The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 30 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 0 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 5.54% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.67% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £513 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 178 423 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.22% 97.69% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 129 99
Median daily rate £463 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Shropshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Shropshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Shropshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Prism