Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 November 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.

Business Analyst
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 143 242 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.27% 7.59% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 7.98% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 184 177
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £325 £237 £304
90th Percentile £488 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £16.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - -2.10% +9.75%

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 2,580 3,033 3,180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.08% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,867 1,988
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.02% +4.27%
10th Percentile £240 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £547 £551
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 165 129
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.81% +3.46%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.50 £45.00 £40.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 -6 44 £413 +5.77% 10
Northamptonshire -12 43 £370 -17.78% 3
Leicestershire +13 37 £450 +11.80% 4
Lincolnshire +5 5 £350 +3.70%
Derbyshire -20 3 £413 +65.00% 4
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 East Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) Business Analysis
3 43 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (26.57%) Retail
5 34 (23.78%) Waterfall
6 29 (20.28%) Finance
7 26 (18.18%) SAP
8 23 (16.08%) User Stories
9 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.19%) SDLC
12 13 (9.09%) Scrum
13 12 (8.39%) Migration
14 11 (7.69%) Banking
14 11 (7.69%) Project Management
15 9 (6.29%) Workshop Facilitation
15 9 (6.29%) Dynamics NAV
15 9 (6.29%) Data Migration
15 9 (6.29%) ERP
16 8 (5.59%) Oracle
16 8 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
16 8 (5.59%) Acceptance Criteria
17 7 (4.90%) Data Analysis
17 7 (4.90%) Logistics
18 6 (4.20%) Use Case
18 6 (4.20%) BPR
18 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
19 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
19 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
19 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.40%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (1.40%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) iTrent
5 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) PowerCenter
1 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.70%) Power BI
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) JIRA
2 3 (2.10%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 38 (26.57%) Retail
2 29 (20.28%) Finance
3 11 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.40%) Law
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Publishing
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.40%) NHS
3 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.70%) FMCG
3 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
3 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.70%) User Experience
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
1 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) Business Analysis
3 43 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (23.78%) Waterfall
5 23 (16.08%) User Stories
6 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.19%) SDLC
8 13 (9.09%) Scrum
9 12 (8.39%) Migration
10 11 (7.69%) Project Management
11 9 (6.29%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.29%) ERP
11 9 (6.29%) Workshop Facilitation
12 8 (5.59%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (4.90%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.90%) Logistics
14 6 (4.20%) BPR
14 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
1 2 (1.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) Python
2 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) ACCA
2 2 (1.40%) CIMA
2 2 (1.40%) IIBA
2 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) GDPR
2 3 (2.10%) PSD2
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) SAP
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.10%) Sun
5 2 (1.40%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.70%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau