Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 18 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.

Business Analyst
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.43% 4.72% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 4.90% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 17
Middlesex median daily rate £475 £396 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.95% +27.74% -24.85%
10th Percentile £385 £381 £263
90th Percentile £500 £524 £430
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £39.44 £29.50
% change year-on-year -29.00% +33.69% -13.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 246 347 323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 96.39% 90.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 208 161
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £262 £281 £263
90th Percentile £528 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Middlesex

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (7.14%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) GxP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) GWT
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GxP
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix