Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 764 729
Rank change year-on-year +10 -35 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 142 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 82 110
UK median daily rate £425 £396 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -4.00% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £300
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £373 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.88% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £21.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Business Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +37 132 £438 +9.38% 13
London +27 95 £488 +14.71% 8
UK excluding London +16 43 £373 +0.13% 5
North of England +51 10 £413 +3.13% 1
South West +11 10 £395 +3.61% 1
South East -23 9 £350 -11.39% 1
North West +20 6 £413 +6.45%
Scotland -13 6 £325 +4.84%
West Midlands +5 5 £410 -25.21% 1
Midlands -9 5 £410 +63.80% 1
Yorkshire +19 4 £396 -1.00% 1
East of England -21 3 £320 -24.71% 1

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Business Data 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 featuring Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (42.96%) Data Analysis
2 60 (42.25%) SQL
3 59 (41.55%) Finance
4 38 (26.76%) Banking
4 38 (26.76%) Data Modelling
4 38 (26.76%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (24.65%) Data Management
6 29 (20.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 28 (19.72%) Business Analysis
7 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (16.90%) Analytics
11 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (13.38%) GDPR
13 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
14 15 (10.56%) Data Mapping
14 15 (10.56%) Data Quality
14 15 (10.56%) Oracle
14 15 (10.56%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (9.86%) Tableau
15 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
15 14 (9.86%) Marketing
15 14 (9.86%) QlikView
16 13 (9.15%) Migration
17 12 (8.45%) SAP
17 12 (8.45%) Data Governance
17 12 (8.45%) Data Analytics
18 11 (7.75%) XML
18 11 (7.75%) ETL

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.93%) SAS
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) SPSS
3 1 (0.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.41%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Slack
2 1 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.56%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (9.86%) QlikView
5 10 (7.04%) Power BI
5 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.93%) Big Data
7 5 (3.52%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.52%) Pentaho
7 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.82%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.11%) DB2
9 3 (2.11%) SAP BW
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.41%) Kalido
10 2 (1.41%) OLAP
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 59 (41.55%) Finance
2 38 (26.76%) Banking
3 14 (9.86%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.52%) Front Office
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
6 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) Law
6 4 (2.82%) Retail
7 3 (2.11%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.41%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) XML
2 8 (5.63%) FpML
3 3 (2.11%) XSD
3 3 (2.11%) XSLT
4 2 (1.41%) .NET
4 2 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) JDBC
5 1 (0.70%) ODBC
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.63%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.82%) Derivative
5 4 (2.82%) Equities
5 4 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) Fintech
8 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (0.70%) Unix
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) Data Analysis
2 38 (26.76%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (26.76%) Data Modelling
3 35 (24.65%) Data Management
4 28 (19.72%) Business Analysis
5 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (16.90%) Analytics
7 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.56%) Data Mapping
9 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
10 13 (9.15%) Migration
11 12 (8.45%) Data Analytics
11 12 (8.45%) Data Governance
12 11 (7.75%) ETL
12 11 (7.75%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (7.04%) Project Management
13 10 (7.04%) Statistics
14 8 (5.63%) Change Management
14 8 (5.63%) Logical Data Model
15 7 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.25%) SQL
2 10 (7.04%) VBA
3 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.82%) Python
5 3 (2.11%) R
5 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.11%) XPath
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) COBOL
6 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Scala
6 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) GDPR
2 15 (10.56%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) COREP
4 2 (1.41%) FINREP
4 2 (1.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (10.56%) Oracle
2 14 (9.86%) Tableau
3 12 (8.45%) SAP
4 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.23%) IBM
6 5 (3.52%) Informatica
7 3 (2.11%) Capita
7 3 (2.11%) Sybase
8 2 (1.41%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.41%) Microgen
8 2 (1.41%) Teradata
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.70%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk