The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 9 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 23.81% 1.96% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.39% 2.00% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£463 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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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 Colchester 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
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 97.62% 98.04% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 10
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

Business Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing