The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.29% 8.23% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 8.55% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £425 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 123 152 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 93.89% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 90
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Middlesex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Middlesex

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Middlesex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Mason
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Force.com
3 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Mason
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) SAP