Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 19 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 9.40% 10.34% 11.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 10.83% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 60
Northampton median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £220 £306 £340
90th Percentile £488 £550 £526
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 442 563 504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.42% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 425 348
Northampton median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £249
90th Percentile £538 £575 £566
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 27
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.55% -24.14%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.00 £19.40 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -14.29%

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 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 Northampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) ISEB
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.18%) Banking
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Use Case
8 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) Conflict Management
9 4 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (9.09%) Pega
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (6.82%) Retail
11 2 (4.55%) CMS
11 2 (4.55%) Scrum
11 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
11 2 (4.55%) Information Management
11 2 (4.55%) JSON
11 2 (4.55%) CCA

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 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
1 2 (4.55%) PRADO
1 2 (4.55%) REST
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Use Case
6 5 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Conflict Management
7 4 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) User Stories
9 2 (4.55%) BPMN
9 2 (4.55%) KYC
9 2 (4.55%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) SOA
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) IIBA
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) IFRS
1 1 (2.27%) IFRS 9
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Pega
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com