Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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 System Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 588 453
Rank change year-on-year +64 -135 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 321 295 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 214 364
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £319 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
England median hourly rate £36.25 - £26.47
10th Percentile £31.38 - £19.79
90th Percentile £47.88 - £35.85
UK median hourly rate £36.25 - £26.47

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London -6 163 £425 -5.56% 7
South East +16 55 £425 +7.32% 2
Midlands +33 28 £378 -5.63% 2
South West +21 27 £295 -24.36% 1
North of England +65 25 £400 -0.93% 4
East of England -16 21 £425 - 3
West Midlands +38 16 £388 -3.13%
North West +17 12 £425 +3.03% 2
East Midlands +12 12 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +30 11 £395 +97.50%
North East - 2 £413 - 2
Business Systems Analyst
UK

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Business Systems 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 England region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 99 (30.84%) Business Analysis
2 94 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (25.55%) Finance
4 67 (20.87%) SQL
5 61 (19.00%) Systems Analysis
6 58 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (10.59%) Data Modelling
8 34 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (9.97%) Data Analysis
10 31 (9.66%) ERP
11 30 (9.35%) Banking
11 30 (9.35%) Use Case
11 30 (9.35%) SDLC
12 27 (8.41%) Scrum
13 26 (8.10%) Microsoft
13 26 (8.10%) CRM
14 24 (7.48%) Retail
14 24 (7.48%) User Stories
15 23 (7.17%) Asset Management
16 22 (6.85%) Waterfall
17 21 (6.54%) UML
18 20 (6.23%) Oracle
18 20 (6.23%) Change Management
19 19 (5.92%) Migration
20 18 (5.61%) Project Management
20 18 (5.61%) MS Visio
21 17 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (5.30%) SAP
21 17 (5.30%) Front Office

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.87%) Confluence
3 5 (1.56%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Mule
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.61%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.74%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.93%) iTrent
3 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.93%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.93%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.62%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.62%) Lawson
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) ATM
2 3 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.31%) DHCP
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) LAN
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
3 1 (0.31%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.87%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.25%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.25%) Ingres
4 4 (1.25%) MySQL
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.62%) Big Data
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.80%) JIRA
3 5 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 82 (25.55%) Finance
2 30 (9.35%) Banking
3 24 (7.48%) Retail
4 17 (5.30%) Front Office
5 10 (3.12%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.18%) Publishing
8 6 (1.87%) Legal
8 6 (1.87%) Marketing
9 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.25%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) Electronics
11 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.93%) International Banking
11 3 (0.93%) Local Government
11 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.62%) Law
12 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.05%) Middleware
2 11 (3.43%) XML
3 7 (2.18%) Web Services
3 7 (2.18%) XSLT
4 5 (1.56%) .NET
5 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) WinForms
6 1 (0.31%) EDI
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) JSON
6 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.05%) Fixed Income
2 13 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.80%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.80%) EPoS
4 7 (2.18%) User Experience
5 6 (1.87%) IVR
6 4 (1.25%) Derivative
6 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.93%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.62%) Fintech
8 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.62%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.62%) Windows
2 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.84%) Business Analysis
2 94 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.00%) Systems Analysis
4 58 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (10.59%) Data Modelling
7 32 (9.97%) Data Analysis
8 31 (9.66%) ERP
9 30 (9.35%) SDLC
9 30 (9.35%) Use Case
10 27 (8.41%) Scrum
11 26 (8.10%) CRM
12 24 (7.48%) User Stories
13 23 (7.17%) Asset Management
14 22 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 21 (6.54%) UML
16 20 (6.23%) Change Management
17 19 (5.92%) Migration
18 18 (5.61%) Project Management
19 17 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.87%) SQL
2 13 (4.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.25%) C#
4 2 (0.62%) C
4 2 (0.62%) C++
4 2 (0.62%) Java
4 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.31%) Python
5 1 (0.31%) RPG
5 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.05%) Degree
3 13 (4.05%) ISEB
4 4 (1.25%) HND
4 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.93%) CBAP
5 3 (0.93%) IIBA
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) APMP
7 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.05%) GDPR
2 6 (1.87%) MiFID
3 5 (1.56%) EMIR
3 5 (1.56%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.25%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.62%) GAAP
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.23%) Oracle
3 17 (5.30%) SAP
4 12 (3.74%) Charles River
5 6 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.56%) Northgate
7 4 (1.25%) Baan
7 4 (1.25%) Cognos
7 4 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.93%) IBM
8 3 (0.93%) Infor
8 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.93%) Pega
8 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.93%) Tableau
9 2 (0.62%) Epicor
9 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.62%) Nuxeo
9 2 (0.62%) Sage
9 2 (0.62%) Workday