The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.30% 2.00% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.04% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £363 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -20.00%  
10th Percentile £319 £306 £444
90th Percentile £416 £563 £531
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -0.93% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 251 245 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.17% 98.00% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 568 797
Leicestershire median daily rate £315 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +14.03%  
10th Percentile £235 £188 £117
90th Percentile £500 £475 £418
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 104
Leicestershire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00%  
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.50 £10.04
90th Percentile £40.00 £14.75 £14.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  

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 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 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
Leicester -7 1 - - 1
Hinckley - 1 £325 -
Business Analyst
East Midlands

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

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 Leicestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) FNZ
5 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) Finance
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (8.33%) FMCG
6 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Office 365
6 2 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (4.17%) hybris
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Retail-J
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA

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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Retail-J
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Mason
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) FNZ
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore