Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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.

Senior Business Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 449 412
Rank change year-on-year -50 -37 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 374 476 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 337 443
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £394 £354 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
% change year-on-year +29.35% - -

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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
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 £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 -41 231 £539 +2.62% 27
South East +21 60 £486 +8.06% 2
North of England +32 35 £420 -10.64% 12
Midlands -8 23 £475 +5.56% 3
Yorkshire +11 20 £410 -8.89% 7
East Midlands -6 15 £475 +11.11% 1
East of England -34 14 £420 -11.58% 4
North West -4 12 £423 -11.05% 4
South West -2 10 £450 -3.74% 3
West Midlands +6 9 £500 +7.99% 2
North East +64 3 £550 +15.79% 1
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 154 (41.18%) Finance
2 140 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 93 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (19.52%) Banking
6 62 (16.58%) User Stories
7 48 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (12.30%) Project Management
9 41 (10.96%) Use Case
10 36 (9.63%) Waterfall
10 36 (9.63%) Investment Banking
11 35 (9.36%) Scrum
12 34 (9.09%) Degree
13 33 (8.82%) Front Office
14 32 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (8.56%) Acceptance Criteria
15 30 (8.02%) Migration
15 30 (8.02%) SQL
15 30 (8.02%) JIRA
16 28 (7.49%) Data Analysis
17 26 (6.95%) Risk Management
18 24 (6.42%) SDLC
18 24 (6.42%) GDPR
19 23 (6.15%) ISEB
19 23 (6.15%) Marketing
20 22 (5.88%) Derivative
20 22 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 20 (5.35%) CRM
21 20 (5.35%) Retail
22 19 (5.08%) MiFID

Senior 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 11 (2.94%) Confluence
2 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.34%) SAS
4 4 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.07%) CMS
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.80%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.53%) Endur
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.53%) Summit
5 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.27%) MoSes
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.27%) Slack
2 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Intranet
1 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Skype
2 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.67%) Big Data
2 7 (1.87%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.34%) Essbase
3 5 (1.34%) QlikView
4 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.53%) Power BI
5 2 (0.53%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (8.02%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 154 (41.18%) Finance
2 73 (19.52%) Banking
3 36 (9.63%) Investment Banking
4 33 (8.82%) Front Office
5 23 (6.15%) Marketing
6 20 (5.35%) Retail
7 19 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (4.28%) Manufacturing
9 13 (3.48%) Back Office
10 9 (2.41%) Financial Institution
11 8 (2.14%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.87%) Legal
13 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.07%) International Banking
15 3 (0.80%) Automotive
15 3 (0.80%) Billing
15 3 (0.80%) Law
16 2 (0.53%) Electronics
17 1 (0.27%) Advertising
17 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.67%) .NET
2 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.80%) GWT
4 2 (0.53%) FpML
4 2 (0.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.53%) Spring
5 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.27%) JPA
5 1 (0.27%) Mason
5 1 (0.27%) Spring Batch
5 1 (0.27%) WinForms
5 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.88%) Derivative
2 22 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (4.81%) Market Risk
4 17 (4.55%) User Experience
5 15 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.21%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.21%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.14%) Fintech
8 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.60%) NHS
9 5 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (1.34%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.07%) Equities
10 4 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.07%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Android
2 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 93 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (16.58%) User Stories
5 46 (12.30%) Project Management
6 41 (10.96%) Use Case
7 36 (9.63%) Waterfall
8 35 (9.36%) Scrum
9 32 (8.56%) Acceptance Criteria
9 32 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (8.02%) Migration
11 28 (7.49%) Data Analysis
12 26 (6.95%) Risk Management
13 24 (6.42%) SDLC
14 20 (5.35%) CRM
15 19 (5.08%) UML
16 18 (4.81%) Analytics
16 18 (4.81%) BDD
16 18 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
17 17 (4.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.02%) SQL
2 9 (2.41%) C#
3 6 (1.60%) R
4 5 (1.34%) C
5 3 (0.80%) Java
5 3 (0.80%) VBA
6 2 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (9.09%) Degree
2 23 (6.15%) ISEB
3 13 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.67%) IIBA
5 8 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.34%) CBAP
6 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.53%) CFA
9 2 (0.53%) MBA
9 2 (0.53%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.42%) GDPR
2 19 (5.08%) MiFID
3 11 (2.94%) QA
4 6 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.60%) EMIR
5 5 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) PMO
6 2 (0.53%) SEPA
6 2 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.27%) COREP
7 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.27%) GAAP
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.27%) PSD2
7 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
1 1 (0.27%) Xen
1 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (4.81%) SAP
2 15 (4.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.48%) Oracle
4 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe
6 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.80%) Google
6 3 (0.80%) Hyperion
6 3 (0.80%) Murex
6 3 (0.80%) Siebel
6 3 (0.80%) Yardi
7 2 (0.53%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.53%) hybris
7 2 (0.53%) Informatica
7 2 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.53%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.53%) Saba
7 2 (0.53%) Sophis
7 2 (0.53%) Tableau
7 2 (0.53%) Vertica