The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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.

IT Business Analyst
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 438 493
Rank change year-on-year -7 +55  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 150 186 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 148 115
England median daily rate £475 £410 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -18.00%  
10th Percentile £315 £281 £313
90th Percentile £693 £613 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +15.85% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
England median hourly rate £30.75 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.58% -  
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -14.58% -  

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 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in England

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in England

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Business Analyst in England

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Business Analyst in England

IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 -3 87 £600 +30.43% 10
Midlands +10 21 £400 +21.21% 4
South East +8 21 £450 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +5 16 £475 +28.81% 2
North of England +55 11 £388 +3.33% 5
Yorkshire +26 9 £388 +26.53% 3
South West 0 6 £425 +24.08% 5
West Midlands +9 5 £388 +17.42% 2
East of England -18 3 £388 -22.50% 2
North West +18 2 £238 -36.66% 2
IT Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT Business 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 IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 144 (50.17%) Business Analysis
2 90 (31.36%) Banking
3 82 (28.57%) Finance
4 81 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (16.38%) Investment Banking
6 37 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (12.89%) SQL
7 35 (12.20%) Project Management
7 35 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (11.50%) MiFID
9 31 (10.80%) Front Office
10 29 (10.10%) Derivative
10 29 (10.10%) SDLC
11 27 (9.41%) User Stories
12 25 (8.71%) Migration
12 25 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (8.36%) Degree
14 23 (8.01%) GAP Analysis
15 20 (6.97%) ISEB
16 19 (6.62%) Microsoft
16 19 (6.62%) ERP
16 19 (6.62%) Equities
16 19 (6.62%) Use Case
16 19 (6.62%) Process Improvement
17 18 (6.27%) Waterfall
17 18 (6.27%) Change Management
18 17 (5.92%) Scrum
18 17 (5.92%) Fixed Income
19 16 (5.57%) Market Risk
20 15 (5.23%) JIRA

IT Business 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 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.39%) Confluence
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 9 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.70%) Endur
2 2 (0.70%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.70%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Firewall
1 4 (1.39%) VPN
2 3 (1.05%) DHCP
2 3 (1.05%) WAN
2 3 (1.05%) Wireless
3 2 (0.70%) NAS
3 2 (0.70%) SAN
3 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.39%) Big Data
1 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Ingres
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.35%) QlikView
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (5.23%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
General
1 90 (31.36%) Banking
2 82 (28.57%) Finance
3 47 (16.38%) Investment Banking
4 31 (10.80%) Front Office
5 14 (4.88%) Retail
6 13 (4.53%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.48%) Automotive
9 7 (2.44%) Back Office
10 6 (2.09%) French Language
11 5 (1.74%) Legal
11 5 (1.74%) Marketing
12 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.05%) Law
13 3 (1.05%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.35%) International Banking
15 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.74%) XML
3 2 (0.70%) FpML
3 2 (0.70%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.10%) Derivative
3 19 (6.62%) Equities
4 17 (5.92%) Fixed Income
5 16 (5.57%) Market Risk
6 9 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.74%) Fintech
8 5 (1.74%) PMI
9 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.39%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.39%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.05%) FMCG
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) AS400
12 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.09%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Android
2 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (50.17%) Business Analysis
2 81 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (12.20%) Project Management
5 29 (10.10%) SDLC
6 27 (9.41%) User Stories
7 25 (8.71%) Migration
7 25 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (8.01%) GAP Analysis
9 19 (6.62%) ERP
9 19 (6.62%) Process Improvement
9 19 (6.62%) Use Case
10 18 (6.27%) Change Management
10 18 (6.27%) Waterfall
11 17 (5.92%) Scrum
12 15 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (5.23%) Workflow
13 14 (4.88%) Electronic Trading
13 14 (4.88%) Scenario Testing
13 14 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.89%) SQL
2 4 (1.39%) R
3 3 (1.05%) Java
4 2 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.35%) C++
5 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (8.36%) Degree
2 20 (6.97%) ISEB
3 6 (2.09%) IIBA
4 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.74%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.05%) PMP
6 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.35%) MBA
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.50%) MiFID
2 9 (3.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (2.79%) EMIR
4 6 (2.09%) QA
5 4 (1.39%) GxP
5 4 (1.39%) PMO
6 3 (1.05%) GDPR
6 3 (1.05%) SLA
7 2 (0.70%) SEPA
8 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.35%) Basel III
8 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.35%) FINREP
8 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.35%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 19 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.53%) SAP
3 12 (4.18%) Oracle
4 10 (3.48%) Fidessa
5 5 (1.74%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.05%) Cisco
7 3 (1.05%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.05%) Murex
7 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) Capita
8 2 (0.70%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.70%) HP
8 2 (0.70%) hybris
8 2 (0.70%) Sophis
9 1 (0.35%) F5
9 1 (0.35%) Microgen
9 1 (0.35%) Pega
9 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.35%) Tradeweb
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