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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.62% 4.88% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.77% 5.41% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£350 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £306 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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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
114 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 98.28% 90.24% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 18 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £15.00 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (40.00%) DTS
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (20.00%) MDX
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) ProClarity
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (6.67%) NHS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (40.00%) DTS
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) ProClarity
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy