Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Process Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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 Process Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 688 676
Rank change year-on-year -43 -12 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Process Analyst 165 199 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 147 165
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year - +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
UK median hourly rate £40.20 £34.95 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.02% -26.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.95 £47.71
% change year-on-year -5.57% -26.76% -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
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 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Process Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Analyst in the UK

Business Process Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Analyst in the UK

Business Process Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Analyst over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Analyst in the UK

Business Process Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Analyst in the UK

Business Process Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Analyst over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Process Analyst in the UK

Business Process Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -34 158 £425 +6.25% 4
UK excluding London +17 113 £400 - 5
South East +22 58 £425 +3.03% 2
London -21 52 £500 +5.26% 1
Midlands +21 20 £410 +9.20%
North of England +52 19 £375 +14.50%
West Midlands +14 16 £385 +2.67%
North West +25 11 £400 +33.33%
Yorkshire +27 8 £350 -26.32%
Scotland +3 7 £348 -0.71%
South West -17 5 £368 -13.53% 1
East of England -4 4 £434 +8.44%
East Midlands -4 4 £430 +7.50%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Process 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 Process Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (31.52%) Business Analysis
3 46 (27.88%) MS Visio
4 40 (24.24%) Finance
5 38 (23.03%) BPR
6 36 (21.82%) Six Sigma
6 36 (21.82%) Process Improvement
7 35 (21.21%) Workflow
8 28 (16.97%) Oracle
8 28 (16.97%) Business Process Analysis
9 26 (15.76%) Lean Six Sigma
10 24 (14.55%) SQL
11 21 (12.73%) Relational Database
11 21 (12.73%) Unix
12 20 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.52%) Change Management
14 18 (10.91%) Target Operating Model
15 17 (10.30%) CRM
16 16 (9.70%) Process Management
16 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (9.09%) Banking
18 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (8.48%) Degree
19 12 (7.27%) ERP
19 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
19 12 (7.27%) Business Process Modelling
20 11 (6.67%) ITIL
20 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
20 11 (6.67%) Project Management

Business Process 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (27.88%) MS Visio
2 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.82%) QlikView
3 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
General
1 40 (24.24%) Finance
2 15 (9.09%) Banking
3 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.64%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (1.82%) Front Office
6 3 (1.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) SOAP
1 5 (3.03%) WSDL
1 5 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (0.61%) EDI
2 1 (0.61%) Flash
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.42%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.82%) User Experience
5 2 (1.21%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.21%) Robotics
5 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.73%) Unix
2 3 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.52%) Business Analysis
2 38 (23.03%) BPR
3 36 (21.82%) Process Improvement
3 36 (21.82%) Six Sigma
4 35 (21.21%) Workflow
5 28 (16.97%) Business Process Analysis
6 26 (15.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 20 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.52%) Change Management
9 18 (10.91%) Target Operating Model
10 17 (10.30%) CRM
11 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.70%) Process Management
11 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.27%) Business Process Modelling
13 12 (7.27%) ERP
14 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
14 11 (6.67%) ITIL
14 11 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.21%) C
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.82%) ISEB
4 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.61%) IIBA
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) GDPR
2 3 (1.82%) MiFID
2 3 (1.82%) PMO
3 2 (1.21%) COSO
3 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.21%) PSD2
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) IFRS
4 1 (0.61%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Oracle
2 8 (4.85%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.24%) SAP
4 5 (3.03%) Google
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.42%) Blue Prism
5 4 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.21%) Workday
7 1 (0.61%) Ariba
7 1 (0.61%) Concur
7 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.61%) Sage
7 1 (0.61%) TIBCO