The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
West Midlands / Herefordshire
Rank 13 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 9.80% - 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% - 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire. 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
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 15 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 96.08% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 18
Median daily rate £330 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Herefordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Herefordshire

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Herefordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development