Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.04% 2.74% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.96% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 27
Slough median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +23.29%
10th Percentile £364 £342 £340
90th Percentile £478 £413 £478
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% - +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year +1.33% -40.00% +135.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 325 270 300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 92.47% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 179 201
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £135 £211 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +25.81% +12.73% -36.19%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Slough over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Workday
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Workday