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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 185 252 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.16% 8.68% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.57% 9.47% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 185 92
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£400 £415 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.94 £34.05 £29.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.51% +16.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
2816 2660 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 91.66% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1522 1095
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire -3 51 £425 +9.67% 17
Bedfordshire -5 45 £413 -2.94% 7
Essex -7 43 £400 +6.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 19 £388 -1.27% 7
Suffolk -2 16 £400 -11.11% 6
Norfolk +7 12 £388 +104.07% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 117 (33.62%) Business Analysis
2 96 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (27.30%) Finance
4 76 (21.84%) Retail
5 65 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (12.93%) Change Management
7 44 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (12.36%) Project Management
9 42 (12.07%) Oracle
10 38 (10.92%) SQL
11 33 (9.48%) Scrum
12 32 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (9.20%) Waterfall
13 30 (8.62%) Use Case
14 29 (8.33%) SAP
14 29 (8.33%) User Stories
15 28 (8.05%) ISEB
15 28 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (7.47%) E-Commerce
17 25 (7.18%) Microsoft
17 25 (7.18%) GAP Analysis
18 23 (6.61%) MS Visio
19 22 (6.32%) ERP
19 22 (6.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (6.03%) CRM
20 21 (6.03%) ITIL
21 20 (5.75%) PRINCE2
22 18 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
22 18 (5.17%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.86%) CMS
3 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Drupal
4 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) Lync
4 1 (0.29%) Documentum
4 1 (0.29%) CICS
4 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.17%) MS Office
3 15 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.16%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.15%) Agresso
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.86%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.57%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.57%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.57%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Force.com
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) GSM
1 3 (0.86%) Intranet
2 2 (0.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.72%) DTS
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.86%) QlikView
9 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.29%) ProClarity
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (4.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 95 (27.30%) Finance
2 76 (21.84%) Retail
3 14 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.59%) Marketing
5 8 (2.30%) Banking
5 8 (2.30%) Local Government
6 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Front Office
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.89%) XML
2 9 (2.59%) Web Services
3 5 (1.44%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.15%) .NET
5 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.86%) HTML
5 3 (0.86%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.86%) MDX
6 2 (0.57%) Middleware
7 1 (0.29%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.29%) XSD
7 1 (0.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.44%) User Experience
4 4 (1.15%) EPoS
4 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.86%) NHS
5 3 (0.86%) Kindle
5 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.57%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.29%) LIMS
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) BYOD
7 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.86%) UNIX
2 2 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.29%) Solaris
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.62%) Business Analysis
2 96 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (12.93%) Change Management
5 43 (12.36%) Project Management
6 33 (9.48%) Scrum
7 32 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.20%) Waterfall
8 30 (8.62%) Use Case
9 29 (8.33%) User Stories
10 28 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.47%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.18%) GAP Analysis
13 22 (6.32%) ERP
13 22 (6.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 21 (6.03%) ITIL
14 21 (6.03%) CRM
15 20 (5.75%) PRINCE2
16 18 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
17 15 (4.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.92%) SQL
2 7 (2.01%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.86%) VBScript
5 1 (0.29%) ABAP
5 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.29%) SOQL
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (8.05%) ISEB
2 11 (3.16%) Degree
3 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.59%) QA
3 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (12.07%) Oracle
2 29 (8.33%) SAP
3 25 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.16%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (2.30%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.44%) Remedy
7 4 (1.15%) Adobe
7 4 (1.15%) BMC
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) ReadSoft
9 2 (0.57%) OpenText
9 2 (0.57%) QAD
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) Cognos
10 1 (0.29%) Northgate
10 1 (0.29%) Ceridian
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
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