The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 36 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 103 151 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.43% 5.85% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 6.17% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 92 106
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2213 2448 2739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.18% 94.92% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1420 1751
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 263 186
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -3 32 £425 - 5
Hertfordshire -6 31 £425 -5.55% 8
Suffolk -4 17 £450 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 16 £388 -8.82% 3
Norfolk +5 5 £450 +44.00% 2
Bedfordshire -13 4 £419 -1.47% 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 across the East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 106 (41.25%) Business Analysis
2 81 (31.52%) Finance
3 70 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (12.84%) SQL
6 33 (12.84%) User Stories
7 29 (11.28%) Retail
8 27 (10.51%) Use Case
9 26 (10.12%) Migration
10 25 (9.73%) Scrum
11 24 (9.34%) Project Management
12 23 (8.95%) SDLC
13 21 (8.17%) CRM
13 21 (8.17%) Marketing
14 20 (7.78%) Mainframe
15 19 (7.39%) Waterfall
15 19 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (7.00%) MS Visio
17 17 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (6.23%) Reference Data
18 16 (6.23%) Microsoft
18 16 (6.23%) Analytics
19 15 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (5.84%) SAP
19 15 (5.84%) Data Analysis
20 13 (5.06%) Change Management
20 13 (5.06%) COBOL
20 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
20 13 (5.06%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.72%) CMS
2 7 (2.72%) Confluence
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.28%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.50%) MS Office
4 8 (3.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.95%) Sonata
1 5 (1.95%) Tercero
2 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.78%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) HFM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) WebEx
2 4 (1.56%) ATM
2 4 (1.56%) NAS
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) Broadband
4 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.28%) DB2
3 8 (3.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.72%) Big Data
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) DataStage
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (4.67%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 81 (31.52%) Finance
2 29 (11.28%) Retail
3 21 (8.17%) Marketing
4 10 (3.89%) Banking
4 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.50%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.33%) Automotive
6 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.95%) Advertising
7 5 (1.95%) Electronics
8 3 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (1.17%) Billing
8 3 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
9 2 (0.78%) Law
9 2 (0.78%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) Gherkin
1 3 (1.17%) HTML
2 2 (0.78%) EDI
2 2 (0.78%) ODBC
2 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) REST
3 1 (0.39%) Velocity
3 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.78%) Mainframe
3 16 (6.23%) Reference Data
4 12 (4.67%) User Experience
5 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.72%) NHS
6 5 (1.95%) BYOD
6 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.95%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.56%) EPoS
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) IVR
9 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.39%) Informatics
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.89%) Windows
2 6 (2.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (41.25%) Business Analysis
2 70 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (12.84%) User Stories
5 27 (10.51%) Use Case
6 26 (10.12%) Migration
7 25 (9.73%) Scrum
8 24 (9.34%) Project Management
9 23 (8.95%) SDLC
10 21 (8.17%) CRM
11 19 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (7.39%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (6.23%) Analytics
14 15 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.84%) Data Analysis
15 13 (5.06%) Change Management
16 12 (4.67%) Data Modelling
17 11 (4.28%) E-Commerce
17 11 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.84%) SQL
2 13 (5.06%) COBOL
3 2 (0.78%) C
3 2 (0.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (3.89%) Degree
1 10 (3.89%) ISEB
2 6 (2.33%) CBAP
3 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.56%) CISM
4 4 (1.56%) CISSP
4 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) IIBA
5 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ACCA
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (6.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.84%) SAP
3 10 (3.89%) Oracle
4 9 (3.50%) Varonis
5 8 (3.11%) Adobe
5 8 (3.11%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.33%) Concur
7 5 (1.95%) Avaloq
7 5 (1.95%) FNZ
7 5 (1.95%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (1.56%) Teradata
9 3 (1.17%) JDA
9 3 (1.17%) RedPrairie
9 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.78%) Avaya
10 2 (0.78%) BMC
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco
10 2 (0.78%) hybris
10 2 (0.78%) Remedy
10 2 (0.78%) Siemens
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