The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Data Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 567 557
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 48 76 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 63
Median daily rate £405 £422 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £410 £388
% change year-on-year -17.68% +5.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.25 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 27 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 42 £420 -4.00% 10
London -7 30 £475 -5.00% 5
City of London +1 7 £525 -12.50% 1
Scotland +39 5 £345 -2.95%
Yorkshire +24 5 £300 -30.83%
West Yorkshire +19 4 £300 -30.83%
Edinburgh +15 4 £300 -15.61%
Leeds +11 3 £300 -31.62%
West Midlands +16 2 £363 -27.50% 2
Cheshire +23 1 - -
North West +19 1 - -
Warwickshire +9 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Halifax +8 1 £451 +17.14%
Warwick +6 1 £375 -25.00%
South East +1 1 - - 2
South West 0 1 £405 -3.57%
Bristol -3 1 £405 +7.28%
Cambridge - 1 £420 -
Glasgow - 1 £410 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £420 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £420 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 35 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) Business Analysis
5 19 (24.68%) Data Modelling
6 18 (23.38%) Data Management
7 14 (18.18%) Banking
7 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.88%) Analytics
9 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (14.29%) SAS
10 11 (14.29%) Oracle
10 11 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 11 (14.29%) Data Quality
11 10 (12.99%) Data Governance
11 10 (12.99%) Migration
12 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (11.69%) Data Mapping
13 8 (10.39%) Reference Data
13 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
13 8 (10.39%) Tableau
13 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.09%) ETL
14 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (9.09%) Derivative
15 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
15 6 (7.79%) R
15 6 (7.79%) Visualisation

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 11 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.60%) SPSS
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
1 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) QlikView
5 4 (5.19%) Power BI
6 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) DB2
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.30%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.30%) HBase
8 1 (1.30%) MySQL
8 1 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) International Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) D3.js
1 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Reference Data
3 7 (9.09%) Derivative
4 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.49%) Equities
6 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) Reinsurance
8 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.30%) IVR
9 1 (1.30%) NHS
9 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 23 (29.87%) Business Analysis
3 19 (24.68%) Data Modelling
4 18 (23.38%) Data Management
5 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (16.88%) Analytics
7 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 10 (12.99%) Data Governance
9 10 (12.99%) Migration
10 9 (11.69%) Data Mapping
11 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
12 7 (9.09%) ETL
13 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
13 6 (7.79%) SDLC
13 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
14 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
14 5 (6.49%) Validation
15 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) R
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 2 (2.60%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CBAP
3 1 (1.30%) IIBA
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.90%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.30%) FATCA
3 1 (1.30%) MiFID
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Tableau
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) Fidessa
4 4 (5.19%) Teradata
5 3 (3.90%) Netezza
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.30%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Temenos
7 1 (1.30%) Yardi
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