The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 445 410
Rank change year-on-year 0 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 143 176 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 121 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 +17 70 £438 -5.40% 13
South East -25 32 £350 -6.04% 4
Yorkshire +28 9 £400 +14.28% 1
East Midlands -2 9 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +21 8 £394 +5.70% 1
West Midlands +16 8 £388 +10.71% 2
South West +1 3 £340 - 7
East of England -18 3 £400 -3.03%
North East - 1 - -
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 83 (29.33%) Finance
2 79 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (25.80%) Business Analysis
4 62 (21.91%) Systems Analysis
5 52 (18.37%) SQL
6 48 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (13.78%) SDLC
8 35 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (11.66%) Use Case
9 33 (11.66%) Data Analysis
9 33 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (10.60%) User Stories
10 30 (10.60%) Data Modelling
11 25 (8.83%) Project Management
12 24 (8.48%) Retail
12 24 (8.48%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.77%) Banking
13 22 (7.77%) UML
14 21 (7.42%) ISEB
14 21 (7.42%) Migration
15 20 (7.07%) MS Visio
15 20 (7.07%) Microsoft
16 19 (6.71%) Oracle
16 19 (6.71%) PRINCE2
16 19 (6.71%) Scrum
17 18 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.36%) CRM
17 18 (6.36%) ERP
18 17 (6.01%) Test Scripting
19 15 (5.30%) Relational Database

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 7 (2.47%) CMS
2 4 (1.41%) Confluence
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) CICS
4 1 (0.35%) Documentum
4 1 (0.35%) Mule
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.06%) Mingle
5 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) iTrent
2 3 (1.06%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.71%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.71%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.06%) Office 365
1 3 (1.06%) Trello
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) Network Security
2 3 (1.06%) ATM
3 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 2 (0.71%) TETRA
3 2 (0.71%) WAN
3 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) DHCP
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.30%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.12%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.12%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.06%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.71%) Big Data
7 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.71%) GIS
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.71%) QlikView
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.18%) JIRA
2 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.35%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 83 (29.33%) Finance
2 24 (8.48%) Retail
3 22 (7.77%) Banking
4 5 (1.77%) Front Office
5 4 (1.41%) Back Office
5 4 (1.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.06%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.47%) .NET
1 7 (2.47%) XML
2 4 (1.41%) Web Services
3 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.71%) Middleware
4 2 (0.71%) WinForms
4 2 (0.71%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) JSP
5 1 (0.35%) ODBC
5 1 (0.35%) Velocity
5 1 (0.35%) XSD
5 1 (0.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.30%) Data Structures
2 15 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.18%) Smart Meter
3 9 (3.18%) User Experience
4 6 (2.12%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.06%) FMCG
5 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.71%) Derivative
6 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.12%) Unix
2 3 (1.06%) Windows
3 2 (0.71%) AIX
3 2 (0.71%) OS/390
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.80%) Business Analysis
3 62 (21.91%) Systems Analysis
4 48 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 39 (13.78%) SDLC
6 33 (11.66%) Data Analysis
6 33 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (11.66%) Use Case
7 30 (10.60%) Data Modelling
7 30 (10.60%) User Stories
8 25 (8.83%) Project Management
9 24 (8.48%) Waterfall
10 22 (7.77%) UML
11 21 (7.42%) Migration
12 19 (6.71%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.71%) Scrum
13 18 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (6.36%) CRM
13 18 (6.36%) ERP
14 17 (6.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (1.77%) Java
2 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.71%) C#
4 2 (0.71%) JCL
4 2 (0.71%) VB
4 2 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) C++
5 1 (0.35%) COBOL
5 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.35%) RPG
5 1 (0.35%) UniBasic
5 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (7.42%) ISEB
2 12 (4.24%) Degree
3 11 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) IIBA
6 2 (0.71%) CBAP
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) AAT
7 1 (0.35%) ACCA
7 1 (0.35%) APMP
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.47%) GDPR
1 7 (2.47%) MiFID
1 7 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.71%) GAAP
3 2 (0.71%) IFRS
3 2 (0.71%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) FATCA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) SEPA
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.71%) Oracle
3 14 (4.95%) SAP
4 8 (2.83%) Workday
5 4 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) Infor
7 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.71%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.71%) Sage
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.35%) hybris
8 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.35%) Nuxeo
8 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.35%) Tableau
8 1 (0.35%) Yardi
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