The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 7 20 9
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 12.12% 4.48% 11.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.65% 4.55% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 30
Median daily rate £450 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £398 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £553 £525
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 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 253 220 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 95.83% 98.65% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 165 177
Median daily rate £403 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Median hourly rate £11.17 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.08% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £35.00 £19.00
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 Northampton

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

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Northampton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

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 Northampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (71.93%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Business Analysis
3 24 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.82%) Banking
6 9 (15.79%) ISEB
7 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (8.77%) Credit Risk
9 5 (8.77%) User Stories
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Retail
9 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.02%) MS Office
10 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) Confluence
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Use Case
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) JIRA
10 4 (7.02%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (5.26%) IFRS
11 3 (5.26%) Degree
11 3 (5.26%) IIBA
11 3 (5.26%) CBAP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.02%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
General
1 41 (71.93%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) JSON
1 1 (1.75%) REST
1 1 (1.75%) SOAP
1 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Business Analysis
2 24 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (8.77%) User Stories
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Use Case
7 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) Scrum
9 2 (3.51%) Stress Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Test Management
9 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISEB
2 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CBAP
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) IIBA
4 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) IFRS
2 2 (3.51%) IAS 39
2 2 (3.51%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.75%) FATCA
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian