The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Business Analyst
UK / England
Rank 374 367 368
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 212 266 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 187 185
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +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 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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 -5 126 £525 +5.00% 16
South East +21 25 £525 +18.98% 4
East of England +6 23 £425 -19.04% 3
West Midlands +10 10 £425 -10.52% 2
East Midlands +2 10 £450 - 5
South West -10 7 £493 +3.78% 5
North West +26 5 £453 +29.28% 3
Yorkshire +7 5 £500 +37.93% 7
North East -22 1 £350 -15.15%
Senior Business Analyst
UK

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 173 (38.62%) Business Analysis
1 173 (38.62%) Finance
2 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (14.51%) Banking
5 54 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (11.38%) Scrum
7 50 (11.16%) Project Management
8 46 (10.27%) Use Case
9 44 (9.82%) User Stories
10 42 (9.38%) Migration
11 41 (9.15%) MiFID
12 39 (8.71%) Front Office
13 38 (8.48%) Change Management
13 38 (8.48%) Waterfall
14 32 (7.14%) SQL
15 31 (6.92%) Retail
16 30 (6.70%) Data Analysis
16 30 (6.70%) SDLC
17 29 (6.47%) Target Operating Model
18 27 (6.03%) Process Improvement
18 27 (6.03%) Investment Banking
19 26 (5.80%) Degree
19 26 (5.80%) MS Visio
20 25 (5.58%) Microsoft
20 25 (5.58%) SAP
20 25 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
21 24 (5.36%) MS Excel
21 24 (5.36%) Data Modelling
22 23 (5.13%) Business Intelligence

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.79%) CMS
3 5 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 24 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.13%) MS Office
3 14 (3.13%) MS Project
4 8 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) SAP MII
1 8 (1.79%) SAP PP
1 8 (1.79%) SAP PP-PI
2 7 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.56%) Sonata
2 7 (1.56%) Tercero
3 6 (1.34%) BigMachines
3 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.67%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.67%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) Internet
1 4 (0.89%) Network Security
2 1 (0.22%) DSL
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.34%) Big Data
3 6 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.89%) Blockchain
4 4 (0.89%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) OLAP
6 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.22%) Essbase
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.46%) JIRA
2 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 173 (38.62%) Finance
2 65 (14.51%) Banking
3 39 (8.71%) Front Office
4 31 (6.92%) Retail
5 27 (6.03%) Investment Banking
6 23 (5.13%) Marketing
7 17 (3.79%) Back Office
8 16 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 16 (3.57%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.01%) Legal
10 8 (1.79%) Advertising
11 7 (1.56%) Electronics
12 5 (1.12%) Billing
12 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.67%) Law
15 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.68%) Web Services
2 9 (2.01%) .NET
3 8 (1.79%) SAP XI
4 5 (1.12%) Velocity
5 4 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.67%) XML
7 2 (0.45%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.45%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) FpML
8 1 (0.22%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.91%) Derivative
3 20 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.90%) Equities
5 13 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.56%) User Experience
8 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.34%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.12%) Fintech
9 5 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.12%) iPad
9 5 (1.12%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.89%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.12%) Windows
2 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (38.62%) Business Analysis
2 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (11.38%) Scrum
5 50 (11.16%) Project Management
6 46 (10.27%) Use Case
7 44 (9.82%) User Stories
8 42 (9.38%) Migration
9 38 (8.48%) Change Management
9 38 (8.48%) Waterfall
10 30 (6.70%) Data Analysis
10 30 (6.70%) SDLC
11 29 (6.47%) Target Operating Model
12 27 (6.03%) Process Improvement
13 25 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
14 24 (5.36%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.13%) Wealth Management
16 22 (4.91%) Requirements Analysis
17 21 (4.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (1.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.12%) Java
3 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.45%) C
4 2 (0.45%) C#
5 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (5.80%) Degree
2 23 (5.13%) ISEB
3 22 (4.91%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.89%) CBAP
6 4 (0.89%) IIBA
6 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.45%) CIMA
7 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.45%) PMP
7 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.22%) AAT
8 1 (0.22%) ACCA
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.15%) MiFID
2 15 (3.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (2.46%) EMIR
4 8 (1.79%) GDPR
4 8 (1.79%) SEPA
5 6 (1.34%) QA
6 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.12%) FATCA
7 4 (0.89%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.67%) Basel III
8 3 (0.67%) IFRS
8 3 (0.67%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.67%) PMO
9 2 (0.45%) Basel II
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.45%) SLA
10 1 (0.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (5.58%) Microsoft
1 25 (5.58%) SAP
2 23 (5.13%) Oracle
3 13 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.79%) Avaloq
4 8 (1.79%) FNZ
5 6 (1.34%) Apttus
5 6 (1.34%) Remedy
6 5 (1.12%) BMC
7 4 (0.89%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.89%) Workday
8 3 (0.67%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.67%) Charles River
8 3 (0.67%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.67%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.45%) Cognos
9 2 (0.45%) Sophis
9 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.45%) webMethods
10 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
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