Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 26 33
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 176 147 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.94% 6.57% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 6.97% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 137 118
Surrey median daily rate £485 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £346
90th Percentile £550 £571 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.45% -
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year +12.31% +30.16% +10.98%

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 2,809 2,108 2,451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.15% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,963 1,341 1,619
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £243
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 170
Surrey median hourly rate £19.03 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £52.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +7.35%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -9 55 £500 +25.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 21 £498 +28.64%
Staines -5 15 £444 +20.75%
Leatherhead -1 10 £444 +1.43% 1
Redhill +7 8 £500 +11.11% 1
Weybridge - 6 £394 - 1
Woking +14 3 £300 -32.58%
Guildford -13 2 £468 +6.86%
Epsom 0 1 £438 +12.04%
Camberley -5 1 £540 +8.00%
Dorking - 1 £250 -
Godalming - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 68 (38.64%) Finance
2 59 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.68%) Business Analysis
4 46 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (18.75%) Degree
6 31 (17.61%) SQL
7 28 (15.91%) Waterfall
7 28 (15.91%) Wireframes
8 24 (13.64%) UML
9 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (13.07%) Scrum
9 23 (13.07%) GDPR
10 21 (11.93%) MS Visio
10 21 (11.93%) Use Case
11 20 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 20 (11.36%) Project Management
12 19 (10.80%) BPR
12 19 (10.80%) Workflow
13 17 (9.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (9.66%) Systems Analysis
14 16 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
14 16 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (7.95%) ERP
15 14 (7.95%) Oracle
16 13 (7.39%) Data Analysis
17 12 (6.82%) Data Management
17 12 (6.82%) ISEB
18 11 (6.25%) User Experience
18 11 (6.25%) User Stories
19 10 (5.68%) Cybersecurity

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 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (11.93%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.98%) InDesign
3 7 (3.98%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.84%) Big Data
2 5 (2.84%) Data Lake
2 5 (2.84%) Power BI
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) GIS
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Axure RP
1 7 (3.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.70%) JIRA
3 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (38.64%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Banking
2 7 (3.98%) Legal
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 4 (2.27%) Billing
3 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) XML
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) REST
2 1 (0.57%) Swagger
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.25%) User Experience
3 8 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.14%) IVR
6 2 (1.14%) PKI
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.68%) Unix
2 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.68%) Business Analysis
3 28 (15.91%) Waterfall
3 28 (15.91%) Wireframes
4 24 (13.64%) UML
5 23 (13.07%) Scrum
5 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (11.93%) Use Case
7 20 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 20 (11.36%) Project Management
8 19 (10.80%) BPR
8 19 (10.80%) Workflow
9 17 (9.66%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (9.66%) Systems Analysis
10 16 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
10 16 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.95%) ERP
12 13 (7.39%) Data Analysis
13 12 (6.82%) Data Management
14 11 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.61%) SQL
2 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.14%) C
3 2 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) C++
4 1 (0.57%) Perl
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (18.75%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) ISEB
3 3 (1.70%) IIBA
3 3 (1.70%) PMP
4 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.07%) GDPR
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Oracle
2 7 (3.98%) Adobe
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.98%) Workday
3 6 (3.41%) Kronos
4 5 (2.84%) Capita
4 5 (2.84%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Avaya
5 2 (1.14%) Concur
5 2 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.57%) Tableau