Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in High Wycombe during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 8.42% 7.81% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 8.20% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
High Wycombe median daily rate £308 £338 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +13.45% -32.00%
10th Percentile £285 £243 £251
90th Percentile £373 £401 £362
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £378 £360
% change year-on-year +12.58% +4.86% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.21% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe. 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
High Wycombe
Contract vacancies in High Wycombe with a recognized job title 91 61 80
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.31% 98.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 48
High Wycombe median daily rate £325 £308 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% -3.53% +4.51%
10th Percentile £148 £105 £106
90th Percentile £460 £488 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 4
High Wycombe median hourly rate £27.00 £11.13 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.70% -29.14% +61.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.22 £12.72
90th Percentile £48.00 £39.90 £30.65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.11% +11.15%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in High Wycombe

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in High Wycombe

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in High Wycombe.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in High Wycombe

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the High Wycombe region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) DMAIC
3 3 (37.50%) Facilities Management
3 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (37.50%) PMO
3 3 (37.50%) Kaizen
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (25.00%) Drupal
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) DMAIC
2 3 (37.50%) Facilities Management
2 3 (37.50%) Kaizen
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP