The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.36% 1.70% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 1.79% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 24
Median daily rate £525 £444 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +17.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £450
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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 223 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 169 241
Median daily rate £375 £333 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -18.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Oxford

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Oxford

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Oxford

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) BPMN
2 9 (39.13%) User Stories
3 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
4 5 (21.74%) Confluence
5 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
5 4 (17.39%) Publishing
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 4 (17.39%) GDPR
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) ETL

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (21.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.35%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) BPMN
2 9 (39.13%) User Stories
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) IIBA
4 1 (4.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) SAP