The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 28 40 15
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 11 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.32% 2.21% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 2.30% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 34
Median daily rate £425 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £339 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £478
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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 541 479 646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.65% 96.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 370 397
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Oxfordshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxford +2 14 £500 +12.67%
Abingdon - 1 £410 - 1
Thame - 1 £313 -
Witney - 1 £263 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Business Analysis
3 16 (25.00%) User Stories
4 13 (20.31%) BPMN
4 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
5 12 (18.75%) Finance
6 11 (17.19%) Publishing
7 9 (14.06%) Migration
7 9 (14.06%) Process Improvement
8 8 (12.50%) Confluence
8 8 (12.50%) JIRA
9 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 7 (10.94%) Degree
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (9.38%) Kanban
11 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.81%) OAuth
11 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (7.81%) Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle
11 5 (7.81%) ERP
11 5 (7.81%) ISEB
11 5 (7.81%) SAP
11 5 (7.81%) UML
11 5 (7.81%) GDPR

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.56%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) OAuth
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Mason
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.56%) New Media
2 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Business Analysis
3 16 (25.00%) User Stories
4 13 (20.31%) BPMN
4 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Migration
6 9 (14.06%) Process Improvement
7 7 (10.94%) SDLC
7 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Kanban
8 6 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.81%) ERP
9 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.81%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (7.81%) UML
10 4 (6.25%) Use Case
10 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) IIBA
4 1 (1.56%) CBAP
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) GDPR
1 5 (7.81%) PMO
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
1 5 (7.81%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) Siebel
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