The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.95% 5.29% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 5.71% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £450 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £37.72
% change year-on-year -29.11% +4.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 97 175 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.04% 92.59% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 113 58
Median daily rate £500 £500 £507
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in the Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Domain Models
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Domain Models
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft