Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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.

Digital Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 532 535
Rank change year-on-year -75 +3 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Business Analyst 279 392 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 289 302
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £323
90th Percentile £588 £526 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +6.29% -28.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -7.89% +6.29% -

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 99,545 97,274 97,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,895 64,435 63,507
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,076 2,850 3,288
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

Digital Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Business Analyst in the UK

Digital Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Business Analyst in the UK

Digital Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Business Analyst over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Business Analyst in the UK

Digital Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Business Analyst in the UK

Digital Business Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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 -103 261 £450 +5.88% 14
London -15 163 £475 +5.56% 5
UK excluding London -108 116 £425 +6.25% 9
Midlands -16 38 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -33 26 £381 -4.69% 1
West Midlands -21 24 £450 +7.78%
North of England -47 21 £425 +8.28% 6
East Midlands +6 13 £364 -6.19% 1
Scotland -47 13 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire -15 11 £375 -10.71% 3
North West -28 9 £438 +9.38% 3
South West -33 7 £463 +8.82% 1
East of England -10 6 £463 +21.71%
Wales -21 5 £425 +6.25%
North East -24 1 £500 +66.67%

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Digital Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Digital Business Analyst in the job title.

1 203 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (37.28%) User Stories
3 82 (29.39%) Business Analysis
4 67 (24.01%) Scrum
5 56 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (20.07%) User Experience
6 50 (17.92%) Finance
7 44 (15.77%) JIRA
7 44 (15.77%) Acceptance Criteria
8 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (14.34%) Banking
10 38 (13.62%) E-Commerce
10 38 (13.62%) Waterfall
11 36 (12.90%) Retail
12 35 (12.54%) Workshop Facilitation
13 31 (11.11%) Marketing
14 30 (10.75%) Confluence
15 29 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (9.32%) Mobile App
17 23 (8.24%) BDD
17 23 (8.24%) Use Case
17 23 (8.24%) Content Management
17 23 (8.24%) CMS
17 23 (8.24%) Adobe
18 22 (7.89%) Project Management
19 21 (7.53%) Asset Management
19 21 (7.53%) Security Cleared
19 21 (7.53%) Analytics
19 21 (7.53%) SDLC
20 18 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme

Digital Business 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 30 (10.75%) Confluence
2 23 (8.24%) CMS
3 16 (5.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.08%) WordPress
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.36%) FileNet
7 1 (0.36%) OnBase
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.43%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Slack
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Trello
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.08%) MS Access
1 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.72%) Big Data
2 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.36%) HBase
3 1 (0.36%) Impala
3 1 (0.36%) Ingres
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Parquet
3 1 (0.36%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (15.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 50 (17.92%) Finance
2 40 (14.34%) Banking
3 36 (12.90%) Retail
4 31 (11.11%) Marketing
5 6 (2.15%) Automotive
5 6 (2.15%) Law
6 5 (1.79%) Games
7 4 (1.43%) Publishing
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.38%) HTML
2 14 (5.02%) Web Services
3 12 (4.30%) .NET
4 11 (3.94%) CSS
5 10 (3.58%) XML
6 6 (2.15%) Gherkin
6 6 (2.15%) HTML5
7 4 (1.43%) JSON
7 4 (1.43%) REST
7 4 (1.43%) RESTful
8 3 (1.08%) Velocity
9 2 (0.72%) React
9 2 (0.72%) Swagger
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Avro
10 1 (0.36%) Kafka
10 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.07%) User Experience
2 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.94%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.87%) Fintech
5 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.87%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.43%) CMDB
7 4 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.72%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.43%) Windows
2 2 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (37.28%) User Stories
3 82 (29.39%) Business Analysis
4 67 (24.01%) Scrum
5 56 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (15.77%) Acceptance Criteria
7 38 (13.62%) E-Commerce
7 38 (13.62%) Waterfall
8 35 (12.54%) Workshop Facilitation
9 29 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (8.24%) BDD
10 23 (8.24%) Content Management
10 23 (8.24%) Use Case
11 22 (7.89%) Project Management
12 21 (7.53%) Analytics
12 21 (7.53%) Asset Management
12 21 (7.53%) SDLC
13 18 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 17 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (6.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.58%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.43%) C#
2 4 (1.43%) SQL
3 2 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.36%) C
4 1 (0.36%) Python
4 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.23%) Degree
4 7 (2.51%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.72%) CBAP
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) APMP
7 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.36%) IIBA
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) QA
2 6 (2.15%) GDPR
2 6 (2.15%) PMO
3 3 (1.08%) GxP
3 3 (1.08%) PSD2
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Oozie
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (8.24%) Adobe
2 7 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.79%) Google
4 5 (1.79%) hybris
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle
5 3 (1.08%) IBM
5 3 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (0.72%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.36%) Hyland
7 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.36%) OpenText
7 1 (0.36%) Pardot
7 1 (0.36%) Planview
7 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau