The median contractor rate for a Market Data Business Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Data Business Analyst
UK
Rank 595 638 616
Rank change year-on-year +43 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Market Data Business Analyst 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.008% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £600 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Market Data Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Data Business Analyst in the UK

Market Data Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Data Business Analyst in the UK

Market Data Business Analyst
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +31 1 £600 -7.69% 2
London +25 1 £600 -7.69% 2

Market Data Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Market Data 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 Market Data Business Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Reuters
5 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
5 3 (21.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
6 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
7 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

Market Data Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) BPR
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
1 3 (21.43%) Reuters
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) HP