Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 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.

IT Business Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 561 568
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -32
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 318 315 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 253 230
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £700 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £473
% change year-on-year +1.11% -4.76% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -51.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23.10 £17.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £35.30 £17.00 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +76.47% -51.43% +2.94%

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 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
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 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
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%

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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 0 192 £525 +5.00% 4
Midlands +41 42 £388 +6.90% 1
South East -5 33 £450 +15.38% 3
East Midlands +22 32 £350 -6.67% 1
North of England +53 22 £394 +1.61% 2
East of England -17 19 £419 -9.46%
West Midlands +17 11 £400 +21.21%
North West +12 11 £413 +3.13% 2
Yorkshire +33 10 £388 +40.91%
South West +3 10 £375 - 1
North East +67 1 £375 -11.76%
IT Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 143 (44.97%) Business Analysis
2 104 (32.70%) Finance
3 91 (28.62%) Banking
4 87 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (16.98%) Investment Banking
6 54 (16.98%) SQL
7 44 (13.84%) Front Office
8 43 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (11.01%) Derivative
10 34 (10.69%) Project Management
11 31 (9.75%) GAP Analysis
12 30 (9.43%) Waterfall
13 27 (8.49%) Fixed Income
13 27 (8.49%) Retail
14 26 (8.18%) Change Management
15 25 (7.86%) Degree
15 25 (7.86%) SDLC
16 24 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (7.55%) Scrum
17 23 (7.23%) Use Case
18 22 (6.92%) Process Improvement
19 20 (6.29%) Migration
19 20 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 19 (5.97%) Active Directory
20 19 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
21 18 (5.66%) Microsoft
21 18 (5.66%) E-Commerce
21 18 (5.66%) MiFID
21 18 (5.66%) Marketing

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 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.63%) CMS
3 2 (0.63%) Confluence
3 2 (0.63%) Documentum
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.63%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.63%) Summit
3 1 (0.31%) Endur
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.26%) SMS
3 3 (0.94%) DHCP
3 3 (0.94%) Firewall
3 3 (0.94%) VPN
3 3 (0.94%) WAN
3 3 (0.94%) Wireless
4 2 (0.63%) NAS
4 2 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.20%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.89%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.26%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.94%) Big Data
5 3 (0.94%) Power BI
5 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.63%) EDMS
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) DTS
7 1 (0.31%) Ingres
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (32.70%) Finance
2 91 (28.62%) Banking
3 54 (16.98%) Investment Banking
4 44 (13.84%) Front Office
5 27 (8.49%) Retail
6 18 (5.66%) Marketing
7 16 (5.03%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.83%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.20%) Electronics
10 4 (1.26%) Automotive
10 4 (1.26%) Legal
10 4 (1.26%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.94%) Back Office
11 3 (0.94%) French Language
11 3 (0.94%) International Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.57%) XML
2 4 (1.26%) Web Services
3 3 (0.94%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.01%) Derivative
3 27 (8.49%) Fixed Income
4 20 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (5.35%) Market Risk
6 12 (3.77%) Equities
6 12 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 8 (2.52%) EPoS
9 7 (2.20%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.89%) Fintech
11 5 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.57%) FMCG
11 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.26%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.94%) PMI
14 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (44.97%) Business Analysis
2 87 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (10.69%) Project Management
5 31 (9.75%) GAP Analysis
6 30 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 26 (8.18%) Change Management
8 25 (7.86%) SDLC
9 24 (7.55%) Scrum
9 24 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (7.23%) Use Case
11 22 (6.92%) Process Improvement
12 20 (6.29%) Migration
13 19 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (5.66%) Data Analysis
14 18 (5.66%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.35%) User Stories
16 15 (4.72%) Requirements Analysis
17 14 (4.40%) Analytics
17 14 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.98%) SQL
2 6 (1.89%) Python
3 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.26%) R
4 3 (0.94%) Java
4 3 (0.94%) VBA
5 2 (0.63%) C
5 2 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.31%) C++
6 1 (0.31%) RPG
6 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (7.86%) Degree
2 13 (4.09%) ISEB
3 11 (3.46%) PMP
3 11 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.57%) IIBA
8 3 (0.94%) CBAP
8 3 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CISM
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.66%) MiFID
2 15 (4.72%) GDPR
3 9 (2.83%) PMO
3 9 (2.83%) QA
4 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.94%) EMIR
6 2 (0.63%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.31%) Basel II
7 1 (0.31%) Basel III
7 1 (0.31%) COREP
7 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.31%) FINREP
7 1 (0.31%) IFRS
7 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.09%) SAP
3 6 (1.89%) Oracle
4 5 (1.57%) Bloomberg
4 5 (1.57%) HP
4 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.57%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.26%) Cloudera
6 3 (0.94%) Charles River
6 3 (0.94%) Cisco
6 3 (0.94%) Cognos
6 3 (0.94%) Fidessa
6 3 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) Tableau
7 2 (0.63%) Calypso
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix
7 2 (0.63%) Informatica
7 2 (0.63%) Murex
7 2 (0.63%) OpenText
7 2 (0.63%) Xerox