The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £493 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.

Senior Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 447 380
Rank change year-on-year +15 -67  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 185 201 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 155 221
Median daily rate £493 £488 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 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%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior 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 Senior 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 +34 168 £493 -1.40% 55
London +28 97 £506 -3.57% 32
City of London +17 23 £606 +10.22% 7
South East +14 16 £444 -1.38% 6
South West +25 15 £493 +51.69% 4
Scotland +33 14 £425 - 2
East Midlands -13 13 £500 -11.11%
Yorkshire +32 12 £416 +0.90% 5
Edinburgh +14 12 £413 -8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +27 11 £416 +0.90% 3
Leeds +18 10 £413 -9.34% 3
Wiltshire +13 10 £493 +57.76%
Swindon +13 8 £493 +57.76%
Hampshire +16 6 £413 -13.15%
North West +12 6 £383 -15.00% 3
Manchester +13 5 £383 +17.69% 3
Surrey +2 5 £431 -1.98% 1
East of England -17 5 £460 -5.64% 4
Derby - 5 £500 -
Derbyshire - 5 £500 -
West Midlands +23 4 £450 -7.69% 1
Northampton -1 4 £469 -16.66%
Northamptonshire -6 4 £469 -16.66%
West Sussex +15 3 £475 -
Nottingham +6 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £475 -
Bristol -2 3 £525 +23.52% 2
Guildford -2 3 £425 +6.25%
Glasgow +11 2 £600 +62.16%
Luton -4 2 £500 - 2

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

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

1 165 (39.38%) Business Analysis
2 137 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (31.74%) Finance
4 96 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (18.62%) Banking
6 56 (13.37%) User Stories
7 53 (12.65%) Project Management
8 50 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (10.26%) Use Case
10 42 (10.02%) Migration
11 39 (9.31%) Front Office
12 36 (8.59%) MiFID
13 35 (8.35%) Retail
13 35 (8.35%) Asset Management
14 34 (8.11%) Scrum
15 33 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
15 33 (7.88%) SQL
15 33 (7.88%) SDLC
16 32 (7.64%) Degree
17 31 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (6.92%) Change Management
19 28 (6.68%) Data Analysis
20 27 (6.44%) ISEB
20 27 (6.44%) Investment Management
21 26 (6.21%) Microsoft
21 26 (6.21%) Investment Banking
22 24 (5.73%) JIRA
23 23 (5.49%) Waterfall
24 22 (5.25%) Target Operating Model
24 22 (5.25%) UML

Senior 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 12 (2.86%) CMS
2 9 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.43%) Confluence
4 4 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.48%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (0.95%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.72%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.72%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Sonata
3 2 (0.48%) Tercero
4 1 (0.24%) Actimize
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.24%) Office 365
1 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.95%) Network Security
2 3 (0.72%) Extranet
2 3 (0.72%) Intranet
3 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.24%) DSL
4 1 (0.24%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) MVNO
4 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.39%) Hadoop
2 8 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.67%) Big Data
4 5 (1.19%) DB2
5 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.73%) JIRA
2 9 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 133 (31.74%) Finance
2 78 (18.62%) Banking
3 39 (9.31%) Front Office
4 35 (8.35%) Retail
5 26 (6.21%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.77%) Marketing
7 19 (4.53%) Legal
8 14 (3.34%) Back Office
8 14 (3.34%) Retail Banking
9 10 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.91%) Advertising
10 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.43%) Automotive
12 4 (0.95%) Billing
12 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.72%) French Language
13 3 (0.72%) Law
14 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.43%) .NET
1 6 (1.43%) XML
2 5 (1.19%) Gherkin
3 3 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.72%) Web Services
4 2 (0.48%) FpML
4 2 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (0.48%) REST
4 2 (0.48%) SOAP
4 2 (0.48%) Spring
4 2 (0.48%) Velocity
4 2 (0.48%) XSLT
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.24%) Mason
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.06%) Derivative
3 15 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.39%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.39%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.91%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.43%) Equities
8 6 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.43%) Fintech
8 6 (1.43%) User Experience
9 5 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.19%) iPad
9 5 (1.19%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.43%) Windows
2 5 (1.19%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (39.38%) Business Analysis
2 137 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (13.37%) User Stories
5 53 (12.65%) Project Management
6 43 (10.26%) Use Case
7 42 (10.02%) Migration
8 35 (8.35%) Asset Management
9 34 (8.11%) Scrum
10 33 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
10 33 (7.88%) SDLC
11 31 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (6.92%) Change Management
13 28 (6.68%) Data Analysis
14 27 (6.44%) Investment Management
15 23 (5.49%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.25%) Target Operating Model
16 22 (5.25%) UML
17 21 (5.01%) Process Improvement
18 20 (4.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.88%) SQL
2 9 (2.15%) Java
3 5 (1.19%) C
3 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.95%) C#
4 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.72%) R
6 2 (0.48%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) F#
7 1 (0.24%) Haskell
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) Scala
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (7.64%) Degree
2 27 (6.44%) ISEB
3 18 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.67%) CBAP
7 6 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.95%) IIBA
8 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) PMP
11 1 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) HND
11 1 (0.24%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.59%) MiFID
2 13 (3.10%) QA
3 11 (2.63%) GDPR
4 9 (2.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (2.15%) EMIR
5 6 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (1.19%) SEPA
7 3 (0.72%) Basel II
7 3 (0.72%) Basel III
7 3 (0.72%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.72%) PMO
8 2 (0.48%) HL7
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.48%) SLA
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) GAAP
9 1 (0.24%) GxP
9 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Xen
2 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.01%) Oracle
3 8 (1.91%) SAP
4 7 (1.67%) Yardi
5 6 (1.43%) Sophis
6 5 (1.19%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.19%) IBM
6 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.95%) Adobe
7 4 (0.95%) Charles River
7 4 (0.95%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.95%) HP
8 3 (0.72%) Avaloq
8 3 (0.72%) FNZ
8 3 (0.72%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.72%) Murex
8 3 (0.72%) Remedy
8 3 (0.72%) TSYS
8 3 (0.72%) Workday
9 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
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