The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 9 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.09% 4.92% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% 5.36% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +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 Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 56 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.09% 91.80% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 18
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Stoke-on-Trent

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Stoke-on-Trent

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft