Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 25 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.

Business Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.21% 3.02% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 3.09% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 24
Kent median daily rate £463 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £270 £263
90th Percentile £584 £485 £496
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £27.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% -7.20% -13.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 503 485 531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 97.59% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 331 334
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £139 £170 £200
90th Percentile £613 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -26.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £150.75 £27.98 £39.16
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 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
Chatham +3 8 £575 +66.67%
Tonbridge - 2 £513 -
Dover -2 1 £325 +18.18%
Folkestone - 1 £413 -
Maidstone - 1 £388 -
West Malling - 1 £300 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
6 7 (18.42%) GDPR
7 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Remedy
8 4 (10.53%) Retail
8 4 (10.53%) Marketing
8 4 (10.53%) MiFID
8 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 3 (7.89%) Service Management
10 2 (5.26%) Advertising
10 2 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) BMC
10 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
10 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.26%) ITSM
10 2 (5.26%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (5.26%) PSD2
10 2 (5.26%) User Experience
11 1 (2.63%) Software License Management
11 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing Technology
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Fund Management
9 1 (2.63%) Kanban
9 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
9 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) GDPR
2 4 (10.53%) MiFID
3 2 (5.26%) PSD2
4 1 (2.63%) AIFMD
4 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.63%) EMIR
4 1 (2.63%) FATCA
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) UCITS
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy
2 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) SAP