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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 146 231 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.87% 8.21% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 8.61% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 159 116
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.75 £24.32 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.34 £18.30 £39.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £32.86 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
2377 2683 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.50% 95.38% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1524 1753
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 238 234
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +5 46 £324 -23.70% 3
Suffolk +1 34 £475 +2.42% 3
Hertfordshire -9 32 £425 -5.55% 12
Bedfordshire -23 15 £463 +15.62% 4
Cambridgeshire -12 13 £406 +16.07% 5
Norfolk -6 5 £450 +50.00% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 146 (44.24%) Business Analysis
2 100 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (26.97%) Finance
4 60 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (13.64%) Use Case
7 44 (13.33%) Project Management
7 44 (13.33%) User Stories
8 38 (11.52%) Retail
9 37 (11.21%) SQL
10 34 (10.30%) SDLC
11 31 (9.39%) Scrum
12 25 (7.58%) Migration
13 24 (7.27%) Waterfall
13 24 (7.27%) Microsoft
14 23 (6.97%) MS Visio
14 23 (6.97%) MS Excel
14 23 (6.97%) Mainframe
14 23 (6.97%) Degree
15 22 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 22 (6.67%) Workflow
16 21 (6.36%) SAP
17 20 (6.06%) JIRA
18 19 (5.76%) CRM
18 19 (5.76%) Data Modelling
19 18 (5.45%) ISEB
19 18 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (5.15%) E-Commerce
21 16 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
21 16 (4.85%) Document Management

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 (3.03%) CMS
2 9 (2.73%) Confluence
2 9 (2.73%) Documentum
2 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.97%) MS Excel
1 23 (6.97%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.33%) MS Office
3 8 (2.42%) MS Project
4 6 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Sonata
1 8 (2.42%) Tercero
2 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) HFM
4 2 (0.61%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.30%) Maximo
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.73%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.21%) Office 365
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Force.com
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.42%) WebEx
2 7 (2.12%) ATM
3 4 (1.21%) NAS
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.61%) Skype
4 2 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) NFC
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.24%) DB2
2 12 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.12%) Big Data
6 6 (1.82%) MS Access
7 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) DataStage
8 1 (0.30%) Essbase
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) QlikView
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.06%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (26.97%) Finance
2 38 (11.52%) Retail
3 13 (3.94%) Marketing
4 9 (2.73%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.42%) Automotive
5 8 (2.42%) Back Office
5 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.82%) Advertising
7 5 (1.52%) Banking
7 5 (1.52%) German Language
8 4 (1.21%) Front Office
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Local Government
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.21%) Gherkin
2 3 (0.91%) J2EE
3 2 (0.61%) EDI
3 2 (0.61%) ODBC
4 1 (0.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) REST
4 1 (0.30%) Velocity
4 1 (0.30%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.73%) Robotics
4 9 (2.73%) User Experience
5 8 (2.42%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.52%) BYOD
6 5 (1.52%) EPoS
6 5 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.52%) NHS
7 4 (1.21%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) FMCG
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.61%) IVR
9 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.30%) Informatics
10 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.42%) Windows
2 6 (1.82%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (44.24%) Business Analysis
2 100 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (13.64%) Use Case
5 44 (13.33%) Project Management
5 44 (13.33%) User Stories
6 34 (10.30%) SDLC
7 31 (9.39%) Scrum
8 25 (7.58%) Migration
9 24 (7.27%) Waterfall
10 22 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 22 (6.67%) Workflow
11 19 (5.76%) CRM
11 19 (5.76%) Data Modelling
12 18 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (5.15%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.85%) Document Management
14 16 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (4.55%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.55%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.21%) SQL
2 15 (4.55%) COBOL
3 5 (1.52%) C
4 2 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.30%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.97%) Degree
2 18 (5.45%) ISEB
3 5 (1.52%) CBAP
4 4 (1.21%) CISM
4 4 (1.21%) CISSP
4 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.61%) IIBA
5 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ACCA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) CISA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) SEPA
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.36%) SAP
3 10 (3.03%) Oracle
3 10 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.73%) Kofax
4 9 (2.73%) Varonis
5 8 (2.42%) Avaloq
5 8 (2.42%) Blue Prism
5 8 (2.42%) FNZ
6 6 (1.82%) Concur
7 4 (1.21%) NGA Human Resources
7 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.21%) Teradata
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco
8 3 (0.91%) JDA
8 3 (0.91%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.61%) Avaya
9 2 (0.61%) hybris
9 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.61%) Siemens
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago