The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 392 510 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.98% 5.46% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 5.74% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 345 343
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.25 £22.45 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.19% -0.22%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire -2 88 £373 -6.87% 9
Surrey +8 73 £438 +2.94% 17
Berkshire +2 62 £425 - 12
Buckinghamshire -25 51 £400 - 10
Oxfordshire +18 34 £425 +3.03% 5
West Sussex +8 31 £415 +2.46% 3
East Sussex -5 20 £500 +42.85% 6
Kent +14 18 £425 +21.42%
Middlesex -7 3 £425 +3.03%
Home Counties -6 1 £400 -3.61%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 250 (32.85%) Business Analysis
2 215 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (25.10%) Finance
4 153 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (10.38%) User Stories
7 69 (9.07%) ISEB
8 68 (8.94%) Project Management
9 65 (8.54%) Scrum
10 55 (7.23%) Security Cleared
10 55 (7.23%) Waterfall
11 52 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (6.83%) Oracle
12 48 (6.31%) CRM
13 47 (6.18%) ITIL
14 46 (6.04%) UML
14 46 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (6.04%) Migration
14 46 (6.04%) Process Improvement
15 45 (5.91%) Degree
15 45 (5.91%) SAP
16 44 (5.78%) Telecoms
17 42 (5.52%) Microsoft
17 42 (5.52%) JIRA
18 41 (5.39%) PRINCE2
19 40 (5.26%) ERP
19 40 (5.26%) SC Cleared
19 40 (5.26%) SDLC
20 37 (4.86%) Use Case
21 36 (4.73%) BPMN

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.23%) Confluence
3 4 (0.53%) SAS
4 2 (0.26%) CMS
4 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 36 (4.73%) MS Visio
2 31 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.81%) MS Office
4 16 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.92%) MS Project
6 6 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 20 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 19 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.79%) BigMachines
7 6 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.66%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.66%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.66%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.26%) Maximo
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.63%) Office 365
2 7 (0.92%) IaaS
2 7 (0.92%) PaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.26%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.18%) Internet
2 7 (0.92%) Intranet
3 2 (0.26%) Extranet
3 2 (0.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) GSM
4 1 (0.13%) MVNO
4 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
4 1 (0.13%) SMS
4 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.66%) EDRMS
6 4 (0.53%) Power BI
6 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.39%) QlikView
7 3 (0.39%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.26%) Big Data
8 2 (0.26%) GIS
8 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (5.52%) JIRA
2 6 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 191 (25.10%) Finance
2 44 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.73%) Marketing
4 35 (4.60%) Retail
5 22 (2.89%) Back Office
6 20 (2.63%) Banking
7 15 (1.97%) Publishing
8 12 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.45%) Billing
10 9 (1.18%) Legal
10 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.79%) Electronics
12 5 (0.66%) Front Office
13 4 (0.53%) Advertising
13 4 (0.53%) French Language
13 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Automotive
14 3 (0.39%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.58%) Web Services
2 11 (1.45%) .NET
3 10 (1.31%) XML
4 6 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (0.79%) HTML
5 5 (0.66%) Node.js
5 5 (0.66%) OAuth
6 4 (0.53%) XSD
7 3 (0.39%) Mason
7 3 (0.39%) XSL
8 2 (0.26%) CSS
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.13%) EDI
9 1 (0.13%) HTML5
9 1 (0.13%) ODBC
9 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.13%) Sass
9 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.55%) User Experience
4 12 (1.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.18%) Life Science
6 8 (1.05%) Frameworx
7 6 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.66%) Social Media
9 3 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.39%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.39%) NHS
10 2 (0.26%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.26%) EFT
10 2 (0.26%) EFTPOS
10 2 (0.26%) PMI
10 2 (0.26%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.18%) Linux
1 9 (1.18%) Windows
2 2 (0.26%) Unix
3 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (32.85%) Business Analysis
2 215 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (10.38%) User Stories
5 68 (8.94%) Project Management
6 65 (8.54%) Scrum
7 55 (7.23%) Waterfall
8 52 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 48 (6.31%) CRM
10 47 (6.18%) ITIL
11 46 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (6.04%) Migration
11 46 (6.04%) Process Improvement
11 46 (6.04%) UML
12 41 (5.39%) PRINCE2
13 40 (5.26%) ERP
13 40 (5.26%) SDLC
14 37 (4.86%) Use Case
15 36 (4.73%) BPMN
15 36 (4.73%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.34%) SQL
2 12 (1.58%) Java
3 8 (1.05%) C
3 8 (1.05%) C#
4 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.26%) PHP
6 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (9.07%) ISEB
2 55 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.91%) Degree
4 40 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.05%) ACCA
6 8 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.92%) CIMA
7 7 (0.92%) PMP
8 5 (0.66%) CBAP
8 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.53%) AAT
9 4 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.53%) IIBA
10 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.97%) GDPR
2 12 (1.58%) PMO
3 10 (1.31%) Solvency II
4 9 (1.18%) SLA
5 7 (0.92%) IFRS
5 7 (0.92%) QA
6 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.53%) GAAP
8 3 (0.39%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) EFQM
9 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) COREP
10 1 (0.13%) EMIR
10 1 (0.13%) FINREP
10 1 (0.13%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.26%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 52 (6.83%) Oracle
2 45 (5.91%) SAP
3 42 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.23%) Workday
6 8 (1.05%) Tableau
6 8 (1.05%) VMware
7 7 (0.92%) Apttus
7 7 (0.92%) hybris
8 5 (0.66%) Google
9 4 (0.53%) Apple
9 4 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.53%) Sage
9 4 (0.53%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.53%) webMethods
10 3 (0.39%) Casewise
10 3 (0.39%) Remedy
10 3 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (0.39%) Siebel
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