Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Business Analyst was £474 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Technical Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 625 585
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Business Analyst 273 268 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 200 225
UK median daily rate £474 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £351 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £601 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.63% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +90.63% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Technical Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Business Analyst in the UK

Technical Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Business Analyst in the UK

Technical Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Business Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Business Analyst in the UK

Technical Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Business Analyst in the UK

Technical Business Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 249 £475 +5.56% 22
London -13 154 £500 +5.26% 12
UK excluding London +43 118 £425 +1.80% 12
North of England +53 32 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England +9 28 £450 +2.86%
Yorkshire +19 22 £375 -6.25% 2
Scotland +2 20 £390 +9.09% 2
South East -28 15 £463 +8.82% 3
Midlands +21 14 £429 -9.74% 3
West Midlands +25 10 £425 -10.53% 3
North West +15 10 £363 -12.12%
South West +14 6 £375 -31.82% 2
Wales +14 3 £375 +3.45%
East Midlands 0 2 £393 -15.14%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Business Analyst in the job title.

1 123 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (33.70%) Finance
3 86 (31.50%) Business Analysis
4 65 (23.81%) Banking
5 59 (21.61%) SQL
6 51 (18.68%) Scrum
7 49 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (16.12%) User Stories
9 33 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (10.99%) Migration
11 28 (10.26%) Investment Banking
12 27 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
14 24 (8.79%) JIRA
14 24 (8.79%) Use Case
15 23 (8.42%) Acceptance Criteria
16 22 (8.06%) Data Modelling
16 22 (8.06%) Project Management
17 21 (7.69%) Change Management
17 21 (7.69%) XML
17 21 (7.69%) User Experience
18 20 (7.33%) SDLC
18 20 (7.33%) Waterfall
19 19 (6.96%) Marketing
20 18 (6.59%) Manufacturing
21 17 (6.23%) Validation
21 17 (6.23%) Java
21 17 (6.23%) E-Commerce
21 17 (6.23%) QA
21 17 (6.23%) TDD

Technical 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 11 (4.03%) Confluence
2 8 (2.93%) CMS
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.73%) Drupal
4 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) Mule
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Magento
1 2 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.37%) Force.com
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.30%) WAN
2 3 (1.10%) Internet
2 3 (1.10%) LAN
2 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.73%) FTP
3 2 (0.73%) NAS
3 2 (0.73%) SAN
3 2 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.73%) VoIP
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) MPLS
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) Data Lake
2 6 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.20%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.10%) QlikView
5 2 (0.73%) DB2
5 2 (0.73%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) Ingres
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.73%) JBehave
2 2 (0.73%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 92 (33.70%) Finance
2 65 (23.81%) Banking
3 28 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.96%) Marketing
5 18 (6.59%) Manufacturing
6 15 (5.49%) Retail
7 11 (4.03%) Front Office
7 11 (4.03%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.30%) Electronics
9 4 (1.47%) Automotive
9 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.10%) Billing
10 3 (1.10%) Legal
11 2 (0.73%) Back Office
11 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.73%) Games
11 2 (0.73%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.69%) XML
2 12 (4.40%) Web Services
3 11 (4.03%) JSON
4 10 (3.66%) SOAP
5 8 (2.93%) REST
6 7 (2.56%) WSDL
7 6 (2.20%) JSON Schema
7 6 (2.20%) Middleware
7 6 (2.20%) XSD
8 5 (1.83%) .NET
9 3 (1.10%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.10%) GWT
10 2 (0.73%) CSS
10 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.73%) FpML
10 2 (0.73%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.73%) HTML
10 2 (0.73%) jQuery
10 2 (0.73%) Node.js
10 2 (0.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.69%) User Experience
3 13 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.40%) Derivative
5 11 (4.03%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.20%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.83%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.47%) IVR
9 4 (1.47%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.47%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.20%) Android
1 6 (2.20%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.10%) Unix
2 3 (1.10%) Windows
3 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.50%) Business Analysis
3 51 (18.68%) Scrum
4 49 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (16.12%) User Stories
6 30 (10.99%) Migration
7 27 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 24 (8.79%) Use Case
10 23 (8.42%) Acceptance Criteria
11 22 (8.06%) Data Modelling
11 22 (8.06%) Project Management
12 21 (7.69%) Change Management
13 20 (7.33%) SDLC
13 20 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 17 (6.23%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.23%) TDD
14 17 (6.23%) Validation
15 16 (5.86%) Investment Management
16 15 (5.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.61%) SQL
2 17 (6.23%) Java
3 10 (3.66%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.20%) Python
5 3 (1.10%) C++
5 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.10%) Scala
5 3 (1.10%) VBA
6 2 (0.73%) C
6 2 (0.73%) PHP
6 2 (0.73%) VB
6 2 (0.73%) VB6
7 1 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (3.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) CISM
3 3 (1.10%) CISSP
3 3 (1.10%) CRISC
4 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) AAT
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CBAP
5 1 (0.37%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.23%) QA
2 12 (4.40%) MiFID
3 9 (3.30%) GDPR
4 5 (1.83%) EMIR
5 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) Basel II
6 1 (0.37%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.37%) FINREP
6 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (5.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.49%) SAP
3 14 (5.13%) Oracle
4 7 (2.56%) Symantec
5 6 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.83%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.47%) Google
7 4 (1.47%) IBM
8 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.10%) Cisco
8 3 (1.10%) hybris
8 3 (1.10%) Splunk
9 2 (0.73%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.73%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.73%) Murex
9 2 (0.73%) Nintex
9 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.73%) Sybase