The median contractor rate for a Business IT Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business IT Analyst
UK
Rank 434 471 456
Rank change year-on-year +37 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 149 175 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 126 130
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 - -

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +27 142 £450 -3.22% 34
London +13 76 £513 -6.81% 12
South East +12 25 £425 +7.59% 4
City of London +13 18 £573 -4.58% 4
East Midlands +4 10 £425 +11.47% 1
Yorkshire +20 9 £375 +4.89% 5
West Midlands +13 7 £369 +13.46% 5
Surrey +7 7 £450 +2.27% 1
East of England -6 7 £335 -17.79% 2
Berkshire +32 6 £364 +5.43% 2
West Yorkshire +21 6 £375 +4.89% 3
Scotland +18 6 £350 -14.89% 2
Hampshire +10 6 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £400 -5.88%
Northamptonshire - 6 £425 -
Milton Keynes +5 5 £425 -
Coventry +8 4 £375 -9.09% 2
Northampton - 4 £318 -
North West +23 3 £325 +1.56% 3
Leeds +15 3 £413 - 2
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £425 +8.97%
Cambridge +8 3 £425 +8.97%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £330 -30.52% 1
South West -1 3 - - 1
Devon - 3 - - 1
Exeter - 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £450 -
Edinburgh +13 2 £350 -14.89% 2
Halifax +4 2 £289 -19.23%
North Yorkshire +4 2 - - 2

Business IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Business IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 104 (40.15%) Business Analysis
2 85 (32.82%) Finance
3 81 (31.27%) Banking
4 53 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (12.74%) Investment Banking
7 32 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (10.42%) MiFID
8 27 (10.42%) Project Management
9 26 (10.04%) SQL
9 26 (10.04%) Migration
10 24 (9.27%) Derivative
11 23 (8.88%) Front Office
12 22 (8.49%) Degree
13 21 (8.11%) Data Analysis
14 20 (7.72%) SDLC
15 19 (7.34%) ISEB
16 17 (6.56%) Change Management
16 17 (6.56%) Microsoft
17 16 (6.18%) PRINCE2
17 16 (6.18%) Risk Management
18 15 (5.79%) Information Security
18 15 (5.79%) Equities
18 15 (5.79%) User Stories
18 15 (5.79%) Waterfall
19 14 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
19 14 (5.41%) ERP
19 14 (5.41%) MS Visio
19 14 (5.41%) SAP

Business IT Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.93%) Confluence
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) FileNet
4 1 (0.39%) StreamWeaver
4 1 (0.39%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 14 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 13 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.93%) MS Office
4 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.77%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.77%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.39%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Firewall
1 1 (0.39%) LAN
1 1 (0.39%) Network Security
1 1 (0.39%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (0.39%) VPN
1 1 (0.39%) WAN
1 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.16%) Big Data
2 3 (1.16%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.39%) HBase
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.39%) MS Access
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) QlikView
4 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) JIRA
2 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.39%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 85 (32.82%) Finance
2 81 (31.27%) Banking
3 33 (12.74%) Investment Banking
4 23 (8.88%) Front Office
5 11 (4.25%) Retail
6 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (3.47%) Back Office
8 8 (3.09%) Marketing
9 5 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.54%) French Language
11 3 (1.16%) Automotive
11 3 (1.16%) Legal
12 2 (0.77%) Law
12 2 (0.77%) Local Government
13 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.39%) German Language
13 1 (0.39%) International Banking
13 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.16%) Middleware
1 3 (1.16%) XML
2 2 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.77%) Murex MxML
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) FpML
3 1 (0.39%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.27%) Derivative
3 15 (5.79%) Equities
4 13 (5.02%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.09%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.70%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.32%) User Experience
8 5 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.93%) Fintech
8 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.93%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.77%) PMI
12 1 (0.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.77%) Linux
1 2 (0.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.15%) Business Analysis
2 53 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.42%) Project Management
4 27 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (10.04%) Migration
6 21 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 20 (7.72%) SDLC
8 17 (6.56%) Change Management
9 16 (6.18%) PRINCE2
9 16 (6.18%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.79%) Information Security
10 15 (5.79%) User Stories
10 15 (5.79%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.41%) ERP
11 14 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (4.63%) Workflow
13 11 (4.25%) CRM
13 11 (4.25%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (4.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.04%) SQL
2 2 (0.77%) Java
3 1 (0.39%) C
3 1 (0.39%) Python
3 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (8.49%) Degree
2 19 (7.34%) ISEB
3 8 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.93%) CISSP
5 5 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) CISA
6 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.77%) ACCA
7 2 (0.77%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.77%) CRISC
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) AAT
8 1 (0.39%) CIMA
8 1 (0.39%) CISM
8 1 (0.39%) IIBA
8 1 (0.39%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.39%) MBA
8 1 (0.39%) MOS
8 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.42%) MiFID
2 12 (4.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (3.47%) EMIR
4 6 (2.32%) QA
5 5 (1.93%) PMO
6 4 (1.54%) GxP
7 3 (1.16%) SEPA
7 3 (1.16%) SLA
8 2 (0.77%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.39%) Basel III
9 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.39%) GDPR
9 1 (0.39%) IFRS
9 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.39%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.41%) SAP
3 8 (3.09%) Oracle
4 6 (2.32%) Fidessa
5 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.16%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.77%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.77%) hybris
7 2 (0.77%) Murex
7 2 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.77%) SunGard
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.39%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.39%) Varonis
8 1 (0.39%) Workday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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South East London
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