The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 40 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.13% 1.98% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.03% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 34
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £388 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
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 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 309 295 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.56% 97.36% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 212 263
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 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 28 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 Oxford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Publishing
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) BPMN
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) GDPR
7 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (12.50%) CBAP
7 3 (12.50%) Confluence
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (8.33%) UML
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 7 (29.17%) BPMN
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CBAP
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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