The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £475 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.

IT Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 462 476
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 137 184 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 143 124
Median daily rate £475 £400 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.85% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.75 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.58% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.03% -  

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%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business 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 IT Business 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 +4 134 £475 +17.28% 37
London -6 72 £600 +23.71% 19
South East +14 21 £450 +28.57% 4
City of London +8 16 £600 +9.09% 9
East Midlands 0 13 £500 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire +33 11 £388 +51.96% 2
Surrey +10 9 £475 +35.71%
Derbyshire - 9 £500 -
Derby - 9 £500 -
West Yorkshire +28 7 £388 - 2
South West +12 7 £425 +28.78% 5
Leeds - 7 £388 -
Redhill - 7 £475 -
Hampshire +6 5 £425 +28.30% 1
Berkshire +16 4 £305 -26.06% 1
Sheffield +13 4 £359 +143.22%
West Midlands +12 4 £388 +17.42% 3
South Yorkshire +11 4 £359 +143.22%
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
Devon -3 3 - - 1
Bristol -4 3 - - 2
East of England -14 3 £388 -22.69%
Maidenhead - 3 £310 -
North West +16 2 £238 -36.66% 2
Northampton +10 2 £335 +67.50% 1
Winchester +9 2 - -
Birmingham +6 2 £381 +15.53% 2
Northamptonshire +4 2 £335 +21.81% 1
Exeter -3 2 - - 1
Basingstoke -6 2 £419 -1.47%

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

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

1 139 (49.47%) Business Analysis
2 83 (29.54%) Banking
3 79 (28.11%) Finance
4 78 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (14.59%) Investment Banking
5 41 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (13.17%) Project Management
7 33 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (11.03%) SQL
9 30 (10.68%) Front Office
9 30 (10.68%) MiFID
10 28 (9.96%) SDLC
11 27 (9.61%) Derivative
12 26 (9.25%) Migration
12 26 (9.25%) User Stories
13 25 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (8.54%) Degree
15 22 (7.83%) GAP Analysis
16 21 (7.47%) Microsoft
17 20 (7.12%) ISEB
17 20 (7.12%) Change Management
18 19 (6.76%) Use Case
18 19 (6.76%) Equities
18 19 (6.76%) ERP
19 18 (6.41%) Waterfall
20 17 (6.05%) Scrum
21 16 (5.69%) Process Improvement
22 15 (5.34%) Retail
22 15 (5.34%) Fixed Income
22 15 (5.34%) UML

IT 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 4 (1.42%) Confluence
1 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.36%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 10 (3.56%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.71%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.36%) Endur
3 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) WAN
2 3 (1.07%) Firewall
2 3 (1.07%) VPN
2 3 (1.07%) Wireless
3 2 (0.71%) DHCP
3 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 2 (0.71%) NAS
3 2 (0.71%) SAN
3 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.71%) Big Data
1 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.36%) Ingres
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.36%) MS Access
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.36%) QlikView
2 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (4.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
General
1 83 (29.54%) Banking
2 79 (28.11%) Finance
3 41 (14.59%) Investment Banking
4 30 (10.68%) Front Office
5 15 (5.34%) Retail
6 14 (4.98%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.56%) Automotive
9 7 (2.49%) Back Office
10 6 (2.14%) French Language
11 5 (1.78%) Legal
11 5 (1.78%) Marketing
12 4 (1.42%) Law
13 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.07%) Private Banking
13 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.36%) International Banking
15 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.78%) XML
3 2 (0.71%) .NET
3 2 (0.71%) FpML
3 2 (0.71%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.36%) COM
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.61%) Derivative
3 19 (6.76%) Equities
4 15 (5.34%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.27%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.14%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.78%) PMI
9 4 (1.42%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.42%) Fintech
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.36%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.36%) Android
2 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (49.47%) Business Analysis
2 78 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.17%) Project Management
5 28 (9.96%) SDLC
6 26 (9.25%) Migration
6 26 (9.25%) User Stories
7 25 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (7.83%) GAP Analysis
9 20 (7.12%) Change Management
10 19 (6.76%) ERP
10 19 (6.76%) Use Case
11 18 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.05%) Scrum
13 16 (5.69%) Process Improvement
14 15 (5.34%) UML
15 14 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (4.63%) Workflow
17 12 (4.27%) PRINCE2
17 12 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.03%) SQL
2 3 (1.07%) Java
3 2 (0.71%) C
3 2 (0.71%) R
4 1 (0.36%) C++
4 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.36%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (8.54%) Degree
2 20 (7.12%) ISEB
3 6 (2.14%) IIBA
4 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.42%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
8 1 (0.36%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.36%) MBA
8 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.68%) MiFID
2 9 (3.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (2.85%) EMIR
4 6 (2.14%) QA
5 5 (1.78%) PMO
6 4 (1.42%) GxP
7 3 (1.07%) GDPR
7 3 (1.07%) SEPA
7 3 (1.07%) SLA
8 1 (0.36%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.36%) Basel III
8 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.36%) FINREP
8 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.36%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.27%) SAP
3 10 (3.56%) Oracle
4 9 (3.20%) Fidessa
5 5 (1.78%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.07%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.07%) Murex
6 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.07%) Sophis
7 2 (0.71%) Capita
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco
7 2 (0.71%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.71%) HP
7 2 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) BMC
8 1 (0.36%) Charles River
8 1 (0.36%) Misys
8 1 (0.36%) Progress
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy
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