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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 39 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 91 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.58% 3.95% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 4.15% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +115.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.61 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +18.95%

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
2041 2193 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.42% 95.22% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1312 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 225 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +14 39 £450 +16.12% 4
Hertfordshire +8 26 £413 -5.71% 4
Suffolk +3 17 £450 +5.88% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £380 -5.00% 5
Norfolk +2 4 £375 +25.00% 5
Bedfordshire -12 3 £415 -7.77% 4
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 80 (37.74%) Business Analysis
2 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.64%) Finance
4 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.21%) User Stories
7 27 (12.74%) SQL
8 23 (10.85%) CRM
9 20 (9.43%) Marketing
10 19 (8.96%) Retail
11 18 (8.49%) Change Management
12 17 (8.02%) Use Case
12 17 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (7.55%) Project Management
14 15 (7.08%) Data Analysis
14 15 (7.08%) Analytics
15 14 (6.60%) Scrum
15 14 (6.60%) Migration
15 14 (6.60%) Waterfall
16 13 (6.13%) Windows
16 13 (6.13%) SDLC
17 12 (5.66%) User Experience
17 12 (5.66%) Mainframe
17 12 (5.66%) Reference Data
18 11 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (5.19%) Wealth Management
18 11 (5.19%) JIRA
18 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
18 11 (5.19%) DB2
18 11 (5.19%) Telecoms

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 7 (3.30%) CMS
1 7 (3.30%) Confluence
1 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.42%) SAS
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.25%) MS Office
1 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.30%) MS Project
3 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Sonata
1 8 (3.77%) Tercero
2 5 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.94%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Endur
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Veeva
2 2 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Force.com
3 1 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (0.94%) WebEx
2 1 (0.47%) Broadband
2 1 (0.47%) NAS
2 1 (0.47%) Skype
2 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) DB2
2 10 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.30%) Big Data
4 7 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.47%) DataStage
5 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (22.64%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Marketing
3 19 (8.96%) Retail
4 11 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.72%) Banking
6 8 (3.77%) Automotive
7 7 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.83%) General Ledger
9 5 (2.36%) Electronics
10 4 (1.89%) Advertising
11 3 (1.42%) Law
11 3 (1.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.47%) Billing
13 1 (0.47%) Local Government
13 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) HTML
2 2 (0.94%) Gherkin
2 2 (0.94%) ODBC
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) REST
3 1 (0.47%) Velocity
3 1 (0.47%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.66%) Mainframe
2 12 (5.66%) Reference Data
2 12 (5.66%) User Experience
3 7 (3.30%) NHS
4 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.83%) Reinsurance
5 5 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) EPoS
8 2 (0.94%) IVR
9 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.47%) Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) LIMS
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.47%) Telematics
9 1 (0.47%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Windows
2 7 (3.30%) Windows Vista
3 3 (1.42%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.74%) Business Analysis
2 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (13.21%) User Stories
5 23 (10.85%) CRM
6 18 (8.49%) Change Management
7 17 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (8.02%) Use Case
8 16 (7.55%) Project Management
9 15 (7.08%) Analytics
9 15 (7.08%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.60%) Migration
10 14 (6.60%) Scrum
10 14 (6.60%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.13%) SDLC
12 11 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.19%) Wealth Management
13 10 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.25%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.74%) SQL
2 6 (2.83%) COBOL
3 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.72%) Degree
2 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.36%) ISEB
4 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.42%) CBAP
5 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) IIBA
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle
3 8 (3.77%) Adobe
3 8 (3.77%) Avaloq
3 8 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (3.77%) FNZ
3 8 (3.77%) SAP
4 4 (1.89%) NGA Human Resources
4 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.42%) BMC
5 3 (1.42%) Remedy
6 2 (0.94%) Avaya
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco
6 2 (0.94%) ComArch
6 2 (0.94%) Mitel
6 2 (0.94%) Siemens
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) Casewise
7 1 (0.47%) Concur
7 1 (0.47%) GoldenSource
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 4 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago