Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 21 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.48% 8.13% 11.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 8.44% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 73
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £220 £308 £350
90th Percentile £488 £545 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 651 889 746
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 96.42% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 647 503
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £574
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £392 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.55 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.03% +4.21% -3.70%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -3 44 £450 - 1
Wellingborough - 1 £335 -
Corby - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
4 10 (19.23%) Banking
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) ISEB
5 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.46%) Use Case
7 6 (11.54%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.69%) Degree
9 4 (7.69%) Pega
9 4 (7.69%) Conflict Management
9 4 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (7.69%) KYC
9 4 (7.69%) CCA
9 4 (7.69%) Retail
10 3 (5.77%) SOA
10 3 (5.77%) SOAP
10 3 (5.77%) XML
10 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) BPMN

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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) JSON
1 3 (5.77%) REST
1 3 (5.77%) SOAP
1 3 (5.77%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) PRADO
3 1 (1.92%) EDI
3 1 (1.92%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) Use Case
6 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) Conflict Management
8 4 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (7.69%) KYC
9 3 (5.77%) BPMN
9 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.77%) SOA
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISEB
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.69%) CCA
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.92%) IIBA
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) GDPR
1 1 (1.92%) IFRS
1 1 (1.92%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Pega
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) WSO2