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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 190 153 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.48% 5.53% 8.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 5.78% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 110 184
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £468 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.45 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +13.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +75.59%
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
2456 2648 2870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.69% 95.73% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1477 1597
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 243 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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
Hertfordshire +22 45 £380 -2.56% 7
Suffolk +10 37 £475 +5.55% 5
Essex +1 37 £400 - 4
Bedfordshire +6 36 £421 +2.12% 2
Norfolk +6 18 £363 -8.80% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 16 £388 +3.33% 8
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 117 (37.99%) Business Analysis
2 83 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (22.40%) Finance
4 53 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (15.91%) Project Management
6 48 (15.58%) User Stories
7 41 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (13.31%) Retail
8 36 (11.69%) MS Visio
9 35 (11.36%) Use Case
10 30 (9.74%) JIRA
11 29 (9.42%) SAP
12 27 (8.77%) Scrum
13 25 (8.12%) CRM
13 25 (8.12%) Business Process Mapping
14 24 (7.79%) Waterfall
15 23 (7.47%) PRINCE2
15 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
16 21 (6.82%) MS Excel
17 20 (6.49%) Data Modelling
17 20 (6.49%) MS Project
18 19 (6.17%) E-Commerce
18 19 (6.17%) Workflow
18 19 (6.17%) Confluence
19 18 (5.84%) Degree
20 17 (5.52%) ERP
20 17 (5.52%) ITIL
20 17 (5.52%) Analytics
21 16 (5.19%) ISEB
21 16 (5.19%) Management Information System

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 19 (6.17%) Confluence
2 12 (3.90%) CMS
3 8 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.27%) Documentum
4 7 (2.27%) Drupal
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) Liferay
6 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (11.69%) MS Visio
2 21 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.49%) MS Project
4 10 (3.25%) MS Office
5 7 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Sonata
1 12 (3.90%) Tercero
2 10 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.95%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.97%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.65%) Maximo
6 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.32%) HFM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) FTP
1 3 (0.97%) Intranet
2 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.32%) ATM
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) GSM
3 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.95%) MS Access
2 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.65%) QlikView
4 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.32%) Essbase
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (9.74%) JIRA
2 4 (1.30%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (22.40%) Finance
2 41 (13.31%) Retail
3 8 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.27%) Advertising
4 7 (2.27%) Marketing
5 6 (1.95%) German Language
5 6 (1.95%) Publishing
6 5 (1.62%) Banking
6 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.95%) .NET
2 2 (0.65%) BAPI
2 2 (0.65%) EDI
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (0.65%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.32%) J2EE
3 1 (0.32%) MFC
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.32%) SOAP
3 1 (0.32%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.32%) WSDL
3 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.57%) User Experience
4 6 (1.95%) PMI
4 6 (1.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.62%) Robotics
6 4 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.30%) FMCG
6 4 (1.30%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.30%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.97%) EPoS
8 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.65%) iPad
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.99%) Business Analysis
2 83 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.91%) Project Management
4 48 (15.58%) User Stories
5 41 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (11.36%) Use Case
7 27 (8.77%) Scrum
8 25 (8.12%) Business Process Mapping
8 25 (8.12%) CRM
9 24 (7.79%) Waterfall
10 23 (7.47%) PRINCE2
11 20 (6.49%) Data Modelling
12 19 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.17%) Workflow
13 17 (5.52%) Analytics
13 17 (5.52%) ERP
13 17 (5.52%) ITIL
14 15 (4.87%) Change Management
15 14 (4.55%) Data Analysis
15 14 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.90%) SQL
2 4 (1.30%) C
3 2 (0.65%) ABAP
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.84%) Degree
2 16 (5.19%) ISEB
3 6 (1.95%) CISA
3 6 (1.95%) CISM
3 6 (1.95%) CISSP
3 6 (1.95%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.62%) CBAP
4 5 (1.62%) IIBA
4 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) CCA
6 1 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) GAMP
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) UAG
Vendors
1 29 (9.42%) SAP
2 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.90%) Avaloq
3 12 (3.90%) FNZ
4 9 (2.92%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.95%) Kofax
6 5 (1.62%) Blue Prism
6 5 (1.62%) Cognos
7 4 (1.30%) Adobe
7 4 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.30%) JDA
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle
7 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.97%) Interwoven
8 3 (0.97%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.65%) Tableau
9 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.65%) webMethods
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Norwich
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 12 days ago