The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 106 89 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.08% 5.45% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 5.66% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 85
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

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 1445 1572 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.46% 96.32% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 922 888
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 63 99
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Northamptonshire +16 46 £450 -10.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -2 25 £350 +7.69% 7
Leicestershire +18 18 £400 - 1
Derbyshire -10 9 £494 +31.66% 5
Lincolnshire -5 1 £150 - 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (39.09%) Business Analysis
2 74 (37.56%) Finance
3 70 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (34.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (14.21%) Scrum
6 27 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (11.68%) Banking
8 21 (10.66%) User Stories
8 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (9.14%) Project Management
9 18 (9.14%) ISEB
10 16 (8.12%) Change Management
10 16 (8.12%) Retail
10 16 (8.12%) Use Case
11 14 (7.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
12 13 (6.60%) SAP
13 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
13 12 (6.09%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
13 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.09%) Workflow
14 11 (5.58%) Migration
14 11 (5.58%) ERP
15 10 (5.08%) JIRA
15 10 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
16 9 (4.57%) Logical Data Model
16 9 (4.57%) QA
16 9 (4.57%) Degree
16 9 (4.57%) Smart Meter

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 8 (4.06%) Confluence
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
1 1 (0.51%) LAN
1 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.54%) Big Data
3 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.51%) Essbase
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 74 (37.56%) Finance
2 23 (11.68%) Banking
3 16 (8.12%) Retail
4 14 (7.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.52%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) JSON
1 2 (1.02%) Middleware
1 2 (1.02%) REST
1 2 (1.02%) SOAP
1 2 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.57%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.54%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.54%) FMCG
3 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.54%) User Experience
4 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.09%) Business Analysis
2 70 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (34.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (14.21%) Scrum
5 27 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (10.66%) User Stories
7 18 (9.14%) Project Management
8 16 (8.12%) Change Management
8 16 (8.12%) Use Case
9 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.09%) Workflow
10 11 (5.58%) ERP
10 11 (5.58%) Migration
11 10 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
12 9 (4.57%) Logical Data Model
12 9 (4.57%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.06%) Analytics
13 8 (4.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) ISEB
2 9 (4.57%) Degree
3 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) CBAP
5 3 (1.52%) IIBA
6 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) APMP
7 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) IFRS
2 4 (2.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.52%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.02%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.51%) FATCA
5 1 (0.51%) P3O
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
1 13 (6.60%) SAP
2 6 (3.05%) FNZ
3 3 (1.52%) HP
3 3 (1.52%) KANA
3 3 (1.52%) Pega
4 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.02%) Sage
4 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.51%) Cognos
5 1 (0.51%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) hybris
5 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.51%) IBM
5 1 (0.51%) Infor
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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