change Management
12 21 (8.47%) Manufacturing
12 21 (8.47%) Data Modelling
13 20 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (8.06%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.26%) Process Improvement
15 17 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.85%) Management Information System
16 16 (6.45%) Migration
16 16 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (6.45%) SDLC
16 16 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
17 15 (6.05%) Banking
17 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
18 13 (5.24%) UML
18 13 (5.24%) ISEB
19 12 (4.84%) GDPR
19 12 (4.84%) Marketing
20 11 (4.44%) Service Management
20 11 (4.44%) GAP Analysis

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 7 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.61%) Confluence
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Mingle
4 1 (0.40%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (1.21%) Sonata
2 2 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.40%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) JIRA
General
1 78 (31.45%) Finance
2 42 (16.94%) Retail
3 21 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.05%) Banking
5 12 (4.84%) Marketing
6 8 (3.23%) Electronics
6 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.42%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) EDI
1 4 (1.61%) JSON
1 4 (1.61%) REST
1 4 (1.61%) SOAP
1 4 (1.61%) XML
2 3 (1.21%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.81%) PRADO
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.63%) User Experience
4 8 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.08%) Business Analysis
2 72 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (15.73%) Scrum
5 38 (15.32%) Use Case
6 27 (10.89%) User Stories
7 22 (8.87%) Change Management
8 21 (8.47%) Data Modelling
9 20 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.06%) Waterfall
10 18 (7.26%) Process Improvement
11 17 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
12 16 (6.45%) Migration
12 16 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (6.45%) SDLC
13 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.24%) UML
15 11 (4.44%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.82%) SQL
2 3 (1.21%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.24%) ISEB
2 10 (4.03%) Degree
3 8 (3.23%) IIBA
4 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.61%) CBAP
6 4 (1.61%) CCA
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.21%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) GDPR
2 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.40%) IFRS
2 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (13.31%) SAP
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle
3 4 (1.61%) hybris
3 4 (1.61%) Informatica
3 4 (1.61%) Pega
4 3 (1.21%) FNZ
4 3 (1.21%) Progress
4 3 (1.21%) QAD
4 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.81%) Siemens
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Google
6 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.40%) WSO2