Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Business Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 34 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 183 150 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.57% 5.90% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 6.23% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 141 103
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £350
90th Percentile £550 £569 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.64% -
South East median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +20.63% -14.86% +9.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,103 2,409 2,504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 94.69% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,162 1,643 1,680
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £237
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 138
Surrey median hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% -16.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.74 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.98 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% -12.50% +16.14%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Reigate -12 39 £475 +18.75% 3
Leatherhead +10 20 £425 +6.25% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 20 £498 +1.65%
Redhill +32 19 £450 -5.26%
Staines -10 15 £463 +17.83%
Weybridge - 5 £388 -
Guildford -28 4 £438 -
Epsom -8 3 £438 +12.18%
Dorking - 2 £250 -
Woking +5 1 - -
Egham - 1 £500 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 76 (41.53%) Finance
2 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.40%) Business Analysis
4 40 (21.86%) MS Visio
5 38 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (16.39%) Degree
8 29 (15.85%) Scrum
8 29 (15.85%) Workflow
9 23 (12.57%) Project Management
9 23 (12.57%) Wireframes
10 22 (12.02%) SQL
10 22 (12.02%) Use Case
11 21 (11.48%) Waterfall
11 21 (11.48%) BPR
12 19 (10.38%) GDPR
13 18 (9.84%) Business Process Analysis
13 18 (9.84%) Business Process Modelling
14 17 (9.29%) Billing
14 17 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (9.29%) IBM Blueworks
15 16 (8.74%) User Stories
16 15 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (8.20%) ERP
16 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (7.65%) Workflow Management
17 14 (7.65%) Document Management
17 14 (7.65%) BPMN
18 12 (6.56%) IBM
18 12 (6.56%) Migration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) Documentum
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (21.86%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.09%) InDesign
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (2.19%) Exstream
3 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Intranet
2 3 (1.64%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) EDMS
2 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.73%) Big Data
3 5 (2.73%) Data Lake
3 5 (2.73%) Power BI
4 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (41.53%) Finance
2 17 (9.29%) Billing
3 8 (4.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.73%) Legal
4 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) Middleware
2 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.09%) PKI
3 2 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.55%) Fintech
4 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.28%) Unix
2 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.40%) Business Analysis
3 38 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.85%) Scrum
4 29 (15.85%) Workflow
5 23 (12.57%) Project Management
5 23 (12.57%) Wireframes
6 22 (12.02%) Use Case
7 21 (11.48%) BPR
7 21 (11.48%) Waterfall
8 18 (9.84%) Business Process Analysis
8 18 (9.84%) Business Process Modelling
9 17 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (8.74%) User Stories
11 15 (8.20%) ERP
11 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (7.65%) BPMN
12 14 (7.65%) Document Management
12 14 (7.65%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.02%) SQL
2 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.55%) C
3 1 (0.55%) C#
3 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) ISEB
3 3 (1.64%) PMP
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CBAP
5 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) GDPR
2 11 (6.01%) SLA
3 5 (2.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) MiFID
Vendors
1 12 (6.56%) IBM
2 11 (6.01%) Oracle
3 8 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.37%) OpenText
3 8 (4.37%) Xerox
4 7 (3.83%) Workday
5 5 (2.73%) Kronos
6 4 (2.19%) Capita
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau