The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 456 373
Rank change year-on-year +41 -83  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 167 173 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 132 203
Median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +24 98 £519 -1.19% 32
South East +33 16 £444 -1.38% 9
South West +13 14 £493 +51.69% 4
Yorkshire +28 12 £416 +0.90% 4
East Midlands -13 12 £500 -11.11% 1
North West +14 6 £383 -15.00% 3
East of England -20 5 £460 -5.64% 4
West Midlands +21 4 £450 -7.69% 1
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 150 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 126 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (32.72%) Finance
4 84 (22.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (15.83%) Banking
6 50 (13.19%) User Stories
7 48 (12.66%) Project Management
8 47 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (10.55%) Use Case
10 36 (9.50%) Front Office
11 35 (9.23%) MiFID
12 33 (8.71%) SQL
12 33 (8.71%) SDLC
13 32 (8.44%) Scrum
14 31 (8.18%) Migration
14 31 (8.18%) GAP Analysis
15 30 (7.92%) Degree
15 30 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (7.65%) Asset Management
16 29 (7.65%) Change Management
17 28 (7.39%) Data Analysis
18 27 (7.12%) Investment Banking
18 27 (7.12%) Microsoft
19 26 (6.86%) Retail
19 26 (6.86%) Investment Management
20 23 (6.07%) ISEB
21 20 (5.28%) Marketing
21 20 (5.28%) CRM
21 20 (5.28%) Waterfall
21 20 (5.28%) Analytics

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 12 (3.17%) CMS
2 9 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.32%) Confluence
4 4 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (4.22%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (1.06%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.79%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.79%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Sonata
3 2 (0.53%) Tercero
4 1 (0.26%) Actimize
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.06%) Network Security
2 3 (0.79%) Extranet
2 3 (0.79%) Intranet
3 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) DSL
4 1 (0.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) MVNO
4 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.11%) Big Data
2 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.58%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.32%) DB2
5 2 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.01%) JIRA
2 9 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 124 (32.72%) Finance
2 60 (15.83%) Banking
3 36 (9.50%) Front Office
4 27 (7.12%) Investment Banking
5 26 (6.86%) Retail
6 20 (5.28%) Marketing
7 14 (3.69%) Legal
8 12 (3.17%) Back Office
9 10 (2.64%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.11%) Advertising
10 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.58%) Automotive
12 4 (1.06%) Billing
12 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.79%) French Language
14 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.58%) .NET
2 4 (1.06%) Gherkin
3 3 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.53%) FpML
4 2 (0.53%) REST
4 2 (0.53%) SOAP
4 2 (0.53%) Spring
4 2 (0.53%) Velocity
4 2 (0.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) Mason
5 1 (0.26%) Middleware
5 1 (0.26%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.26%) WinForms
5 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.96%) Derivative
3 13 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.90%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.64%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.64%) Reference Data
6 9 (2.37%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.85%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.58%) Equities
8 6 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.58%) Fintech
9 5 (1.32%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.32%) iPad
9 5 (1.32%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.32%) User Experience
10 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.58%) Windows
2 5 (1.32%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 126 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (22.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (13.19%) User Stories
5 48 (12.66%) Project Management
6 40 (10.55%) Use Case
7 33 (8.71%) SDLC
8 32 (8.44%) Scrum
9 31 (8.18%) GAP Analysis
9 31 (8.18%) Migration
10 30 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (7.65%) Asset Management
11 29 (7.65%) Change Management
12 28 (7.39%) Data Analysis
13 26 (6.86%) Investment Management
14 20 (5.28%) Analytics
14 20 (5.28%) CRM
14 20 (5.28%) Target Operating Model
14 20 (5.28%) Waterfall
15 19 (5.01%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.71%) SQL
2 6 (1.58%) Java
3 5 (1.32%) C
3 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.06%) C#
4 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.06%) R
5 2 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.26%) F#
6 1 (0.26%) Haskell
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) Scala
6 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (7.92%) Degree
2 23 (6.07%) ISEB
3 16 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.06%) CBAP
7 4 (1.06%) IIBA
7 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.53%) PMP
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
10 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.23%) MiFID
2 12 (3.17%) QA
3 11 (2.90%) GDPR
4 9 (2.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (2.37%) EMIR
5 6 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.32%) SEPA
7 4 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.79%) Basel II
8 3 (0.79%) Basel III
8 3 (0.79%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.79%) PMO
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.53%) SLA
10 1 (0.26%) COBIT
10 1 (0.26%) GAAP
10 1 (0.26%) GxP
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Xen
2 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.49%) Oracle
3 8 (2.11%) SAP
4 7 (1.85%) Yardi
5 6 (1.58%) Sophis
6 5 (1.32%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.06%) Adobe
7 4 (1.06%) Charles River
7 4 (1.06%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.79%) FNZ
8 3 (0.79%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.79%) Remedy
8 3 (0.79%) Workday
9 2 (0.53%) Avaloq
9 2 (0.53%) BMC
9 2 (0.53%) HP
9 2 (0.53%) Murex
9 2 (0.53%) Reuters
9 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
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