The median contractor rate for a Commercial Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Commercial Business Analyst
UK
Rank 593 615 611
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Commercial Business Analyst 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.025% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.026% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £401 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £373
% change year-on-year - +27.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
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 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Commercial Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Commercial Business Analyst in the UK

Commercial Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Commercial Business Analyst in the UK

Commercial Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Commercial Business Analyst over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Commercial Business Analyst in the UK

Commercial Business Analyst
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +28 6 £500 +11.11% 2
London +13 5 £500 +12.35% 2
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Commercial Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Commercial Business 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 Commercial Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

Commercial Business 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
3 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy