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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 19 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 186 159 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.38% 5.40% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 5.67% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 114 169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £293 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £468 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £37.75 £20.94 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.94 £21.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.63 £29.38 £29.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
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
2420 2806 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.03% 95.34% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1674 1583
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 230
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +14 46 £425 +6.25% 7
Essex +9 45 £350 -12.50% 1
Suffolk +4 32 £475 +18.75% 11
Bedfordshire +3 31 £425 +13.33% 4
Norfolk +10 19 £400 +3.15%
Cambridgeshire +22 14 £394 -1.56% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 140 (39.55%) Business Analysis
2 108 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (22.60%) Finance
4 62 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (16.10%) Project Management
6 53 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (14.97%) User Stories
7 46 (12.99%) Use Case
8 39 (11.02%) Scrum
9 36 (10.17%) SAP
10 34 (9.60%) MS Visio
10 34 (9.60%) Retail
11 31 (8.76%) CRM
12 28 (7.91%) Workflow
13 26 (7.34%) MS Excel
14 25 (7.06%) JIRA
14 25 (7.06%) PRINCE2
14 25 (7.06%) Microsoft
14 25 (7.06%) Waterfall
14 25 (7.06%) SDLC
15 23 (6.50%) Data Modelling
16 21 (5.93%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.65%) ISEB
17 20 (5.65%) SQL
18 19 (5.37%) Degree
18 19 (5.37%) ITIL
19 18 (5.08%) Business Process Mapping
19 18 (5.08%) Data Analysis
20 17 (4.80%) Logistics
20 17 (4.80%) Migration

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 13 (3.67%) Confluence
2 12 (3.39%) CMS
3 10 (2.82%) Documentum
4 8 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.98%) Drupal
6 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.56%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.60%) MS Visio
2 26 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.24%) MS Project
4 11 (3.11%) MS Office
5 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.39%) Sonata
2 12 (3.39%) Tercero
3 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.69%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.13%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) HFM
7 1 (0.28%) Maximo
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) ATM
1 4 (1.13%) WebEx
2 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) DHCP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) NFC
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.69%) MS Access
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.85%) DB2
4 2 (0.56%) QlikView
4 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) Essbase
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (7.06%) JIRA
2 4 (1.13%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (22.60%) Finance
2 34 (9.60%) Retail
3 10 (2.82%) Marketing
4 9 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.26%) Advertising
6 7 (1.98%) Back Office
7 6 (1.69%) German Language
7 6 (1.69%) Legal
7 6 (1.69%) Publishing
8 4 (1.13%) Banking
8 4 (1.13%) Front Office
9 3 (0.85%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.13%) .NET
2 3 (0.85%) J2EE
3 2 (0.56%) BAPI
3 2 (0.56%) EDI
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (0.56%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.28%) MFC
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) WSDL
4 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.11%) User Experience
4 9 (2.54%) Robotics
5 8 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.69%) PMI
6 6 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.41%) BYOD
8 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.13%) EPoS
8 4 (1.13%) FMCG
8 4 (1.13%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) iPad
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.13%) Windows
2 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (39.55%) Business Analysis
2 108 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (16.10%) Project Management
4 53 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (14.97%) User Stories
5 46 (12.99%) Use Case
6 39 (11.02%) Scrum
7 31 (8.76%) CRM
8 28 (7.91%) Workflow
9 25 (7.06%) PRINCE2
9 25 (7.06%) SDLC
9 25 (7.06%) Waterfall
10 23 (6.50%) Data Modelling
11 21 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.37%) ITIL
13 18 (5.08%) Business Process Mapping
13 18 (5.08%) Data Analysis
14 17 (4.80%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (4.80%) Logistics
14 17 (4.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.65%) SQL
2 6 (1.69%) COBOL
3 5 (1.41%) C
4 2 (0.56%) ABAP
5 1 (0.28%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.65%) ISEB
2 19 (5.37%) Degree
3 7 (1.98%) CISM
3 7 (1.98%) CISSP
4 6 (1.69%) CBAP
4 6 (1.69%) CISA
4 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.41%) IIBA
6 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) CCA
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.11%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.69%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (10.17%) SAP
2 25 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.39%) Avaloq
3 12 (3.39%) FNZ
4 9 (2.54%) Kofax
4 9 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.26%) Blue Prism
6 5 (1.41%) Cognos
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle
6 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.13%) Adobe
7 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.13%) Thunderhead
8 3 (0.85%) Concur
8 3 (0.85%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) IBM
9 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) HP
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