The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.35% 11.63% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 14.71% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.65 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.56% -8.10%
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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 Chelmsford 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
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 86.96% 79.07% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 32
Average daily rate £425 £165 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.99 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.44% +33.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Business Analyst
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA