Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an NHS Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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.

Business Analyst - NHS
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 827 823
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 -37
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Business Analyst 6 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.030% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 32
England median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +13.82%
10th Percentile £316 £207 £263
90th Percentile £380 £423 £415
UK median daily rate £350 £287 £344
% change year-on-year +22.16% -16.65% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £27.38 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.73% -
UK median hourly rate - £27.38 £20.63
% change year-on-year - +32.73% -

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
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 £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

NHS Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS Business Analyst in England

NHS Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS Business Analyst in England

NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS Business Analyst in England

NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -11 5 £350 +33.33% 1
North of England +50 1 - -
North West +25 1 - -
NHS Business Analyst
UK

NHS Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) NHS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Progress
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics

NHS 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Progress