Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 97 230 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.95% 7.66% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 8.04% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 169 175
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £488 £506 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £34.09 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.08% -63.43%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 2,334 2,861 3,026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.30% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,499 1,767 1,897
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £222 £217 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 166 137
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £22.45 £47.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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
Northamptonshire -8 36 £362 -9.56%
Nottinghamshire -15 34 £370 -7.50% 9
Leicestershire -9 11 £425 +2.41% 6
Derbyshire -15 6 £290 -22.67% 2
Lincolnshire +2 2 £370 +13.85%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Business Analysis
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (22.68%) Finance
5 20 (20.62%) Retail
6 16 (16.49%) User Stories
7 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
8 12 (12.37%) Banking
8 12 (12.37%) SDLC
8 12 (12.37%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.25%) Use Case
10 8 (8.25%) Project Management
11 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (6.19%) SAP
12 6 (6.19%) Scrum
12 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
12 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.15%) Internet
13 5 (5.15%) QA
13 5 (5.15%) User Experience
14 4 (4.12%) Scenario Testing
14 4 (4.12%) Target Operating Model
14 4 (4.12%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.03%) iTrent
2 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 20 (20.62%) Retail
3 12 (12.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Law
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Digital Economy
5 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.09%) APACS
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) FMCG
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
1 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Business Analysis
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.49%) User Stories
5 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
6 12 (12.37%) SDLC
6 12 (12.37%) Workshop Facilitation
7 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.25%) Project Management
8 8 (8.25%) Use Case
9 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.19%) Scrum
11 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.12%) ERP
12 4 (4.12%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.12%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) Python
1 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.03%) SQL
1 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) IIBA
3 2 (2.06%) ACCA
3 2 (2.06%) CIMA
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) GDPR
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.06%) PSD2
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Ansible
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) SAP
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) HP
3 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.03%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.03%) Tableau