Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 99 25
Rank change year-on-year +58 -74 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 62 64 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.07% 2.39% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 2.60% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 135
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £250 £276 £272
90th Percentile £411 £488 £523
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1157 2461 1926
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 91.83% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1674 1193
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £241
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 125 119
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.73 £30.85 £36.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the North East

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in the North East

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in the North East

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in the North East

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +50 36 £325 -7.47% 9
Durham +16 20 £350 - 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) Open Source
4 17 (27.42%) Acceptance Criteria
5 16 (25.81%) User Stories
6 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (24.19%) Scrum
7 14 (22.58%) User Experience
8 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (19.35%) Web Services
9 11 (17.74%) Business Analysis
10 9 (14.52%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.52%) Use Case
11 8 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (12.90%) JIRA
11 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
12 6 (9.68%) Change Management
12 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 6 (9.68%) BDD
13 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
13 5 (8.06%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
13 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
14 4 (6.45%) TDD
14 4 (6.45%) DSDM
14 4 (6.45%) People Management
14 4 (6.45%) SFIA

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) G Suite
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SMS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Open Source
3 17 (27.42%) Acceptance Criteria
4 16 (25.81%) User Stories
5 15 (24.19%) Scrum
5 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (17.74%) Business Analysis
8 9 (14.52%) Feasibility Study
8 9 (14.52%) Use Case
8 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (12.90%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) BDD
10 6 (9.68%) Change Management
10 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (8.06%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.61%) Zoho