Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 765 748
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 142 121 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 91 120
UK median daily rate £439 £396 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -4.00% -4.62%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £299
90th Percentile £625 £580 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £375 £394
% change year-on-year -3.60% -4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
UK median hourly rate - £21.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 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
England +57 128 £450 +13.07% 8
London +29 93 £513 +24.24% 6
UK excluding London +16 46 £362 -3.60% 2
South West +19 10 £405 -7.43%
Scotland +5 10 £325 -6.81%
North of England +64 8 £431 +7.81% 1
South East -1 8 £350 -6.67% 1
West Midlands +38 5 £350 -36.07%
North West +27 5 £431 +7.81% 1
Midlands +9 5 £350 +40.00%
East of England -16 4 £369 -13.24%
Yorkshire +20 2 £381 -4.69%
Wales - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 73 (51.41%) Finance
2 65 (45.77%) Data Analysis
3 63 (44.37%) SQL
4 47 (33.10%) Data Modelling
5 46 (32.39%) Banking
6 37 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (23.94%) Data Management
8 27 (19.01%) Business Analysis
9 25 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (13.38%) Data Quality
13 19 (13.38%) Analytics
14 17 (11.97%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.27%) GDPR
15 16 (11.27%) Oracle
15 16 (11.27%) Data Governance
16 15 (10.56%) QlikView
16 15 (10.56%) XML
16 15 (10.56%) Fixed Income
17 14 (9.86%) Data Mapping
17 14 (9.86%) Tableau
17 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
18 12 (8.45%) FpML
18 12 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
19 11 (7.75%) ETL
19 11 (7.75%) Migration

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 6 (4.23%) SAS
2 2 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.41%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.70%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
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
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) SMS
2 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.56%) QlikView
4 12 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.63%) Big Data
6 8 (5.63%) Power BI
7 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.52%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.82%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.82%) DB2
9 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.41%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.41%) Kalido
11 2 (1.41%) MS Access
11 2 (1.41%) OLAP
11 2 (1.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 73 (51.41%) Finance
2 46 (32.39%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Marketing
4 7 (4.93%) Front Office
4 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 6 (4.23%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) XML
2 12 (8.45%) FpML
3 7 (4.93%) XSD
3 7 (4.93%) XSLT
4 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 3 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.41%) ODBC
6 1 (0.70%) D3.js
6 1 (0.70%) JDBC
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.56%) Fixed Income
3 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.34%) Equities
5 7 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.93%) Derivative
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.11%) NHS
7 3 (2.11%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.41%) User Experience
8 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
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 65 (45.77%) Data Analysis
2 47 (33.10%) Data Modelling
3 37 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (23.94%) Data Management
5 27 (19.01%) Business Analysis
6 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (13.38%) Analytics
9 16 (11.27%) Data Governance
10 14 (9.86%) Data Mapping
10 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
11 12 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
12 11 (7.75%) ETL
12 11 (7.75%) Migration
13 9 (6.34%) Project Management
13 9 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.93%) Data Analytics
14 7 (4.93%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (4.93%) Kanban
14 7 (4.93%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 63 (44.37%) SQL
2 7 (4.93%) VBA
2 7 (4.93%) XPath
3 4 (2.82%) Python
4 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.41%) R
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Scala
6 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) Data Quality
2 16 (11.27%) GDPR
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (2.11%) MiFID
5 2 (1.41%) COREP
5 2 (1.41%) FINREP
5 2 (1.41%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle
2 14 (9.86%) Tableau
3 8 (5.63%) SAP
4 6 (4.23%) IBM
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.52%) Informatica
6 4 (2.82%) Sybase
7 3 (2.11%) Capita
7 3 (2.11%) Teradata
8 2 (1.41%) Microgen
9 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.70%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.70%) Datameer
9 1 (0.70%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza
9 1 (0.70%) Omniture
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk