The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 8 24 9
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 45 18 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.94% 4.93% 11.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.43% 5.00% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 48
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £500
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 £44.22 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 362 360 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 96.02% 98.63% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 273 278
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £290
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 13 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +12 31 £450 -10.00% 3
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 53 (66.25%) Finance
2 33 (41.25%) Business Analysis
3 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.75%) Banking
6 12 (15.00%) ISEB
7 10 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.25%) User Stories
9 5 (6.25%) Credit Risk
9 5 (6.25%) Use Case
9 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Retail
9 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (5.00%) IFRS
10 4 (5.00%) Service Management
10 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) ITSM
10 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (5.00%) MS Office
10 4 (5.00%) SAP
10 4 (5.00%) MS Visio

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
1 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 53 (66.25%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) JSON
1 2 (2.50%) REST
1 2 (2.50%) SOAP
1 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Business Analysis
2 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 7 (8.75%) Migration
5 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.75%) Project Management
6 5 (6.25%) Use Case
6 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.25%) User Stories
7 4 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL
7 4 (5.00%) ITSM
7 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) ISEB
2 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.75%) CBAP
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) IIBA
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) IFRS
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) IFRS 9
3 2 (2.50%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.25%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) WSO2