Period
to 23 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £436 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.07% 6.92% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 7.19% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 31
Kent median daily rate £436 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.33% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £366 £311 £263
90th Percentile £485 £536 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £62.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -63.86% +91.54% +44.77%

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 459 459 518
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.08% 96.23% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 288 377
Kent median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £200 £166 £191
90th Percentile £625 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 24
Kent median hourly rate £39.50 £39.81 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +76.75% +50.13%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.85 £9.88
90th Percentile £47.25 £56.25 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £20.71 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.34% - -6.67%

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 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 23 May 2019. 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 - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £388 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Guidewire