Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 21 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.63% 2.65% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 2.77% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 10
Leicestershire median daily rate £403 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +28.68% -24.44%
10th Percentile £334 £321 £330
90th Percentile £559 £538 £516
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 553 505 499
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 95.64% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 309 272
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £131 £125
90th Percentile £535 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £392 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.70 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £35.45 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.55 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.03% +4.21% -3.70%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leicester +1 14 £450 -3.74% 3
Kegworth - 2 - -
Loughborough 0 1 £375 - 1
Business Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (9.38%) Use Case
8 3 (9.38%) FNZ
8 3 (9.38%) Sonata
9 2 (6.25%) KYC
9 2 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.25%) Multichannel Retail
9 2 (6.25%) GDPR
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.25%) French Language
9 2 (6.25%) Italian Language

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Sonata
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) French Language
3 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Russian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) KYC
7 2 (6.25%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) FNZ
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle