The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 24 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.35% 12.76% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 13.39% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 28
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 341 366 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.20% 95.31% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 258 232
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +8.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 -3 21 £475 -9.52%
Business Analyst
East Midlands

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

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

1 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 27 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Banking
4 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.39%) Project Management
6 11 (15.94%) ISEB
7 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (8.70%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 6 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (7.25%) Confluence
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (5.80%) JIRA
10 4 (5.80%) Use Case
10 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Degree
10 4 (5.80%) Retail
10 4 (5.80%) SAP
11 3 (4.35%) Service Management
11 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.35%) ERP
11 3 (4.35%) SLA
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.35%) ITSM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (7.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Essbase
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Automotive
4 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) JSON
1 2 (2.90%) REST
1 2 (2.90%) SOAP
1 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) PMI
3 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.45%) iPad
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (8.70%) User Stories
7 4 (5.80%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.80%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Use Case
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) ERP
8 3 (4.35%) ITSM
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) ISEB
2 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) CBAP
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.35%) IIBA
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) IFRS
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) IAS 39
2 2 (2.90%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.45%) FATCA
3 1 (1.45%) GCP
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) WSO2