Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 151 189 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.14% 6.01% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 6.31% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 137 143
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £238 £309
90th Percentile £488 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +16.00% -1.96% -11.93%

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 2,781 2,995 3,111
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.23% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,834 1,867
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +5.66%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 135 122
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +0.70% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.30 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.26 £38.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -9 44 £375 +7.14% 7
Northamptonshire -20 42 £425 -5.56% 3
Leicestershire +22 35 £458 +14.38% 6
Derbyshire -3 7 £413 -17.50%
Lincolnshire +6 5 £363 +18.37% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 61 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.07%) Business Analysis
3 45 (29.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (21.19%) Retail
5 30 (19.87%) Finance
6 28 (18.54%) SAP
7 24 (15.89%) Waterfall
8 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.93%) User Stories
11 14 (9.27%) Migration
12 12 (7.95%) Data Analysis
13 11 (7.28%) SQL
14 10 (6.62%) SDLC
14 10 (6.62%) Dynamics NAV
15 9 (5.96%) Marketing
15 9 (5.96%) Use Case
15 9 (5.96%) Logistics
16 7 (4.64%) GDPR
16 7 (4.64%) Decision-Making
16 7 (4.64%) Banking
16 7 (4.64%) Credit Risk
17 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
17 6 (3.97%) ERP
17 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
17 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (3.97%) Acceptance Criteria

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 3 (1.99%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.32%) BASE24
3 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Skype
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) Big Data
3 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.32%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) JIRA
General
1 32 (21.19%) Retail
2 30 (19.87%) Finance
3 9 (5.96%) Marketing
4 7 (4.64%) Banking
5 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
8 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Velocity
2 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.66%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.31%) User Experience
4 3 (1.99%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Life Science
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) APACS
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.66%) Robotics
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.07%) Business Analysis
3 45 (29.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.89%) Waterfall
5 18 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (9.93%) User Stories
7 14 (9.27%) Migration
8 12 (7.95%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.62%) SDLC
10 9 (5.96%) Logistics
10 9 (5.96%) Use Case
11 7 (4.64%) Decision-Making
12 6 (3.97%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.97%) ERP
12 6 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.31%) CRM
13 5 (3.31%) Data Mapping
13 5 (3.31%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.31%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.28%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) R
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ISEB
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) GDPR
2 3 (1.99%) PSD2
3 2 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) IFRS
4 1 (0.66%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) SAP
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) MapR
6 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.66%) Sun
6 1 (0.66%) Tableau