The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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.

IT Business Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 248 252
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 21 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 12
Median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £272 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +16.07% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.03% -  

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 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Business Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the South East

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Business Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Business Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Business Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 +8 9 £475 +35.71%
Hampshire +2 5 £425 +28.30% 2
Berkshire +17 4 £305 -26.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £400 - 1
East Sussex +2 1 £475 +111.11%
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT 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 IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (61.36%) Business Analysis
2 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) ERP
5 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.73%) Process Improvement
6 9 (20.45%) User Stories
7 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (13.64%) Use Case
9 5 (11.36%) WFM
9 5 (11.36%) Retail
9 5 (11.36%) SAP
10 4 (9.09%) ISEB
10 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Degree
10 4 (9.09%) SDLC
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.82%) JIRA
11 3 (6.82%) Marketing
11 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.82%) Wireless
11 3 (6.82%) ITIL
11 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2

IT 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 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Business Analysis
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) ERP
4 10 (22.73%) Process Improvement
4 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.45%) User Stories
6 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) Use Case
8 5 (11.36%) WFM
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL
10 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Capita
3 2 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Pega