The median contractor rate for a Reference Data Business Analyst was £518 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst - Reference Data
England / London
Rank 401 430 408
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Reference Data Business Analyst 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.027% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.029% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £518 £463 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -22.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £388
% change year-on-year - +22.58%  
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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
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 £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
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%  

Reference Data Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data Business Analyst in London

Reference Data Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data Business Analyst in London

Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +3 1 £518 +13.42%
Reference Data Business Analyst
England

Reference Data Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Reference Data 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
3 10 (58.82%) Investment Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) KYC
7 4 (23.53%) Data Management
7 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
7 4 (23.53%) GoldenSource
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) FATCA
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) EMIR
8 3 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Client Onboarding
9 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (11.76%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
9 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
10 1 (5.88%) Analytics
10 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation

Reference Data 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Investment Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) KYC
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) Client Onboarding
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (17.65%) EMIR
1 3 (17.65%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) GoldenSource