Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 187 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.78% 5.32% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 5.60% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 85 113
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £369 £354 £320
90th Percentile £538 £533 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £24.44 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.26% -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £30.19 £25.97
% change year-on-year -7.25% +16.24% -23.62%

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 2,608 1,911 2,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 95.03% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,831 1,197 1,566
Surrey median daily rate £450 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +0.84% +10.67%
10th Percentile £275 £170 £263
90th Percentile £584 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 111 113
Surrey median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% - +16.80%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.55 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.47 £42.00 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 65 £500 +11.11% 3
Leatherhead -2 11 £425 -8.11%
Redhill -18 10 £500 +11.11% 1
Staines -5 9 £475 +8.57% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames -20 8 £485 +34.72%
Woking +11 5 £305 -
Weybridge +4 5 £338 -35.71% 2
Guildford -4 5 £475 -1.30%
Camberley -2 3 £540 +44.00% 1
Epsom -12 3 £408 +4.22%
Chertsey - 2 £384 -
Godalming - 1 - -
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 19 January 2018, 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 91 (48.66%) Finance
2 59 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.48%) Business Analysis
4 51 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (16.58%) Scrum
6 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (15.51%) Degree
7 25 (13.37%) Wireframes
8 24 (12.83%) UML
8 24 (12.83%) Waterfall
9 22 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.70%) Use Case
10 20 (10.70%) Project Management
11 19 (10.16%) User Stories
12 18 (9.63%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (9.09%) MS Visio
14 15 (8.02%) Change Management
15 14 (7.49%) SQL
16 13 (6.95%) ERP
16 13 (6.95%) SDLC
17 12 (6.42%) SAP
17 12 (6.42%) Data Management
18 11 (5.88%) Document Management
18 11 (5.88%) BPR
18 11 (5.88%) GDPR
19 10 (5.35%) ISEB
19 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis
19 10 (5.35%) Workflow
20 9 (4.81%) Documentum
20 9 (4.81%) Business Process Mapping

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 (4.81%) Documentum
2 2 (1.07%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.14%) InDesign
3 4 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) PlanetPress Connect
2 5 (2.67%) Lawson
2 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.07%) iTrent
3 2 (1.07%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.67%) EDMS
2 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.07%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.53%) Power BI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) JIRA
2 7 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.14%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 91 (48.66%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Billing
3 7 (3.74%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) General Ledger
4 5 (2.67%) Legal
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.07%) .NET
1 2 (1.07%) REST
1 2 (1.07%) Swagger
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.81%) User Experience
3 6 (3.21%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Derivative
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.48%) Business Analysis
3 31 (16.58%) Scrum
4 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (13.37%) Wireframes
6 24 (12.83%) UML
6 24 (12.83%) Waterfall
7 22 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.70%) Project Management
8 20 (10.70%) Use Case
9 19 (10.16%) User Stories
10 18 (9.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (8.02%) Change Management
12 13 (6.95%) ERP
12 13 (6.95%) SDLC
13 12 (6.42%) Data Management
14 11 (5.88%) BPR
14 11 (5.88%) Document Management
15 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis
15 10 (5.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.49%) SQL
2 2 (1.07%) C#
2 2 (1.07%) C++
2 2 (1.07%) Java
2 2 (1.07%) Perl
2 2 (1.07%) PHP
2 2 (1.07%) Python
3 1 (0.53%) C
3 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (15.51%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) ISEB
3 3 (1.60%) IIBA
4 1 (0.53%) CBAP
4 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) GDPR
2 7 (3.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.42%) SAP
2 8 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (4.28%) Xerox
3 7 (3.74%) Oracle
3 7 (3.74%) Workday
4 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.14%) Adobe
6 3 (1.60%) Tableau
7 2 (1.07%) Concur
7 2 (1.07%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.07%) OpenText
7 2 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.07%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.07%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.53%) Avaya
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Kronos
8 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds