Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business IT Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 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 IT Analyst
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 566 571
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 330 339 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 269 255
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £683 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -54.29% +74.48%
10th Percentile £23.10 £15.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £35.30 £17.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -54.29% +2.94%

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 97016 99195 108573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64030 64673 69073
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2877 3313 4123
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Business IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT 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 IT Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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 -5 312 £470 +4.44% 22
London -21 178 £538 +6.17% 6
UK excluding London +52 150 £400 +3.23% 18
Midlands +44 44 £388 +5.08% 4
South East -15 32 £450 +12.50% 5
East Midlands +19 30 £350 -6.67% 1
North of England +43 27 £400 +3.23% 5
East of England -6 20 £418 -1.76% 1
North West +19 16 £400 - 4
Scotland +10 16 £425 -
West Midlands +28 15 £400 +21.21% 3
South West +3 11 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +26 10 £375 +36.36%
North East +58 1 £375 -11.76% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 141 (42.73%) Business Analysis
2 113 (34.24%) Finance
3 89 (26.97%) Banking
4 86 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (16.06%) SQL
7 49 (14.85%) Investment Banking
8 45 (13.64%) Front Office
9 41 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (10.30%) Derivative
11 33 (10.00%) Project Management
12 29 (8.79%) Process Improvement
13 28 (8.48%) GAP Analysis
14 27 (8.18%) Change Management
14 27 (8.18%) Waterfall
15 26 (7.88%) Retail
16 24 (7.27%) Scrum
16 24 (7.27%) Fixed Income
16 24 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (7.27%) SDLC
17 23 (6.97%) Migration
17 23 (6.97%) Degree
17 23 (6.97%) Microsoft
18 21 (6.36%) Use Case
19 20 (6.06%) Marketing
19 20 (6.06%) E-Commerce
19 20 (6.06%) Windows
20 18 (5.45%) Manufacturing
20 18 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 17 (5.15%) SAP

Business IT 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 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.61%) CMS
3 2 (0.61%) Confluence
3 2 (0.61%) Documentum
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (3.94%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.61%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.61%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) Endur
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.21%) DHCP
2 4 (1.21%) Firewall
2 4 (1.21%) SMS
2 4 (1.21%) VPN
2 4 (1.21%) WAN
3 2 (0.61%) LAN
3 2 (0.61%) NAS
3 2 (0.61%) SAN
3 2 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.30%) Extranet
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.42%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.82%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.21%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.91%) Big Data
5 3 (0.91%) Power BI
5 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.61%) EDMS
7 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.30%) DTS
7 1 (0.30%) Ingres
7 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) OLAP
7 1 (0.30%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (34.24%) Finance
2 89 (26.97%) Banking
3 49 (14.85%) Investment Banking
4 45 (13.64%) Front Office
5 26 (7.88%) Retail
6 20 (6.06%) Marketing
7 18 (5.45%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.73%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.42%) Electronics
10 5 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.21%) Back Office
11 4 (1.21%) Legal
11 4 (1.21%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.91%) Automotive
12 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.91%) International Banking
13 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.61%) French Language
13 2 (0.61%) German Language
13 2 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.52%) XML
2 4 (1.21%) Web Services
3 3 (0.91%) .NET
4 2 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.30%) MDX
5 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.30%) Derivative
3 24 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (5.15%) Market Risk
6 11 (3.33%) Equities
7 10 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.73%) OTC Derivatives
9 8 (2.42%) EPoS
10 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.82%) Fintech
10 6 (1.82%) FMCG
11 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.21%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.61%) Pricing Data
14 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (42.73%) Business Analysis
2 86 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (10.00%) Project Management
5 29 (8.79%) Process Improvement
6 28 (8.48%) GAP Analysis
7 27 (8.18%) Change Management
7 27 (8.18%) Waterfall
8 24 (7.27%) Scrum
8 24 (7.27%) SDLC
8 24 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (6.97%) Migration
10 21 (6.36%) Use Case
11 20 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 16 (4.85%) ITIL
12 16 (4.85%) User Stories
13 15 (4.55%) Asset Management
13 15 (4.55%) Data Analysis
13 15 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
13 15 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.06%) SQL
2 6 (1.82%) Python
3 4 (1.21%) C
3 4 (1.21%) Java
3 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.21%) R
4 3 (0.91%) C++
4 3 (0.91%) VBA
5 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) RPG
6 1 (0.30%) Scala
6 1 (0.30%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 23 (6.97%) Degree
2 14 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.64%) ISEB
4 10 (3.03%) PMP
4 10 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.12%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.21%) IIBA
8 3 (0.91%) CBAP
8 3 (0.91%) HND
8 3 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) APMP
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) MiFID
2 15 (4.55%) GDPR
3 9 (2.73%) QA
4 8 (2.42%) PMO
5 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.91%) EMIR
6 3 (0.91%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.61%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) Basel II
8 1 (0.30%) Basel III
8 1 (0.30%) COREP
8 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.30%) FINREP
8 1 (0.30%) IFRS
8 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.15%) SAP
3 7 (2.12%) Oracle
3 7 (2.12%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.52%) HP
4 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.21%) Charles River
5 4 (1.21%) Cisco
5 4 (1.21%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.21%) Tableau
6 3 (0.91%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.91%) Cognos
6 3 (0.91%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Calypso
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix
7 2 (0.61%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
7 2 (0.61%) Murex
7 2 (0.61%) Netezza
7 2 (0.61%) Thunderhead