The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.47% 3.47% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 3.51% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Kent median daily rate £525 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £51.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.06% -  

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 222 313 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.69% 98.74% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 1046 622
Kent median daily rate £375 £434 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.59% +28.59%  
10th Percentile £263 £213 £150
90th Percentile £545 £775 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 28
Kent median hourly rate £21.21 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.54% +26.92%  
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £137.50 £25.06
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Chatham +6 7 £575 +39.39%
Maidstone -4 1 £255 -32.00%
Dover - 1 £325 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Banking
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
7 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) NHS
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) French Language
9 2 (6.06%) MiFID
9 2 (6.06%) Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) SSADM
9 2 (6.06%) ISO 9000
9 2 (6.06%) ISEB
9 2 (6.06%) Legal
9 2 (6.06%) Publishing
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
9 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.06%) Workday
9 2 (6.06%) GDPR
9 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Workday HCM
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) French Language
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) SSADM
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GDPR
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9000
1 2 (6.06%) MiFID
2 1 (3.03%) AIFMD
2 1 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.03%) EMIR
2 1 (3.03%) FATCA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) UCITS
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Workday
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow