The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 28 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 8.16% 15.84% 11.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 16.28% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 23
Median daily rate £475 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £360 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £587 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.11% +21.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 232 215 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 94.69% 97.29% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 574 708
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £581 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 11 56
Median hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £7.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.28 £18.88 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Northampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Northampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Northampton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Northampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) Banking
5 9 (17.65%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) ISEB
7 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.80%) User Stories
10 4 (7.84%) Retail
10 4 (7.84%) Degree
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Confluence
11 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.88%) Use Case
11 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.88%) JIRA
11 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (5.88%) IFRS
11 3 (5.88%) Automotive
11 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
11 3 (5.88%) Workflow
12 2 (3.92%) Scrum
12 2 (3.92%) Data Management
12 2 (3.92%) IAS 39

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (7.84%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Automotive
4 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) JSON
1 1 (1.96%) REST
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.65%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) User Stories
7 4 (7.84%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) Use Case
8 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
9 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.92%) Line Management
9 2 (3.92%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) CBAP
5 2 (3.92%) IIBA
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) IFRS
2 2 (3.92%) IAS 39
2 2 (3.92%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.96%) FATCA
3 1 (1.96%) GCP
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
1 2 (3.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com