Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Lead Business Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 185 192
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 16 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 27
South West median daily rate £400 £405 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -12.90% +0.54%
10th Percentile £354 £274 £410
90th Percentile £465 £509 £538
England median daily rate £464 £498 £470
% change year-on-year -6.73% +5.85% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,958 5,084 5,995
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.12% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,105 3,303 3,986
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £211 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 367 358
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.05 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in the South West

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in the South West

Lead Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Bristol -3 8 £405 - 2
Wiltshire +8 6 £400 -22.89%
Gloucestershire +23 2 £405 -
Lead Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Lead 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 West region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Confluence
4 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
4 3 (18.75%) PMO
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (12.50%) CMS
5 2 (12.50%) Law
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) R

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (31.25%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.25%) IBM