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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 172 293 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.23% 9.73% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.69% 10.49% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 214 133
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £32.65 £30.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.06 £30.36 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £38.10 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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
2572 2792 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.12% 92.70% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1558 1030
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 207 251
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Essex -5 45 £400 +6.66% 4
Hertfordshire -16 34 £390 -2.50% 12
Bedfordshire -14 32 £413 -2.94% 9
Cambridgeshire +6 29 £375 - 5
Suffolk -5 24 £450 +5.88% 4
Norfolk +6 8 £398 +165.00% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 127 (39.08%) Business Analysis
2 99 (30.46%) Finance
3 89 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (21.23%) Retail
5 53 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (14.46%) Project Management
7 39 (12.00%) SAP
8 37 (11.38%) Change Management
9 35 (10.77%) Use Case
10 32 (9.85%) Oracle
10 32 (9.85%) Waterfall
11 30 (9.23%) Scrum
12 29 (8.92%) ISEB
13 27 (8.31%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.31%) SQL
13 27 (8.31%) User Stories
14 26 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (7.08%) GAP Analysis
17 21 (6.46%) CRM
17 21 (6.46%) ERP
17 21 (6.46%) ITIL
18 20 (6.15%) Microsoft
19 19 (5.85%) MS Visio
20 18 (5.54%) PRINCE2
21 17 (5.23%) Systems Analysis
21 17 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
22 16 (4.92%) UML
22 16 (4.92%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Documentum
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (5.85%) MS Visio
2 17 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.00%) MS Office
4 12 (3.69%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.85%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.85%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.92%) Agresso
5 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.62%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.62%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.62%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) Network Security
2 1 (0.31%) ATM
2 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.92%) QlikView
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 99 (30.46%) Finance
2 69 (21.23%) Retail
3 11 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.77%) Legal
5 8 (2.46%) Banking
6 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.54%) Marketing
7 5 (1.54%) Front Office
8 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.92%) Local Government
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.38%) XML
2 6 (1.85%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.23%) Web Services
4 3 (0.92%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.31%) XSD
6 1 (0.31%) EDI
6 1 (0.31%) WSDL
6 1 (0.31%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.85%) Open Source
4 5 (1.54%) EPoS
4 5 (1.54%) NHS
5 4 (1.23%) Kindle
6 3 (0.92%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.31%) BYOD
8 1 (0.31%) LIMS
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (39.08%) Business Analysis
2 89 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (14.46%) Project Management
5 37 (11.38%) Change Management
6 35 (10.77%) Use Case
7 32 (9.85%) Waterfall
8 30 (9.23%) Scrum
9 27 (8.31%) E-Commerce
9 27 (8.31%) User Stories
10 26 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (7.08%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (6.46%) CRM
13 21 (6.46%) ERP
13 21 (6.46%) ITIL
14 18 (5.54%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.23%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (4.92%) UML
16 16 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.31%) SQL
2 3 (0.92%) C
2 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) VBScript
4 1 (0.31%) VB
4 1 (0.31%) ABAP
4 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.31%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 29 (8.92%) ISEB
2 12 (3.69%) Degree
3 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) IIBA
4 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.38%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.46%) QA
2 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (12.00%) SAP
2 32 (9.85%) Oracle
3 20 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.69%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.69%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.23%) Cognos
5 4 (1.23%) Remedy
6 3 (0.92%) BMC
6 3 (0.92%) IBM
6 3 (0.92%) Adobe
6 3 (0.92%) SunGard
7 2 (0.62%) Retek
7 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.62%) QAD
7 2 (0.62%) Tableau
8 1 (0.31%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec
8 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
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