The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Lead Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 568 518
Rank change year-on-year +4 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 46 83 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 101
Median daily rate £455 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% -4.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £455
% change year-on-year -0.58% -6.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
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 £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +3 40 £470 - 22
London +2 27 £513 +7.32% 5
UK excluding London +13 19 £425 -0.58% 17
North of England +53 6 £425 +4.93% 6
South East +26 5 £450 -5.26% 3
Scotland +33 4 £409 -1.50%
Wales 0 2 £545 +34.56%
Midlands +5 1 £475 -13.63% 2
South West -5 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (41.00%) Business Analysis
2 39 (39.00%) Finance
3 36 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.00%) Banking
6 14 (14.00%) Project Management
7 12 (12.00%) Scrum
7 12 (12.00%) User Stories
8 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (9.00%) Retail
9 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.00%) JIRA
10 8 (8.00%) UML
11 7 (7.00%) Legal
11 7 (7.00%) Use Case
11 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.00%) MiFID
12 6 (6.00%) Kanban
12 6 (6.00%) Degree
12 6 (6.00%) User Experience
12 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.00%) SAS
13 5 (5.00%) SQL
13 5 (5.00%) Change Management
13 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
13 5 (5.00%) SDLC
13 5 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (5.00%) QA

Lead 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 6 (6.00%) SAS
2 5 (5.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Big Data
2 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.00%) QlikView
3 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) JIRA
General
1 39 (39.00%) Finance
2 28 (28.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 7 (7.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.00%) Front Office
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Derivative
4 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.00%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.00%) Social Media
5 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) Business Analysis
2 36 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.00%) Project Management
5 12 (12.00%) Scrum
5 12 (12.00%) User Stories
6 10 (10.00%) Migration
7 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.00%) UML
9 7 (7.00%) Use Case
9 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.00%) Kanban
11 5 (5.00%) Change Management
11 5 (5.00%) SDLC
11 5 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (4.00%) Analytics
12 4 (4.00%) Business Process Modelling
12 4 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) CBAP
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) ACCA
4 1 (1.00%) CIMA
4 1 (1.00%) IIBA
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) MiFID
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) EMIR
4 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.00%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (3.00%) Adobe
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.00%) Sybase
2 2 (2.00%) Temenos
2 2 (2.00%) Workday
3 1 (1.00%) Aveksa
3 1 (1.00%) CA
3 1 (1.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.00%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.00%) IBM
3 1 (1.00%) Murex
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) Samsung
3 1 (1.00%) Yardi
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