Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an HR Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Business Analyst - Human Resources
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 785 777
Rank change year-on-year -47 -8 +53
Contract jobs requiring an HR Business Analyst 69 66 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 106
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.06%
10th Percentile £362 £330 £312
90th Percentile £491 £543 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.85% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 98,830 90,441 104,671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.94% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,752 58,615 68,085
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,197 2,912 3,137
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.44
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%

HR Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HR Business Analyst in the UK

HR Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HR Business Analyst in the UK

HR Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HR Business Analyst over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HR Business Analyst in the UK

HR Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HR Business Analyst in the UK

HR Business 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 HR Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -22 67 £425 - 2
UK excluding London -13 48 £406 +8.33% 2
London -64 22 £428 +0.59% 1
North of England -15 14 £400 +6.67%
East of England +15 13 £450 +20.00%
South East -20 10 £375 -25.00% 1
North West -12 7 £375 -
Midlands -9 6 £370 +5.71%
Yorkshire -18 6 £413 +2.48%
West Midlands -21 6 £370 +11.70%
South West +6 3 - -
Scotland -43 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £425 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, HR 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 HR Business Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (40.58%) Business Analysis
2 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (28.99%) Workday
4 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.39%) SAP
5 11 (15.94%) Finance
5 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.59%) ERP
7 8 (11.59%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (10.14%) Analytics
8 7 (10.14%) Retail
8 7 (10.14%) GDPR
9 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (8.70%) SaaS
10 5 (7.25%) Use Case
10 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.25%) Banking
11 4 (5.80%) Degree
11 4 (5.80%) Data Management
11 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.80%) BPR
11 4 (5.80%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (5.80%) Data Mapping
12 3 (4.35%) NetSuite

HR 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.90%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.90%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) iTrent
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (2.90%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
1 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) APACS
3 2 (2.90%) Life Science
3 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Business Analysis
2 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 8 (11.59%) ERP
7 7 (10.14%) Analytics
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.25%) Use Case
8 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.80%) BPR
9 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Data Management
9 4 (5.80%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.80%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (4.35%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) GDPR
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Workday
2 12 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Ceridian
4 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) Sage