Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 546 523
Rank change year-on-year -54 -23 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Business Analyst 306 325 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 234 320
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £339 £327 £313
90th Percentile £575 £535 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £410
% change year-on-year +3.34% +0.30% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -2.78% -35.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £32.40
% change year-on-year +1.59% -2.78% -

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 97,761 90,923 103,351
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,013 59,062 67,380
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,131 2,801 3,129
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.00 £49.00 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.73%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -57 287 £450 +5.88% 16
UK excluding London -30 157 £425 +3.34% 10
London -28 147 £473 +5.11% 6
Midlands +14 49 £450 +16.13% 3
South East -26 47 £425 +2.41% 1
West Midlands -1 37 £441 +13.81% 3
North of England -41 31 £375 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire -28 15 £350 -17.65% 2
Scotland -35 11 £388 +20.72%
South West -2 10 £450 -14.29% 2
North West -20 10 £425 +5.59% 1
East Midlands -7 7 £395 +1.94%
Wales -10 7 £425 +6.25%
North East -10 6 £408 +5.84%
East of England -14 3 £400 -17.95% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 215 (70.26%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.01%) Business Analysis
3 95 (31.05%) User Stories
4 89 (29.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (23.20%) User Experience
6 68 (22.22%) Scrum
7 67 (21.90%) Finance
8 53 (17.32%) Banking
9 43 (14.05%) E-Commerce
10 42 (13.73%) Acceptance Criteria
11 39 (12.75%) Retail
11 39 (12.75%) JIRA
12 38 (12.42%) Marketing
13 36 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (10.46%) Waterfall
15 30 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 28 (9.15%) Confluence
17 25 (8.17%) Adobe
18 22 (7.19%) Open Source
18 22 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (7.19%) SDLC
19 21 (6.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 21 (6.86%) Use Case
19 21 (6.86%) Project Management
20 19 (6.21%) CRM
20 19 (6.21%) QA
20 19 (6.21%) Kanban
20 19 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
20 19 (6.21%) Mobile App
21 18 (5.88%) .NET

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 28 (9.15%) Confluence
2 21 (6.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (3.59%) CMS
4 7 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.63%) WordPress
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.33%) FileNet
8 1 (0.33%) Jadu
8 1 (0.33%) OnBase
Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.98%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.65%) BASE24
4 1 (0.33%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.33%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) Trello
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) SMS
2 3 (0.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) ATM
3 2 (0.65%) Broadband
3 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) DSL
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.98%) MS Access
1 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.65%) Big Data
2 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) HBase
3 1 (0.33%) Impala
3 1 (0.33%) Parquet
3 1 (0.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (12.75%) JIRA
2 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (21.90%) Finance
2 53 (17.32%) Banking
3 39 (12.75%) Retail
4 38 (12.42%) Marketing
5 9 (2.94%) Legal
5 9 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.29%) Automotive
6 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.63%) Front Office
7 5 (1.63%) Games
8 4 (1.31%) Publishing
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.88%) .NET
2 16 (5.23%) Web Services
3 5 (1.63%) CSS
3 5 (1.63%) HTML
4 3 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.98%) Velocity
5 2 (0.65%) REST
5 2 (0.65%) RESTful
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.33%) Kafka
6 1 (0.33%) React
6 1 (0.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.20%) User Experience
2 36 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.58%) Fintech
5 10 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.29%) NHS
8 6 (1.96%) Social Media
9 5 (1.63%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.31%) FMCG
10 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.33%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.33%) Android
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (70.26%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.01%) Business Analysis
3 95 (31.05%) User Stories
4 89 (29.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (22.22%) Scrum
6 43 (14.05%) E-Commerce
7 42 (13.73%) Acceptance Criteria
8 32 (10.46%) Waterfall
9 30 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 22 (7.19%) Open Source
10 22 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.19%) SDLC
11 21 (6.86%) Project Management
11 21 (6.86%) Use Case
12 19 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.21%) CRM
12 19 (6.21%) Kanban
13 17 (5.56%) Process Improvement
14 16 (5.23%) Change Management
15 15 (4.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.61%) Java
2 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.98%) SQL
3 2 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.33%) C#
4 1 (0.33%) Java 8
4 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (2.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.33%) CBAP
6 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) GDPR
3 4 (1.31%) PMO
4 2 (0.65%) GxP
4 2 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Oozie
2 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (8.17%) Adobe
2 13 (4.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.31%) Google
3 4 (1.31%) IBM
3 4 (1.31%) Oracle
3 4 (1.31%) Sitecore
4 3 (0.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (0.98%) SAP
4 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.65%) OpenText
6 1 (0.33%) Capita
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco
6 1 (0.33%) Hyland
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee
6 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) Pega
6 1 (0.33%) Planview