Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 178 159 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.30% 5.70% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 6.01% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 140 90
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £609 £538 £526
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Surrey median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £28.00 £30.19
% change year-on-year +43.75% -7.25% +2.33%

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 3,160 2,647 2,120
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 94.91% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 1,877 1,382
Surrey median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £185
90th Percentile £606 £575 £574
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 113
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -20.24% -
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.66 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.60 £43.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -24 26 £475 -5.00% 2
Redhill +16 21 £450 -5.26%
Staines 0 13 £475 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 11 £517 +6.71%
Leatherhead 0 9 £375 -11.76%
Guildford -17 6 £475 -5.00% 3
Chertsey +5 4 £350 -8.79%
Weybridge -5 3 £550 +62.96%
Epsom +3 2 £420 +3.07%
Esher - 2 £525 -
Dorking - 2 £313 -
Woking 0 1 - -
Camberley -2 1 - - 1
Addlestone - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 88 (49.44%) Finance
2 61 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.28%) Business Analysis
4 36 (20.22%) Workshop Facilitation
5 35 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (19.10%) Scrum
7 31 (17.42%) MS Visio
8 29 (16.29%) Project Management
9 24 (13.48%) User Stories
10 21 (11.80%) Workflow
11 20 (11.24%) Billing
11 20 (11.24%) Use Case
12 19 (10.67%) Investment Management
13 17 (9.55%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (9.55%) Degree
13 17 (9.55%) Asset Management
13 17 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (8.99%) SQL
15 15 (8.43%) Change Management
15 15 (8.43%) Six Sigma
15 15 (8.43%) Migration
15 15 (8.43%) JIRA
15 15 (8.43%) Wireframes
16 14 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (7.30%) SAP
17 13 (7.30%) Document Management
17 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (7.30%) Business Process Modelling
18 12 (6.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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 7 (3.93%) Confluence
2 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Appian
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) Documentum
3 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (17.42%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (2.25%) Exstream
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.12%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (2.81%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) Extranet
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
1 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.18%) EDMS
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) Impala
4 1 (0.56%) Power BI
4 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (49.44%) Finance
2 20 (11.24%) Billing
3 12 (6.74%) Retail
4 7 (3.93%) Banking
5 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.81%) Marketing
6 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.69%) German Language
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
2 3 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) IDoc
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.56%) NHS
3 1 (0.56%) PKI
3 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
3 1 (0.56%) Robotics
3 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.56%) User Experience
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.28%) Business Analysis
3 36 (20.22%) Workshop Facilitation
4 35 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (19.10%) Scrum
6 29 (16.29%) Project Management
7 24 (13.48%) User Stories
8 21 (11.80%) Workflow
9 20 (11.24%) Use Case
10 19 (10.67%) Investment Management
11 17 (9.55%) Asset Management
11 17 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (9.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (8.43%) Change Management
12 15 (8.43%) Migration
12 15 (8.43%) Six Sigma
12 15 (8.43%) Wireframes
13 14 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.30%) Business Process Modelling
14 13 (7.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) SQL
2 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.56%) CBAP
3 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) SLA
2 10 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.62%) PMO
3 3 (1.69%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (7.30%) SAP
2 11 (6.18%) IBM
2 11 (6.18%) OpenText
2 11 (6.18%) Xerox
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.37%) Workday
5 5 (2.81%) Adobe
6 3 (1.69%) hybris
6 3 (1.69%) Trillium
7 2 (1.12%) HP
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Concur
8 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Thunderhead