Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Business Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 164 118 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.82% 5.36% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 5.62% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 91 108
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.41% +7.58%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £310
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £22.50 -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £27.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% -7.20% -13.24%

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 2669 2099 2641
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 95.37% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1366 1635
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £275 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 113 87
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.69 £11.81
90th Percentile £47.63 £43.90 £49.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -1 51 £500 +11.11% 1
Leatherhead -3 11 £425 -5.56% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -19 8 £485 +34.72%
Staines +3 7 £475 +7.04% 1
Redhill -24 7 £475 +5.56% 1
Woking +13 5 £305 -
Weybridge +6 4 £338 -35.71%
Guildford -8 4 £500 +2.56%
Camberley -1 3 £540 +44.00% 2
Epsom -13 3 £408 +4.22%
Chertsey - 2 £384 -
Horley - 1 £390 -
Whyteleafe - 1 £425 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Surrey region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 85 (51.83%) Finance
2 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.10%) Business Analysis
3 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.07%) Scrum
6 26 (15.85%) Degree
7 21 (12.80%) UML
8 20 (12.20%) Project Management
9 19 (11.59%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 19 (11.59%) User Stories
10 18 (10.98%) Wireframes
11 17 (10.37%) MS Visio
12 16 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (9.76%) Use Case
13 15 (9.15%) Change Management
14 14 (8.54%) SDLC
15 12 (7.32%) BPR
15 12 (7.32%) ERP
16 11 (6.71%) SAP
16 11 (6.71%) SQL
16 11 (6.71%) Document Management
17 10 (6.10%) Data Management
17 10 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (6.10%) GDPR
18 9 (5.49%) Business Process Analysis
18 9 (5.49%) Data Mapping
18 9 (5.49%) JIRA

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 9 (5.49%) Documentum
2 2 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (10.37%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.22%) InDesign
5 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) PlanetPress Connect
2 6 (3.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (3.05%) Lawson
4 2 (1.22%) iTrent
4 2 (1.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) EDMS
2 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) Power BI
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) JIRA
2 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (51.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Billing
3 5 (3.05%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.05%) Marketing
3 5 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.44%) Legal
5 3 (1.83%) Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) .NET
1 2 (1.22%) REST
1 2 (1.22%) Swagger
2 1 (0.61%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.05%) User Experience
3 5 (3.05%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (31.10%) Business Analysis
2 32 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (17.07%) Scrum
4 21 (12.80%) UML
5 20 (12.20%) Project Management
6 19 (11.59%) E-Commerce
6 19 (11.59%) User Stories
6 19 (11.59%) Waterfall
7 18 (10.98%) Wireframes
8 16 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (9.76%) Use Case
9 15 (9.15%) Change Management
10 14 (8.54%) SDLC
11 12 (7.32%) BPR
11 12 (7.32%) ERP
12 11 (6.71%) Document Management
13 10 (6.10%) Data Management
13 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.49%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) SQL
2 2 (1.22%) C
2 2 (1.22%) C#
2 2 (1.22%) C++
2 2 (1.22%) Java
2 2 (1.22%) Perl
2 2 (1.22%) PHP
2 2 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) IIBA
4 1 (0.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) GDPR
2 7 (4.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (6.71%) SAP
2 10 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.88%) Xerox
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle
4 7 (4.27%) Workday
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.83%) Tableau
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe
7 2 (1.22%) Concur
7 2 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.22%) OpenText
7 2 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.22%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.22%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Kronos
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Vermilion