Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £446 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 767 760
Rank change year-on-year -29 -7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 95 91 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.100% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 117
UK median daily rate £446 £423 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +0.71% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £248
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +9.29% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £29.86 £53.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +146.51% -
10th Percentile £16.95 £53.00 £20.60
90th Percentile £42.06 £53.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.86 £53.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -43.66% +140.91% -

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 98,820 91,098 104,627
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.94% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,745 59,055 68,056
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,198 2,930 3,131
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Top 14 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 21 July 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 -20 89 £450 -2.81% 11
London -49 56 £500 - 7
UK excluding London -9 39 £383 +9.29% 4
South West +8 9 £428 +6.88%
East of England +4 8 £325 -29.35% 2
South East -10 8 £415 +39.50%
North of England -18 6 £425 +38.78%
North West -9 5 - -
Scotland -41 5 £350 +7.69%
Midlands -9 2 £350 -3.45% 2
East Midlands +6 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £425 +41.67%
West Midlands -28 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Business Data 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 featuring Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (42.11%) Data Analysis
2 33 (34.74%) Finance
3 31 (32.63%) SQL
4 28 (29.47%) Business Analysis
5 27 (28.42%) Banking
6 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.79%) Data Quality
9 14 (14.74%) Data Mapping
9 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (13.68%) Analytics
11 12 (12.63%) Migration
12 11 (11.58%) ETL
13 9 (9.47%) SAP
13 9 (9.47%) Asset Management
13 9 (9.47%) Data Management
13 9 (9.47%) Power BI
14 8 (8.42%) Big Data
14 8 (8.42%) Data Governance
14 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
15 7 (7.37%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (7.37%) Derivative
15 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
16 6 (6.32%) Python
16 6 (6.32%) MS Visio

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 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (2.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.05%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Veeva
2 1 (1.05%) G Suite
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Power BI
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.37%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.32%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.16%) QlikView
7 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.11%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.11%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.11%) GIS
7 2 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ERwin
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) ER Studio
2 1 (1.05%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.05%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 27 (28.42%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.16%) Front Office
5 3 (3.16%) Private Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Publishing
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.05%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Derivative
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Tandem
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Data Analysis
2 28 (29.47%) Business Analysis
3 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.74%) Data Mapping
6 13 (13.68%) Analytics
7 12 (12.63%) Migration
8 11 (11.58%) ETL
9 9 (9.47%) Asset Management
9 9 (9.47%) Data Management
10 8 (8.42%) Data Governance
10 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (5.26%) Data Analytics
13 4 (4.21%) Data Science
13 4 (4.21%) Investment Management
13 4 (4.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Python
3 5 (5.26%) Scala
4 4 (4.21%) VBA
5 2 (2.11%) VB
6 1 (1.05%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) R
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) CIMA
2 1 (1.05%) ISEB
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.32%) GDPR
3 3 (3.16%) MiFID
4 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.11%) IFRS
4 2 (2.11%) IFRS 9
4 2 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) COREP
5 1 (1.05%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) SAP
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Tableau
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.21%) Teradata
5 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) Vermilion
7 1 (1.05%) Ariba
7 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.05%) FactSet