The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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 System Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 452 408
Rank change year-on-year -13 -44  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 151 196 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 139 173
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +1.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +11 140 £425 +6.25% 28
London +26 68 £438 -5.40% 12
South East -12 32 £350 -6.04% 4
City of London +17 22 £438 -7.89% 3
Hampshire +8 11 £425 +19.29%
Yorkshire +28 9 £400 +14.28% 1
East Midlands -6 9 £500 +25.00% 1
Scotland +37 8 £363 +6.22% 1
North West +20 8 £394 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +26 7 £388 +10.71% 2
West Yorkshire +21 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Leeds +17 6 £400 -
West Sussex +15 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Nottingham +10 6 £500 +25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £500 +37.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 6 £338 -6.89%
Edinburgh +18 5 £438 -
Surrey +7 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Milton Keynes -18 5 £338 -10.00%
Cheshire +26 4 £425 +25.92% 1
Manchester +11 3 £350 -6.04%
South West +9 3 £340 - 7
Berkshire 0 3 £400 +17.64%
Fareham -1 3 £425 +13.33%
East of England -16 3 £400 -3.03%
North Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Worcestershire - 3 £388 -
Glasgow +11 2 £350 +11.11% 1
Newport -2 2 - -
Hertfordshire -6 2 £406 -1.51%

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 93 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.22%) Finance
3 77 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 67 (21.75%) Systems Analysis
5 55 (17.86%) SQL
6 48 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (13.31%) SDLC
8 40 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (11.36%) Data Analysis
10 35 (11.36%) Use Case
11 31 (10.06%) Data Modelling
11 31 (10.06%) User Stories
12 29 (9.42%) Project Management
13 24 (7.79%) Waterfall
14 23 (7.47%) Oracle
14 23 (7.47%) Banking
14 23 (7.47%) Retail
15 22 (7.14%) UML
15 22 (7.14%) ISEB
15 22 (7.14%) Migration
16 21 (6.82%) Microsoft
16 21 (6.82%) ERP
17 20 (6.49%) Scrum
17 20 (6.49%) CRM
17 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2
18 19 (6.17%) MS Visio
19 18 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (5.84%) Test Scripting
20 16 (5.19%) Workflow

Business Systems 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 (2.60%) CMS
2 4 (1.30%) Confluence
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.32%) CICS
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) Mule
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.97%) Mingle
5 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) iTrent
2 3 (0.97%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.65%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.65%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.65%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) HFM
4 1 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.97%) Office 365
1 3 (0.97%) Trello
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) Network Security
2 3 (0.97%) ATM
3 2 (0.65%) TETRA
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.87%) Relational Database
2 14 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.95%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.97%) Big Data
7 3 (0.97%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.65%) GIS
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.65%) QlikView
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) MS Access
9 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.92%) JIRA
2 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.32%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 90 (29.22%) Finance
2 23 (7.47%) Banking
2 23 (7.47%) Retail
3 5 (1.62%) Front Office
4 4 (1.30%) Back Office
4 4 (1.30%) Marketing
4 4 (1.30%) Publishing
5 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Automotive
6 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.60%) XML
2 7 (2.27%) .NET
3 6 (1.95%) Web Services
4 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.65%) Middleware
5 2 (0.65%) Velocity
5 2 (0.65%) WinForms
5 2 (0.65%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.65%) XSD
5 2 (0.65%) XSL
6 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) JSON
6 1 (0.32%) JSP
6 1 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.87%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.92%) Smart Meter
4 9 (2.92%) User Experience
5 6 (1.95%) Reinsurance
6 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.97%) FMCG
6 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.97%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.65%) Derivative
7 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) New Media
8 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.95%) Unix
2 3 (0.97%) Windows
3 2 (0.65%) AIX
3 2 (0.65%) OS/390
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 67 (21.75%) Systems Analysis
4 48 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (13.31%) SDLC
6 40 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (11.36%) Data Analysis
7 35 (11.36%) Use Case
8 31 (10.06%) Data Modelling
8 31 (10.06%) User Stories
9 29 (9.42%) Project Management
10 24 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 22 (7.14%) Migration
11 22 (7.14%) UML
12 21 (6.82%) ERP
13 20 (6.49%) CRM
13 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2
13 20 (6.49%) Scrum
14 18 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (1.95%) Java
2 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.65%) C#
4 2 (0.65%) JCL
4 2 (0.65%) RPG
4 2 (0.65%) VB
4 2 (0.65%) VBA
5 1 (0.32%) C
5 1 (0.32%) C++
5 1 (0.32%) COBOL
5 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.32%) UniBasic
5 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (7.14%) ISEB
2 15 (4.87%) Degree
3 14 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) IIBA
5 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CBAP
7 1 (0.32%) AAT
7 1 (0.32%) ACCA
7 1 (0.32%) APMP
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) MiFID
1 7 (2.27%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) GDPR
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.65%) GAAP
4 2 (0.65%) IFRS
4 2 (0.65%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) SEPA
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (7.47%) Oracle
2 21 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.55%) SAP
4 8 (2.60%) Workday
5 4 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.97%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) Infor
7 2 (0.65%) Orchard
7 2 (0.65%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.65%) Sage
8 1 (0.32%) Capita
8 1 (0.32%) Civica
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Northgate
8 1 (0.32%) Redback
8 1 (0.32%) Sun
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