Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Improvement Analyst was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Improvement Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 879 874
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Improvement Analyst 11 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.015% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
UK median daily rate £470 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £234 £316
90th Percentile £525 £393 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £17.95 £52.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.06% -65.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £52.13

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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
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 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
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 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Business Improvement Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Improvement Analyst in the UK

Business Improvement Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Improvement Analyst in the UK

Business Improvement Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Improvement Analyst in the UK

Business Improvement Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Improvement Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +14 11 £470 +25.33%
UK excluding London +26 7 £420 +12.00%
London -4 4 £512 +113.44%
South East +1 3 £400 +6.67%
North of England +62 2 £440 +76.88%
Yorkshire - 2 £440 -
East of England -22 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Business Improvement 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 Improvement Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Process Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Six Sigma
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (9.09%) BPMN
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) Orchard
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 1 (9.09%) BPR
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) UML

Business Improvement 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Process Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Six Sigma
3 3 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Behavioural Change
5 1 (9.09%) BPMN
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Orchard