Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Lead Business Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 678 668
Rank change year-on-year -36 -10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 94 186 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 143 155
England median daily rate £498 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £413 £390 £390
90th Percentile £625 £600 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £472
% change year-on-year - +0.74% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £90.00
UK median hourly rate - - £90.00

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 83303 96531 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54418 63584 61482
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2635 2831 3798
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in England

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in England

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Business Analyst in England

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in England

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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 -27 64 £520 +4.00% 8
South East +17 10 £453 -4.74% 2
North of England +34 9 £425 +2.66% 2
Yorkshire +29 9 £425 +4.94% 2
Midlands 0 7 £488 -11.36%
East Midlands -20 5 £500 -9.09%
South West +5 3 £481 +18.83%
West Midlands +33 2 £488 +8.33%
East of England -10 1 £438 -4.37% 1
Lead Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (40.43%) Business Analysis
2 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (34.04%) Finance
4 29 (30.85%) Banking
5 14 (14.89%) User Stories
6 13 (13.83%) Scrum
6 13 (13.83%) Project Management
7 10 (10.64%) Retail
7 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (9.57%) Migration
8 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.51%) MiFID
9 8 (8.51%) JIRA
9 8 (8.51%) Use Case
10 7 (7.45%) User Experience
10 7 (7.45%) QA
10 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.38%) UML
11 6 (6.38%) Legal
11 6 (6.38%) Kanban
11 6 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (5.32%) SDLC
12 5 (5.32%) Coaching
12 5 (5.32%) Degree
12 5 (5.32%) Confluence
12 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
13 4 (4.26%) MS Visio

Lead 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 (5.32%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
2 3 (3.19%) SAS
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.06%) FileNet
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Temenos T24
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Big Data
2 2 (2.13%) QlikView
3 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Access
3 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 29 (30.85%) Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 6 (6.38%) Legal
5 4 (4.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.19%) Front Office
6 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Publishing
8 1 (1.06%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) Reinsurance
3 3 (3.19%) Social Media
4 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.13%) Derivative
4 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Business Analysis
2 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.89%) User Stories
5 13 (13.83%) Project Management
5 13 (13.83%) Scrum
6 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis
6 9 (9.57%) Migration
7 8 (8.51%) Use Case
8 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.38%) Kanban
9 6 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (6.38%) UML
10 5 (5.32%) Coaching
10 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.32%) SDLC
11 4 (4.26%) Business Process Modelling
12 3 (3.19%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) C
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CBAP
4 1 (1.06%) IIBA
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) MiFID
2 7 (7.45%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) EMIR
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.06%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.26%) Temenos
2 3 (3.19%) Adobe
2 3 (3.19%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) IBM
3 2 (2.13%) Workday
4 1 (1.06%) Aveksa
4 1 (1.06%) CA
4 1 (1.06%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.06%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.06%) hybris
4 1 (1.06%) Murex
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Samsung
4 1 (1.06%) Siebel
4 1 (1.06%) Yardi