Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -38 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 45 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.02% 3.57% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 3.66% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 65
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £443 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.29% +14.19% -0.32%
10th Percentile £388 £325 £241
90th Percentile £575 £550 £473
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £27.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% -7.20% -13.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1230 1283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.46% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 862 907
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Oxford 0 23 £550 +29.41% 1
Banbury -2 1 £405 -6.90%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

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

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

1 18 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Kanban
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
6 8 (21.62%) Confluence
6 8 (21.62%) JIRA
6 8 (21.62%) User Stories
6 8 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (18.92%) Quote-to-Cash
7 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
9 5 (13.51%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 5 (13.51%) Apex Code
9 5 (13.51%) Billing
9 5 (13.51%) QA
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle
11 2 (5.41%) Workflow
11 2 (5.41%) SAP
11 2 (5.41%) SMS
11 2 (5.41%) B2B
11 2 (5.41%) EPoS
11 2 (5.41%) ERP
11 2 (5.41%) Marketing
11 2 (5.41%) Banking
11 2 (5.41%) Retail
11 2 (5.41%) Change Management
11 2 (5.41%) Publishing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (21.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.70%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Equities
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (24.32%) Kanban
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.62%) User Stories
6 7 (18.92%) Quote-to-Cash
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 2 (5.41%) B2B
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.70%) BPR
10 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.70%) Charles River
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft