The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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
Business Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 29 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.60% 3.08% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 3.19% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £480 £480
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 £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +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 Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 280 439 244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.22% 96.48% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 334 128
Median daily rate £390 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
West Malling - 2 £438 -
Maidstone +1 1 £413 -
Folkestone - 1 £320 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) French Language
7 3 (10.34%) Business Process Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) NHS
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 9000
8 2 (6.90%) ISEB
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) SSADM
8 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.90%) Advertising
8 2 (6.90%) Publishing
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Entry
8 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Workday

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) French Language
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Data Entry
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) SSADM
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Workday
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe