The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 10.77% 10.14% 21.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 11.11% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£425 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.85% -2.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 96.92% 91.30% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 11
Average daily rate £400 £438 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +386.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe