Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022.

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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 53 59
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 93 16 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.11% 2.04% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 2.14% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 5 38
10th Percentile £313 £347 £313
25th Percentile £378 £379 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £388 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +3.03%
75th Percentile £500 £400 £488
90th Percentile £550 £411 £533
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -

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 1,462 748 1,611
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.41% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,086 480 901
10th Percentile £158 £122 £160
25th Percentile £313 £263 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £368 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.08% -7.94% -
75th Percentile £500 £475 £480
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 45 140
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.71 £10.58
25th Percentile £11.24 £11.07 £11.50
Median hourly rate £14.95 £15.25 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year -1.97% +5.98% -1.67%
75th Percentile £20.00 £28.28 £17.50
90th Percentile £29.90 £47.39 £43.47
England median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.29% +25.00% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in the East Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in the East Midlands.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -1 34 £487 +21.63% 2
Northamptonshire +7 24 £425 +12.14% 3
Derbyshire +3 13 £338 -
Leicestershire - 11 £403 - 4
Lincolnshire -5 5 £375 +7.14%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.96%) Business Analysis
4 25 (26.88%) Social Skills
5 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.43%) User Stories
7 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 14 (15.05%) Scrum
9 12 (12.90%) JIRA
10 11 (11.83%) ERP
10 11 (11.83%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (11.83%) Requirements Gathering
11 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (10.75%) Retail
12 9 (9.68%) Migration
12 9 (9.68%) Use Case
12 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (9.68%) Project Delivery
13 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (8.60%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (7.53%) Banking
14 7 (7.53%) SAP
14 7 (7.53%) Project Management
14 7 (7.53%) Workshop Facilitation
14 7 (7.53%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (6.45%) Six Sigma
15 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
15 6 (6.45%) Change Management
16 5 (5.38%) SAP HR

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 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) ResourceLink
1 5 (5.38%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.15%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Lucidchart
1 5 (5.38%) Power Platform
1 5 (5.38%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.15%) AWS
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Power BI
2 3 (3.23%) Tableau
3 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Social Skills
3 10 (10.75%) Retail
4 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.60%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (7.53%) Banking
5 7 (7.53%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.30%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
9 2 (2.15%) Billing
9 2 (2.15%) Law
10 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Business Analysis
3 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (20.43%) User Stories
5 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 14 (15.05%) Scrum
7 11 (11.83%) Acceptance Criteria
7 11 (11.83%) ERP
7 11 (11.83%) Requirements Gathering
8 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.68%) Migration
9 9 (9.68%) Project Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (9.68%) Use Case
9 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Project Management
10 7 (7.53%) Workshop Facilitation
11 6 (6.45%) Change Management
11 6 (6.45%) Six Sigma
12 5 (5.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) CBAP
1 1 (1.08%) ISEB
1 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) SAP
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.08%) Kronos
5 1 (1.08%) Sage