The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business System Analyst
UK / England
Rank 442 437 400
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 143 179 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 113 147
Median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 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
London +21 60 £450 - 4
South East +16 38 £406 +8.33% 9
North West +29 19 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England +1 7 £475 +11.76% 6
Yorkshire +7 6 £400 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +9 5 £405 +16.54% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £425 +30.76%
South West -8 3 - - 2
Business Systems Analyst
UK

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 86 (30.39%) Finance
2 75 (26.50%) Business Analysis
3 68 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (19.08%) Systems Analysis
5 48 (16.96%) SQL
6 36 (12.72%) Retail
6 36 (12.72%) Migration
7 34 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (10.25%) SDLC
9 27 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (9.54%) ERP
10 26 (9.19%) Data Analysis
10 26 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (8.48%) Use Case
12 23 (8.13%) User Stories
12 23 (8.13%) Oracle
13 21 (7.42%) Banking
14 20 (7.07%) UML
15 17 (6.01%) Data Structures
16 16 (5.65%) Test Scripting
16 16 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (5.30%) Data Modelling
17 15 (5.30%) Project Management
17 15 (5.30%) Waterfall
17 15 (5.30%) Business Process Analysis
18 14 (4.95%) System Testing
18 14 (4.95%) Change Management
18 14 (4.95%) Scrum
19 13 (4.59%) Workflow
19 13 (4.59%) CRM

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (3.18%) CMS
2 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.41%) Confluence
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.35%) CICS
5 1 (0.35%) Documentum
5 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.18%) MS Office
3 7 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Mingle
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.06%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (1.06%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.71%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.35%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.35%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.47%) Network Security
2 3 (1.06%) LAN
2 3 (1.06%) WAN
2 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.71%) TETRA
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) MVNO
4 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) EDMS
8 1 (0.35%) QlikView
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (3.18%) JIRA
2 8 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Software Modeler
5 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 86 (30.39%) Finance
2 36 (12.72%) Retail
3 21 (7.42%) Banking
4 10 (3.53%) Front Office
5 8 (2.83%) Back Office
6 5 (1.77%) Publishing
6 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.18%) .NET
1 9 (3.18%) XML
2 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.06%) Web Services
3 3 (1.06%) XSD
3 3 (1.06%) XSL
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.35%) J2EE
4 1 (0.35%) JSP
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) ODBC
4 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.35%) Sensu
4 1 (0.35%) Velocity
4 1 (0.35%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.01%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.47%) User Experience
5 6 (2.12%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.12%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.77%) EPoS
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.06%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.71%) Derivative
8 2 (0.71%) Fintech
8 2 (0.71%) NHS
8 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.35%) AS400
9 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.35%) LIMS
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.18%) Windows
2 6 (2.12%) Unix
3 2 (0.71%) AIX
3 2 (0.71%) Linux
3 2 (0.71%) OS/390
3 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.50%) Business Analysis
2 68 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.08%) Systems Analysis
4 36 (12.72%) Migration
5 34 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (10.25%) SDLC
7 27 (9.54%) ERP
8 26 (9.19%) Data Analysis
8 26 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (8.48%) Use Case
10 23 (8.13%) User Stories
11 20 (7.07%) UML
12 16 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.65%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.30%) Business Process Analysis
13 15 (5.30%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.30%) Project Management
13 15 (5.30%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.95%) Change Management
14 14 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.96%) SQL
2 7 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.12%) C#
3 6 (2.12%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.71%) Java
4 2 (0.71%) JCL
4 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) COBOL
5 1 (0.35%) Groovy
5 1 (0.35%) Korn
5 1 (0.35%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) Python
5 1 (0.35%) UniBasic
5 1 (0.35%) VB
5 1 (0.35%) VB6
5 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.59%) ISEB
1 13 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) ACCA
3 5 (1.77%) CIMA
4 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.71%) IIBA
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) AAT
7 1 (0.35%) APMP
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) CBAP
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.47%) MiFID
1 7 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) FATCA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SEPA
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.35%) Nagios
1 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (8.13%) Oracle
2 13 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.24%) SAP
4 7 (2.47%) CODA
5 4 (1.41%) Cognos
5 4 (1.41%) Infor
5 4 (1.41%) Orchard
5 4 (1.41%) Workday
6 3 (1.06%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.06%) Charles River
6 3 (1.06%) hybris
6 3 (1.06%) Northgate
7 2 (0.71%) Epicor
7 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.71%) Sage
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) IBM
8 1 (0.35%) Murex
8 1 (0.35%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.35%) Sun
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