Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Business Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 334 329
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 62 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 37
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -12.28% +17.93%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £368
90th Percentile £598 £521 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
% change year-on-year +29.35% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the South East.

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

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the South East.

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

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -20 23 £525 +21.74% 2
Berkshire -4 13 £481 +13.24%
Hampshire +15 9 £494 +23.44% 1
West Sussex +1 9 £400 -27.27%
Oxfordshire +10 8 £550 +6.02% 2
Surrey -16 8 £500 +3.09% 1
East Sussex - 6 £525 -
Sussex - 4 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -28 2 £575 +27.78%
Kent - 2 £625 -
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (40.32%) Business Analysis
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (37.10%) Finance
4 9 (14.52%) JIRA
4 9 (14.52%) User Stories
4 9 (14.52%) GDPR
5 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (9.68%) UML
7 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Confluence
7 6 (9.68%) Marketing
7 6 (9.68%) Kanban
8 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
8 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) Retail
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
9 4 (6.45%) SOA
9 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.45%) BPMN
9 4 (6.45%) Use Case
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis

Senior 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 6 (9.68%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.84%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (1.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) GWT
1 1 (1.61%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Cybercrime
2 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Business Analysis
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.52%) User Stories
5 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Kanban
7 6 (9.68%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) BPMN
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.45%) SOA
9 4 (6.45%) Use Case
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Siebel
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Workday