The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £424 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 343 574 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.44% 6.39% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 6.73% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 390 336
Median daily rate £424 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £51.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.06% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.11% +21.53%  

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 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15228 19064 18935
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1321 1745
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 28 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 June 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
Surrey +13 79 £450 +5.26% 5
Berkshire -24 62 £400 - 9
Hampshire -27 58 £413 +3.12% 12
West Sussex -13 37 £350 -17.64% 8
Buckinghamshire -42 35 £400 - 12
East Sussex +23 26 £475 +58.33% 5
Oxfordshire -5 19 £425 - 4
Kent 0 15 £525 +40.00% 2
Middlesex +4 3 £316 -20.13%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 293 (39.70%) Business Analysis
2 249 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (23.17%) Finance
4 150 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (11.11%) Scrum
7 78 (10.57%) User Stories
8 64 (8.67%) Project Management
9 63 (8.54%) ISEB
10 57 (7.72%) Waterfall
11 54 (7.32%) UML
12 51 (6.91%) Degree
13 49 (6.64%) ERP
13 49 (6.64%) Microsoft
14 47 (6.37%) CRM
15 46 (6.23%) GAP Analysis
15 46 (6.23%) Use Case
15 46 (6.23%) BPMN
16 45 (6.10%) Process Improvement
17 44 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.83%) ITIL
19 42 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
19 42 (5.69%) E-Commerce
19 42 (5.69%) Telecoms
19 42 (5.69%) Business Process Modelling
20 41 (5.56%) Migration
20 41 (5.56%) PRINCE2
21 39 (5.28%) Marketing
22 38 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
22 38 (5.15%) SAP

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 28 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.22%) Confluence
3 4 (0.54%) SAS
4 3 (0.41%) Documentum
5 2 (0.27%) CICS
5 2 (0.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 42 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.93%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) NetSuite
1 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Maximo
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.54%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.27%) Actimize
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.14%) assyst
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.25%) Office 365
2 5 (0.68%) SaaS
3 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.27%) Force.com
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.14%) AdSense
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) GoToWebinar
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.14%) SurveyMonkey
5 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.95%) Internet
1 7 (0.95%) Intranet
1 7 (0.95%) WAN
2 5 (0.68%) NAS
2 5 (0.68%) SAN
3 3 (0.41%) MVNO
3 3 (0.41%) Skype
3 3 (0.41%) Wireless
4 2 (0.27%) ATM
4 2 (0.27%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.95%) Power BI
5 5 (0.68%) EDRMS
6 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.54%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.41%) DB2
7 3 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
8 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 26 (3.52%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Mocha
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 171 (23.17%) Finance
2 42 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.28%) Marketing
4 35 (4.74%) Banking
5 32 (4.34%) Retail
6 19 (2.57%) Publishing
7 12 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.22%) Billing
8 9 (1.22%) Legal
8 9 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.22%) Web Services
2 8 (1.08%) XML
3 7 (0.95%) .NET
3 7 (0.95%) AngularJS
4 6 (0.81%) HTML
4 6 (0.81%) Node.js
5 2 (0.27%) CSS
5 2 (0.27%) Mason
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.14%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
6 1 (0.14%) ODBC
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Sass
6 1 (0.14%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.14%) XSD
6 1 (0.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 118 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.98%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.76%) User Experience
4 10 (1.36%) Frameworx
5 9 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.08%) Life Science
7 7 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.54%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.41%) FMCG
11 3 (0.41%) NHS
11 3 (0.41%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.27%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.27%) New Media
12 2 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.14%) Linux
2 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (39.70%) Business Analysis
2 249 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (11.11%) Scrum
5 78 (10.57%) User Stories
6 64 (8.67%) Project Management
7 57 (7.72%) Waterfall
8 54 (7.32%) UML
9 49 (6.64%) ERP
10 47 (6.37%) CRM
11 46 (6.23%) BPMN
11 46 (6.23%) GAP Analysis
11 46 (6.23%) Use Case
12 45 (6.10%) Process Improvement
13 44 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (5.83%) ITIL
15 42 (5.69%) Business Process Modelling
15 42 (5.69%) E-Commerce
16 41 (5.56%) Migration
16 41 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.93%) SQL
2 13 (1.76%) Java
3 7 (0.95%) C
3 7 (0.95%) C#
4 2 (0.27%) COBOL
4 2 (0.27%) PHP
4 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.27%) VBA
5 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.14%) Python
5 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (8.54%) ISEB
2 51 (6.91%) Degree
3 36 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.36%) PMP
5 10 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.81%) ACCA
7 6 (0.81%) CBAP
7 6 (0.81%) CIMA
7 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.68%) IIBA
9 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.93%) GDPR
2 12 (1.63%) QA
2 12 (1.63%) SLA
3 11 (1.49%) PMO
4 10 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.81%) MiFID
6 5 (0.68%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.54%) IFRS
8 3 (0.41%) GAAP
8 3 (0.41%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.27%) EFQM
9 2 (0.27%) EMIR
9 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.15%) SAP
3 23 (3.12%) Oracle
4 16 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.63%) Tableau
6 11 (1.49%) Workday
7 7 (0.95%) IBM
8 6 (0.81%) hybris
8 6 (0.81%) Siebel
9 5 (0.68%) Ariba
10 4 (0.54%) Marketo
10 4 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.41%) Casewise
11 3 (0.41%) HP
11 3 (0.41%) OpenText
11 3 (0.41%) Pega
11 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.41%) Remedy
12 2 (0.27%) Capita
12 2 (0.27%) Intel
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