Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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.

Lead Business Analyst
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 528 510
Rank change year-on-year -52 -18 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 55 91 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 89
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £425 £412 £409
90th Percentile £700 £638 £738
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London +6 17 £519 -9.74% 3
East London - 5 £675 -
South London - 1 - -
Lead Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 23 (41.82%) Banking
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 17 (30.91%) Finance
5 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (25.45%) User Stories
7 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.55%) User Experience
9 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
9 8 (14.55%) QA
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
10 7 (12.73%) Coaching
11 6 (10.91%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (10.91%) Retail
11 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) JIRA
11 6 (10.91%) Use Case
11 6 (10.91%) BDD
12 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
12 5 (9.09%) Project Management
12 5 (9.09%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
12 5 (9.09%) SDLC
13 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
13 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.27%) Content Management
13 4 (7.27%) Legal
13 4 (7.27%) Equities
13 4 (7.27%) Waterfall

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) Essbase
1 1 (1.82%) Power BI
1 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (41.82%) Banking
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Front Office
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.27%) Equities
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) Social Media
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.82%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.45%) User Stories
5 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (12.73%) Coaching
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (10.91%) BDD
7 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Use Case
8 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 5 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) SDLC
8 5 (9.09%) UML
9 4 (7.27%) Content Management
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ISEB
1 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) GDPR
2 3 (5.45%) MiFID
3 2 (3.64%) EMIR
3 2 (3.64%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Adobe
2 2 (3.64%) Temenos
2 2 (3.64%) Workday
3 1 (1.82%) hybris
3 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Yardi