The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Business Analyst
England / London
Rank 364 377 382
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 34 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 22
Median daily rate £513 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £416 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +5.55% -1.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18357 21038 20420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.81% 95.01% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13065 15076 14090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 283 378
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +7 6 £513 +5.12% 3
Bromley - 1 £600 -
Lead Business Analyst
England

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Lead 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 London region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (42.03%) Banking
2 24 (34.78%) Business Analysis
3 22 (31.88%) Finance
3 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) Use Case
5 8 (11.59%) User Stories
6 7 (10.14%) Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (8.70%) JIRA
7 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) User Experience
8 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (7.25%) Big Data
8 5 (7.25%) Derivative
8 5 (7.25%) Degree
8 5 (7.25%) MiFID
8 5 (7.25%) Workflow
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) UML
8 5 (7.25%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) MS Office
9 4 (5.80%) CRM

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (5.80%) SAS
2 3 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.90%) Summit
2 1 (1.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 29 (42.03%) Banking
2 22 (31.88%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Front Office
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (8.70%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Derivative
3 3 (4.35%) iPad
3 3 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.35%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.90%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.59%) Use Case
4 8 (11.59%) User Stories
5 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.14%) Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.25%) UML
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
8 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) MiFID
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.35%) FATCA
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Murex
3 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 2 (2.90%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.45%) Temenos