The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 25 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 154 156 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.02% 6.84% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 7.35% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 97 122
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£413 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £20.93 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% -13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
2433 2123 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.11% 93.07% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1139 1182
Average daily rate £385 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 242 225
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 30 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +9 39 £413 +6.45% 9
Cambridgeshire -1 37 £413 +5.76% 16
Hertfordshire 0 35 £383 -13.31% 14
Essex -20 21 £420 +5.00% 5
Suffolk -4 19 £468 +6.85% 2
Norfolk +4 5 £373 +77.38% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 107 (35.43%) Business Analysis
2 101 (33.44%) Finance
3 71 (23.51%) Retail
4 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (13.91%) SAP
7 35 (11.59%) Project Management
8 34 (11.26%) SQL
9 33 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (10.26%) ISEB
12 29 (9.60%) Oracle
12 29 (9.60%) Use Case
13 28 (9.27%) E-Commerce
14 27 (8.94%) ERP
15 24 (7.95%) Change Management
16 21 (6.95%) Systems Analysis
17 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
18 18 (5.96%) Scrum
18 18 (5.96%) ETL
18 18 (5.96%) Microsoft
19 17 (5.63%) UML
20 16 (5.30%) ITIL
20 16 (5.30%) GAP Analysis
21 15 (4.97%) ISO 9001
21 15 (4.97%) User Stories
22 14 (4.64%) Analytics
22 14 (4.64%) Migration
22 14 (4.64%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.66%) CMS
3 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) Lync
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.33%) JBoss
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.98%) MS Office
3 8 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.32%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (2.65%) SAP CO
1 8 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.99%) Agresso
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (0.66%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) LAN
1 3 (0.99%) WAN
2 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) ATM
2 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (3.64%) BusinessObjects XI
2 11 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 7 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.99%) EDMS
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.66%) QlikView
8 2 (0.66%) OLAP
9 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.65%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 101 (33.44%) Finance
2 71 (23.51%) Retail
3 11 (3.64%) Banking
4 7 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.99%) Marketing
6 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.66%) Front Office
6 5 (1.66%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) French Language
8 3 (0.99%) German Language
8 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) HTML
1 4 (1.32%) .NET
1 4 (1.32%) XML
1 4 (1.32%) SAP PI
2 2 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) HTML5
3 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) EDI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.99%) NHS
4 4 (1.32%) EPoS
4 4 (1.32%) Kindle
5 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.66%) FMCG
5 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.33%) User Experience
6 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) AS400
6 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.33%) Life Science
6 1 (0.33%) iSeries
6 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.66%) Linux
1 2 (0.66%) UNIX
1 2 (0.66%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) AIX
2 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.43%) Business Analysis
2 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (11.59%) Project Management
4 33 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (9.60%) Use Case
7 28 (9.27%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.94%) ERP
9 24 (7.95%) Change Management
10 21 (6.95%) Systems Analysis
11 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
12 18 (5.96%) Scrum
12 18 (5.96%) ETL
13 17 (5.63%) UML
14 16 (5.30%) ITIL
14 16 (5.30%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (4.97%) User Stories
16 14 (4.64%) Analytics
16 14 (4.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.26%) SQL
2 6 (1.99%) Java
3 5 (1.66%) C
4 2 (0.66%) VB
4 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) ABAP
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (10.26%) ISEB
2 12 (3.97%) Degree
3 5 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.32%) IIBA
5 3 (0.99%) CBAP
5 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.97%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (13.91%) SAP
2 29 (9.60%) Oracle
3 18 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.64%) Business Objects
5 11 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.99%) Cognos
6 3 (0.99%) SunGard
7 2 (0.66%) HP
7 2 (0.66%) IBM
7 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.66%) Retek
7 2 (0.66%) Tableau
8 1 (0.33%) Remedy
8 1 (0.33%) EMC
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix
8 1 (0.33%) BMC
8 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.33%) Informatica
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
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