The median contractor rate for a Reference Data Business Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Business Analyst - Reference Data
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 632 640
Rank change year-on-year +37 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Reference Data Business Analyst 6 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.024% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £375
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Reference Data Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data Business Analyst in the UK

Reference Data Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Reference Data Business Analyst
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +44 6 £550 +10.00% 1
London +17 6 £550 -4.34% 1
City of London -1 1 £550 -24.13%

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Reference 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 Reference Data Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) GoldenSource
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Data Management
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) KYC
7 2 (18.18%) Blockchain
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) ETL
8 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
8 1 (9.09%) Back Office
8 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
8 1 (9.09%) Publishing
8 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) MiFID
8 1 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence

Reference Data 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) KYC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) GoldenSource
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg