The median contractor rate for a IT Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 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.

IT Business Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 436 462 440
Rank change year-on-year +26 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 140 162 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 122 122
Median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 - -

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +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 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 30 March 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 30 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 +13 73 £538 +2.38% 11
South East +19 23 £425 +7.59% 6
Yorkshire +21 10 £375 +48.51% 3
East Midlands +2 10 £425 +11.47% 1
East of England 0 7 £335 -17.79% 1
West Midlands +13 6 £369 +13.46% 6
South West +1 6 £425 +6.25%
North West +27 3 £325 +1.56% 4
Midlands - 2 £350 -
IT Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 101 (41.39%) Business Analysis
2 79 (32.38%) Finance
3 78 (31.97%) Banking
4 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (14.75%) Investment Banking
7 29 (11.89%) Derivative
8 27 (11.07%) Front Office
8 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (10.66%) SQL
9 26 (10.66%) MiFID
10 25 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (9.84%) Migration
12 23 (9.43%) Project Management
13 20 (8.20%) Degree
13 20 (8.20%) Data Analysis
14 19 (7.79%) SDLC
15 18 (7.38%) Equities
16 17 (6.97%) Change Management
17 16 (6.56%) ISEB
17 16 (6.56%) PRINCE2
18 15 (6.15%) Microsoft
18 15 (6.15%) Fixed Income
19 14 (5.74%) Workflow
19 14 (5.74%) Risk Management
19 14 (5.74%) ERP
19 14 (5.74%) Waterfall
20 13 (5.33%) SAP
20 13 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
21 12 (4.92%) Information Security

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 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.05%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) FileNet
4 1 (0.41%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 12 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.23%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.82%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.82%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.41%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Firewall
1 1 (0.41%) LAN
1 1 (0.41%) Network Security
1 1 (0.41%) VPN
1 1 (0.41%) WAN
1 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.23%) Big Data
2 3 (1.23%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) HBase
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) QlikView
4 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (32.38%) Finance
2 78 (31.97%) Banking
3 36 (14.75%) Investment Banking
4 27 (11.07%) Front Office
5 11 (4.51%) Retail
6 10 (4.10%) Back Office
6 10 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.87%) Marketing
9 5 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.05%) French Language
9 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.82%) Legal
11 2 (0.82%) Local Government
11 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.41%) International Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) Middleware
2 2 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.82%) Murex MxML
2 2 (0.82%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) COM
3 1 (0.41%) FpML
3 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.89%) Derivative
2 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.38%) Equities
4 15 (6.15%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.28%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.05%) Fintech
8 5 (2.05%) User Experience
9 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.82%) PMI
11 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.82%) Linux
1 2 (0.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.39%) Business Analysis
2 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (9.84%) Migration
6 23 (9.43%) Project Management
7 20 (8.20%) Data Analysis
8 19 (7.79%) SDLC
9 17 (6.97%) Change Management
10 16 (6.56%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.74%) ERP
11 14 (5.74%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.74%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.74%) Workflow
12 13 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (4.92%) Information Security
13 12 (4.92%) User Stories
14 11 (4.51%) Data Modelling
14 11 (4.51%) Test Scripting
14 11 (4.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.66%) SQL
2 2 (0.82%) Java
3 1 (0.41%) C
3 1 (0.41%) Python
3 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.20%) Degree
2 16 (6.56%) ISEB
3 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (0.82%) ACCA
8 2 (0.82%) CISA
8 2 (0.82%) IIBA
8 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.41%) AAT
9 1 (0.41%) CIMA
9 1 (0.41%) CISM
9 1 (0.41%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.41%) MBA
9 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.66%) MiFID
2 11 (4.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (3.69%) EMIR
4 5 (2.05%) PMO
4 5 (2.05%) QA
5 4 (1.64%) GxP
6 3 (1.23%) SLA
7 2 (0.82%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.82%) SEPA
8 1 (0.41%) Basel III
8 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.41%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.33%) SAP
3 7 (2.87%) Oracle
4 6 (2.46%) Fidessa
5 3 (1.23%) ION Trading
5 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.23%) SunGard
6 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.82%) CyberArk
6 2 (0.82%) hybris
6 2 (0.82%) Murex
6 2 (0.82%) Pega
6 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.41%) BMC
7 1 (0.41%) Charles River
7 1 (0.41%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) KANA
7 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Progress
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy
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